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Old 27-04-2016, 06:58 AM   #21
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Nice progress Steven. Have you got your summer timetable ready?
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Old 27-04-2016, 08:06 AM   #22
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Hey Stephen
This is looking good so far I will be watching progress, I have been thinking of doing another garden layout, just got to finish the currant layout first.
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Old 29-04-2016, 06:03 PM   #23
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Nice progress Steven. Have you got your summer timetable ready?
'Summer' will have to arrive before the 'timetable'...
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Old 29-04-2016, 06:04 PM   #24
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As this isn't exactly trench digging weather i've come indoors to have a go with decoder fitting and some automatic uncouplers....

https://youtu.be/XMmXvpCAfuk
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Old 29-04-2016, 06:34 PM   #25
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Just too darn clever that is. It looks as though the uncoupling pushes the coupled truck away. Marvellous. R-
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Trench digging weather returned this morning...

Mains power for an outdoor socket in the rear of the garden (yes its armored cable, yes its got an RCD etc etc)
Running alongside some 40mm waste pipe to carry a bunch of multicore and data cables to the back of the garden. This pipe will also have a draw string for future use and possible some of the compressed air lines for points / signals.

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Old 30-04-2016, 01:52 PM   #27
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Just too darn clever that is. It looks as though the uncoupling pushes the coupled truck away. Marvellous. R-
Yes if you think of it as an upside down Hornby coupler, the hook drops away whilst the loop splits in two and the bottom half pushed the hook from the other coupling away.

At 70 a pair they want to be good!
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Old 30-04-2016, 02:52 PM   #28
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I once had a track running round the garden. I found using one of those high frequency track cleaners worked quite well. Not DCC of course.
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I once had a track running round the garden. I found using one of those high frequency track cleaners worked quite well. Not DCC of course.
The plan is to buy one of these...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcaE_l34kdM
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Progress can now continue as the paving is completed





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