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by Peterm
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Need help interrogating some decoders
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Need help interrogating some decoders

Sound like Hornby decoders to me.
by Peterm
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Removing dcc
Replies: 15
Views: 325

Re: Removing dcc

Thanks for all the replies, it sounds quite promising. According to the advert it’s a Zimo V4 DCC sound chip, a Seuthe smoke stack, and the 3 coaches are fitted with Train Tronics motion sensing lights. I’ve seen the engine and coaches for considerably less, but they don’t have any of those bits fi...
by Peterm
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Painting "shiny connecting rods/valve gear.
Replies: 10
Views: 449

Re: Painting "shiny connecting rods/valve gear.

A bit late, but that's the dogs wotsits. :)
by Peterm
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Long long time!
Replies: 14
Views: 435

Re: Long long time!

Proper job.
by Peterm
Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: J72 split chassis motor
Replies: 8
Views: 220

Re: J72 split chassis motor

Bigmet.
I think he's talking about a secondhand loco, could be wrong. I've got a split chassis J72 69023 that wore it's bearings out, so I made up and fitted some wiper pick ups. It now runs OK but sounds much like the coffee grinder mentioned by D605Eagle.
by Peterm
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: I blame my eyesight !! How did I miss this ?
Replies: 6
Views: 294

Re: I blame my eyesight !! How did I miss this ?

Nice one Geoff. They must have been impressed to do that.
by Peterm
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons Wholesale
Replies: 15
Views: 557

Re: Hattons Wholesale

I agree with Mountain. Hattons ain't altruists and these other businesses will be wanting a profit.
by Peterm
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Why do my locos keep falling apart?
Replies: 46
Views: 890

Re: Why do my locos keep falling apart?

Peterm wrote:That really does look like a decoder issue. What decoder is it?

:roll: Sorry.
by Peterm
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Why do my locos keep falling apart?
Replies: 46
Views: 890

Re: Why do my locos keep falling apart?

That really does look like a decoder issue. What decoder is it?
by Peterm
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Why do my locos keep falling apart?
Replies: 46
Views: 890

Re: Why do my locos keep falling apart?

That really does look like a decoder issue. What decoder is it?
by Peterm
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is worm removable
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Is worm removable

If you're down south, GW Models in Lancing, Sussex does them. He'll post them out too.
by Peterm
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Looking at electronic componants
Replies: 23
Views: 666

Re: Looking at electronic componants

Do you have 'Radio Spares' over there? Also known as RS Components. If so, they have all types of caps, including smd which I find are great space savers for fitting lights.
by Peterm
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: N gauge control
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: N gauge control

99.9% with Bigmet on this. The only thing is that I wouldn't bother with Lenz. Nothing wrong with them, but I've found that Zimo can give smoother starts, stops and slow running.
by Peterm
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Relco Track Cleaner
Replies: 14
Views: 703

Re: Relco Track Cleaner

That's a capacitor.
by Peterm
Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: 21 pin direct decoder
Replies: 10
Views: 345

Re: 21 pin direct decoder

Agree about the Zimo. Very good value for money.

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