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by DavidEnghauser
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Building kits
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Building kits

Prior to this time I have been using the Metcalfe card kits, which I have found to be very nice. What other companies are recommended? Any thoughts on downloadable kits and which do you recommend. I am using oo gauge.

Thank you,
David
by DavidEnghauser
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: Ballast

Forgot, OO gauge.
David
by DavidEnghauser
Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Ballast

Although I live in Virginia I am making a British model railroad. Since I lived in London in the early 70s, that is roughly the era I am doing. We have spent time in the Yorkshire Dales recently, and I have the Settle train station so that would be the area. What ballast material do you recommend an...
by DavidEnghauser
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Other electrical
Topic: Lighting wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 426

Re: Lighting wiring

Brian, Both Railway scenics and Rapidonline show that the circuit breaker is discontinued. Rails of Sheffield has one from Gaugemaster. Since they have 2 prongs, how do you wire them in? Would I put one on the beginning of each circuit? Keep in mind I am a complete novice with electricity. However I...
by DavidEnghauser
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Other electrical
Topic: Lighting wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 426

Re: Lighting wiring

Thanks Steve,

I have purchased the LEDs for the buildings from a supplier here in the US that have a resister built in. The platform lights will be from Gaugemaster and they come supplied with a resistor that is soldered on.

Where would I find self resetting circuit breakers?
by DavidEnghauser
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Other electrical
Topic: Lighting wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 426

Re: Lighting wiring

Correction: I have a 12 volt, 2 amp transformer, which will power 100 LED lights.
by DavidEnghauser
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Other electrical
Topic: Lighting wiring
Replies: 8
Views: 426

Lighting wiring

Thanks to many of your suggestions I have completed the DCC track wiring buss, droppers, etc. As I posted earlier everything runs well. I will now be putting in scenery, buildings, etc. My current question is: Can I run a two strand wire under the baseboard and basically do drop down wiring for the ...