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Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-15-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By aquakiwi
Thank you for all the replies, I tried mixing an...

Thank you for all the replies, I tried mixing an amount of isopropynal with my white glue and ended up with a mixture like lumpy porridge . Back to the drawing board.
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-07-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By aquakiwi
Because I don't really kmow what I'm doing LOL. I...

Because I don't really kmow what I'm doing LOL. I may ditch the Hornby turn out and figure out a different inside configuration................any suggestions (polite ones please)? I have a Pro Cab...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-07-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By aquakiwi
I was intending DCC, I just wired it with a...

I was intending DCC, I just wired it with a transformer to test it.
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-06-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By aquakiwi
Turnout Shorting Out.

I just completed a small loop within a loop, alljoints/rail joiners soldered. My problem is as soon as I change the turnout on the far side so the Loco can run into the middle loop I get a short with...
Forum: HO Scale 02-05-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By aquakiwi
Atlas Warren Truss Bridge

I have two of these and whilst not the most accurate of bridges they suffice. My question is did these bridges have ballast between the sleepers?
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-03-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By aquakiwi
The height from track/rail to...

The height from track/rail to platform.........approx.
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-01-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By aquakiwi
Platform Height

Can anyone tell me if there is a correct height for HO scale Platforms?
Forum: HO Scale 01-25-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,432
Posted By aquakiwi
Slightly off topic, but is it the norm to solder...

Slightly off topic, but is it the norm to solder all joins rather than use joiners?
Forum: Beginner Q & A 01-24-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By aquakiwi
Thanks Don, on my fist foray into ballasting on...

Thanks Don, on my fist foray into ballasting on my switching yard I had a few problems although I didnt used roadbed and its non DCC.
Forum: Beginner Q & A 01-24-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By aquakiwi
Ballasting, before or after?

I'm just in the process of making a small layout 8' x 4.5'. and have nearly chose configuration. I'll be glueing track to cork road bed, my question is do I ballast before or after laying scenery...
Forum: HO Scale 01-22-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By aquakiwi
Bachman 4-4

I just disassemble a second hand Bachman 4-4 to add more realistic firewood and it appears to have a DCC chip, is this correct?

https://i.postimg.cc/QNYYs9dY/IMG-3370.jpg
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Forum: HO Scale 01-20-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By aquakiwi
Thank you for all your replys, I'm learning a lot...

Thank you for all your replys, I'm learning a lot from this forum. A wee bit off topic, I brought this pack of Civil War soldiers on ebay from Scenesetters .
The retailer assured me they are HO...
Forum: HO Scale 01-17-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By aquakiwi
I have a couple of Bachman 4-4 Locos and...

I have a couple of Bachman 4-4 Locos and passenger cars, also some 3D printed Cannon, It was a wagon for these I'm after.
Forum: HO Scale 01-16-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By aquakiwi
Thank you traction fan, Yes I meant Freight cars,...

Thank you traction fan, Yes I meant Freight cars, I'm looking for a suitable freight car. I don't know a lot about the Civil War........I'm a Scott been living in New Zealand for 50 years, LOL
Forum: HO Scale 01-16-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By aquakiwi
Civil War Era Wagons

What sort of wagons would have transported canon etc in the civil war and are there any models available?
Forum: HO Scale 01-08-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,489
Posted By aquakiwi
I'm in the process of doing a shelf layout, poor...

I'm in the process of doing a shelf layout, poor picture but i'll post some better ones soon.

https://i.postimg.cc/mk3LX6hG/IMG-3347.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/QNfn5JfB/IMG-3326.jpg
Forum: HO Scale 01-06-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By aquakiwi
Postage cost for Parts

I visited Bachmans parts store to order a part and the shipping is overly expensive to NZ. Way more than the cost of the part, is there any cheaper option?
Forum: HO Scale 12-25-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By aquakiwi
It seems Bachman parts only have the complete...

It seems Bachman parts only have the complete body shell as a part. I would give making one a go but the half section upright might be tricky , the railing not such a problem.
Forum: HO Scale 12-25-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By aquakiwi
Replacement Part

Can anyone recommend where I could obtain the railing for this Loco, I think its a Bachman?

https://i.postimg.cc/XYdHJJq0/IMG-2453.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/xjXWQ9v9/IMG-2454.jpg
Forum: HO Scale 12-22-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By aquakiwi
Thanks guys, it certainly runs ok on HO track so...

Thanks guys, it certainly runs ok on HO track so i guess its HO.
Forum: HO Scale 12-22-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By aquakiwi
What Scale

I have a Bachman Jupiter given to me and its quite tiny so I'm wondering if it is HO, can any member help?
Forum: HO Scale 12-14-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By aquakiwi
Bachman Jupiter Part

Does any forum member know where I can get a replacement Headlamp caseing for a Bachman Jupiter Loco?
Forum: HO Scale 11-29-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By aquakiwi
Another query, will the aforementioned still...

Another query, will the aforementioned still apply if i convert to DCC? Sorry if all this sounds innane, I have absolutely zero knowledge of model railways, my experience over the last50 years has...
Forum: HO Scale 11-28-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By aquakiwi
Thank you gents, I'm a learning.

Thank you gents, I'm a learning.
Forum: HO Scale 11-27-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By aquakiwi
All my turnouts are Hornby.

All my turnouts are Hornby.
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