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by Brian
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Mimic Board Questions.
Replies: 11
Views: 350

Re: Mimic Board Questions.

Have a read through the last section here, Clik link it may help? The last solenoid motor drawing shows two motors operated from one switch. Assuming solenoids are being used? Plus look around the site (mainly the Electrical pages) and you will find details on panels and point position indicators et...
by Brian
Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Basic DCC Wiring Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Basic DCC Wiring Help Needed

Can you post a rough track plan and on it show all the feed locations? Are the Kato points configured for Electrofrog operation? If so, have IRJs (Insulated Rail Joiners) been fitted to the points Vee rail ends?
by Brian
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Basic DCC Wiring Help Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Basic DCC Wiring Help Needed

Its really quite simple... Each loop of track, as a minimum, needs one pair of feed wires connected to its rails (more feeds are better). However and most important, rails of each loop need to be the same polarity. e.g. Outer loop the outside rails are to the Red feed wire and the same needs to be d...
by Brian
Fri Nov 22, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: COPPA (American child protection law)
Replies: 15
Views: 390

Re: COPPA (American child protection law)

When I uploaded a video last Monday 18th, YT asked a question if the video contained any images of children? No it didn't, so all was ok and it uploaded and is viewable. :D
by Brian
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Little Shunting Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Little Shunting Yard

Nothing wrong with that if shuntings your forte. Not a lot of room at the top left. However, is it likely to ever be built or progress other than asking opinions. As judging by all your other plans you've submitted under the three different user names you've had recently! Nothing seems to mature oth...
by Brian
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Simple horseshoe layout
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Re: Simple horseshoe layout

Yes, as a rule of thumb you'll get twice as much in the same space in N than OO.
by Brian
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Simple horseshoe layout
Replies: 5
Views: 285

Re: Simple horseshoe layout

Hi What scale/gauge? Assuming OO then... I really think you'll be pushed to get a U shaped layout onto a 6' x 4' baseboard. As by the time the 180 degree curves have been laid there wont be a lot of room left for much else!! Don't forget you will need access to at least three sides of the baseboards...
by Brian
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hello
Replies: 10
Views: 246

Re: Hello

Hi David and welcome to the forum.
We look forward to reading more from you in the near future.
by Brian
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Hammant & Morgan Controller
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: Hammant & Morgan Controller

On no account plug the H & M into your mains power sockets.The transformer will blow. Use the converters as listed above or take it to a specialist who may be able to convert it back to 220/240 volt direct operation, as often the primary winding (Mains side) of the transformer is dual wound and in p...
by Brian
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Painting and Weathering Service
Replies: 63
Views: 2187

Re: Painting and Weathering Service

Definitely a Master of the lining and spraying art! :D