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Forum: General Chat 31-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By yelrow
Some may have noticed, I have also taken this...

Some may have noticed, I have also taken this course of action, having had a thread locked, on which I commented on differences between uk and France,, john
Forum: General Chat 27-06-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By yelrow
My location, is very very rural in central...

My location, is very very rural in central france. could well be more regularised elsewhere, of course, even have dustman, mains sewerage, mains gas. or fast internet john
Forum: General Chat 27-06-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By yelrow
Bb, no fuses in plugs in france. No ring main. ...

Bb, no fuses in plugs in france. No ring main. In house 3 phase, normal, in house 2 phase, normal. Single phase wires, not in outer covers. No defined colours apart from earth. You can buy rolls,...
Forum: Wanted 27-06-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By yelrow
Is this something that could be copied with 3D...

Is this something that could be copied with 3D printer, john
Forum: DCC 27-06-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 993
Posted By yelrow
Its a Hornets nest, this, as my dad used to say...

Its a Hornets nest, this, as my dad used to say that wiring it as we are all taught, reduces the possibility of the appliance becoming a shock hazzard. Hence my surprise when my sparky said in france...
Forum: DCC 27-06-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 993
Posted By yelrow
The point I am trying to make is when you wire a...

The point I am trying to make is when you wire a 2 plnfrench plug, it matters not which wire goes where, as they are totally reversible , my French sparky told me that, 14 years ,ago, john
Forum: DCC 27-06-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 993
Posted By yelrow
Footplate, if your appliance has 3 pins, you are...

Footplate, if your appliance has 3 pins, you are correct, but 90% of all French plugs, now only have 2pins, and fit either way, Buy a new power drill, 2 pin, etc, etc.It takes a bit of getting used...
Forum: DCC 27-06-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 993
Posted By yelrow
Not just power. No car tax, mot every 2 years. ...

Not just power. No car tax, mot every 2 years. Electricity, is completely different system. You can plug your plug in, either way, I have DC droppers, as well, for 00, and N gauge, but not many....
Forum: DCC 26-06-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 993
Posted By yelrow
i reckon you guys who have droppers on every...

i reckon you guys who have droppers on every rail. are agents for wire manufacturers. My layout is 9x5, and i have 4 droppers and no lack of current. Cos i change it round a lot, that suits, and...
Forum: General Chat 26-06-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 209,868
Posted By yelrow
No, we go back a long time. via other forums. Its...

No, we go back a long time. via other forums. Its the banter that keeps us sane. john
Forum: General Chat 25-06-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 209,868
Posted By yelrow
but they are so nice people ( traffic...

but they are so nice people ( traffic controllers , ) apart. john
Forum: General Chat 25-06-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 209,868
Posted By yelrow
What strikes, we still get post, no train station...

What strikes, we still get post, no train station within 20 miles, and many planes passing overhead daily. Don’t believe what you read in the press . J adore la belle France, john,
Forum: General Chat 25-06-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 209,868
Posted By yelrow
behind in the uk as usual. Been there, wearing...

behind in the uk as usual. Been there, wearing the t.shirt. Going even higher this week. Am stripping the front gates. Barely need any pressure, heat melting the paint. john
Forum: General Chat 23-06-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By yelrow
If you are fit, its all up hill,You can see the...

If you are fit, its all up hill,You can see the Ashton Memorial, from the castle, that’s where it is, All downhill on the way back, You need to go to the Maritime Museum on the Quay, 5 mins from...
Forum: General Modelling 23-06-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By yelrow
The poster has said he is going n gauge,hence,...

The poster has said he is going n gauge,hence, peco flexitrack, is the way to go, Fleischmann, make excellent points, as do others, My ngauge points are all Fleischmann, As to locos, Dapol and...
Forum: General Chat 23-06-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By yelrow
Growler. hi, used to live in lancaster. Make sure...

Growler. hi, used to live in lancaster. Make sure you include the Dungeons in your castle visit. My wife was PA to the Director of Tourism there. Well worth a visit. If you are there for any time...
Forum: General Modelling 22-06-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 95,788
Posted By yelrow
if so, he is confused, having just bought two...

if so, he is confused, having just bought two heljan heavy freight steam locos. an age thing perhaps. i am constantly confused .john
Forum: For Sale 20-06-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By yelrow
nobody got a lot of chance to view this. john

nobody got a lot of chance to view this. john
Forum: For Sale 20-06-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By yelrow
You can always have a visiting engine. Used to...

You can always have a visiting engine. Used to happen in real life. I have many visiting engines. They appear for a week or so, then return to the static rails. on display. Thats the beauty of not...
Forum: For Sale 19-06-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By yelrow
being a bear of simple brain, what is sectional...

being a bear of simple brain, what is sectional track. john
Forum: General Modelling 19-06-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By yelrow
We bought it in lancs played there for 4 years...

We bought it in lancs played there for 4 years before moving here, built tt room in year 2, and played for 5 years prior to converting it for rail use, I think I would have known the difference,john,
Forum: OO Scale 18-06-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By yelrow
Enhancement.? I think that is open to dispute.to...

Enhancement.? I think that is open to dispute.to pay 100 plus, then dirty it. Would not manufacturer have Taken that into account.. must be a modern way of thinking, as I would not even think of...
Forum: OO Scale 18-06-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By yelrow
I think that answers the question, As an aside, I...

I think that answers the question, As an aside, I have never understood guys buying locos,then defacing them by weathering them, I suppose each to their own, but would they weather their motor...
Forum: General Modelling 18-06-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 376
Posted By yelrow
They dont, My layout,is totally on a table...

They dont, My layout,is totally on a table tennis table,Has been on it now for 6 years, and has a further two tiers on top. I regularly lay a spirit level across and it’s still perfect,May depend on...
Forum: OO Scale 18-06-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By yelrow
You could buy one on eBay. My view is what you...

You could buy one on eBay. My view is what you have never had,you never miss. Sounds like more money than sense to me, but then what do I know, John
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