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by Steve M
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

Top end of the prototype complete.

Image20190222_103744 by Steve Mumford, on Flickr
by Steve M
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

footplate1947 wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:42 pm
I'm out of breath now after reading all that Steve. It sounds like a fun week ahead. Enjoy.
Busy, but fairly straightforward - this is my 15th such trip in the last 12 years.
by Steve M
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

Are you making these yard lamps in Spain? Only if I can avoid import tariffs. :D Busy few days coming up : last day at work today, lamp prototyping tomorrow then Hornby factory sale on Saturday, fly to BCN Monday, F1 testing Tuesday and Wednesday, fly back late Thursday. Editing photos next weekend...
by Steve M
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

Jus checking who has been keeping up. :D

Correct, by the way. Or at least that’s the plan.
by Steve M
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

Walkingthedog wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:56 pm
Yes. I made one of those but the end fell off.
It’s an age thing. :D
by Steve M
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

Can you guess what it is yet?

Image20190221_132245 by Steve Mumford, on Flickr
by Steve M
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: To DCC or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: To DCC or not?

No need to convert them all in one go, just do a few you use most often and do others as and when. Just make sure you never put an unconverted loco on a DCC layout as it will inevitably burn out the motor. Be aware also that older locos may be more troublesome to convert than more recently made ones...
by Steve M
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Loco repair
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: Loco repair

That’s over 120 miles round trip - cheaper to post it.
by Steve M
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Loco repair
Replies: 5
Views: 85

Re: Loco repair

None of the local model shops that I know of in the area offer a repair service. It would help if you could identify the loco and model number so we can advise further.
by Steve M
Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 175
Views: 5009

Re: LOW GHYLL

Thanks for the comments, it was an experiment that seemed to give the right result. As always with work to retrofit anything on the layout some collateral damage is inevitable so today has seen some repairs to the various lighting circuits under the board - not easy when the power supplies come from...