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by Brian
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Model Railway Events
Topic: Warley 2020 Cancelled
Replies: 15
Views: 658

Warley 2020 Cancelled

I have just received information that the 2020 Warley exhibition at the NEC has been cancelled
https://www.thewarleyshow.co.uk/
by Brian
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Signalling, home and distant on same post
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Signalling, home and distant on same post

Yes the signaller for that section will restore the signal to danger once the train has passed. Returning both main and distant arms if both were Off. He doesn't want another train coming up behind the first and getting any proceed aspects while the section is occupied, as the result would likely to...
by Brian
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Signalling, home and distant on same post
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Signalling, home and distant on same post

The distant in semaphore signalling areas can only be cleared to Off if all the section signals ahead are also clear. That is all signals ahead belonging to that block section are set to Off (proceed), if any is On then the distant can not be cleared. A distant arm that is in the On position can be ...
by Brian
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Are there queues outside your local model shop
Replies: 11
Views: 351

Re: Are there queues outside your local model shop

Exactly... What is a 'Local' model shop? :o
by Brian
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Points in a row.
Replies: 9
Views: 410

Re: Points in a row.

The major problems with the upper drawing that doesn't happen in the lower one.... Continual left and right hand curving is highly likely to lead to derailments. Plus of course it uses almost twice the space of the lower one and gives less storage siding length.
by Brian
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Sound
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: DCC Sound

It depends on what the speakers ohm rating is? e.g. Put a 4 ohm speaker in something designed for 16 or worse 100 ohms and 'Poof' goes the amplifier output.
by Brian
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Sound
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: DCC Sound

I think you will find that the speakers supplied with TTS decoders are 8 Ohm 1 watt.
by Brian
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Painting and Weathering Service
Replies: 117
Views: 9564

Re: Painting and Weathering Service

Excellent work Steve. :D
by Brian
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Baseboards
Topic: Ready Built baseboards and kits
Replies: 25
Views: 852

Re: Ready Built baseboards and kits

A honest and quality review (with video if its possible) is always welcome. It should, when ready, be placed in the Product Review section of the forum here viewforum.php?f=35 under a new topic heading. :D :D
by Brian
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC Sound
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: DCC Sound

The R2460 number brings up a non decoder fitted loco - DCC Ready. So someone has fitted a decoder with sound to the loco. Do you know what make and possibly the model of the sound decoder? Service sheet for R2460... http://www.lendonsmodelshop.co.uk/pdf/Hornby%20Service%20Sheets/No.260D%20King%20Cla...