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by D0260
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: adding the Hornby R8213 DCC Select Controlle
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: adding the Hornby R8213 DCC Select Controlle

What O/S is the laptop , XP, WIN7 , Win10 etc , the techniques for getting it to connect are different for each system.
by D0260
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Decal water slide paper
Replies: 1
Views: 103

Re: Decal water slide paper

As long as you remember that you can't print white ink on an inkjet printer , and give the printed decals a couple of coats of craft varnish, preferably solvent based , before any water gets near them.
by D0260
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Western numbering
Replies: 6
Views: 392

Re: Western numbering

LIMA got it totally wrong and swopped the two names compared to the number., and yes its very well known.....
by D0260
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Air Drying Clay
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: Air Drying Clay

"The Range" if you have one nearby , do it much cheaper than that , and a big emulsion-bucket full of of 8 big packs of DAS ( Red or Grey ) for about £14 , Less than £2 a block
by D0260
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby Decoders not to NRMA standards?
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: Hornby Decoders not to NRMA standards?

Quote:- ...........TTS is a real pain to use on NCE-Most end up just putting a different chip in. ENDQUOTE

I use NCE and the last loco to have TTS was a Hornby King class... absolutely no problem, so please don't include me in that blatant incorrect assertion.
by D0260
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby Decoders not to NRMA standards?
Replies: 9
Views: 334

Re: Hornby Decoders not to NRM standards?

It might work, it might not, You can only try it.
Lets be certain, the NCE DCC is fully DCC NMRA compliant.......
The Hornby DCC chip may not be ...
by D0260
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: Led's
Replies: 11
Views: 1487

Re: Led's

Poundland used to be a 'pound' to purchase, but it no longer is , and there are lots of occasions where the item is unpriced. Last week I picked an unpriced pack of 4 marker pens, went to the self checkout as that was all I had - and there was a pound in back pocket.. £2 please said the till, and th...
by D0260
Tue May 29, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Weather Powders
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: Weather Powders

Try the Humbrol powders from most model shops...
by D0260
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING

Possible replacement PSU , make sure its the UK item selected , all for about £3.23 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/14V-2A-Power-Supply-Adaptor-AC-to-DC-Converter-Charger-Plug-Switching-Adapterr/311955905988?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=610749964530&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649
by D0260
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Cd rom motor disappointment
Replies: 13
Views: 1411

Re: Cd rom motor disappointment

Why should all motors have the same characteristics, If they were you wouldn't need CV2 adjustable at all.? Depending on which CDROM motor it is, it may not be able to move a reasonable length HST at all , they are not designed for power , but smooth running, and it doesnt take much energy to spin a...
by D0260
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: mainline warship
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: mainline warship

Give Replica Railways a call,

http://www.replicarailways.co.uk/
by D0260
Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:45 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: eLink
Replies: 10
Views: 949

Re: eLink

Not so much PC compatible, as requires a PC ( not tablet) to work , or an Elite. Otherwise well worth perserbering with any problems as its quite complicated to get it going. Tablets + mobiles can be used for a throttle as long as they all have licences from Hornby for each.. Got to disagree with t...
by D0260
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: eLink
Replies: 10
Views: 949

Re: eLink

Not so much PC compatible, as requires a PC ( not tablet) to work , or an Elite. Otherwise well worth perserbering with any problems as its quite complicated to get it going. Tablets + mobiles can be used for a throttle as long as they all have licences from Hornby for each..

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