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Old 05-05-2018, 07:16 PM   #11
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Have to say it is one of the things I have noticed at shows, constant chuffing which isnít realistic. Diesels sound better but only a tiny bit. Nothing sounds best of all.
The real thing had a sound to behold, the Class 33 they found removing the silencer increase the BHP and there fore the load it could pull, so on the Dartford loop from a the A2 bridge to Sidcup a steady climb, at Albany Park a nice deep cutting 1000 ton train would be around 20mph the noise at 03:00 in the morning will never be forgotten.....
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I bet it wasnít. Must have got a few people up for the early shift
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Old 05-05-2018, 07:58 PM   #13
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That is controllable, WTD, all the steam sound decoders have the option to run the coasting sound instead of the chuff including TTS.......just a matter of remembering to activate the function #......my Econami decoder has a very realistic con rod clank on deceleration.....you really would enjoy it on your layout........HB
All my sound decoders are Zimo and they coast very realistically. I particularly like to back them off to a coast and then push them up to hear the higher loaded 'chuffs'. I also like to set the accelleration and decelleration to pretty low to enjoy the sounds.
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