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by scratchbuilt
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: HST/Midland Blue Pullman - Today
Replies: 4
Views: 2130

Re: HST/Midland Blue Pullman - Today

Fabulous... I was lucky enough ( to be old enough) to ride on it when new. Saved the pennies up from the paper round and had several rides to London on saturdays. First Class only and silver service by posh waiters, and as much coffee as could be drunk. Wish it was the 'real' Blue Pullman with 1000H...
by scratchbuilt
Thu Oct 29, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: DCC (Digital)
Topic: Decoder Problem on Older Loco
Replies: 6
Views: 3129

Re: Decoder Problem on Older Loco

Chances are you have reversed one of the axles , or both when cleaning and maintaining. The axles are only insulated on one axle.... common problem when stripping and repairing.
by scratchbuilt
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST GWR green
Replies: 3
Views: 3049

Re: Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST GWR green

Loco received promptly , Can't wait to try it. Thanks Footplate.....
by scratchbuilt
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: All Wiring and Electrical
Topic: New PSU?
Replies: 8
Views: 3926

Re: New PSU?

Check the spec carefully . Unless I've missed something, the seller says its a 12V 3A PSU, then says its a 12V 1A, then there are 4x 1A outputs. I gave up at that point.
by scratchbuilt
Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST GWR green
Replies: 3
Views: 3049

Re: Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST GWR green

PM sent...
by scratchbuilt
Sat May 16, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Bachmann Spares
Replies: 6
Views: 4459

Re: Bachmann Spares

Try Hattons or good model shops, its only a pack of couplers...

https://www.hattons.co.uk/33075/bachman ... etail.aspx
by scratchbuilt
Thu May 14, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: talking water tower
Replies: 21
Views: 9797

Re: talking water tower

15VAC is sometimes much more than 15 V - its usually unstabilised. Guess they have had lots of calls when they failed.
by scratchbuilt
Thu May 14, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: talking water tower
Replies: 21
Views: 9797

Re: talking water tower

Not a good start to the water tower reputation.

Rails of Sheffield promise to be in touch with customers about replacement after 72 hours..
by scratchbuilt
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: poorly computer
Replies: 25
Views: 11588

Re: poorly computer

Isnt win7 now obsolete and no longer updated?.. All you can do is update to Win10 - or at least that is the reccommended route . I think if I remember from my time using win7, that the 'updates' get out of step and things like the latest version of Firefox are not compatible.. You will probably find...
by scratchbuilt
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Storm Ciara incoming
Replies: 9
Views: 4535

Re: Storm Ciara incoming

The horse stables in the fields at the bottom of the garden are upsude down this morning- no horses to be seen....