Show Checklist

This checklist is a work in progress

  • Identify Layout Space
  • Identify Attendees/Available Modules
  • Create Layout Plan
    • Identify number of required tables and chairs
    • Determine which loops are DC and DCC
    • Review layout and determine wiring plan for each loop
      • Ensure no reverse polarity issues are possible.
      • Determine number of required DC power packs.
      • Determine DCC needs.
    • Communicate to all what each needs to bring
  • Extension cords & outlet strips
  • Gaffers Tape
  • Table drapes/covers
  • DCC Command Station
  • Wiring Components (bus cables, three-way connectors, extension cables, etc.)
  • Printed copies of the layout plan
  • Toolbox
    • Screwdrivers
    • Wrench / Nut Driver for Leveling bolts
    • Spare Unijoiners
    • Spare Leveling Bolts
    • Unijoiner Removal Tool
    • Rerailer
    • Tape Measure (US Standard & Metric)
    • Battery charger & spare batteries.
    • Bubble Level
    • Bright Boy/Track Cleaner
    • Type K Screws / Track Nails
    • Super Glue
    • Needlenose Pliers
    • Tweezers
  • Modules
  • DCC Throttle and spare batteries
  • Don't Forget Your TRAINS!
  • Prepare an Information & Public Relations Table {optional}
    • Club sign meeting dates, times & location
    • Club(s) information sheets meeting date, time , location
    • Club business cards
    • Clipboard with Visitor Sign-in & Club E-mail Opt-in sheets
    • Free Handout(s)
    • Example Module(s) showing various stages of construction & different methods
    • Examples of KATO Unitrak
    • Examples wiring, feeders
    • Signup club members to specific times to sit at Information table & answer questions
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