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by Brian
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: Faversham two-day Exhibition 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 326

Re: Faversham two-day Exhibition 2019

Brian (FB), I’m coming to the show on Sunday - are you the car park monitor again? :D And do you still want me to attempt that respray for you? Hi Steve I'm not on CP duties on Sunday. :o Just ask for me on your arrival. Yes please, I have the loco with me if you can look it over and see if such is...
by Brian
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: York live webcam
Replies: 3
Views: 112

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by Brian
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: VOLTAGE TO TRACK PART 2
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: VOLTAGE TO TRACK PART 2

HELLO IN MY MESSAGE I CALLED TO READINGS AS VOLTS I MEANT AMPS I AM A NOVICE ONCE AGAIN THANK YOU I really don't think you mean Amps (Amperes)! As you said previously in the first post you are testing at various places around the layout. Connecting a meter across the rails when on an Amp range will...
by Brian
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: VOLTAGE TO TRACK
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: VOLTAGE TO TRACK

Hi Using a domestic multimeter to read DCC will never give correct / accurate reading. Due to the high frequency of the DCC signal - around 8KHz to 10KHz (8000 to 10000Hz). Domestic multimeters are designed to work typically on 50Hz to 60 Hz and often max out at 1KHz. The only accurate way to read D...
by Brian
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Help identifying train set.
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Help identifying train set.

Hi Firstly bin the old train controller. Its not safe! It has lost its overload lamp hence the hole in the case and without it being inspected and tested by a qualified electrician (not worth the testing money!) then its possibly lethal. The locos and wagons are all Hornby Dublo three rail. As is th...
by Brian
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 456
Views: 33154

Re: LOW GHYLL

Walkingthedog wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:41 pm
OK Brian it’s yours......when it arrives.
Sell it Brian (WTD). I couldn't accept it for free :o
by Brian
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 456
Views: 33154

Re: LOW GHYLL

I'll have it! :D :D
by Brian
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Manufacturers Wish List
Topic: Why don't they make ... ?
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Why don't they make ... ?

No soon asked than done. :o
A new forum area for your wish list of model railway items currently not manufactured.
by Brian
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: TTS Chip in a DMU?
Replies: 10
Views: 215

Re: TTS Chip in a DMU?

My Class 108 DMU with sound has gear changes incorporated.
Class 20 has a turbo whine which DMUs don't have normally and no gear changes.
by Brian
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: How To Ballast A Layout For Under £5
Replies: 13
Views: 333

Re: How To Ballast A Layout For Under £5

Looks worse than foam underlay. Don't follow it, its rubbish.