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by Rog (RJ)
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Is bigger - better?
Replies: 5
Views: 569

Re: Is bigger - better?

The house was bought specifically to house the railway. AFAIK nobody actually lives there.
by Rog (RJ)
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: I am looking for information on the Z21 system?
Replies: 11
Views: 457

Re: I am looking for information on the Z21 system?

Are you thinking of the Roco Z21 system? That's the only one that springs to mind.

PS There was the Hornby Zero One controller from many moons ago but that is totally out of date and not DCC as we know it today.
by Rog (RJ)
Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Bachmann sale at Rails
Replies: 5
Views: 341

Re: Bachmann sale at Rails

Mine arrived today.
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Bachmann sale at Rails
Replies: 5
Views: 341

Re: Bachmann sale at Rails

My order has just been dispatched today. I don't think I'll be buying anything from Rails again.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: MRF Hall of Fame
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: MRF Hall of Fame

It's a no from me.
by Rog (RJ)
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Signaling
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: Signaling

Signalling is a pretty complex subject and on a model there is usually insufficient space to implement a proper signalling scheme that would be used in real life. Distance between signals can be a major problem. Often a very much simplified system has to be used. There is a very comprehensive signal...
by Rog (RJ)
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: 12 volt regulated supply
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Re: 12 volt regulated supply

A regulated supply is dc.
by Rog (RJ)
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Loco Address
Replies: 6
Views: 212

Re: Loco Address

This may be due to the way different DCC controllers regard 2, 3 and 4 digit addresses. Address 3 (for example) may be coded as 3 or 03 or 003 or 0003 I think and your controller may regard address 3 differently to the way the decoder is set. Try resetting the decoder. Often done by sending a value ...
by Rog (RJ)
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Any metal detectorists.
Replies: 25
Views: 647

Re: Any metal detectorists.

Not me but often thought about "having a go"
by Rog (RJ)
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Bachmann sale at Rails
Replies: 5
Views: 341

Bachmann sale at Rails

Rails of Sheffield have a number of Bachmann locos on sale
https://railsofsheffield.com/groups/2832/bachmann-sale-

Treated myself to a Wickham Trolley :D