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by JohnSmithUK
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: South Auckland Junction

Just a quick recap of the small progress shown on the old board. 00 gauge, DC operation, double Inglenook, wire in tube point control, ideally set in north east (subject to change) modernish time period, all done on the cheap. Yellow box on the SCARM diagram will house the DC controller, point cont...
by JohnSmithUK
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: South Auckland Junction

Mountain Goat wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:39 pm
You may have to make a little control box panel for the switches. Its all part of the fun!
That looks like the plan, and fits with my mantra of how cheap can I do it.
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: South Auckland Junction

Last of the point control is on order, time to start in earnest. the clocks going back will mean more time to do railway related stuff with the darker nights. I am also researching how to mount 8 panel mounted switches to operate my points. The control box, (big yellow thing) is hopefully going to b...
by JohnSmithUK
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: SHADDEHOLME
Replies: 14
Views: 233

Re: SHADDEHOLME

Brian wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:55 am
You read my mind Steve :D :D Or could you transport shed and all??? :lol:
Now that is a unique selling point to layouts at a show. How they fit into real life.
by JohnSmithUK
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Shelby Wood Sidings
Replies: 31
Views: 459

Re: Shelby Wood Sidings

Very impressive, I love the rock face and various shrubbery.
by JohnSmithUK
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Kingswood
Replies: 10
Views: 186

Re: Kingswood

I love the little cameos, always seem to help bring a layout to life.
by JohnSmithUK
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: RSR new layout.
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: RSR new layout.

I am still gobsmacked seeing so much track in one place.
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: South Auckland Junction

Last pic for now, with the track in sort of the correct orientation.

I have recently also learnt how to straighten piano wire, and built a small test rig for point in tube, with the PTFE that has arrived, it is time to finalise things, and start digging out the cork.
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 9
Views: 153

South Auckland Junction

Just a quick recap of the small progress shown on the old board. 00 gauge, DC operation, double Inglenook, wire in tube point control, ideally set in north east (subject to change) modernish time period, all done on the cheap. Yellow box on the SCARM diagram will house the DC controller, point contr...
by JohnSmithUK
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The new Montfort's shunting layout
Replies: 17
Views: 329

Re: The new Montfort's shunting layout

That shed is very convincing.