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Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show and Tell Today, 05:50 PM
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Posted By chris_db4
Oh glad someone has a plan. :) enjoy the...

Oh glad someone has a plan. :) enjoy the experiments
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show and Tell Today, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By chris_db4
Those look good, and after a quick look on...

Those look good, and after a quick look on youtube they seem to work well its a pretty simple operation. As they are handed, it looks like they wont work well if you can turn your loco on a loop or...
Forum: Members layouts Today, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 976
Posted By chris_db4
and when its N gauge?

and when its N gauge?
Forum: Members layouts Today, 11:21 AM
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Posted By chris_db4
back to back is the internal distance between the...

back to back is the internal distance between the inside wheel faces, it tends to cause issues by either binding noticeable on curves, as the loco goes round the curve it pushes the first axle to the...
Forum: DCC Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 298
Posted By chris_db4
I was still thinking of button batteries just if...

I was still thinking of button batteries just if it was possible to achieve something like the faller car system with auto charging, something else to fit in the fiddle yard. good luck with the tests
Forum: DCC Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 298
Posted By chris_db4
How about rechargeable battery? if your using 3...

How about rechargeable battery? if your using 3 of those buttons in four coach sets its not going to be long before the cost adds up. its just how small and how would it be easily recharged
Forum: DCC 05-07-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 192
Posted By chris_db4
With the two decoders fitted with the same...

With the two decoders fitted with the same address there is one final item to consider. That is to make sure that forward is the same and therefore the correct lights show in the tail. If both are...
Forum: Members layouts 03-07-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,707
Posted By chris_db4
indeed 10,139! Going back to the start, I...

indeed 10,139!

Going back to the start, I like the scratch build loads, ok its a pity they wont fit under the bridges but still they add something different and one of the big disadvantages of...
Forum: Members layouts 03-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,707
Posted By chris_db4
I would have thought that was the ideal time for...

I would have thought that was the ideal time for correspondence, just to acknowledge that they have come up with a scene or solution that is worth replicating.
Its just the joy of the internet
Forum: OO Scale 03-07-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 992
Posted By chris_db4
But ultimately it is their money so if its how...

But ultimately it is their money so if its how people wish to enjoy it then fair enough. There will also be people who see weathering a loco as a destruction of what can be limited edition and...
Forum: Members layouts 27-06-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,251
Posted By chris_db4
Looks very good as does the selection of the east...

Looks very good as does the selection of the east coast trains and with the mix of livery it will be easier to remember which is which
Forum: DCC 27-06-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 914
Posted By chris_db4
Most euro plugs that you buy are now a composite...

Most euro plugs that you buy are now a composite type, that fit both French sticky out earth pin and German sprung fingers top and bottom of the socket.
the flat two pins with no earth are only...
Forum: DCC 17-06-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By chris_db4
as for which decoder its down to choice and how...

as for which decoder its down to choice and how much you want to spend,
what I would say for wiring them in is to look ad decoders that have the 8 pin plug directly attached and then wire a harness...
Forum: N Gauge 15-06-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By chris_db4
I'm not sure how DCC makes that operation...

I'm not sure how DCC makes that operation achievable in a way DC doesn't.
Forum: N Gauge 15-06-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By chris_db4
One thing for an American layout is that they...

One thing for an American layout is that they tend to run large consists of locos, in the linked layout there are a good few with 3 or 4 while it wouldn't be impossible to create them in DC, DCC...
Forum: N Gauge 14-06-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By chris_db4
MG, Ive a track plan mimic on railmaster, I click...

MG, Ive a track plan mimic on railmaster, I click the point I want and it throws it and shows which way it is set, several points can programmed to switch together for cross overs etc even if they...
Forum: N Gauge 14-06-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 990
Posted By chris_db4
I think suzie said it well, DDC offers features...

I think suzie said it well, DDC offers features that can not be achieved on a DC layout, sound and lights of a train waiting in the passing loop, and also being able to bring two locos onto the same...
Forum: DCC 10-06-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,137
Posted By chris_db4
odd that the track was damaged, but good that the...

odd that the track was damaged, but good that the system worked and you like it
Forum: DCC 09-06-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,137
Posted By chris_db4
What are the long outstanding problems? or have I...

What are the long outstanding problems? or have I just not developed my use enough to find them?
Forum: DCC 08-06-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,137
Posted By chris_db4
semaphore signals are difficult as they need a...

semaphore signals are difficult as they need a pluse to change the arm (dapol type) for them I would use the same makers own decoder singed for the job. The ADS-8Fx decoder from DCC concepts works...
Forum: Kit Building 08-06-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 38,331
Posted By chris_db4
if you think it was bad 11 years ago, be glad its...

if you think it was bad 11 years ago, be glad its not still to come,
Forum: DCC 08-06-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By chris_db4
It should be ok, but both lights will be on, as...

It should be ok, but both lights will be on, as they used to work via a simple Diode to provide the switching from forward to reverse when you reversed the track supply, as DCC is constantly...
Forum: Members layouts 07-06-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,376
Posted By chris_db4
Very nice, I particularly like the road that runs...

Very nice, I particularly like the road that runs into the backscene as its often a part that the scale doesn't look right but that's a very good illusion
Forum: DCC 07-06-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,137
Posted By chris_db4
And you can make a copy of the track plan and...

And you can make a copy of the track plan and loco database that you have created so if you reinstall elsewhere you don't have to do that all again
Forum: Location location location 07-06-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By chris_db4
If I was buying again I would invest in some of...

If I was buying again I would invest in some of the LED panel lights that are designed for suspended ceilings, at 600mmx600mm they would fit easily to the rafters and are a very good light.
I echo...
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