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by Hound Dog
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Point motor switches
Replies: 18
Views: 265

Re: Point motor switches

Hi - I used 10mm Circular On-On switches ( bought from E-switch on EBay) to control the points on my layout which uses DCC Concepts Cobalt IP Analogue slow action point motors...... using the inbuilt switch on the motor I was able to wire up LED’s to show the point direction, although the writing on...
by Hound Dog
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Montgreenan
Replies: 15
Views: 769

Re: Montgreenan - Ballasting has begun

Hi, Making reasonable progress on my main station area with the addition of Island platform buildings and a cut and shut canopy arrangement for my bay platform using two Metcalfe kits ( canopy and walled canopy)…….not perfect and needs some tweaks here and there but coming together. I have also star...
by Hound Dog
Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Today's weather
Replies: 102
Views: 1120

Re: Today's weather

View from Hound Dog’s kennel this morning
by Hound Dog
Thu Jan 31, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Bargains or they appear to be
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: Bargains or they appear to be

Been tracking a couple of Maroon Warships on eBay in recent weeks but there was always something that put me off buying...... saw this mail today and the chance to buy a new DCC ready version at close to used prices, only to find the Maroon liveried version has full yellow ends which just don’t do i...
by Hound Dog
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Today's weather
Replies: 102
Views: 1120

Re: Today's weather

Dropped down to -7.5 c driving home from Glasgow Airport tonight, so go carefully out there tomorrow morning......., just relieved my flight from Amsterdam got out on time as heavy snow was forecast there for this evening........ the joys of business travel and I get to do it all again next week !
by Hound Dog
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Pictures.....
Replies: 38
Views: 968

Re: Pictures.....

Like most things, better appreciated in the flesh !
by Hound Dog
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Pictures.....
Replies: 38
Views: 968

Re: Pictures.....

Japanese Bullet trains in Tokyo Central station - Sept 2017
by Hound Dog
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: New to railway modelling
Replies: 20
Views: 553

Re: New to railway modelling

Welcome aboard Pierre - as mentioned previously this hobby had the potential to be addictive!....... enjoy.
by Hound Dog
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Which Do you Prefer?
Replies: 43
Views: 844

Re: Which Do you Prefer?

Don’t know much about steam locos as not my era, but to the eye the single chimney looks right.
by Hound Dog
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Shed heater?
Replies: 20
Views: 773

Re: Shed heater?

Re my post if 18th Dec, I actually bought one of the £29.99 oil filled radiators from Lidl and used it for the first time this morning in the garage....... gave off quite a good heat for the short time I had it on, and with the roller castors and long cable it is very easy to move it in close proxim...