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by Rog (RJ)
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Section Switches on DCC
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Section Switches on DCC

Doing what you are thinking about is fairly common. The changeover switch should ideally have a centre off position to prevent any possibility of the two systems coming into contact as the switch is operated and to isolate the tracks from the controllers for fault finding and suchlike. Remember to r...
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: PL-10 & PL-10e Pin
Replies: 11
Views: 130

Re: PL-10 & PL-10e Pin

30mm on the PL-10E as indicated by pink lines.

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Parallax error makes it look as though the ruler is not positioned properly but it is
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: My DCC Journey
Replies: 48
Views: 4953

Re: My DCC Journey

2. "Is it worth the cost of respraying? (spray painting is not one of my skills!)."
Only you can decide if it's worth it for you.

3. I don't do sound but if it was me, I'd wait for the correct sound to become available.
by Rog (RJ)
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Is 20 volt pushing a points motor
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Is 20 volt pushing a points motor

Should be perfectly ok as long as you only power it for a very short period, 1 second or less.
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: OO gauge fencing
Replies: 15
Views: 282

Re: OO gauge fencing

Look for cooks matches or Extral Long Matches if you want a sturdier fence

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They are thicker than ordinary matches as well as being longer. Useful for other jobs too.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: my layout
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: my layout

Put your video on YouTube and then just post a link to it.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Paint colours (a question in two parts)
Replies: 12
Views: 278

Re: Paint colours (a question in two parts)

The Blue Pullman was Nanking blue afaik. Remember though that paint fades badly in sunlight so any model paint you find will be the (Usually) ex-works colour. Using Raimatch or Phoenix Precision paints should give you the best possible colour match to the original loco. It won't necessarily exactly ...
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hi im neil
Replies: 8
Views: 182

Re: Hi im neil

Hello Neil, welcome to the forum.
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Super quick Models web site
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Super quick Models web site

Try double clicking on an item.
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Fixing it down
Replies: 10
Views: 301

Re: Fixing it down

It's your layout, so you can do whatever you like. :D