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Forum: OO Scale 16-05-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,776
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Thanks for the comments Mountain Goat. The tools...

Thanks for the comments Mountain Goat. The tools used were,screw driver, files, mini vice, drill (1.8 and 2.2 mm diameter) and tap (10BA) and a soldering iron. I have threatened myself to invest in...
Forum: OO Scale 15-05-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,776
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Gosh Brian, sorry I put my head above the...

Gosh Brian, sorry I put my head above the parapet. My intent was to show how easy it is to modify models with very little skill involved and particularly as the original post was asking about non...
Forum: OO Scale 15-05-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,776
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Split chassis are OK but a little care is needed...

Split chassis are OK but a little care is needed when doing the job. I tend to make drilled connections in the body, soldering to the chassis IMO is not brilliant, although I have soldered copper...
Forum: DCC 15-11-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Are you sure you have specified the correct...

Are you sure you have specified the correct decoder. I'm not sure that TCS have a "W" series decoder.
Forum: For Sale 13-10-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Now Sold, thanks for looking.

Now Sold, thanks for looking.
Forum: DCC 28-09-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Dave, What do you mean by cheapish, a new...

Dave,

What do you mean by cheapish, a new decoder with set you back around 94 pounds from rails and about the same from Coastal. Check ebay for a used one, you might be lucky. If it's not the...
Forum: Other 28-09-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Jon, You need to be a member of MERG to...

Jon,

You need to be a member of MERG to obtain the kits.

Using the biased off single pole switch makes sense. Each point motor needs a 3 wire feed but the common can be a single feed per board...
Forum: Other 27-09-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 577
Posted By Tarifa Mike
I think you will find that a feed from the CDU to...

I think you will find that a feed from the CDU to each board will be OK. You will be only throwing one point at a time. How do you intend to operate the points, by biased off switches.

Mike
Forum: DCC 19-09-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Why not just programme the loco on your...

Why not just programme the loco on your programming track to what ever address you want. All decoders can be overwritten without resetting to default. Easy to check by calling the address on the...
Forum: DCC 19-09-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By Tarifa Mike
DTD, clean the track with a fibre pen, tin the...

DTD, clean the track with a fibre pen, tin the wire and clamp the tinned wire to the track (I use sprung tweezers). Using a normal 18 to 25 watt iron touch the "joint" with the flat of the tip ,...
Forum: For Sale 11-09-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Peco PL11 Point Motors

All Sold, thanks for looking
For sale 10 Peco PL11 side mounted point motors. As new and unopened still in the original packing. 10 at 35 plus p&p at cost, probably around 4 first class. Pm me...
Forum: DCC 11-09-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,512
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Steve AFAIK all decoders need to have the address...

Steve AFAIK all decoders need to have the address changed by the service mode/service track. Are you using POM or other modes.

Mike
Forum: For Sale 30-08-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Bachmann 5927 Guild Hall

Bachmann Guild Hall with DCC on board for sale at 60 plus postage. Hardly used and is surplus to my requirements. Boxed with paperwork.
Forum: OO Scale 23-08-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By Tarifa Mike
A link to the separate thread would be useful. ...

A link to the separate thread would be useful.

Mike
Forum: OO Scale 21-08-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,502
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Paul, Any chance of providing a sketch of...

Paul,

Any chance of providing a sketch of the cross over and point arrangement.

Mike
Forum: DCC 23-06-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Dougfoot, I use the Seep PM1 (with switch) and...

Dougfoot, I use the Seep PM1 (with switch) and experienced the usual problem of unreliable frog switching. I now use the autofrog on all my 32 points now with no shorts. Providing there is a frog...
Forum: DCC 23-06-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Bachmann Dynamis Ultima with Railcontroller

I am considering getting the Dynamis Ultima and Railcontroller, and wondering whether any members on the forum has any experience of the using the system.

Regards

Mike
Forum: DCC 25-03-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Check the quartering, I had a similar problem...

Check the quartering, I had a similar problem with 7037, it was replaced twice.

Mike
Forum: DCC 08-03-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
I agree and many thanks for your advice. Mike

I agree and many thanks for your advice.

Mike
Forum: DCC 07-03-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Suzie, It all makes sense and many thanks...

Suzie,

It all makes sense and many thanks for the explanation. But I don't accept that DCC wave form is a true analogue wave form. I think I'm correct in saying the analogue wave is a true sine...
Forum: DCC 07-03-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Suzie, thanks for the details, in view of what...

Suzie, thanks for the details, in view of what you said does this statement have any credence.

"Keep in mind the Electrical Code ampacity tables are based on a 60Hz or lower frequency sine wave...
Forum: DCC 06-03-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Suzie, as a matter of interest why would this...

Suzie, as a matter of interest why would this rectifier (W0005M)corrupt the DCC wave form. As far as I can see the difference between the W0005M (not s) and the BGX50 is the forwarding current.
Mike
Forum: DCC 06-03-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
Thanks Suzie but the board is working...

Thanks Suzie but the board is working satisfactory and has done for some time now.
Mike
Forum: DCC 05-03-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
The rectifier I used on my board is a DC9> W005M....

The rectifier I used on my board is a DC9> W005M. You are quite right Suzie the item I highlighted as an example is not suitable.

Mike
Forum: DCC 04-03-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,730
Posted By Tarifa Mike
That's fine Michael and of course they are...

That's fine Michael and of course they are available cheaper elsewhere but how many BR's will one use in a life time. BTW I used the link to Farnells as an example of what is available.

Mike
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