So....I bought 2 layouts.

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So....I bought 2 layouts.

Postby b9y » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:32 pm

Pre-built. £50 for the two! Wiring is all done apart from a few little things that need connecting up. I need a controller and train which I'll get soon to test it all, they're a bit of a project and I've never done any modelling on a railway before so I'm quite excited! I'm used to Photoshopping images so I'm good with blending, just not sure how that'll work in real life but I'll give it a go!

So, are there any wiring experts on here? I will post pictures of it all soon but I thought I'd say hi and show you a couple of pictures of the scenery. https://www.instagram.com/p/BeA1qLGFOWr/
I think my valuation of them together may be correct, at least in terms of costs to potentially build it myself! I have a few ideas for the complete circuit one, including redoing the water, sand (from the beach, balls to paying for it) and making a shunting yard. I'm happy that it's a somewhat abandoned theme as I love urban exploration anyway!
Thanks :)

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Re: So....I bought 2 layouts.

Postby Mountain » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:45 pm

Very nice. Is not easy to see on the photos where the track all goes. Would be easier if you could draw a track plan of them maybe? Nothing too elaborate. There are many of us who can give wiring advice. I see the first PIC shows some rather nice Peco point switches in their holder.
Flashbang is an expert in here as he writes in a very clear and understandable way. He also knows a lot about electronics far beyond the wiring up to get our trains to work!

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Re: So....I bought 2 layouts.

Postby b9y » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:05 pm

Ooh good idea! Thanks. I'm away for a few days but when I'm back I'll get on with doing a track plan. As well as talking through what I'm gonna do as I'll need modelling advice and such. Wiring wise I'll have a chat with that user, as to be honest even wiring diagrams confuse me haha.

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Re: So....I bought 2 layouts.

Postby Bufferstop » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:04 pm

Welcome to the forum, as Mountain said Flashbang is the man for electrical knowledge, you will find much of his wisdom published on his website https://www.brian-lambert.co.uk/index.html. Check it out, I'm sure it will save you asking a whole load of questions.

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Re: So....I bought 2 layouts.

Postby End2end » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:24 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum b9y. :)
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Re: So....I bought 2 layouts.

Postby b9y » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:20 pm

Thanks guys :) currently still bumbling around with trying to find a decent starter set, or a loco and controller to test! Will compile everything when I'm back home, away for a few days atm.


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