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by Metroland
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction
Replies: 30
Views: 2693

Re: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction

Update due shortly. 8)
by Metroland
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Varnish finish To vinyls
Replies: 1
Views: 124

Varnish finish To vinyls

Happy new year everyone. Can anyone help me with this. Ive got a couple of carriages, with new bobyside vinyls on them. Quite happy with that. But does anyone know where there might be a workshop/company to send them off for a coat of spray varnish finsh please? Im not really geared up for spraying ...
by Metroland
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction
Replies: 30
Views: 2693

Re: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction

Two more lights added, since the above was taken early this week.

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by Metroland
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction
Replies: 30
Views: 2693

Re: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction

Update time From this https://image.ibb.co/k1oSqm/AUG_1_ST_2016_973.jpg To this. https://image.ibb.co/mAmxqm/thumb_c_nail.jpg https://image.ibb.co/gMEQAm/AUG_1_ST_2016_974.jpg https://image.ibb.co/bPR2O6/vvvvjpg.jpg https://image.ibb.co/kBiwGR/AUG_1_ST_2016_1400.jpg https://image.ibb.co/c9ocqm/thumb...
by Metroland
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Great Train Set Robbery
Replies: 1
Views: 655

Great Train Set Robbery

Saw this over the weekend. Great shop, and good people. I hope they recover, and this tool is strung up by his nuts from paignton pier.

Looks like he was stealing to order as well.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/great-train-set-robbery-burglar-11308771
by Metroland
Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:32 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Transformers and Lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Re: Transformers and Lighting

Thanks for your help gents, I will follow your advice and let you know how I get on.
by Metroland
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Transformers and Lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Re: Transformers and Lighting

I believe Beli were a German 'cottage industry' maker. The trouble with all lighting is getting the required 'scale' results as all too often they are far too bright. The intensity can usually be reduced by reducing the voltage. For an initial test you can try controller accessory outputs. These ar...
by Metroland
Tue Dec 27, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Transformers and Lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Re: Transformers and Lighting

Hi

I dont have a source website, but the lights are 19v Beli ones right now.
by Metroland
Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction
Replies: 30
Views: 2693

Re: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction

Backscene, walls done. Still doing the track, signals and some ballast work.
by Metroland
Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction
Replies: 30
Views: 2693

Re: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction

memyselfand1 wrote:Looks good so far. Are the loco jacks bought or built?

Bachmann jacks. Very like the real ones.
by Metroland
Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Transformers and Lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 988

Transformers and Lighting

Hi. Willing to take advice on this one. I have placed my depot lighting, and building lighting in place. I would to know the best transformers out there to run my wiring too please. Ive never used lighting before so its all new to me... four yard floolights ( small ) and two sets of building lightin...
by Metroland
Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: dcc signals
Replies: 5
Views: 1017

Re: dcc signals

thanks everyone. i will start to dig around and look into some differnet types.
by Metroland
Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: dcc signals
Replies: 5
Views: 1017

dcc signals

Hi everyone.

Could someone please give me guide on how to set up / use modern dcc colour aspect signals. I have no idea how to wire them, to control them or what systems to use to turm them from one colour to another.

I bascially need an idiots guide to this.... :lol:
thanks
by Metroland
Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction
Replies: 30
Views: 2693

Re: Mill Lane Depot - Under Construction

Ive added a lot more stuff in and around the lifting shed, including the staff block and oil store. This is the view with the building lifted off. I added road to rail access at the front, using bachmann kerb drops. They will need painting. Plenty left to do. :lol: http://i178.photobucket.com/albums...
by Metroland
Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Turnout questions.
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: Turnout questions.

b308 wrote:Where is the derailment? If it i in the same spot it could be just the track that needs fettling. Or is it just one loco?

Could you give us a bit more detail?


Thanks.

It appears the depth of the plastic frog, is too shallow so the wheels ride up. Its both the class 66 and 70. Not best pleased.

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