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by fourtytwo
Thu Nov 03, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Under assault from multiple progects
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: Under assault from multiple progects

Aww thank you so much for your kind comments :) Actually the big Trafo is a 500W isolation transformer coupled to a 3Kva Variac you cannot see under the bench used together to test high voltage nasty things like the prototype SMPS back center. The variac is also handy for simmering 5 gallons of wine...
by fourtytwo
Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: The Workbench
Topic: Under assault from multiple progects
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Under assault from multiple progects

I dont know if other people have this problem but I have so many things on the go at once, many waiting for parts, so I get this result!
by fourtytwo
Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Wheel cleaner
Replies: 8
Views: 1157

Re: Wheel cleaner

I'd like to know too. I almost bought one of these a few weeks ago, but as I have some models with traction tyres I wanted something that would work for everything, so I ended up getting a Peco brush and scraper set. I model in N and to be honest I find the implements too large and the whole thing ...
by fourtytwo
Mon Oct 31, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Super Capacitors for DC Running?
Replies: 12
Views: 1573

Re: Super Capacitors for DC Running?

This is a very interesting thread I have vexed on this issue for many a year but in particular unless I am mistaken nobody has mentioned gauge! I am an N gauge modeller 99% steam outline and finding the space for either a large capacitance or mechanical flywheel is very difficult indeed. Ohh I shoul...

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