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by yelrow
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

i am without a smart tv, as would need a uk one, and nobody will post.
by yelrow
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: carbon brushes/springs
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: carbon brushes/springs

MG , dont think they are the same, but no doubt somebody will know better. Need another dublo person.
by yelrow
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

Good question. My understanding, is they both use same satelite, but .......
by yelrow
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Any tips for making holes for track pins?
Replies: 21
Views: 349

Re: Any tips for making holes for track pins?

Ian,i have been saying that for years.I, Never use pins, always, diddy screws. What a sensible man.
by yelrow
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

thanks guys. My dish is on the ground, fortunately. I went to the guys house who lent me his. He just used his mobile phone to align. Pointed it at the sky. I had to point out that if i pointed my, non smart phone at the sky, it would probably say, You cannot be serious. Will look at the app. Sky wa...
by yelrow
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

Hi, Brian, thank you. Being ignorant, can you clarify. How is the internet involved. I have sat dish, as was, and sky box connection, in freesat box. Does that work via internet. Our speed is awful.
by yelrow
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

A french friend has lent me a freesat box, pending arrival of mine. Works fine, but programs, keep momentarily freezing, bit like streaming. Is this normal, or have i done summat wrong. thanks .
by yelrow
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: carbon brushes/springs
Replies: 8
Views: 188

Re: carbon brushes/springs

Hi, my dublo locos, have not had new brushes/ springs, in 25 years. They run happily on half inch long carbon, and you can cut the springs in half,and adjust tension, accordingly. If you really need new ones, look up Dublo man, on the net. He has them, but they will need fettling, eg, springs cut. T...
by yelrow
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Flu jab?
Replies: 15
Views: 240

Re: Flu jab?

Our chemist does ours. We have to wait for letter from french health service, normally, october. All free.
by yelrow
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: Tool for cutting holes for point motors?
Replies: 26
Views: 591

Re: Tool for cutting holes for point motors?

i live in france, ands bought my fein here. There have been many long posts on tools, as several of us have fully equipped, machine workshops. Drills are a personal choice. Just as a bit of interest, look up the Dual drill, which has 2 chucks. You have your drill bit in one, and can, swing chuck rou...