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by Brian
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Cheap connectors
Replies: 17
Views: 441

Re: Cheap connectors

Chinese Wago look alike counterfeits.. Fine for MR use, but I would think twice for use on UK mains power. :o
by Brian
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: DC
Topic: Points.
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Points.

Doodge wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:00 pm
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I don’t seem to be able to attach a photo for some reason
Please check out this guide. IMO Option B is the best method. viewtopic.php?f=37&t=293
by Brian
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: DC
Topic: Points.
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Points.

Hi If you have two loops each loops rails should have their own feed. Ideally these feeds are from separate DC controllers, with one controller feeding loop 1 and the other loop 2. Points on DC layouts are self isolating in that they cut off the power to the unset direction. If your layout is a cont...
by Brian
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Announcements & Notices
Topic: Replica Railway Totems
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: Replica Railway Totems

This chap makes them up at exhibitions or takes orders etc..
http://www.modelrailsigns.co.uk/shop.html
by Brian
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Where to buy Hornby?
Replies: 8
Views: 368

Re: Where to buy Hornby?

by Brian
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Which point motor.
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Which point motor.

IMO. Unless the OP is DCC then the extra cost of purchasing Digital Cobalt ip motors over the standard Analogue ip motor isn't worth the extra money.
Hattons price today = Digital ip 12 pack £220.00 equivalent of £18.33 each. Analogue ip 12 pack £169.00 equivalent of £14.08 each. Saving of £51.00
by Brian
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Which point motor.
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: Which point motor.

Hi DCC Concepts Cobalt ip motors are excellent as to are Tortoise (Larger overall though) Both are stall type and require a constant power supply of typically 12 volts DC from a regulated power source. They require an On-On switch to operate them. Both when purchased in 'bulk packs' are considerably...
by Brian
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Scratchbuilt with a twist.
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Re: Scratchbuilt with a twist.

Think its more like,,,, mañana :D
by Brian
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Scratchbuilt with a twist.
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Re: Scratchbuilt with a twist.

Very neat and a good way to use reclaimed items

BTW are you available to build an extension this summer?
by Brian
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: More Ducks.
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Re: More Ducks.

Lovely. Who's going to teach them to swim? :D
Ready for Xmas perhaps :o