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by cadman
Thu May 21, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: dcc concepts decoder
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: dcc concepts decoder

Surely this is the correct harness..............HB
by cadman
Sun May 03, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Free online jigsaws
Replies: 4
Views: 460

Re: Free online jigsaws

In Windows 10, Microsoft Solitaire Collection there are many online jigsaws plus the the opportunity to have your own photographs converted into jigsaws. Very entertaining using old family photos..........HB
by cadman
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Lenz Decoder - ABC/Shuttle function not working?
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: Lenz Decoder - ABC/Shuttle function not working?

The Lenz Silver mini 6 pin decoder is recommended for locomotives drawing less than 0.5 amp continuous.......Heljan locos have a reputation for having high draw motors so this might be the reason for the ABC not functioning.........HB
by cadman
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: New Member: StobartRailFanNo.1
Replies: 12
Views: 1453

Re: New Member: StobartRailFanNo.1

Hello you know GNR-Gordon on the Hornby Forum, he is a Stobart fan.........HB
by cadman
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Dapol 'O' A1X Terrier
Replies: 0
Views: 1334

Dapol 'O' A1X Terrier

Fitted a Soundtrax Econami sound decoder and speaker. Much soldering needed was, for me, quite challenging. Had to join decoder wires to 8 pin plug then 3 wires needed re-soldering to the plug. Also 8 to 21 pin adapter required. Firebox flicker circuit board already fitted. One assumes O gauge to be...
by cadman
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Location, location, location.
Topic: A few pictures.
Replies: 18
Views: 4060

Re: A few pictures.

Congratulations Brian on a remarkable transformation.........HB
by cadman
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: DC
Topic: Radio Control
Replies: 24
Views: 6473

Re: Radio Control

Would be exactly the same result on a DCC layout.......once the power to the track was disabled you would send in the radio controlled loco as you did........ :) ..........HB
by cadman
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The new layout
Replies: 36
Views: 7547

Re: The new layout need to have the hinges mounted on blocks above the track level in order that the the track on the flap lifts away from the join or, better still, have the flap hinged to fold downwards. When brought up to level it is then held horizontally by two shoot bolts.
by cadman
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Announcements & Notices
Topic: Bachmann 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 6321

Re: Bachmann 2019

Well you'll be pleased to learn that, according to the latest Bachmann catalogue, every loco comes complete with a DCC socket.......HB
by cadman
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Announcements & Notices
Topic: Bachmann 2019
Replies: 22
Views: 6321

Re: Bachmann 2019

It seems to have gone unnoticed that Bachmann have recently had to change factories in China at short notice thus compromising this years' planned production........therefore it would not be unreasonable for them to expect a bit of patience & understanding from retailers and customers......the finan...