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by pheaton
Mon Feb 01, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Class 15
Replies: 15
Views: 3496

Re: Class 15

AFAIK 5 survived as carriage heaters, they were all in departmental use hence the number, that one in the photo is not in blue but a variation of green with full yellow ends and double arrows, all were unable to move under there own power by this time. the remaining 5 were withdrawn after 10 years a...
by pheaton
Mon Feb 01, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby live steam is this the end?
Replies: 82
Views: 7786

Re: Hornby live steam is this the end?

It is a shame i think really... a little more refinement and the system could have really caught on as it does have a fanbase on the hornby forums... Issues againsed it were lack of compatability with existing DC/DCC layouts...although i did hear there was a way it could be modified to theoretically...
by pheaton
Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Class 15
Replies: 15
Views: 3496

Re: Class 15

"Think I'll save for a couple of Rail Blue ones though"

you'll be saving a very long time...they never carried rail blue, all were withdrawn by 1971!
by pheaton
Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Heljan Kestrel
Replies: 91
Views: 16870

Re: Heljan Kestrel

I remember reading the 'Shock' news that it might have survived up until about 1991, and people from the UK were trying to find it at the time with the intention of rescuing it, in one of the first issues of Traction about 15 years ago. Apparently they were sent on a wild goose chase to various yar...
by pheaton
Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Heljan Kestrel
Replies: 91
Views: 16870

Re: Heljan Kestrel

Completely off topic and not wishing to start another debate but, I knew an engine driver of that time and he used to call them "the 50 fifties" because he said that was your chance of getting there. :lol: Very true indeed....was he Bristol Bath Road Based by any chance?? reason being...t...
by pheaton
Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: traintonics signal wiring trouble
Replies: 18
Views: 4157

Re: traintonics signal wiring trouble

Thats what happens when i guess :oops:

Thanks flashbang... :D
by pheaton
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: traintonics signal wiring trouble
Replies: 18
Views: 4157

Re: traintonics signal wiring trouble

For the benefit of Flashbang, a traintronics (3 aspect interface board) http://xs343.xs.to/xs343/09381/100_1616__small_761.jpg The way i see it is wire the negative side of the rotary switch to the 0v terminal and then each postive position (BETWEEN the power supply) then to the light required...fee...
by pheaton
Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Rewind X04 Motor
Replies: 15
Views: 5360

Re: Rewind X04 Motor

X04....was that the one fitted to the blue pullman, 31 and the cobo? or was it the one fitted to the 47? or was that the flieshmann? (yes i know ive spelt it wrong)

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