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by Forfarian
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: performance
Replies: 9
Views: 920

Re: performance

I have two Class 20s running in consist no problems at all.
Two Tts sound decoders programmed with the same number working perfect, no push pull.
I think i have been lucky
by Forfarian
Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Spares
Replies: 15
Views: 8294

Re: Bachmann Spares

I was unfortunate enough to drop my Class 66, only about 18" but enough to break one of the bogies at the mounting screw. I contacted Bachmann to see if they were accepting locos for repair. They are open for business. Sent it off via Hermes and received a delivery acceptance email next day with a l...
by Forfarian
Wed Jun 02, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: consists
Replies: 15
Views: 1351

Re: consists

TR123 It is quite difficult to get two locos with different decoder address settings to match speeds, I tried for a long time with 2 Class 20s. Finally setting the both decoders to the same address, but there is still a slight difference, only noticeable by the movement between the two locos couplin...
by Forfarian
Sat May 08, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Product Review
Topic: Ballast Bins
Replies: 13
Views: 1533

Re: Ballast Bins

The guys with the 3D printers will be knocking these out, but i believe it's difficult to 3D glazing!
by Forfarian
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: 2nd or 3rd radius?
Replies: 11
Views: 2437

Re: 2nd or 3rd radius?

Looks like Baldwins name on the cranes.
by Forfarian
Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Curly cable
Replies: 0
Views: 2048

Curly cable

Hi guys A while ago I had an accident with my NCE curly cable, while it was disconnected I put my size 13 on the plastic connector and broke off the small tab that holds it into the socket. I taped it into the socket and ordered a new one which arrived a few days later, so I put the old one in the d...
by Forfarian
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Railway signals
Replies: 18
Views: 3710

Re: Railway signals

Have a look at the Strathspey or Dufftown heritage lines i'm sure there must be some still in use there.
by Forfarian
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Manufacturers of mimic boards/control panels
Replies: 2
Views: 1117

Re: Manufacturers of mimic boards/control panels

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This is mine, I used Anyrail track builder printed on 4 A4 photo sheets and lots of toggle switches. The whole lot on 3mm Plasticard sheet 500 x 450.
by Forfarian
Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: wiring LED
Replies: 8
Views: 2062

Re: wiring LED

https://i.postimg.cc/GHC7zbb5/IMG-0883.jpg I built gantries for my layout during lockdown, I bought prewired LEDs with resistors from Bright Components and wired all the - together and all the other + wires back to my control panel. I used the Dapol kit gantries and extended them to suit the width ...
by Forfarian
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Bog oak from the Fens
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

Re: Bog oak from the Fens

Use it to make a mould for the rock face It would be sacrilege to use it on a layout unless it remains as is.