Hi, anyone converted a LGB 2020 STAINZ STEAM to battery RC

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Hi, anyone converted a LGB 2020 STAINZ STEAM to battery RC. wasn't sure on available space. Thanks
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Yes, you can get 3 lithium-ion 14500,as a triangle, in the boiler-space..
If you are creative, you can keep a section of the large weight, and pack extra lead into places, to get the weight back to near the same..

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I have converted a 20212, details on my blog:


I also believe that ge_rik ge_rik did a conversion link below:

Thanks, its not an easy one. But no fun if it was.
 

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To 'sort-of' tie-in, with other threads that have been active recently:
This works fine..
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A DCC loco, fed through the auxiliary socket, from a PWM radio control battery system..
Admittedly, not quite the same as a direct-feed to the track connections, probably. - I have not traced the circuit, to see just where the socket connects.

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Or, you can put everything in a trail car and connect with a two pin JST plug

Rik
I think your right & i am looking around for a coal tender. It looks a little tight fitting in the train & i can increase the amperage using a coal tender. Might have to be a 4 wire connector for lights.
 

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I think your right & i am looking around for a coal tender. It looks a little tight fitting in the train & i can increase the amperage using a coal tender. Might have to be a 4 wire connector for lights.
It might be easier, to use the existing connector, plus 'something different' for the other pair of wires?
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These latch positively, but are relatively easy to undo, if both pins wired in black, then they would almost disappear.

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I think your right & i am looking around for a coal tender. It looks a little tight fitting in the train & i can increase the amperage using a coal tender. Might have to be a 4 wire connector for lights.
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I think your right & i am looking around for a coal tender. It looks a little tight fitting in the train & i can increase the amperage using a coal tender. Might have to be a 4 wire connector for lights.

The Stainz tender usually has a motor in it.......