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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1560 on: January 30, 2020, 06:50:30 PM »


I soldered the wires to them myself, with suitable heatshrink around the pins, and set the two parts in epoxy so they line up when the roof is replaced.


Cheers Nick, agree those are smaller and simpler.

Great is your knowledge of the dark side of the force! :D

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1561 on: January 31, 2020, 08:59:02 AM »
The January Dawn rises on the Globibahn.

In the control tower, senior operative Herr Nick (callsign NTPNTP) hasn't read the memo about saving energy. Meanwhile Herr John is tootling past in his favourite AE6/6 (which he's spent all morning polishing before setting off) in the direction of the high alps. Other N Gauge forum members were keeping Nick company in the control tower but seem to have disappeared on a quest for PG Tips and the box of custard creams and bourbons!

Matt should have been on shift an hour ago, but has totally forgotten due to his painting small plastic deer and cows with Tamiya acrylics instead.  :D



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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1562 on: January 31, 2020, 01:01:19 PM »
Just thinking, obviously I'm doing my best to avoid shorts on the lighting circuit. What would happen if it did ever short? :hmmm:

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1563 on: January 31, 2020, 01:38:11 PM »
Counselling for your loss would be available here, Matt. ;)  :D

More meaningful replies will follow, I’m sure.
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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1564 on: January 31, 2020, 02:49:00 PM »
Counselling for your loss would be available here, Matt. ;)  :D

More meaningful replies will follow, I’m sure.




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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1565 on: January 31, 2020, 03:03:53 PM »
Just thinking, obviously I'm doing my best to avoid shorts on the lighting circuit. What would happen if it did ever short? :hmmm:


Most likely the power supply would get rather upset. It may just simply fail to cope with the current demand and the output voltage will drop somewhat. Wiring is likely to get rather hot  :'(

I think the signalbox needs one of these  :D
Nick.   2016 celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Königshafen" exhibition layout!

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1566 on: January 31, 2020, 03:15:25 PM »
For lights that bright you're gonna need a bigger transformer. I can arrange for one to be delivered  :D



« Last Edit: January 31, 2020, 03:16:34 PM by ntpntpntp »
Nick.   2016 celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Königshafen" exhibition layout!

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1567 on: January 31, 2020, 03:58:15 PM »

I think the signalbox needs one of these  :D


Crikey is that for real!? That's a lot of resistance!  :D

I've put 3 x 1ks in a row and that's brought it down to the perfect level now, thanks for that tip! You can put the road transport of the giant resistor on hold for now  :smiley-laughing:.

Here's the improved lower lighting level.





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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1568 on: February 01, 2020, 09:22:52 AM »
You've got more patience than I have Matt. :D

Thanks John, think I get it from my father who was very meticulous (and consequently took ages to do anything, bless him)!  :D

Hi Matt. Are we still going to see Dad and his brother visiting your bistro?
John

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1569 on: February 01, 2020, 10:33:31 AM »
Hi Matt. Are we still going to see Dad and his brother visiting your bistro?

Absolutely John, I think that's the perfect place to them with their motorbikes! I'll need to order them.  :thumbsup:

Matt

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1570 on: February 02, 2020, 10:18:36 AM »

Hi Matt. Are we still going to see Dad and his brother visiting your bistro?

I'm going to have a crack at scratchbuilding a 1950s Sunbeam motorbike with Milliput - wish me luck! ;)



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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1571 on: February 02, 2020, 10:22:51 AM »
Now this I must see. Go for it Matt. :thumbsup:
John

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1572 on: February 02, 2020, 02:57:55 PM »
Now this I must see. Go for it Matt. :thumbsup:

Thank you! :thumbsup:

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1573 on: February 02, 2020, 03:35:29 PM »
Blueprints done! ;D



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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #1574 on: February 02, 2020, 04:36:07 PM »
That's the framework soldered - bit hair raising!



 

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