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by Rog (RJ)
Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Loco weathering - a beginner’s tale
Replies: 9
Views: 59

Re: Loco weathering - a beginner’s tale

If you want to remove the paint, try methylated spirits before the paint has fully cured. Worked for me with Humbrol Acrylics.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: DC
Topic: attaching electrofrog points to guagemaster gm500
Replies: 6
Views: 89

Re: attaching electrofrog points to guagemaster gm500

Sorry, can't help. Maybe attach a wiring diagram of what you have?
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Shelby Wood Sidings
Replies: 31
Views: 431

Re: Shelby Wood Sidings

Very life like modelling, better than some of the best exhibition layouts that I have seen.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Simple wiring diagram for leds on control panel.
Replies: 12
Views: 215

Re: Simple wiring diagram for leds on control panel.

Since your using electro frog it does add some complexity to you, as you need two switches one two switch the frog and one to switch the indication You don't necessarily need to use frog switching. The Peco Electrofrog points will work well without frog switching straight out of the packet. However...
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Old maps
Replies: 22
Views: 289

Re: Old maps

The map of my area appears to be of around the same age.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: A/C controller.
Replies: 11
Views: 182

Re: A/C controller.

Sorry Brian, can't help with air con or loco controller.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Old maps
Replies: 22
Views: 289

Re: Old maps

I live on what was farmland. When my parents moved here, boxing day 1952, there was a barn about 50 yards up the road which the builders were using for storage, the barn is visible on the old maps. One day my parents went into town and when they came home the barn had been demolished and the site to...
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Old maps
Replies: 22
Views: 289

Re: Old maps

That NLS map site is used by the Timepix site. The beauty of Timepix is the fast toggling between old and new which makes it so useful and fascinating. I find the NLS maps a bit tricky to negotiate on their own but very easy with Timepix.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Site Help
Topic: viewing my posts
Replies: 5
Views: 90

Re: viewing my posts

I can only suggest that you try clearing your browser history.
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Old maps
Replies: 22
Views: 289

Old maps

Came across this site at the weekend. Navigate to an area that interests you, then click on the Time Travel button to see an old map of the same area. Click Time Travel again to return to the modern map. Very useful for layouts based on old railway systems.