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Forum: O Scale Today, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Yes, the PS/3 upgrades offer full conventional...

Yes, the PS/3 upgrades offer full conventional operation.
Forum: O Scale Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I downloaded the catalog, it's huge when you...

I downloaded the catalog, it's huge when you print it to disk. I didn't see anything that jumped out and called my name, so I'll be saving money this trip. :D
Forum: O Scale Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
If you're talking about a single LED application,...

If you're talking about a single LED application, you can do those with a simpler scheme. Basically a diode, capacitor, and the CL2 constant current regulator.

So, if you can be more specific...
Forum: O Scale Today, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
What is "standard DC csb cab control"? You got...

What is "standard DC csb cab control"? You got me there!
Forum: O Scale Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Mike, I believe you overstated the distance vs...

Mike, I believe you overstated the distance vs magnetism effect, it's the square of the distance. Magnetic force is inversely proportional to the distance squared (i.e. it obeys an inverse square...
Forum: Union Station Today, 02:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,948
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
The 49ers game was over by half-time, I wondered...

The 49ers game was over by half-time, I wondered if GB was going to come to the game at all!
Forum: O Scale Today, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Here's a schematic of an LED module that will...

Here's a schematic of an LED module that will give you flicker-free lighting, DCS compatibility, and intensity adjustment.

522826

It's what is used for my LED Lighting Regulator...
Forum: O Scale Today, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 167
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Currently Active Users: 2517 (76 members and 2441...

Currently Active Users: 2517 (76 members and 2441 guests)

That's the number that actually currently has a page open. However, you could stay logged in and not really be looking at it.

As for...
Forum: O Scale Today, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I have the earlier Legacy B6sb and it's certainly...

I have the earlier Legacy B6sb and it's certainly scale sized. We had a discussion about it and measured it and compared to the prototype. Also, even in the description, they call it scale. :)
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Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
The GG figures are not that small, though they're...

The GG figures are not that small, though they're a decent fit for a lot of O-gauge cars where things like the BEEP people won't fit.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I try to keep boxes for expensive stuff that I...

I try to keep boxes for expensive stuff that I might sell later, the plain facts are, you get more for them with the boxes. Rolling stock and cheap passenger sets I toss the boxes. I'm actually...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Well, anything with more than one stack and only...

Well, anything with more than one stack and only one smoke unit has a manifold that routes the smoke out of the smoke unit. Those are problematic for all makers, I get lots of queries about models...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Can you be more specific? How about an actual...

Can you be more specific? How about an actual MTH model product number?

If you're talking about installing the original Protosound 1, that ship sailed long ago. Nowadays, you'd be looking at the...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 272,374
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Perhaps a tiny chuckle?

Perhaps a tiny chuckle?
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I was going to go, but I chickened out. I am...

I was going to go, but I chickened out. I am remembering a few years ago when I went up and it took me forever to get home in a snowstorm! If the weather looks bad, I tend to skip it. I also was...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
The top of the core should be slightly above the...

The top of the core should be slightly above the level of the rail-head, perhaps around 1/16", that's what the standard uncoupling track does. The bolt head is going to be fairly obvious I would...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Fast blow fuses will beat most circuit breakers...

Fast blow fuses will beat most circuit breakers with the exception of truly 100% electronic circuit protection.

For your circumstance, the 5A one should work, and you might even get away with the...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 280
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I get varied results, the issue really is the...

I get varied results, the issue really is the airflow through the smoke unit. If there is sufficient airflow, you'll have less issues with the smoke unit. That applies to MTH as well. Lionel has...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Bob, I suspect with dual diesels with smoke and...

Bob, I suspect with dual diesels with smoke and six incandescent passenger cars, you would be knocking on the door to kicking a 3A breaker. Usually, a dual diesel will be pulling around an amp or a...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Gary, it takes a bunch of people to support a...

Gary, it takes a bunch of people to support a large modular display, so a multi-day event is a big deal for most. We might do York at some point, but that's a 2 hour drive for me, and I'm already...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Just have to be careful not to over-do it. I...

Just have to be careful not to over-do it. I kept the nozzle a bit farther back than for the chassis stuff I was working on.
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,267
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
Correct, if you want a fast acting circuit...

Correct, if you want a fast acting circuit breaker, the magnetic ones are typically the fastest. Here's a 10A one that's suitable for your situation, it'll be much faster acting than any of the...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
If the manufacturer's would add a better speaker...

If the manufacturer's would add a better speaker and proper baffle, the sounds get much better. Ever notice how much more bass you get by just putting a spray can lid over a speaker in the tender of...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I usually put about 20-25 passengers in. The...

I usually put about 20-25 passengers in. The manufacturers typically put about half that number, 12 seems to be the magic figure. The most visible ones I use more expensive and detailed figures,...
Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By gunrunnerjohn
I believe he may have changed his ID, I saw a...

I believe he may have changed his ID, I saw a post that was probably him in December on OGR. I know he was talking about doing some traveling.
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