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Re: BigGs model railway

Postby BigG » Tue Mar 18, 2014 1:29 pm

Started doing a bit more on the layout. I got the quarry face formed. I made this with polyiso insulation of cuts which were then painted over with a wet mix of woodland scenic hydrocal.
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Postby Gundog » Tue Mar 18, 2014 2:58 pm

Hi Big G. Couple of questions for you:

The wiring is really neat. It looks like you have some sort of press on connector for tapping your droppers into the bus. Is that right and if so, where did you get them?

How many sections will the RS8 modules control?

What controller are you using?

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Re: BigGs model railway

Postby BigG » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:27 pm

Hi Gundog,

They are snap on connectors fro m express models http://www.expressmodels.co.uk/acatalog ... s_Kit.html . you can also get large quantities on ebay.
The RS8 modules give feedback / power to 8 sections of track. I am using a lenz LZV 100 for manual control and have been working on computer control with Railroad & Co traincontroler silver version 8. Have you got a layout or planning one?
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Postby Gundog » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:33 pm

I started one a while back, but made the mistakes of being too ambitious and not planning properly :doh: So I downloaded the Anyrail layout design package and I've been slowly working on a new layout.

I have all the necessary kit to get going again and I was playing around with the idea of computer control. My local shop sells WinDigipet software and Lenz & Uhlenbrock control gear, but it's not cheap! I already have an Intellibox and a bunch of LS150s.
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Re: BigGs model railway

Postby BigG » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:13 pm

Quarry now painted. still got some more touching up to do to rock face.
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Re: BigGs model railway

Postby Paul » Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:30 pm

Hi BigG,

That is really coming on very nicely :D :D
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Re: BigGs model railway

Postby BigG » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:28 pm

Thanks Paul, sorry i hadnt time to enter christmas comp. What are you working on at the minute.
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Re: BigGs model railway

Postby Paul » Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:39 pm

BigG wrote:Thanks Paul, sorry i hadnt time to enter christmas comp. What are you working on at the minute.

Hi BigG,

Please don't apologise as work and family life come first :)

Currently I'm doing a Pocher Lambo which is quite a nice kit, it's in between a partworks and an e.g. an Airfix one, so I'm having to learn a lot !

The Nissan GTR partworks has been very slow in coming with the parts for us all so that's a bit :angry-banghead: ! :)
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