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by Rog (RJ)
Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: WEST ORTON
Replies: 296
Views: 33938

Re: WEST ORTON

Nice job, well thought out.
by Rog (RJ)
Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: wiring diagram
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: wiring diagram

There is a free drawing program for electronics called TinyCAD that could possibly be used.
I generally use a combination of TinyCAD and PaintShop Pro for my diagrams.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Jul 02, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Problem with NCE PowerCab
Replies: 6
Views: 311

Re: Problem with NCE PowerCab

Sorry chaps deleted original post by accident. This really isn't my day.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hole lot of trouble
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: Hole lot of trouble

Shunter wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:00 pm Thanks - I'll go and see NMMS tomorrow and purchase some plasticard with my, um, plastic.

Only trouble is every time I go and see NMMS I end up coming away with other things on top of whatever I went in for.
NMMS ?
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Hole lot of trouble
Replies: 8
Views: 255

Re: Hole lot of trouble

Slip some thin card or Plasticard between the track and the baseboard to cover as much of the hole as possible, making sure the point still works, then add the ballast small amounts at a time and glue in place. A pair of tweezers can be helpful and keep checking the point moves as the glue dries.
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Footy or tennis or both?
Replies: 64
Views: 1276

Re: Footy or tennis or both?

Steve M wrote: Tue Jun 29, 2021 9:41 am Neither in my case. I am determined to avoid both. Meanwhile I have been watching glue dry. :D
Me too. Absolutely no interest in football, very slight interest in tennis.
by Rog (RJ)
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: resistors
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: resistors

You really need to fit a resistor to each individual Led to avoid problems if you are wiring them in parallel. You can end up with one or 2 Leds robbing all the power from the the other Leds if you don't fit individual resistors. A single resistor feeding all of the Leds can get hot too, needing a h...
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: I Am Glad This Site Is Still Working.
Replies: 7
Views: 523

Re: I Am Glad This Site Is Still Working.

I think it's time for Hornby to get some proper programmers on board and start again from scratch.
by Rog (RJ)
Fri May 28, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: consists
Replies: 15
Views: 1309

Re: consists

What decoders have you got fitted in the locos. If they are basic Hornby decoders then speed matching isn't possible as they don't have the required CVs.
by Rog (RJ)
Mon May 24, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Housing market mayhem
Replies: 45
Views: 8493

Re: Housing market mayhem

Just an update on my house move. Moved into the house on the 16th of April having had to sleep on a blow up bed Since then as our furniture was in storage and the waiting time to get it transported was three to four weeks due to demand of house movements and vehicles. Should have arrived today but ...