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by Dave S
Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:12 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Creating your own backscene
Replies: 58
Views: 6510

Re: Creating your own backscene

Barry, it is so good, so convincing, my first thought was, do they want colunteers to help cut back the greenery! The old Landy is as iconic legend in miniature form as it is in reality. Alot of what we do is an illusion, and any background, rather than "the room" helps preserves that illusion... bu...
by Dave S
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Practical size?
Replies: 16
Views: 2135

Re: Practical size?

As Mountain Goat says, thats a workable 6 by 4 feet in OO land. 50 years ago N guage was twice the cost of OO as it required higher engineering, but I've read there is little price difference now. My neighbour at time had N guage and modelled German railways that featured hills. He had modular secti...
by Dave S
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC kit list options for new wifi loft layout
Replies: 15
Views: 1763

Re: DCC kit list options for new wifi loft layout

Thank-you Roger. Reading web I assumed most would have adopted the system, but your reply suggests is it still niche (but progressing). Previous systems need investment in time and hardware so I guess reluctance or little imperative to replace/update. I found this (not sure if links allowed) https:/...
by Dave S
Fri Jan 14, 2022 5:26 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: DCC kit list options for new wifi loft layout
Replies: 15
Views: 1763

DCC kit list options for new wifi loft layout

I'm trying to work out the shopping list for DCC train/points control with wireless/tablet control with option for additional hand controller. I'm starting from scratch in a loft space, in OO. Previous experience is 50 years ago, but I'm guessing that's true for many here. For context, I'm in UK, st...