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by scratchbuilt
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: poorly computer
Replies: 22
Views: 346

Re: poorly computer

Isnt win7 now obsolete and no longer updated?.. All you can do is update to Win10 - or at least that is the reccommended route . I think if I remember from my time using win7, that the 'updates' get out of step and things like the latest version of Firefox are not compatible.. You will probably find...
by scratchbuilt
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Storm Ciara incoming
Replies: 9
Views: 486

Re: Storm Ciara incoming

The horse stables in the fields at the bottom of the garden are upsude down this morning- no horses to be seen....
by scratchbuilt
Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Decoder Installation - Bromsgrove Models
Replies: 6
Views: 442

Re: Decoder Installation - Bromsgrove Models

Maplins still available online:-

https://www.maplin.co.uk/
by scratchbuilt
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: NCE powercab and JMRI
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: NCE powercab and JMRI

Very long winded IMHO. You have to allocate every point and signal, a 'number' , much the same as giving each loco a 'number' so it can be operated, then its press 'accessory', 4 digits of the number to select the point and/or signal, then a choice of (usually 0 and 1) , by convention 0 = straight o...
by scratchbuilt
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Change of 'early Bank Holiday'
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Change of 'early Bank Holiday'

If you are booking a holiday or something else which involves MAY 4 in a diary make a note of this. May 1-4 has been announced as the Early Bank Holiday and it shows in thousands of cheaper diaries. Its been changed! Early Bank Holiday has been changed to the 8 May now, such that it allows the celeb...
by scratchbuilt
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Hmm, this is an interesting error, Hornby.
Replies: 14
Views: 700

Re: Hmm, this is an interesting error, Hornby.

I bought a Bachmann ( new ) TOAD brake van . When I looked at it , there was one disc wheelset and one spoked wheelset, easy enough to correct though.
by scratchbuilt
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: New Rails / Dapol OO terrier
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: New Rails / Dapol OO terrier

Yes you are right - I opened it after its arrival, and then put it straight away in the 'big drawer' of items to be looked at - it just looked like a terrier through the clear packaging.
Note to self - must check I have a Terrier or two on order, the P class just looked superb....
by scratchbuilt
Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: New Rails / Dapol OO terrier
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: New Rails / Dapol OO terrier

Are they already out? The one I think you are talking of , is it H4-P-001 SECR P class 0-6-0T178 in SE&CR full lined green (with brass) in a Hattons box- mine turned up last week...
by scratchbuilt
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Tools
Topic: 3D Scanning/3D Printing
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: 3D Scanning/3D Printing

3D items already scanned into STL and similar files can be found here - (there are others)...

https://www.thingiverse.com/
by scratchbuilt
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Converting 0-4-0 and others
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Re: Converting 0-4-0 and others

Sounds like LAISCC chips and Select are incompaible with that software installed . That would be my first move , to get the latest software,