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by Free_at_last
Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Problems with layout
Replies: 14
Views: 1539

Re: Problems with layout

It should tell you in the manual.
by Free_at_last
Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Other Model Railway Manufacturers and Gauges
Topic: Just a bit of fun
Replies: 15
Views: 2615

Re: Just a bit of fun

Looks like a few posts have been deleted too.
by Free_at_last
Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.
Replies: 15
Views: 3387

Re: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.

They come with a pack of screws.
by Free_at_last
Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: 20% Price Increases
Replies: 43
Views: 8846

Re: 20% Price Increases

eagle50043 wrote: if last year a loco cost £80, this year at 20% it will cost an extra £17 so would be £102.


Who gets the other £5.00?
by Free_at_last
Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ratio OO gauge Coal Sacks question
Replies: 21
Views: 2107

Re: Ratio OO gauge Coal Sacks question

There must be a reason why you asked the forum members a question you could have looked up on the internet first. Why did you not do this for yourself in the first place? Ratio's OO Coal Sacks kit #526 contains eight coal sacks aligned along each side of three sprues, with a weighing scale on one e...
by Free_at_last
Sat Aug 16, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ratio OO gauge Coal Sacks question
Replies: 21
Views: 2107

Re: Ratio OO gauge Coal Sacks question

They are the weights for the balance scales.
by Free_at_last
Sat Aug 16, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Ratio OO gauge Coal Sacks question
Replies: 21
Views: 2107

Re: Ratio OO gauge Coal Sacks question

I seem to recall a pack of sacks that had items to make up sets of scales.
by Free_at_last
Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.
Replies: 15
Views: 3387

Re: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.

Lysander wrote:I cannot find these on Hattons site: do you know if they are for sale yet ? I'd like to try some on a pair of Tri-ang EM2s to improve performace.

Tony

I think they were samples of a new product, there is no labeling or product number on the packet.
by Free_at_last
Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.
Replies: 15
Views: 3387

Re: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.

Just had a go at fitting to a Bachmann Ivatt class 2 tender.

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by Free_at_last
Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.
Replies: 15
Views: 3387

DCC Concepts OO gauge wheel pickups.

I was at Hattons last Friday and enjoyed a chat with Richard Johnson, he was there showing some of his new products. He gave me these to try... http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww303/Kettingkrad/OOgaugewheelpickups_zps9f75a82e.jpg I am going to get some Dcc Concepts red loco lamps and have a go fi...
by Free_at_last
Tue Jun 24, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: How do you cope with expansion.
Replies: 4
Views: 622

How do you cope with expansion.

I have built three platforms using Ratio kits, all nine sections long. At the moment each platform length is in two parts, one of 5 sections and one of four, and not yet fixed to the baseboard. The problem I have is that each afternoon when I go in to the railway shed there is a gap of about 1/8&quo...
by Free_at_last
Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann 2014 announcement/catalogue
Replies: 9
Views: 1860

Re: Bachmann 2014 announcement/catalogue

Some LMS (not ex) coaches.
by Free_at_last
Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: LMS Beyer Garratt at Hattons
Replies: 160
Views: 33242

Re: LMS Beyer Garratt at Hattons

I am still waiting for mine with fingers crossed that it eventually arrives. With seven more variants still to come and them still having stocks of over ten of the first two despite being on sale a few weeks now and also the many returns that have been reported, I hope this venture does not prove a ...
by Free_at_last
Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: First attempt at fitting a decoder
Replies: 8
Views: 1124

Re: First attempt at fitting a decoder

If it is this chassis I did it this way... http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww303/Kettingkrad/Railway/Mainlinesplitchassis1.jpg You just need to make sure you properly isolate the chassis to motor connctions. http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww303/Kettingkrad/Railway/Mainlinesplitchassis3.jpg ht...
by Free_at_last
Fri Apr 04, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: DCC Forum
Topic: Hattons decoders.
Replies: 26
Views: 4369

Re: Hattons decoders.

before i state my idea just remember i don't really have a clue with the CV's :lol: i also prefer 28 speed steps but could you not just increase the value that controls speed increase so that when using 128 and it reaches 28 / 128 the locos at 100% speed? i theory if possible it should give you the...

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