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by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: DCC Controller / Decoder Edward No 2 Engine
Replies: 0
Views: 182

DCC Controller / Decoder Edward No 2 Engine

Hi all Hopefully I'll get some advice from you lot before I have to contact the seller. I bought a Edward (No 2) Loco (From Thomas and Friends), when I was at my local Railway Exhibit, weekend of November 12th. Paid £30, took it home and a friend decoded and tested on his set. To keep things simple,...
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Controlling Points on DCC Layout with SELECT?
Replies: 4
Views: 902

Controlling Points on DCC Layout with SELECT?

Can it be done?

And if not, how do I control points on my layout - I have 3, soon to be 5 or 6
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F

cheers, main oval and siding are complete, as and pack F is also in place. We're placed the power track on the outer oval, and attached point clips to all 3 points, ie: top siding, bottom crossover, and bottom siding (Track Pack F) All loco's are new (2) or have been programmed by by friend to work ...
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F

since we aren't really modelling as such we using track mat - its only for a 6 year old, so not going OTT thanks for the help so far on this very important/special day. as it stands we have this layout below and wondered if we could place the power track in the position of the purple track as below....
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F

I have some point clips so that'll do that job!

Remind me, is it 2 clips per point

Also can i pin the track to the board and extend with Pack B say tomorrow, Pack C next week, etc, or is advaisable to get all the track together first.
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F

With DCC, you only need 1 power connection to the track. You should have one of these linky to connect to the controller. C. :) Yes, that right matey... I do have one of those.. Plug the leads from the Select into the Power Track. It doesn't matter where on the layout it is fitted. It looks like th...
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 3:01 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Re: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F

These are what are missing! .....

Image

Don't understand where the power track piece goes?, surely it needs to be near the controller?
by Disco21
Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F
Replies: 17
Views: 1577

Setup Help!! Mixed Freight Layout + Packs B and F

Hi all Well, what a good start to Xmas Day. We've laid the TrackMat and have went to lay the track. All the pieces are there apart from the 2x power clips!! Where on this earth do I get two power clips in Newcastle Upon Tyne today?!!!! (ARRRGHH!!) Secondly, when looking at the plan as below, we do n...
by Disco21
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Edward Loco Coal Tender Casing?
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Re: Hornby Edward Loco Coal Tender Casing?

Broken Casing http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/5546/coaltender.jpg Acutal Loco - Edwward with Coal Tender - Chipped/Decoded for DCC use. http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/9293/edward1s.jpg http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/6831/edward2hc.jpg Sorry for poor quality of images - had to use old camer...
by Disco21
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Edward Loco Coal Tender Casing?
Replies: 1
Views: 947

Hornby Edward Loco Coal Tender Casing?

Hi all, Possibly a long shot, but does anyone have, or know where I can get hold of a Edward Loco Coal Tender Casing? Our current one, although working is slighty chipped/cracked on either side at the back (pics can be uploaded later). Its for my son for Xmas and i'm sure he'll be not bothered, but ...
by Disco21
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: Back Scene/Landscape
Replies: 5
Views: 929

Back Scene/Landscape

Hi all Just wondering if anyone can help with regards to Back Scenes? Our back board if you like will be approx 1800mm in length by 1200mm. We're looking for a nice back scene/landscape to add to this, and wanted, if possible, Thomas The Tank Scene? We have looked at this page (http://www.newmodelle...
by Disco21
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: first layout drwg
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: first layout drwg

wow you really have planned this haven't you! Around 200 pieces of track even before you start!! Do you know how much that will cost? Reason I'm asking is I'm after some track (albeit on a smaller scale than you), but found its very expensive!! I need Track Pack C,D and F (We have all the rest), but...
by Disco21
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: Track Mat to Baseboard?
Replies: 16
Views: 5703

Re: Track Mat to Baseboard?

Somehow, I dont think I'll use that! lol
by Disco21
Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Track/Layout Design
Topic: first layout drwg
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: first layout drwg

Nice layout, looks massive!

Wonder how much track it will take to complet that layout? Do you have any ideas?
by Disco21
Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: Baseboard / DCC Selet Controller Wiring?
Replies: 6
Views: 1362

Re: Baseboard / DCC Selet Controller Wiring?

ah ok, possibly will be. I'll get a new pack anyway... cheers bud

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