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by Rog (RJ)
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: SpeedWagon?
Replies: 15
Views: 979

Re: SpeedWagon?

OO is 1/76.2 scale or 4mm to the foot but runs on 1/87 gauge track.

HO is 1/87.
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Tools
Topic: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

See the link to ebay in post number 6 by walkingthedog.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

And I guess you still have 90% left still :D
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

I just checked my ebay purchase history and it was November when i bought mine.

There have been a few sellers charging much more for it during the crisis.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

Stuff I bought is easily available at the same price now as it was early last year on eBay. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/IPA-99-9-Choose-Size-500mL-250-LITRE-Isopropyl-Alcohol-Isopropanol-1L/153117702300?hash=item23a686b89c:g:es8AAOSwqxZbXMGf I paid £5.44. for 1 Litre from the same company late last ...
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit
Replies: 20
Views: 404

Re: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

I've been warning people that there is oil in surgical spirit for a long while. I think it's palm oil, there is also often perfume added too. Methylated spirits is a better substitute for IPA.
by Rog (RJ)
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Can anyone tell me what connects to the track in my photo ? Retrieved my train set from loft after 20 years of no use
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Can anyone tell me what connects to the track in my photo ? Retrieved my train set from loft after 20 years of no us

That's an isolating track that you would connect a Hornby R046 or R047 switch to so that you can turn the isolation on or off.
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Easy soldering!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Easy soldering!!!!

Less expensive versions are also available if you search around.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Another hello...
Replies: 12
Views: 502

Re: Another hello...

Welcome to the forum.

Have look here http://freetrackplans.com/layout-plans.html
Might give you some inspiration
by Rog (RJ)
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Are there queues outside your local model shop
Replies: 11
Views: 280

Re: Are there queues outside your local model shop

I'm not even sure that i have a local model shop nowadays.