After a number of years, as of January 2014, YouChoos made the very difficult decision to cease taking general commissions and performing installations for customers
except in a few exceptional circumstances.
This is due primarily to lack of time, and will enable us to concentrate solely on developing DCC sound projects, supplying
decoders and kit, so that you can perform the installations either yourself, or through one of our partners.
We will of course continue to provide support for the decoders and kits supplied, as well as assistance for owners of existing YouChoos-enhanced
locomotives. A vast range of information is available on this website to help you understand how to perform the installations yourself, and
we will provide assistance whenever possible via e-mail and phone too.
Alternatively, your local model shop, or local DCC fitter may be able to help you, but if you get stuck, then we are very happy to
recommend our partners below. All those listed below have been certified by YouChoos
for quality and techniques.
Not all scales and enhancements are available from all partners, so use the table to choose your preferred fitter. Please
note that none of the service providers listed are directly related to YouChoos, except by experience, or as resellers, so any work that you choose to undertake
using them is strictly between them and yourself - YouChoos holds no liability in that relationship. However, any partner listed has been through a process
of review in order to attain certification, so you can expect a good level of quality and communication - we wouldn't list them if we didn't feel they
could provide a good service!
TMC (The Model Centre) - Well known for their customisation and weathering servics, TMC is now also partnered with YouChoos for provision of DCC sound.
Expect a professional and enthusiastic welcome from their experienced team.
Tony Aldam - Tony is a specialist in enhancements for many scales, fitting of DCC sound, lighting and smoke.
Robert's Railway Repairs - Robert Train (yes, that is his name) has been modelling for over 35 years and specialises
in the repair of most makes of locomotives,
DCC fitting including sound using YouChoos Zimo products, manufacturing bespoke transfers, name plates and light installations.
GLR Bespoke - Steven Dodd and his team offer a wide range of installation and build services, great with gizmos and fans of
all things techie and digital! Runners-up of Channel 5's Great Model Railway Challenge 2nd series (you waz robbed!).
Alan Thompson - Alan works through AGR Models as well as being an indepenent fitter, working primarily in OO scale and is
happy to tackle some of the more challenging models such as Bachmann's Wickham Trolley!
Mark's Trains - Mark Johns - Mark has recently started offering fitting services after a long period of fitting for himself
and for local contacts. He will tackle N, OO/HO and O gauge, as well as HOn2, TT and 009, including DCC sound in any scale,
lighting, mechanical repairs and diagnostics, and is something of a whizz at electronics.
Simon Howard, S H Model Making - Simon is a full-time model builder and fitter, offering the full range of services in any scale, including DCC sound, weathering,
and detailing to a very high standard.
Resellers of YouChoos Sound
We are also pleased to support other Zimo resellers listed below, who offer our full range of YouChoos sounds, which they
load onto Zimo decoders themselves, and provide fitting services, particularly in OO scale.