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Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-09-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By rkenney
If you want to flash bulbs as in the 154 this...

If you want to flash bulbs as in the 154 this circuit will work:

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Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-09-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By rkenney
The circuit you want shown above is a simple two...

The circuit you want shown above is a simple two transistor push-pull oscillator.

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RC value controls the rate. 555 is overkill, you can wire the above circuit with a small piece of...
Forum: O Scale 01-20-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By rkenney
Here is the service manual pages you need to deal...

Here is the service manual pages you need to deal with your 2026:

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There are two models shown early and later with all the changes that occurred. You'l be able to recognize yours when...
Forum: North America 12-28-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
Great lookin' loco. I like the outdoor photos. ...

Great lookin' loco. I like the outdoor photos. My son want's to do some Forced Perspective photos with some of my Lionel similar to your photos.
Forum: North America 12-28-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
You're the one that makes the snarky comments. ...

You're the one that makes the snarky comments. I've read enough of your posts to know it is repeat behavior from you. Try taking your own suggestions, I wasn't talking to you anyway.

Have you...
Forum: North America 12-27-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
I think you have the wrong thread. I am neither...

I think you have the wrong thread. I am neither a child nor misbehaving. Nor do I believe testosterone has anything to do with it.

You do realize your signature quotes a Canadian chastising...
Forum: North America 12-27-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
Your snide comments aren't unnoticed. You just...

Your snide comments aren't unnoticed. You just like to condescend people by asserting your opinion as a factual "correction". Just another sad old man trying to stay relevant!
Forum: North America 12-27-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
I think your right! After a couple railroads did...

I think your right! After a couple railroads did it, others did too. Gotta keep up with the Joneses.

There are all kinds of pumps and small steam turbines for generators and such underneath the...
Forum: North America 12-27-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
The post I was responding to asked if...

The post I was responding to asked if streamlining improved performance/efficiency. The only goal of which is to lower costs...Duh!
Forum: O Scale 12-26-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By rkenney
I love the milk car and have had both versions,...

I love the milk car and have had both versions, but my favorite is the Burro Crane!519886
Forum: North America 12-26-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
Always wondered that myself. Of course that's...

Always wondered that myself. Of course that's why they had so many variations of steam engines. Always an attempt to tailor the engine to the load and maximize efficiency.

When all was said and...
Forum: North America 12-26-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
Print itself is 10x13. Professionally framed...

Print itself is 10x13. Professionally framed with matte and glass is 15x18.

Son gave me a collection of B&O and some other lines uniform buttons. He thought the neatest one was the "Motor Man"...
Forum: North America 12-26-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By rkenney
Christmas Gifts

My daughter found this large print of B&O 5304 in an antique shop and got it for my Christmas gift. While the picture lacks the detail a train buff may want, it has an interesting framing angle of a...
Forum: O Scale 12-24-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By rkenney
It was closer to $3850.00, but that was 1975! ...

It was closer to $3850.00, but that was 1975! Not worth that now. Tools are only as good as the person who uses them.:smokin:

Glad you found the problem, and all it took was a finger!
Forum: O Scale 12-24-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By rkenney
Not much to it really. The relay is powered all...

Not much to it really. The relay is powered all the time but only responds to the DC whistle signal. Whistle motor is grounded when the relay turns on.

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Forum: O Scale 12-24-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By rkenney
Actually that's not true. Here's the KW: ...

Actually that's not true. Here's the KW:

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with whistle switch:

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doesn't look like yours. Is that your measurement or the internet?
Forum: O Scale 12-23-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By rkenney
If other tenders don't make the noise, swap out...

If other tenders don't make the noise, swap out the whistle relay with a relay from another tender, and see what happens. If the noise goes away at least you know the fix.

Is there a slight dc...
Forum: O Scale 12-23-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By rkenney
I will assume you mean the whistle relay in the...

I will assume you mean the whistle relay in the bottom of the picture, which should be mounted to the bracket. What transformer are you using? Can you substitute another transformer and see if it...
Forum: O Scale 12-22-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By rkenney
Take the tender shell off and see what is...

Take the tender shell off and see what is energized (vibrating). Something is responding to the track voltage, some leakage across the relay terminals perhaps (dirty /close contacts). with it on...
Forum: O Scale 12-22-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By rkenney
Here's how: 519244 519246

Here's how:

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Forum: O Scale 12-21-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By rkenney
Actually there is no way you can know or speak...

Actually there is no way you can know or speak for what "most of us" think or care about.
Forum: O Scale 12-21-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By rkenney
That's good, we don't want to see any code...

That's good, we don't want to see any code violations!:cool:
Forum: O Scale 12-21-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By rkenney
Why? If it works don't 'fix' it!

Why? If it works don't 'fix' it!
Forum: O Scale 12-21-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,452
Posted By rkenney
A brown round shoelace with fiber optics routed...

A brown round shoelace with fiber optics routed through it, past the nozzle and to the building. Light source is hidden in the pumper.

you'll have to work out the details, but it could work!
Forum: North America 12-21-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By rkenney
[QUOTE=Fire21;2484562][COLOR="Sienna"] Hi Bob. ...

[QUOTE=Fire21;2484562][COLOR="Sienna"] Hi Bob. DavefromMD beat you to it...got the scoop!

Only if you read "Union Station" and he has no pictures!:smokin:
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