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by mjb1961
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Prodigy sounds stuck on
Replies: 15
Views: 430

Re: Prodigy sounds stuck on

Hi john,,I was having this problem yesterday with my Dapol black label,I have the MRC prodigy advance 2 which is the same as yours,I had to switch it off at the mains ,and this happened at least half a dozen times ,I was replacing some track at the time which was not fixed down properly so I put it ...
by mjb1961
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Trains Stationary!!
Replies: 33
Views: 1259

Re: Trains Stationary!!

Hi,,,what decoders did you buy ?,I don't know anything about the Bachmann EZ command but if it is anything like the Hornby select then it might not be compatible with the decoders ,also to try ,use the decoder from the jinty to see if the other trains will run ,also try the three decoders in the jin...
by mjb1961
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Captain Tom
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Re: Captain Tom

6412 wrote:Just found out by looking at my Hornby account that mine was dispatched yesterday (8/8) but I’ve not had any email yet nor do I know how it is coming, so waiting with bated breath!

DPD delivered mine ,..
by mjb1961
Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Captain Tom
Replies: 6
Views: 365

Captain Tom

Received mine today ,very nice ,nothing special other than the name and the livery etc but there are a couple of let's say 'gifts' inside the box ,I won't say what they are and ruin the surprise :D :D
by mjb1961
Sat Jul 18, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Speed and acceleration problem
Replies: 14
Views: 589

Re: Speed and acceleration problem

Hi,,,in real life the 08 class wouldn't be a fast train,I think this has come up before on the forum ,I've got an 08 dcc fitted and that is slow .
by mjb1961
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: NCE Power Cab V Gaugemaster Prodigy.
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: NCE Power Cab V Gaugemaster Prodigy.

I have had the powercab and it is a great controler,I now have a MRC prodigy advance 2,between the two you are comparing I would definitely go with the NCE powercab.
by mjb1961
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: The new 'smokey joe 'R3822
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: The new 'smokey joe 'R3822

Bigmet wrote:If it is the same loco as previous Smokey Joes/Caley pugs etc there's room above the worm end of the motor and more can be made by sawing off a little from the front upstand of the casting, and the wiring is readily accessible.

And thankyou to you bigmet for the extra info,,
by mjb1961
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: The new 'smokey joe 'R3822
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: The new 'smokey joe 'R3822

Alexander Court wrote:He can be wired to DCC but will involve soldering, Hornby have a guide if you follow this link:
https://www.hornby.com/uk-en/hornby-dcc ... stallation

Hope that helps,
Alex

That's great Alexander ..thanks
by mjb1961
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: The new 'smokey joe 'R3822
Replies: 7
Views: 425

The new 'smokey joe 'R3822

Hi ,,I've ordered this new smokey joe ,still waiting for it to arrive,what I would like to know is ,could it be converted to dcc ,I'm sure it isn't dcc ready and I'm also sure the chassis and motor etc are the same as it was years ago ,I know that space might be a problem but still I would like to k...
by mjb1961
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: Market Street (formerly CandO)
Replies: 7
Views: 500

Re: Market Street (formerly CandO)

I wouldn't say amateur,you've done a great job . :D :D
by mjb1961
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Heljan Beyer Garratt
Replies: 7
Views: 227

Re: Heljan Beyer Garratt

Have you seen the ones on offer at rails of Sheffield @ £200.00
by mjb1961
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Completely new to model railways
Replies: 8
Views: 391

Re: Completely new to model railways

Hi and welcome to the forum ,,,first of all are you after building a permanent layout,track on board etc,what do you have to start you off ,track ? ,please let us know and also eBay I'm afraid is your best option,I've bought thousands of pounds worth of items off eBay with only a couple of bad trans...
by mjb1961
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 100
Views: 155411

Re: BARGAINS!

Don't worry about it ,,forget it,it's old news,end of !! :) :)
by mjb1961
Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 100
Views: 155411

Re: BARGAINS!

Bufferstop wrote:Just hang on, Peco is back in action and the first catch up shipments have gone out.


People profiteering from a pandemic,,,
by mjb1961
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 100
Views: 155411

Re: BARGAINS!

Absolute bargain ,4 lengths of peco flexi ,brand new never used ,,bargain at £125.99 ,if you are interested then search ,,goldfishinovations,,on eBay :roll: Being as the listing shows 124 sold, I assume the seller is out of stock and hence set the price this high to deter buyers till he has more st...

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