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by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:37 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: GWR Tank DCC Fitted
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

Re: GWR Tank DCC Fitted

This is the offender !
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: GWR Tank DCC Fitted
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

Re: GWR Tank DCC Fitted

Not exactly,standard factory Bachmann I presume, sorry.
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Model Shops I have been to...
Replies: 32
Views: 5789

Re: Model Shops I have been to...

The trouble with many model railway shops is that they are run on a shoestring and can't afford for people to nick stuff. Also much of the stock is "open" on display and so easily taken. I doubt any of them have an allowance for "shop lifting theft" like most High Street stores ...
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Colour Light Signal
Replies: 15
Views: 2156

Re: Colour Light Signal

Thanks. yes CDU.

I will disconnect from that and try direct feed and see what happens then.
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Model Shops I have been to...
Replies: 32
Views: 5789

Model Shops I have been to...

It seems that all the model shops I have visited treat the Customer like a spider views a fly in it's web! They watch like a hawk while you browse making you feel uncomfortable and if you dare to pick up a box to have a closer look they go into overdrive in case you are going to nick it or damage it...
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:24 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Class 166 to convert to DCC
Replies: 6
Views: 1407

Class 166 to convert to DCC

Hi. I am hoping to convert a Class 166 First Great Western Link DMU 3 car I managed to acquire recently, new and unused it is a gem. Anyway I am not over fussy about directional lights etc but hoped that after I have chipped it the lights will still remain on as they are on DC mode now. I usually ju...
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Colour Light Signal
Replies: 15
Views: 2156

Re: Colour Light Signal

Hornby do spare bulbs, I just got some from Lendons, only place I could find some but not cheap at £1.23 each plus postage but someone hand painted the bulbs when I bought mine from E**y and they looked crap. Some are to be found elsewhere at silly prices. Part Nos. X8169 Green. X8170 Red. Hope that...
by georgehgv
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: GWR Tank DCC Fitted
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

GWR Tank DCC Fitted

Hi. I have the loco above and have great trouble coding the chip to move off slowly. When I start it I can hear the motor begin to whirr but it doesn't move for about 5 seconds at least. Have tried changing acceleration and deceleration but seems to make no difference. The same when deceleration, sh...

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