Chrisalddin's Layout , 1979 - Present Day update 29/2/2008

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Postby Eastern » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:02 pm

TOM M wrote::shock: that looks great what type are the point motors :D


Are those the new Hornby ones :?:

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Postby dr5euss » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:08 pm

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Postby chrisalddin » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:46 pm

dr5euss wrote:You've obviously been doing lots of banging lately, Chris, not to mention pinning all that track down ;)

Are you running the points from the DCC controller?


yes i am

there peco new point and 4 old hornby ones!

all the track is hornby!

i using the elite with hornby ASS decoders x3
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Postby chrisalddin » Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:41 pm

SHE IS ON THE TABEL!!!!!

YIPEY PIC TO FOLLOW SOON!


on laptop so hard to type and spell!
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Postby chrisalddin » Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:29 pm

here we go

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Postby Chuffer Chuff » Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:36 pm

Great work there Chris, the layout looks great! :D You'll have a lot of fun operating with that trackplan!

Have you sorted out where all the loco's are going now?
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Postby chrisalddin » Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:04 pm

Chuffer Chuff wrote:Great work there Chris, the layout looks great! :D You'll have a lot of fun operating with that trackplan!

Have you sorted out where all the loco's are going now?


yes i have!
and i just seen a problem in my plan i don't know what RED wire go's with what Green and black ones!.

i that Will be Fun!
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Postby TOM M » Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:19 pm

the layout looks :D great are the tables just garden tables :?:
where do you get the point motors :?: and how much are they :?:
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Postby chrisalddin » Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:57 am

TOM M wrote:the layout looks :D great are the tables just garden tables :?:
where do you get the point motors :?: and how much are they :?:


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that is what the Tables are!
and a lot more strength to them as well "garden tables are week next to this stuff!"

there made to being pasting tables as well as car boot tables
and car boot tables need to be solid!

now to the point motors
PECO PL-11 i got it from antics model shop Here is online shop
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Postby chrisalddin » Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:00 am

hay

the day before i did in my back "stopping any work on my layout dead"

i got some pic done of how i am stopping them train from sky diving
here are the img's!

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what do you think of my idea to stop sky diving!
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Postby Infrontcat » Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:39 pm

chrisalddin wrote:what do you think of my idea to stop sky diving!

I'd say it's a good deal better and cheaper than fitting each vehicle with a parachute ;)
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Postby chrisalddin » Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:28 pm

hay


here is today update Part 1

i have my point board started on!

here are two shots
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as well as all topside points wired in groups that need to be in groups!
all i got to do now is to link them in to the point board

a 2nd Big update to come later today! "I Hope!"
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Postby chrisalddin » Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:23 pm

today's update part 2
there Will be a part 3 today

this is a update no pic this part but there be some in part 3

any how wiring is moving on well and i now have a program track ready for use! (not pinned down)
only like 5 point left to go before all point are wired to the ACC decoders

all is going well....
food time!
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Postby chrisalddin » Mon Feb 25, 2008 11:17 pm

time for part 3

ok here we go

after getting each point wired and testing each point.
here is what the under side now looks like!

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i am happy with that, there all off out the way and it works!
can not say more then that, having it all working!

and here is my program track
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so here is a overview shot of my layout
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so if that is the before Shot.
then here is the after shot :)

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so as you can see i don't have enough room!
not even close!
i will have to not have some pulling cars on the layout when not in use!
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Postby mark_brody » Tue Feb 26, 2008 7:40 am

You really have been busy! Are all the points being controlled or just the ones with the point motors on top of the board?

Good work so far!


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