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by Flashbang
Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: New to dcc large layout
Replies: 14
Views: 225

Re: New to dcc large layout

I feel you may wish to consider how you spend your hard earned money! :o Options... A four track DC controller or four separate ones will cost around £140ish (New Gaugemaster model Q from GM is listed at £199.95!) its £149 from Hattons. A Morley four track controller is £135 plus P & P. Unless y...
by Flashbang
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: New to dcc large layout
Replies: 14
Views: 225

Re: New to dcc large layout

Hi If your layout is to be fixed then consider using 2.5mm2 solid wire taken from former mains cable stripped of its outer grey sheath. You don't normally have more than one pair of bus wires and all tracks are tapped off of that pair. I would hold fire on considering a booster at this stage. The El...
by Flashbang
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Model Railway Photography
Topic: And The Next Photo Will Have
Replies: 940
Views: 188508

Re: And The Next Photo Will Have

Coal yard and carriage sidings.jpg


Next....Tunnel Portal
by Flashbang
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: LED Lighting
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Re: LED Lighting

One of these would be ideal ... Link 1
You will find one of these 2.1mm x 5.5mm female connectors helpful too. Connector link

Or with a larger output Link 2 This one comes with the connector
by Flashbang
Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.

The new look MRF is running and seems stable so you can register whenever you're able to. :D
by Flashbang
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.

Thank you chaps. I hope we can all get back together again soon. Please bear with me. It's rather a long haul for me but I'm sure the forum will again rise from the ashes. 8)
by Flashbang
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.

It is with deep regret that I have to advise all that Model Railway Forum.co.uk users that it will permanently be closed. My paid for hosting company responsible for supporting the forum will not accept VBuiltin board formats! The old forum owner no longer wishes to support it . I have spent far too...
by Flashbang
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.

Now back up, but may need to occasionally close for maintenance/correction work during this week.
It may be worthwhile entering the full URL to gain access. http://www.modelrailwayforum.co.uk]
by Flashbang
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Reset CV for Dapol Class 68
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Reset CV for Dapol Class 68

Dapol are using their own Imperium branded decoders
According to the data sheet reset is CV8 value of 4.
https://www.dapol.co.uk/pdfs/imperium%20cvlist_1-0D.pdf
and....
https://www.dapol.co.uk/pdfs/Imperium_instructions.pdf
by Flashbang
Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Soldering
Replies: 32
Views: 877

Re: Soldering

Perfect flux for use on any electrical joint if additional flux is needed. Reflow flux tends to be alcohol based so ensure the top is securely replaced quickly after use or it will disappear quickly. To stop it falling over place the bottle inside an old coffee mug, which makes the whole lot much mo...
by Flashbang
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.

This forum works fine for me in France (I use Opera). But another UK forum seems to be out of order. Every time I try to watch it I got this: "This page has been reserved for future use" . That is because it it has been temporarily taken down! As per the notice that was displayed on that ...
by Flashbang
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is this site being worked on? Problem solved. It was at my end.
Replies: 28
Views: 698

Re: Is this site being worked on?

I had my brothers have a look and there is no internet explorer on my tablet. Not sure how to get an URL. <SNIP> If it has internet access and a browser of any type.... Try Downloading Google Chrome and then use that. When you open any new and frequently used web site in Chrome go to the top right ...
by Flashbang
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: PWM controller
Replies: 16
Views: 445

Re: PWM controller

Hello everyone, I am looking for a good PWM controller but I am a little lost. What is the best choice for this type of controller? Thank you for your help. As I posted on the Model Railway Forum to your question.... You need to understand the difference between the two... PWM (Pulse Width Modulati...
by Flashbang
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Manual
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: Manual

You don't have to print it.
Just save the download to somewhere on your PC of tablet and read it as and when you want too. :D

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