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by Carl L
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Modelling On A Shoestring.
Replies: 79
Views: 8232

Re: Modelling On A Shoestring.

What a cracking idea, bet a corrugated fence looks good. I'll certainly be using the method.

Keep the tips coming.
by Carl L
Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Electro frog polarity issue (I think?)
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Re: Electro frog polarity issue (I think?)

Spot on advice as always, swapping D & E, then reconnecting the F wire has removed the short. Many thanks.

Now for more wiring up!
by Carl L
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Electro frog polarity issue (I think?)
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Re: Electro frog polarity issue (I think?)

Thank you Brian, I'll be back in the shed tomorrow!
by Carl L
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Neptune Street
Replies: 22
Views: 3845

Neptune Street

Having just posted a query regarding electro points I thought I'd just add a quick update to show I'm still here. With a big thrust on the electrics there isn't much progress to see. Focus is currently on the control panel; switches for the point motors and route indicators. https://i.postimg.cc/CnK...
by Carl L
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Electro frog polarity issue (I think?)
Replies: 4
Views: 837

Electro frog polarity issue (I think?)

The image shows an Peco electro frog cross-over I have just wired up to Seep PM1 point motors (not sure I needed to post it). Both points have been modified in the prescribed manner, the bridging wire bonds across the gaps on the frog/point rails have been removed and bonds soldered linking each sto...
by Carl L
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Bachmann A2 Tender filler
Replies: 0
Views: 622

Bachmann A2 Tender filler

The latest acquisition to the Neptune stud is a pre-owned Bachmann A2. However the engine is missing cylinder drain cock pipes but more crucially the tender top filler is also missing (reflected in the price paid). See image. Can anyone point me in the right direction for spare parts? I haven't trie...
by Carl L
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Neptune Street
Replies: 22
Views: 3845

Re: Neptune Street

Certainly does Ted,

Many thanks.

Carl
by Carl L
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Neptune Street
Replies: 22
Views: 3845

Re: Neptune Street

It might not be strictly accurate but the way it was explained to me is the layout is similar to a figure 8 with the top loop of the figure folded on top of the bottom loop. I've also heard it called a looped eight. In any case, to do one circuit of the layout you have to go round the shed twice. It...
by Carl L
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Neptune Street
Replies: 22
Views: 3845

Re: Neptune Street

Thanks for the comments Richard, progress has been much slower than I envisaged. I must stop standing there and just looking! After a little hiccup with a short, the two main looped eight running lines are up and running. Next stage is to lift the engine shed yard (rhs upper level) and install all t...
by Carl L
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 51
Views: 6785

Re: Montgreenan

Thanks Richard, had a look, the red brick might just be what I'm looking for.

Keep the pictures coming, they're inspiring.