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by Forfarian
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: My avatar
Replies: 4
Views: 139

Re: My avatar

I got great satisfaction building it, but even more sailing it on the East coast of Ireland the Isle of Man and the West coast of Scotland, I was based in a small village called Carlingford on the south side of Carlingford Loch in the RoI, When i moved over to Scotland's East coast I sold it to a fr...
by Forfarian
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Mimic board
Replies: 11
Views: 213

Re: Mimic board

https://i.postimg.cc/1fQpWKd5/IMG-0059.jpg This is how I did my panel Printed my track plan from Anyrail on photo paper, including all the point numbers to match the switches, since this pic i have made LED signal gantries all round my layout and the switches are all along the bottom of the panel. ...
by Forfarian
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: My avatar
Replies: 4
Views: 139

My avatar

My Avatar is a little project I did a few years ago - 34ft steel hull Van der Stadt, It took me 15 months to cut our the full length steel sheets and weld it all together and fit it out inside.
by Forfarian
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Flu jab?
Replies: 15
Views: 323

Re: Flu jab?

Lady H and myself booked ours today at our Drs surgery - mid October - 7 mins apart - masks -one way system - jock strap and gaiters!
by Forfarian
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello from the West (Yorkshire that is)!
Replies: 17
Views: 454

Re: Hello from the West (Yorkshire that is)!

Welcome aboard, this is a great forum.
by Forfarian
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Kev,s occasional offerings..
Replies: 44
Views: 1222

Re: Kev,s occasional offerings..

Great piece of work, did you get permission to use the Tupperware box :?: :?: :lol:
by Forfarian
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Any tips for making holes for track pins?
Replies: 21
Views: 444

Re: Any tips for making holes for track pins?

I used a 0.7mm drill in my Dremel. The drills are quite cheap for packets of 10 on the bay, a steady hand is required :!: :!:
A bit of insulation tape round the drill bit for a depth gauge and not being too heavy handed does the job fine, i pushed in the track pins with a pin punch.
by Forfarian
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Yuck banner colour
Replies: 14
Views: 737

Re: Yuck banner colour

Brian wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:54 am
Cor I dont know ;) How about Black with Yellow text then??????? :roll:
Looks great Brian :lol:
by Forfarian
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: 12v transformers
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: 12v transformers

Thanks Brian
I think I will toss them in the bin with the lights, They are quite bulky and heavy anyway
I have a couple of PSUs from laptops I can use instead.
by Forfarian
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: 12v transformers
Replies: 2
Views: 285

12v transformers

Hi guys I have recently removed some redundant garden lighting and I am left with 2 transformers. 1. 240vac 70va input to 12vac - 60va output 2. 230-240 vac input to 12vac 7000mA 84va output Could these be used for a power supply for lighting on my layout? At the moment I have a mixture of 12v GoW a...