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by The Sligo Rover
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Where to buy wiring and switches.
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Re: Where to buy wiring and switches.

Thank you chaps, much appreciate your help as always.
by The Sligo Rover
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Where to buy wiring and switches.
Replies: 4
Views: 142

Where to buy wiring and switches.

Somewhere on here I have seen a suggestion on where to buy switches and layout wiring etc but I cannot find it.
All different colour wiring and types of switches were available on the links suggested but can I find the details - no. Help please.
by The Sligo Rover
Fri May 31, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: How can I improve my shed security?
Replies: 40
Views: 921

Re: How can I improve my shed security?

I think the lion is a very good idea, just wondering if in fact a moat would be a better solution!!!!!
by The Sligo Rover
Tue May 28, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: How can I improve my shed security?
Replies: 40
Views: 921

Re: How can I improve my shed security?

Thank you for all the suggestions which are food for thought. One or two of you are extracting the urine though - but keep it up, ha ha.
by The Sligo Rover
Mon May 27, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: How can I improve my shed security?
Replies: 40
Views: 921

How can I improve my shed security?

I have started my layout in my ‘shed’ as I call it which is in a concrete sectional garage with an up and over style garage door as the only access. I have recently had power provided to the shed which is a great boost. It is a maximum of about ten metres from my house. I would like to try and up se...
by The Sligo Rover
Sat May 11, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: POWER TO MY SHED.
Replies: 34
Views: 2419

Re: POWER TO MY SHED.

Great news for me, trench dug, armoured cable buried, all connected proper and legitimate to my fuse box by my Sons mate who is a fully qualified electrician. Five double sockets and strip light connected and hopefully I can get started proper now. Digging a trench even with a proper trench spade, d...
by The Sligo Rover
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Control Panel/Mimic Board
Replies: 18
Views: 1060

Re: Control Panel/Mimic Board

Thank you everybody for all the suggestions - food for thought.
N.B. I loved the explanation about the remote control that you use to switch the points from anywhere in the room. Another genius idea - where do they come from.
by The Sligo Rover
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Control Panel/Mimic Board
Replies: 18
Views: 1060

Re: Control Panel/Mimic Board

It will be two boards/panels, nothing huge, each with about a dozen points on them.
by The Sligo Rover
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Control Panel/Mimic Board
Replies: 18
Views: 1060

Control Panel/Mimic Board

Help please, can anybody suggest the best way to draw the track diagram for this.
Can it be done on ‘Word’ or some other simple free piece of computer software?
Ideas and suggestions please, you chaps normally have all the answers.
by The Sligo Rover
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Baseboard, painting the top?
Replies: 10
Views: 1268

Re: Baseboard, painting the top?

That is exactly what I have done, the result is well worth the effort.