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by JimD17
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Layout Design
Topic: Single Track Module Set
Replies: 6
Views: 3294

Single Track Module Set

I am planning to build a 6m long set of single track N Gauge modules as a scenic run; these will have the track at the ends at the middle of the boards, as per FreemoN standards. I have a few ideas as to the scenery I wish to do but was wondering as to what others would do. Single track only, add a ...
by JimD17
Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: REGION CONVENTION 2014 - THE SEASHORE EXTRA - 17-19th Oct
Replies: 1
Views: 2319

Re: REGION CONVENTION 2014 - THE SEASHORE EXTRA

Does anybody have photos of the Ambassador suite at the hotel?

If so can you please post them or send me a copy?

Thanks

Jim Dickinson
by JimD17
Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:44 pm
Forum: Track
Topic: On30 Track - PECO or Micro Engineering?
Replies: 6
Views: 3695

Re: On30 Track - PECO or Micro Engineering?

EDM Models, York. They have a large range of track and parts, including Micro Engineering.

Jim
by JimD17
Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Track
Topic: On30 Track - PECO or Micro Engineering?
Replies: 6
Views: 3695

Re: On30 Track - PECO or Micro Engineering?

Mainly appearance. The Peco points are robust but the track did not look right under the 2-8-0 and 4-6-0 engines, but to be honest it looks to good under the Shay's. I've gone for a mix of Micro Engineering and Peco (Code 83 HO track) to get things running but have hand built the track in the works ...
by JimD17
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Track
Topic: On30 Track - PECO or Micro Engineering?
Replies: 6
Views: 3695

Re: On30 Track - PECO or Micro Engineering?

Micro Engineering

Jim Dickinson
by JimD17
Wed May 29, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Modular Topics
Topic: how to manage a module meet?
Replies: 58
Views: 20531

Re: how to manage a module meet?

N gauge group has run with 3 computers using Digitrax with no problems, only 1 had wifi connected as we were using radio throttles and IR as well.

Jim Dickinson
by JimD17
Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: 26-28th Apr - Modular Meet (Weston spring meet 2013)
Replies: 18
Views: 7891

Re: 26-28th Apr - Modular Meet (Weston spring meet 2013)

Yer there will be Bring and Buy tables available, charge £5. If you advise before the show they will be booked for you.

Charge for two days will be £4 for NMRA members.

Jim DIckinson
by JimD17
Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Modular Topics
Topic: Switching area module - a design challenge?
Replies: 51
Views: 17789

Re: Switching area module - a design challenge?

Peter This is a major problem with the N Gauge modules, even with our double track main. We have used two different solutions one to have "switching windows" whereall drops and lifts are done; the problem with this is it makes a lift an one plant and a drop further down the line difficult. Also gett...
by JimD17
Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: 26-28th Apr - Modular Meet (Weston spring meet 2013)
Replies: 18
Views: 7891

Re: 26-28th Apr - Modular Meet (Weston spring meet 2013)

Martyn
Can I take this as the final plan?
Are there any special requirements?

Jim Dickinson
by JimD17
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: Layout Design
Topic: Interested in Layout Design?
Replies: 36
Views: 15318

Re: Interested in Layout Design?

I'm interested in layout design and a member of the yahoo group but not the sig. I would be very interested in a BR group and suggest one topic would be the what do people want in a layout; to run trains? opperate? other?

Jim Dickinson
by JimD17
Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: DCC Topics
Topic: Slot Max?
Replies: 3
Views: 2121

Re: Slot Max?

If the DCS100 command station is in use make sure the slots are set to 100 (default is 22)

Jim