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by Ironduke
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:18 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Which side for the driver?
Replies: 9
Views: 53

Re: Which side for the driver?

At one point the cab is so full of people you can't tell who is driving. You could always do that.
by Ironduke
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Help needed with DCC short circuit
Replies: 5
Views: 25

Re: Help needed with DCC short circuit

also make sure you don't leave that steel ruler on the track
by Ironduke
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Which side for the driver?
Replies: 9
Views: 53

Re: Which side for the driver?

There's a class 06 shunter in this video https://youtu.be/hQvdahW6o18
by Ironduke
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Help needed with DCC short circuit
Replies: 5
Views: 25

Re: Help needed with DCC short circuit

Hi Monday
A photo would help
by Ironduke
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: bachmann J72 (new) issue
Replies: 6
Views: 92

Re: bachmann J72 (new) issue

here is a link to a video that demonstrates the issue https://youtu.be/UVnij82TZs0 That is very odd behaviour. I suppose a rolling road makes better contact with each loco wheel via two rolling wheels, whereas on the track there is only one point of contact, but that's a significant difference in p...
by Ironduke
Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Converting 7mm to 4mm prints via % in paint
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: Converting 7mm to 4mm prints via % in paint

Hi End2end I've found seating cover sheets in 7mm (O) and need to convert them to 4mm (OO). These are something you want to print onto paper or what? for printing you will get better results using something like GIMP With this, rather than reducing the picture size you can reduce the printing size b...
by Ironduke
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Using "Quote" and other editor commands.
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Using "Quote" and other editor commands.

If you're typing a reply and need some guidance, you can click on the BBCode link to the right of the text box, under the smilies.
by Ironduke
Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Help desperately reuired Bachmann Deltic
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: Help desperately reuired Bachmann Deltic

lappylugs3 wrote:I am willing to pay for a repair and prepared to post to the uk.


Where are you located, Kevin?
by Ironduke
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Soldering Iron
Replies: 10
Views: 200

Re: Soldering Iron

I’ve noticed that some irons are for lead free solder, not sure what that’s all about either. You don't need to use lead free solder but manufacterers do use it, so your new iron needs to be able to cope with that. i.e. get a soldering station that says it is suitable for lead-free solder. You can ...
by Ironduke
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: HORNBY RAILMASTER WITH E-LINK
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: HORNBY RAILMASTER WITH E-LINK

RAF96 wrote:The loco moving is just the decoder sending an acknowledgement back to RM that it has heard the instruction.


Exactly. That's what I meant.
by Ironduke
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Do I really need twisted cable for DCC bus?
Replies: 10
Views: 295

Re: Do I really need twisted cable for DCC bus?

centenary wrote: Im wondering if I really need to twist my bus wires


no.
You don't twist speaker wires. Same thing basically.
by Ironduke
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: [Hornby] How To Build A Baseboard
Replies: 20
Views: 487

Re: [Hornby] How To Build A Baseboard

I bought the table in a charity shop for $20
by Ironduke
Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Michaela's Layout
Replies: 43
Views: 3233

Re: Michaela's Layout

hi Michaela

How did you get the camera to stay on the loco at 2.20? Is it a special camera?
by Ironduke
Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: HORNBY RAILMASTER WITH E-LINK
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: HORNBY RAILMASTER WITH E-LINK

So the loco is moving when you read or write a CV?
It must be doing something.

Sounds like you need Hornby tech support.
by Ironduke
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: HORNBY RAILMASTER WITH E-LINK
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: HORNBY RAILMASTER WITH E-LINK

Wow I must say the documentation is hard to find

I think this is it http://www.rail-master.com/guide_en.pdf

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