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by mjb1961
Sat May 12, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Newb' Naivety, Relief & Praise God for the Internet
Replies: 11
Views: 291

Re: Newb' Naivety, Relief & Praise God for the Internet

Hi ,,,if possible ,,get 3rd radius R609 ,even better for avoiding derailments ,,,
by mjb1961
Fri May 04, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: OXFORD RAIL WAGONS
Replies: 11
Views: 469

Re: OXFORD RAIL WAGONS

Hi,,,,I hadn't really noticed the white wall effect on the wheels of the ones I have ,I've just bought a bundle of 14 new wagons off eBay ,,,I'd go with the permenant black marker ,,,sounds like the easiest solution to me ,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New / Old
Replies: 17
Views: 668

Re: New / Old

Dublo wrote:Hi MJB

I live in London and the size of my layout which fills the room is 11'4" by 5 '10"


Thanks for the reply ,,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New / Old
Replies: 17
Views: 668

Re: New / Old

Hi Dublo,,and welcome to the forum ,,,your layout is looking good and I shall be keeping an eye on its progress so keep up the posts ,,,but could I ask you a couple of things ,,where abouts in the uk / world are you and what size is your layout ,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: MRC Prodigy Advance DCC controller.. any good?
Replies: 17
Views: 504

Re: MRC Prodigy Advance DCC controller.. any good?

Thank you flashbang and bufferstop, good advice on both accounts. I’m certainly not going to import anything from abroad and privet won’t now bid on the one on eBay. I think it’s probably best to get as new as you can for the Indy it can afford and as I said before I think £150 is my limit for now....
by mjb1961
Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: MRC Prodigy Advance DCC controller.. any good?
Replies: 17
Views: 504

Re: MRC Prodigy Advance DCC controller.. any good?

Hi ,,,,I have the MRC prodigy advance2 ,,,,,,bought off eBay 2nd hand a couple of months ago for £165 ,,,,,and would say it is an excellent CONTROLER ,,,prior to that I had the NCE powercab ,again an excellent CONTROLER ,you can get the powercab new for. @ £155 from coastal dcc ,,either one of these...
by mjb1961
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: More eBay nonsense...........
Replies: 1179
Views: 123151

Re: More eBay nonsense...........

Shill Bidding ? What do you mean exactly by shill bidding ,,,,
by mjb1961
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: More eBay nonsense...........
Replies: 1179
Views: 123151

Re: More eBay nonsense...........

D605Eagle wrote:Really...Honestly...has the world gone mad????
clicky


Yes it is going mad ,,,,,highly desired loco I know but surely not that highly desired ,,,just in the last 7 days a HORNBY live steam ,,Papyrus,,,sold on ebay for £2600,,,,yes ,,two thousand six hundred pounds ,,
by mjb1961
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Boxes - keep or throw away?
Replies: 18
Views: 530

Re: Boxes - keep or throw away?

Some time ago I saw this sort of joke on the net ,,,,,,, husband says to his wife ,,when I die I want you to promise that you will bury me with all my money ,he tells her that he earned it so it all should go with him ,so she agrees,,,,the day comes and at his funeral she puts a box in with him befo...
by mjb1961
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Boxes - keep or throw away?
Replies: 18
Views: 530

Re: Boxes - keep or throw away?

I'd keep them as well for the future,,,you may not sell them but when you kick the bucket someone else probably will ,,,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: HORNBY R3098 BR TORNADO
Replies: 5
Views: 260

Re: HORNBY R3098 BR TORNADO

Hi ,,,I've got the same one r3098 ,,I bought it when it first came out ,,,6 or 7 years ago or more ,,,I can confirm it is in the correct box ,,I E,,,a railroad box and with a fancy sleeve ,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dapol "Wheelsspoke" & Disc
Replies: 17
Views: 463

Re: Dapol "Wheelsspoke" & Disc

Hi George ,,,is there not anything American that would be suitable ,,probably a lot cheaper as well ,,,@ $ 1.00 a bag ,,,,the price they have reached for HORNBY and Bachmann it will soon be cheaper to turn your own :D :D :D
by mjb1961
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING
Replies: 11
Views: 365

Re: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING

Hi. Am new here and seeking help/guidance 're NCE Power Can. Yesterday for no 'obvious' reason my power can 'froze' , the only thing that functions is the thumbwheel. All other buttons fail to respond to touch. Hi Andy ,,,,I had this happen a few times on my powercab ,,,usually I just switched off ...
by mjb1961
Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING
Replies: 11
Views: 365

Re: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING

You cannot use a Gaugemaster Combi power supply to feed a PowerCab! GM Combi has an input of 18volt AC . NCE PowerCab requires an input of 12 to 15 volt DC at ideally not greater than 2.0Amp. Inputting AC (Alternating current) to the PowerCab wont do it any good at all and it will never work! The P...
by mjb1961
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING
Replies: 11
Views: 365

Re: NCE POWERCAB NOT WORKING

Hi flashbang,,,,,the AC/DC stuff ,I didn't realise at the time ,,,however,I've now bought a MRC prodigy advance 2 ,,,,I may look into a PSU suitable for the powercab and if it works then great ,if not ,I'll put it away in its box and forget about it ,,,,,

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