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by mjb1961
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Rails/Heljan BR 18000 Gas Turbine in 4mm/OO
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: Rails/Heljan BR 18000 Gas Turbine in 4mm/OO

Quite fancy one of these ,just to collect,maybe the first version in gloss black ,the thing about pre ordering things like this is it takes around 18 months before you receive it ,if your lucky ,I've had the NER autocoach ( rails exclusive ) on pre order since this time last year and it is due to be...
by mjb1961
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: 48DS first impressions
Replies: 26
Views: 1587

Re: 48DS first impressions

Haven't removed mine from the box ,only removed the sleeve to take a peep ,really is a lovely model ,,,mjb :D :D
by mjb1961
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Sleeper grime spray paint
Replies: 8
Views: 400

Re: Sleeper grime spray paint

Paul-H wrote:Have a look at Halfords Camo Brown, looks quite a good colour for track sleepers.

Paul

Will do ,thanks
by mjb1961
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Sleeper grime spray paint
Replies: 8
Views: 400

Re: Sleeper grime spray paint

I would say .. No. Tracks normally look rusty dirty browny colour. But it depends where the tracks are. If they are in and around a yard or steam engine shed or workshops you may not see the sleepers at all for the build up of dirty grime old ash and coal ect. I would go for the rusty dirty brown l...
by mjb1961
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Sleeper grime spray paint
Replies: 8
Views: 400

Re: Sleeper grime spray paint

Thankyou for your fast replies,,and 'NO' footplate halfords don't sell railway colours ,I just mentioned halfords as somewhere I could possibly buy some Matt spray cheaper ,,,so back on topic I would be best going for a browny rust sort of colour ,I'll have a look ,,thankyou :D ,,mjb
by mjb1961
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Sleeper grime spray paint
Replies: 8
Views: 400

Sleeper grime spray paint

Hi ,,,I've been thinking about spraying the tracks with the sleeper grime spray to tone down the shiny sleepers ,now model match sleeper grime is £15.50"on eBay / £7.50 plus post from hattons,I think a bit expensive so what about ordinary Matt black spray ,would that give the same result or not...
by mjb1961
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Start voltage adjustment TTS decoder (rebuilt MN)
Replies: 6
Views: 418

Re: Start voltage adjustment TTS decoder (rebuilt MN)

Hi,,,running tts equipped LOCOS in 128 speed steps is best ,,mjb :roll:
by mjb1961
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: TTS Chip ina DMU?
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: TTS Chip ina DMU?

Hi,,it depends on how prototypical you want to be or are,me personally would just pick any one ,but maybe not the HST ones with the velenta engine sound files ,or a more expensive one that is correct for your dmu,hope this helps ,,mjb
by mjb1961
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: New controller
Replies: 18
Views: 1618

Re: New controller

Hi spike,,,do you remember what controller they used in the shop,my guess would be an American one ,NCE,MRC ,if you don't perhaps you could email them ,if you can find out what controller it is then you know which one should work ,,just a thought mjb
by mjb1961
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann 32-525ds deltic ticking sound when turned off
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Bachmann 32-525ds deltic ticking sound when turned off

Thanks again guys for your replies,,,ironduke,F8 on the decoder is cab lights on/off but thanks anyway ,it doesn't effect it's running and responds to the commands I send it ,you know I think it is part of its shut down / stop sequence ,this is my first diesel sound loco ,I'm used to steam engines ,...
by mjb1961
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann 32-525ds deltic ticking sound when turned off
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Bachmann 32-525ds deltic ticking sound when turned off

Hi ,,thankyou for your replies,,,the more I listen to the sound on the loco and the video the more I'm convinced it is supposed to be there ,thanks again ,,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann 32-525ds deltic ticking sound when turned off
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Bachmann 32-525ds deltic ticking sound when turned off

Hi ,,does anyone have the above mentioned loco with sound ,,,if so does it give a ticking noise / sound after F1 fades out ,it sounds a bit like your car engine starting to cool down after a long run in hot weather ,,I've just acquired this loco and have noticed this sound ,the date on the box puts ...
by mjb1961
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: LUCA'S TRAIN PAGE -BALKAN MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: LUCA'S TRAIN PAGE -BALKAN MODEL RAILWAY LAYOUT

Very nice layout Luca,it makes a change to see a layout that is not based on uk railways.
by mjb1961
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Back drop mounting: advice please
Replies: 4
Views: 372

Re: Back drop mounting: advice please

Hi Chops ,,,,what brand of backscenes are they ? I've recently bought gaugemaster photographic backscenes and have also bought a bottle of view glue ,,reccomomended ,specialy formulated for the backscenes ,I haven't used them yet soi can't comment on the glue ,to be honest I'm a bit scared I case th...
by mjb1961
Sun May 26, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: extra controller for NCE power cab
Replies: 1
Views: 200

Re: extra controller for NCE power cab

Hi Billydot,,,,I would say only the cab06 ,unless another powercab controler can be used ,there should be a picture on the back of the box sleeve showing how to upgrade ,,,mjb

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