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by Goingdownslow
Sun Sep 05, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Hornby
Topic: Hornby and the price increase.
Replies: 72
Views: 5455

Re: Hornby and the price increase.

It's not just the cost of Chinese manufacturing that has caused the increases, everyone else in the chain then wants a bigger piece of pie.
A £1 increase in China ends up putting a lot more than £1 on the RRP of the model.
by Goingdownslow
Sun Jul 25, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC 8 pin decoders
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

Re: DCC 8 pin decoders

Don't worry about the glowing firebox in the Princess, it runs straight from the pickups.
by Goingdownslow
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Loco only runs in one direction, and at full speed.
Replies: 9
Views: 1887

Re: Loco only runs in one direction, and at full speed.

On my Coal Tank I had to remove a fixing screw from the pcb that was contacting the bottom of the decoder.
I did this before running it so I don't know it's effect.
by Goingdownslow
Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:40 pm
Forum: Announcements & Notices
Topic: REDUTEX
Replies: 7
Views: 1685

Re: REDUTEX

Is that price for one sheet or a pack?
by Goingdownslow
Mon Jul 05, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Reasonably priced track
Replies: 2
Views: 804

Re: Reasonably priced track

I find Hattons prices for PECO Streamline to be competitive.
I wouldn't waste money on other brands.
by Goingdownslow
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Tools
Topic: Cobalt & Seep PM1 easier fitting
Replies: 5
Views: 3836

Re: Cobalt & Seep PM1 easier fitting

The one for the Seep only has a rotational adjustment whereas a lateral adjustment would have been better to be able centralise the switch, which can be done anyway by just elongating the fixing holes in the Seep and costs nothing. Edit: Just looked at the Cobalt and that only has rotational adjustm...
by Goingdownslow
Sun Jan 17, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: New Loco not working on programming track
Replies: 33
Views: 9600

Re: New Loco not working on programming track

Am I right in thinking that the program track programs any/all locos on the track, and programming on the main only programs the addressed loco regardless of other locos on the track?
by Goingdownslow
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:40 pm
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: Double Slip Troubles
Replies: 10
Views: 4256

Re: Double Slip Troubles

RSR Engineer wrote: Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:34 pm And where's Peco's Electrofrog code 100 double slip, by the way?
Cheers,
Artur
I should imagine the Insulfrog and Electrofrog range will all become Unifrog when tooling is next updated.
by Goingdownslow
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: Double Slip Troubles
Replies: 10
Views: 4256

Re: Double Slip Troubles

File the V rails to make a new crossing nose.
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