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by Tom
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Re: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready

as it happens I would power the deck motor with 10 - 20 volts AC, So the 240 volts would be remote so there is no problem there, It would be the same situation as my other power requirments for controland lighting etc................
by Tom
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Re: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready

Have you considered using a microwave oven?
The casing could be cut away leaving just the base with the drive unit, you could fix the turntable deck to the glass platter and very other turn would rotate in the opposite direction.

Are you extracting the urine?
by Tom
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

Re: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready

Having installed this Peco turntable I am not immpresed , It is ovbiously manufactured to a budget rather than a quality and yes it works but upon reflection I wish I had spent more and bought a decent one. However it has given me an idea, I have a Technics record player turntable that has a 16 rpm ...
by Tom
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Peco LK55 Turntable wiring
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Re: Peco LK55 Turntable wiring

I have got the hang of the wiring, Chemo/radiotherapy has addled my brain and half the time i cant even add up. Anyway it is all wired up and working but I do have one concern, That being there is a quite a lot of slop in the table back from the direction from which it has travelled making it diffic...
by Tom
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Peco LK55 Turntable wiring
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Peco LK55 Turntable wiring

I am currently installing a 9 lane roundhouse with a Peco LK55 turntable, What I want to do is drive the loco onto the table in a forward direction, Rotate the table so that the loco enters the roundhouse backwards. Then drive the loco out in a forward direction without rotating the table. So do I n...
by Tom
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Pair of zero 1 decoders
Replies: 0
Views: 1163

Pair of zero 1 decoders

Free to a good home, A pair of zero 1 decoders, belived to be in working order, Regards, Tom
by Tom
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: 89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready
Replies: 8
Views: 1328

89121 Heljan Electronic 90ft Turntable DCC Ready

Does anyone have one of these, Is it a good turntable and how does it compare to the Hornby and Peco offerings noise wise, Regards, Tom.
by Tom
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lybster Station.
Replies: 8
Views: 1941

Re: Lybster Station.

Give me a day or two and I will get it done, Regards, Tom
by Tom
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lybster Station.
Replies: 8
Views: 1941

Re: Lybster Station.

I live in Lybster, Parts of the old line from Wick to Lybster still exist, Lybster golf club house is acctually the main Lybster station building and is basicaly as it was when the line closed inthe 40`s. The station halt building at Thrumster is still there and now lived in. There are still a few s...
by Tom
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Beyer-Garrat
Replies: 16
Views: 4912

Re: Beyer-Garrat

Fixed [Hopefully] It appears that the white grease on both tender to loco pivot points had dried out so it was not articulating properly. I have cleaned all of it off and regreased it. I have run it briefly and all seems well, But as we are now in a big storm the power keeps going off so have given ...