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Watching an episode of Sams Trains, he had an old Hornby 0-6-0 flat out on 12 Volt and it reached something like 2 mph- a scale speed of 160 mph That's a leisurely walk speed. He increased it up to 50 volts and it went quite a bit faster. Not sure if the loco survived
- Sun Dec 20, 2020 4:57 am
- Forum: The Mess Room
- Topic: Forum Zoom Meeting – Monday 21st December 2020 at 8.30pm
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7:30 am on Tuesday in Sydney. I might just make it
- Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:03 am
- Forum: On the workbench
- Topic: Dapol Junction Bracket
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Just bought and installed 2 Dapol motorised junction signals. Great looking bit of kit. One however has an LED which doesn't work. Spoke to Dapol and they were less than helpful, so I intend to return it even though I am in Australia. My question is how do you un-install it. The base clicks on to th...
Gave up on my Ratio kits and splurged (and I mean splurged- they are not cheap) and I am really impressed. Look and operated brilliantly
I have 16 grand kids and none are interested in Grandpas layout other than to destroy it trying to run their toys cars on the roads. So I was pleased to see the latest article in September's RM on "A shunting Puzzle for the Grandchildren" A simple puzzle layout in a box using a Hornby 0-4-0 (smokey ...
I have had an Interesting couple of days. Oz at the moment is burning down. We found ourselves in the path of a major fire, travelling about 30 kms an hour. Temperature for the day was 45 and strong winds, so a lot of fuel to burn. Had to evacuate quickly. My layout is not portable, so grabbed as ma...