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by bobsson
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Please Help with Points Problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: Please Help with Points Problem.

Thank you to both Jim and Flashbang for your replies I went out to the shed and wired a couple of switches as per your your instructions and it worked, I will complete the wiring later today, I usually use Insulfrog points but this was the first time I ever used electrofrog, I guess my old head is n...
by bobsson
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Please Help with Points Problem.
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Please Help with Points Problem.

Hi There, I have just laid the track for a new layout which is single loop with passing loop and four sidings, it is my second foray into DCC and this time I used Peco Electrofrog Points, everyhting seems to b e working as it should but I am an old school type of bloke that still prefers DC over DCC...
by bobsson
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: what do you hope to achieve from your model railway?
Replies: 35
Views: 1460

Re: what do you hope to achieve from your model railway?

I am afraid I don't have an artistic bone in my body so I know I will never be able to create a masterpiece, I do the best I can with what I have learned about the hobby over many years so I am quite happy, what I lack in artistic flair is made up with a reasonable knowledge of electronics and build...
by bobsson
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby make attempt at World Domination
Replies: 21
Views: 2089

Re: Hornby make attempt at World Domination

With the price Hornby are asking for their locos and coaches I would say they are making an attempt at plundering peoples wallets as well :lol:

Dave.
by bobsson
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Do the increasing prices of model railways effect how much you spend?
Replies: 32
Views: 1605

Re: Do the increasing prices of model railways effect how much you spend?

The only thing I can see myselt buying in the future is glue, paint, card, scatter, trees, people and printer cartridges, as for locos and rolling stock I have no intention of encouraging Dick Turpin or Jesse James, Hattons 2nd hand stuff is looking pretty good, when buying a new loco costs more tha...
by bobsson
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: JAMES MAY'S BIG TROUBLE IN MODEL BRITAIN 06/03/19
Replies: 83
Views: 4352

Re: JAMES MAY'S BIG TROUBLE IN MODEL BRITAIN 06/03/19

Regardless of how many TV shows they make about Hornby they still have to sell the product, after looking at the price of latest release locos I for one wont be buying anything from them, it wasn't that long ago that we were complaining about prices reaching a hundred quid now they are nearly two hu...

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