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by bigbob
Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Castle Cross - Trains! (P71)
Replies: 1065
Views: 81015

Re: Castle Cross, UPDATE P12

Looks like an earthquake!! Even your busses have been knocked over :D
by bigbob
Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Woodhurst Model Railway layout
Replies: 220
Views: 29281

Re: "Needs a name" layout!

A nice email for Modellers Mecca this morning, to advise the box of flexitrack, five of the points, and three packs of wheels are on there way I have started on the final stages of the helix construction, by drilling the holes for the DCC droppers, and then soldering those droppers to the track Car...
by bigbob
Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: I'm Considering an "N" Gauge venture..., a few questions...
Replies: 24
Views: 2188

Re: I'm Considering an "N" Gauge venture..., a few questions...

can i suggest than when you sell more 00 stuff you buy some light bulbs!! I know things are hard out there at the moment so don`t rush! :lol: :lol:
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Stay-alive capacitor hacking
Replies: 68
Views: 7100

Re: Stay-alive capacitor hacking

It was a "tongue in cheek" comment so no real need for all that *word censored*!
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Stay-alive capacitor hacking
Replies: 68
Views: 7100

Re: Stay-alive capacitor hacking

Well done Brian, if it had been me i would have just gone quicker across the points but hats off to you mate for sticking with it. Nice one.

Bob
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Springfield, 'N' 6x3 Modern Era DCC
Replies: 249
Views: 37570

Re: 'N' 6x3 Modern Era

Is that it?? Put the front fogs on :lol:
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Springfield, 'N' 6x3 Modern Era DCC
Replies: 249
Views: 37570

Re: 'N' 6x3 Modern Era

Time for a play with Fibre Optic Ste, get some holes drilled in the Bus headlights!!

Bob
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Bobs layout "Beckwood" storage/shunting on 6
Replies: 103
Views: 8967

Re: Bobs layout "Beckwood" storage/shunting on 6

Quick update on the yard! :D 30 droppers fitted (can never have too many!!) New Bus Lead fitted, all tested and working :D "Concrete base layed for containers.. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v358/sas1/SNC00312.jpg Will be doing this in the workshop and fueling depot aswell. Started the fun ...
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:36 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: NEM 651 Decoders
Replies: 11
Views: 935

Re: NEM 651 Decoders

He`s trying it on a DC track for some reason!
by bigbob
Tue Apr 13, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: NEM 651 Decoders
Replies: 11
Views: 935

Re: NEM 651 Decoders

Did it work on DC without a decoder? Is your layout DC or DCC?

Bob
by bigbob
Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: DCC Track Layout - Problems!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2725

Re: DCC Track Layout - Problems!!

Looks like a reverse loop being caused by the diagonal track. Needs to be isolated from the main track with IRJ and powered by a ARM
I`m sure someone will have a nice piccy to explain better!

Bob
by bigbob
Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: What paint to use on new baseboard
Replies: 13
Views: 4221

Re: What paint to use on new baseboard

You don`t have to paint it the same colour but it may help if you miss a bit!! If you`re going to ballest pain it gray, grass areas paint green/brown etc then any bits you miss won`t be obvious with wood showing through!!

Bob
by bigbob
Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: My baseboard is covered in screws :(
Replies: 17
Views: 2173

Re: My baseboard is covered in screws :(

You need a specialist tool!

Image

:lol: :lol:
by bigbob
Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: New discoveries???
Topic: Fibre optic lighting
Replies: 37
Views: 13056

Re: Fibre optic lighting

Not very accurate though if you have 3mm sticking out the front of a Loco and want to cut it to size!
by bigbob
Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: My baseboard is covered in screws :(
Replies: 17
Views: 2173

Re: My baseboard is covered in screws :(

Can`t you screw them further in or am i missing something?? :D :D

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