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by teedoubleudee
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC ready but no socket
Replies: 14
Views: 130

Re: DCC ready but no socket

I've always beleived the term "DCC Ready" means a socket and blanking plug is already installed but it is not universally agreed, see this article here:

https://dccwiki.com/DCC_Ready
by teedoubleudee
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Addressing a Double Slip
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: Addressing a Double Slip

Totally agree with Brian re routes and macros. On my previous layout I had 3 single slips used to join/leave a double track oval to a set of storage sidings. To complicate matters two of these were at the back of the layout out of sight. I found it easier to draw out all the permutations of each sli...
by teedoubleudee
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Addressing a Double Slip
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: Addressing a Double Slip

Think of a slip as two separate points and you soon see they must be able to act independently, therefore must be different DCC addtesses

Otherwise you can only set one of two routes.
by teedoubleudee
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: WEST ORTON
Replies: 235
Views: 26817

Re: WEST ORTON

No.4 for me.
by teedoubleudee
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 59

Re: Hello

Hi Nobby and welcome to our forum. I like small dioramas and micro layouts so look forward to seeing yours.
by teedoubleudee
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: performance
Replies: 9
Views: 140

Re: performance

Motors, like all electrical and electronic components are never the same in their characteristics or performance. For instance in high end audo equipment transistors have to be hand picked in testing to produce as near as possible matches for amplification stages. It's just part of the production pr...
by teedoubleudee
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: WEST ORTON
Replies: 235
Views: 26817

Re: WEST ORTON

Assuming the rail ends are only a mm or so apart when the boards are in situ, can you not slide a fish plate over the joint? This can then be slid back if you need to remove the board later.
by teedoubleudee
Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Hornby
Topic: The Ranger wheel problems
Replies: 13
Views: 161

Re: The Ranger wheel problems

Sounds like the gears are not fully meshing. I've seen this before when the motor wasn't sitting properly.
by teedoubleudee
Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: WEST ORTON
Replies: 235
Views: 26817

Re: WEST ORTON

Looks very good Steve
by teedoubleudee
Sat Jun 12, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: consists
Replies: 15
Views: 705

Re: consists

Well it has worked ok for me so far but since my layout has changed I only run very small trains so little load. It might not be a suitable solution for everyone.