Lumsdonia Website and YouTube Updates

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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby TimberSurf » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:44 pm

Finally got round to writing up all the data on coach lighting. When I finally get round to making my own (DCC anti-flicker with LDR), I will document the process, release the circuit and maybe make a video. I have a few more experimentations to do to the final circuit, before I start the mass conversion of my stock!
New webpage in guides called Coach lighting
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Postby TimberSurf » Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:54 pm

I have started the journey writing up all the ins and outs of how to use the Arduino for animation. With a few programs written under my belt, now I have the construct of the code, I will carry on developing all the other idea's bubbling in my head. I will eventually document the process, to encorage or put off others from following me :o > I might even release the code and will probably make a video of each one in action when I get round to making the mechanisms.
New webpage in guides called Arduino
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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby TimberSurf » Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:41 pm

railwayjim has given me an idea, my website Guide pages have 500,700 & 800 categories unused as yet, I will allocate one to scratch building tips!
Tip 701 will be how to make drain pipe brackets and joiners!
If anyone has any insights as to how to do scratch building, please share them with me on here and I will collate them and add them to the guide :)
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Postby TimberSurf » Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:18 am

I have been working on the scratch building tips and have already come up with a dozen! Considering I am a novice, I have collected a number of good practice and cheats that I have picked up during the past few years researching stuff!
Please shout out any insights you have for me to share :D
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Postby TimberSurf » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:41 am

What no Pearls and Jems to share?
Oh well!
You will just have to do with mine!

NEW section 700 Scratch Building tips

701 Pre works
702 Work steady bench hook
703 Free clear plastic
704 Let there be light!
705 Easy windows
706 Joint cover
707 Cutting methods
708 Strip chop it
709 Drain pipe joint
710 Suppliers
711 Lighting
712 Magnetic Gluing Jig
713 Industrial piping
714 Fixing windows
715 Mitre Box
716 Tools
717 Glass doors
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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby Dad-1 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:41 am

With my memory I usually can't remember how I achieved
things I did a few months ago and need to re-learn !!

Geoff T.
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viewtopic.php?f=22&t=32187 and Another on viewtopic.php?f=22&t=28436&start=60&st=0&sk=t&sd=a

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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby railwayjim » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:48 am

Just had a look in on the 'Lumsdonia' website TimberSurf, I see section 700+ is now live.

Brilliant addition, in fact, the live link in 705 will keep me busy for the rest of today and more.

A great source of info, all in one place ..... perfect!

Jim.

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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby TimberSurf » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:43 pm

Dad1 - we all have senior moments, I am heading mine off by logging the info in my website for when I forget!
Railwayjim - happy to have found you something of interest
I must say, it is now beginning to come together, with supporting pages linking info between each other!
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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby TimberSurf » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:09 pm

I was so pleased with my attempt at Arduino programming that I thought I would share the functionality as a video in the form of a simulator on my PC.
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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby Mountain » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:27 pm

Your enjoying that site of yours. I've never made a site. Must take weeks of programming. I wasn't that good at binary or hex, though I got on well in basic. Not sure about modern things. I'd be out of my depth! :lol:

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Postby TimberSurf » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:11 am

Mountain, no HTML writing involved, I use a webpage WYSIWYG, Serif Webplus, its really simple, just drag n drop and type the text, the free one supports only 5 pages, so I bought the pro version.

I have to blame railwayjim entirely for both for stimulating the generation of the idea and all the work it's taken to come to fruition on my website :lol:
Cheers jim!

So now a complete range of sizes of printable sheets of Tea Chests for application to a block is available.

FREE download available now in a new page called Trackside

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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby railwayjim » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:01 am

You're very welcome TimberSurf.

I have downloaded them all, trouble is I can't get to a laser printer until Tuesday :evil:

Looking forward to building these, I have plenty of places for them to live on Millsend.

Thanks TimberSurf for your hard work, I'm sure the downloads will be flying out.

Jim.

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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby TimberSurf » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:17 pm

I have revised the tea chest pdf's for better definition of the metal edges, improved colour (well I think so) and added more per sheet. There is also a Special with some colour bands I have seen in my research.
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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby railwayjim » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:33 pm

Thanks TimberSurf, duly noted and downloaded, printing them out tomorrow.

Building Thursday, pictures Friday, then back to ballasting I suppose :x

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Re: Lumsdonia Website Updates

Postby TimberSurf » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:53 pm

Always a nice reprieve if you have an excuse to put off ballasting! :lol:
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