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by Brian
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello
Replies: 10
Views: 816

Re: Hello

Hi The forum does not offer a "Swap shop" system. We have For Sale and Wanted sections, but posters in these section must have ten meaningful posts in other forum areas before anything for sale / wanted can be listed. These sections are monitored continually You can try a new topic post in the Mess ...
by Brian
Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free... Two items of a three part Dapol kit C018
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Free... Two items of a three part Dapol kit C018

Now acquired by a forum member.
Topic closed.
by Brian
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: airfix 0 4 2 tank
Replies: 10
Views: 125

Re: airfix 0 4 2 tank

Looking at the service sheet that is going to need some very careful insulating of the two motor brush connections from the rest of the loco. These MUST be totally isolated before the Orange and Grey wires of decoder are connected to them.
by Brian
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Ratio Station footbridge 548
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Ratio Station footbridge 548

Walkingthedog wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:42 pm I’m sure Brian will sell you the left over bits Steve.
Now that is an idea I hadn't thought of!! :o :D :D
by Brian
Mon Jul 19, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Ratio Station footbridge 548
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Ratio Station footbridge 548

Hi Steve The Ratio 548 kit comes with additional lattice sides, roof sections and walkway to extend the span to a 6 panel lattice span. According to the instruction sheet five lattice panels is 180mm between columns while a six lattice span is 205mm. I will need a four section lattice span by the lo...
by Brian
Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Ratio Station footbridge 548
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: Ratio Station footbridge 548

Hi all and thanks for the replies. The Ratio kit arrived in this mornings post and my fears of having to hack sections off the lattice sides have been removed, as all lattice sides are supplied in 25mm long sections that are glued together. So reducing the bridges length is easy. The only parts that...
by Brian
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:03 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Free... Two items of a three part Dapol kit C018
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Free... Two items of a three part Dapol kit C018

If anyone would like them, I have the unmade kit parts from the Dapol Kiosks & Platform Steps kit C018 (The rounded end Kiosk is not included). Free to anyone needing a set of platform steps and a single Kiosk (flat back one). Just P.M. with your details and I'll post the kit parts off. Image-1.JPG ...
by Brian
Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Footy or tennis or both?
Replies: 64
Views: 1088

Re: Footy or tennis or both?

Steve M wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 10:49 pm <SNIP>
I now have about 3000 photos to process. :shock:
Boots the Chemist photo processing counter will be busy then! :D
by Brian
Thu Jul 15, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Ratio Station footbridge 548
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Ratio Station footbridge 548

Hi I have the need for a footbridge on the platforms of my new layout. But platform spacing across twin tracks is less than many bridges allow for! I have order the Ratio Footbridge item 548. I'm wondering if anyone has built this kit and if so, what do they consider the chances of reducing its widt...
by Brian
Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: DC
Topic: Adding Droppers to Points.
Replies: 19
Views: 781

Re: Adding Droppers to Points.

Very true :D However, you would need two micro switches per point to prove both the Normal and Reverse point positions have been reached correctly! Using one micro switch would only prove the motor has moved away from that position and may not have reached to opposite side. All this means a lot of w...