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by RogerB
Sun May 19, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Words fail me!
Replies: 11
Views: 112

Re: Words fail me!

What on earth is happening in this world? Shame. R-
by RogerB
Fri May 17, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: The Welcome Forum
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 10
Views: 78

Re: Hi All

Hi Conner - welcome to the forum. This is indeed an expensive hobby and you are making a good start by asking questions before committing yourself to any expenditure. Personally I would avoid the Select controller as although an upgrade has just been released it can only be carried out on a return t...
by RogerB
Thu May 16, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 300
Views: 15726

Re: LOW GHYLL

Looks great. Good to have a steady hand.

I'd be no good - for some reason concentration make me tremble. Trying to use a screwdriver for small screws is a nightmare. R-
by RogerB
Thu May 16, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Bampton and Brize Norton ca.39-45
Replies: 8
Views: 130

Re: Bampton and Brize Norton ca.39-45

Looks good - very nice arrangement. Look forward to seeing more. R-
by RogerB
Wed May 15, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
Topic: Peco Twist lock turnout motor
Replies: 7
Views: 89

Re: Peco Twist lock turnout motor

And come back here and tell us what they said. R-
by RogerB
Tue May 14, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Not the day I had planned
Replies: 24
Views: 282

Re: Not the day I had planned

I agree completely BB. If you find one you get on with stay with them. R-
by RogerB
Tue May 14, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: New mini layout
Replies: 22
Views: 396

Re: New mini layout

Yes, I like the action they produce as well Colin. I got some from Hobbyking and they are very variable with regard to noise. Most are very quiet in operation but two make a terrible din. What motor do you use? R-
by RogerB
Tue May 14, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Not the day I had planned
Replies: 24
Views: 282

Re: Not the day I had planned

bulleidboy wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 7:34 pm
.... I don't have that, so my crown will cost about five Merchant Navy loco's!
My dentist charges about 4 MN's per crown - and I've just had two done about 6 weeks apart! R-
by RogerB
Mon May 13, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: New mini layout
Replies: 22
Views: 396

Re: New mini layout

hunslet wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 3:28 pm
No word form the suppliers on the missing servo parts so decided to make them myself.
If you are taking those bolts through the baseboard I'd have thought they will interfere with the point uptop. Or perhaps you have a very thick baseboard?

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by RogerB
Mon May 13, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: New mini layout
Replies: 22
Views: 396

Re: New mini layout

There are a few laser cut versions on eBay. I found these easy to put together and they seem robust enough to cope with the torque the servos produce, unlike a brass version I got some time ago and long consigned to the bin. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47789845272_02d585be49.jpg - As they ar...