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by ConnorL
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Type of baseboard?
Replies: 10
Views: 1473

Re: Type of baseboard?

Thanks all for your help
by ConnorL
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Type of baseboard?
Replies: 10
Views: 1473

Type of baseboard?

Hi all, Building the baseboard for my model railway, I’ve constructed most of it but now just need to decide what top to place on top. Heard ply is the most popular in 9mm, would OSB be suitable for a top or has anybody experienced any problems with this? Should I just stick to 9mm standard ply? Jus...
by ConnorL
Tue May 28, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Controller
Replies: 7
Views: 1370

Re: DCC Controller

I have had both the Select and the Prodigy. The Select was a good introduction to DCC but I sold it within a month as I soon found its limits. I now have two Prodigies, one for each layout, and cannot fault them. One I bought secondhand needing repair, which Gaugemaster did free of charge. Can’t go...
by ConnorL
Tue May 28, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Controller
Replies: 7
Views: 1370

Re: DCC Controller

Without hesitation, the Gaugemaster Express. Please note the GM Express cannot operate accessories such as point motors. For that you would need the GM Prodigy Advanced or the GM PA handset. Thanks to both for your reply, looks like a solid response for the gaugemaster. What’s the biggest positives...
by ConnorL
Tue May 28, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Controller
Replies: 7
Views: 1370

DCC Controller

Hi all, I’ve decided to make the move to start my layout using DCC, It will be a brand new layout 9 ft x 6 ft in the loft. I’m a beginner when it comes to layouts as this will be my first “proper” layout as such so unsure on the best controller to use for my first one. In terms of money spending on ...
by ConnorL
Fri May 24, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Wiring
Replies: 3
Views: 868

Re: Wiring

Thanks both for your help, really useful information.
by ConnorL
Thu May 23, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Wiring
Replies: 3
Views: 868

Wiring

Hi All, Just have a few questions about the wiring and electrical's side of model railway layouts. This is my first layout and my biggest worry is the wiring side of it as i've had no electrical side in the past with anything. I understand the concept as such with bus wires and dropper wires which a...
by ConnorL
Fri May 17, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 10
Views: 1715

Re: Hi All

Re: Hi AllQuote glencairn #6 by glencairn » Fri May 17, 2019 11:18 am Welcome on board, ConnorL. First of all would like to say thank you to everyone who has replied, thanks for the warm welcome. In response to everybody's question, the plan for my layout is for it to be fixed in the loft, No need ...
by ConnorL
Thu May 16, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 10
Views: 1715

Hi All

Hi All, Hope everyone is doing well on here. this is my first model railway forum that i've joined. When i was younger i got the usual Hornby Model Railway starter kit (OO) but didn't get much use as i didn't have the space. I'm now 21 and have loft space to be able to create a model railway for mys...