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Forum: Analogue 12-09-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Stese
Are you going to run the loco on DC permanently?...

Are you going to run the loco on DC permanently? if so... some locos have the option of removing the dcc chip and replacing with a blanking plug... this coverts the loco fully to DC and will prevent...
Forum: DCC 10-09-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Stese
Ok. in electrical terms, unless you are looking...

Ok. in electrical terms, unless you are looking for a specific resistance, no wire will be 'too heavy'. I'm not a DCC modeller, but it seems an overload either indicates a short in the circuit...
Forum: DCC 09-09-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By Stese
I don't think there is such a thing as 'too heavy...

I don't think there is such a thing as 'too heavy gauge' wire, unless its an issue securing the wires into the terminals... why do you feel the wire is too heavy?
Forum: General Chat 22-08-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 481
Posted By Stese
What a strange way to behave... i'm truly sorry...

What a strange way to behave... i'm truly sorry this happened.
Forum: Analogue 22-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Stese
if you are talking about the side of the rail...

if you are talking about the side of the rail towards the top right of the image (as the point is diagonal in the image), then yes that would be fine.

Hows your soldering? ;)
Forum: DCC 22-08-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Stese
A solution to the LED issue in post #7, if you...

A solution to the LED issue in post #7, if you have spare LEDs and no bulbs is to use two LEDs. One wired in one direction, the other one, wired opposite, then one or the other will light....
Forum: Analogue 22-08-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Stese
This is an alternative solution to Steve M's...

This is an alternative solution to Steve M's solution above... if you need to maintain the switching. (i'm not sure you are using it given the insulating joiners but still..)

solder a wire between...
Forum: General Chat 12-08-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By Stese
cadman - yes. they use 1938 tube stock on the...

cadman - yes. they use 1938 tube stock on the island line. Its the only stock that could safely navigate the ryde tunnels... I think its intended to be replaced with D stock at some point. its well...
Forum: Analogue 28-07-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Stese
We only had adhesion issues with Railzip on...

We only had adhesion issues with Railzip on inclines at the FLMJ.
Forum: Analogue 26-07-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Stese
i think winzip is equivalent to Railzip. it has...

i think winzip is equivalent to Railzip. it has used on the FLMJ... the rails and wheels did get clean, but adheasion was seriously affected.
Forum: Analogue 23-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Stese
junior member is justo from how many 'posts'...

junior member is justo from how many 'posts' you've made here... :).

does this loco do the 'surge' often? is it doing it at a particular point on the layout? do all your other locos behave...
Forum: General Modelling 24-04-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By Stese
i'd avoid this like the plague... track rubbers...

i'd avoid this like the plague... track rubbers or ipa on a soft cloth...
Forum: Other 18-04-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By Stese
It should be a fairly standard PSU, so take a...

It should be a fairly standard PSU, so take a look at the rating plate for it. using this info, look for a compatible cheap multi-use PSU (Something like this :-...
Forum: DCC 16-04-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,203
Posted By Stese
RAF - I'd imagine that its just drawing power,...

RAF - I'd imagine that its just drawing power, rather than using the internal wiring...

wait... you have 3-phase into your house???
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 29-03-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By Stese
Something is definitely not right...

Something is definitely not right...
Forum: General Modelling 29-03-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Stese
The closest an led can do to any incandescent...

The closest an led can do to any incandescent light would be known as a 'warm white'.
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 29-03-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By Stese
Wolfie : did you manage to check this out?

Wolfie : did you manage to check this out?
Forum: General Chat 28-03-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,804
Posted By Stese
Its an 'idiot in a hurry' scam. Just don't buy...

Its an 'idiot in a hurry' scam. Just don't buy the item and move on.
Forum: DCC 27-03-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Stese
Perfectly understandable justification...! I find...

Perfectly understandable justification...! I find it difficult when i'm looking for recommendation
etc, and someone says avoid xyz without any context! :)
Forum: DCC 27-03-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By Stese
Walkingthedog : - might be an idea to state WHY...

Walkingthedog : - might be an idea to state WHY you feel this....

For my part, i'd suggest the gaugemaster CDU. Used a number of them and never had an issue.
Forum: OO Scale 27-03-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,417
Posted By Stese
I've got loco oil in a small device that looks...

I've got loco oil in a small device that looks like a pen... it may be the same stuff.

To apply it simply uncap it and allow the heat from your hand to assist in the flow of oil. Don't squeeze.
...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 27-03-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By Stese
Assuming you are using a R8250 as in your earlier...

Assuming you are using a R8250 as in your earlier post, are you using the P9000 transformer that came with it? You've clipped your meter the the plug... the plug from the wall or the plug from the...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 27-03-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By Stese
Interesting. Are you checking that with the train...

Interesting. Are you checking that with the train on or off the track? Where and how are you testing? Check the track in multiple locations, working logically towards the track feed point. Take a...
Forum: Track Layout & Design 26-03-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Stese
Hi What points are you using? Do you...

Hi

What points are you using?

Do you have a picture to explain the issue?

Regards,

Steve.
Forum: Track Layout & Design 21-03-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Stese
Could it be similar to an LU 'Train Stop' which...

Could it be similar to an LU 'Train Stop' which operates the trains brakes if the train passes the location with the stop up?

(this is why on LU signalling, you'll sometimes see a Red and Green...
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