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Forum: General Model Train Discussion Yesterday, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 196
Posted By Lemonhawk
There must be at least a few people from Atlanta...

There must be at least a few people from Atlanta on this forum! I drive up to Atlanta every so often and never thought about visiting a train store there. A little help here!
Forum: My Layout 02-19-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 27,905
Posted By Lemonhawk
You did such a nice job painting the backdrop, I...

You did such a nice job painting the backdrop, I would hesitate to do it all over just to cover the block joints. Yes they're visible, but probably its the photos that make it really visible. You...
Forum: Technical Model Train Forum 02-17-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 658
Posted By Lemonhawk
Sometimes for the connectors I make I use...

Sometimes for the connectors I make I use https://www.pololu.com. their in Las Vegas. They have other interesting things for motor control also.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-17-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Lemonhawk
I don't think the RR's were either on MOW...

I don't think the RR's were either on MOW equipment. Big cranes at a train wreck weren't exactly good advertising.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-17-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By Lemonhawk
Seems to have cleaned up the motor! How is the...

Seems to have cleaned up the motor! How is the rest of the drive? I see some rust there also.
Forum: HO Scale 02-15-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Lemonhawk
20 years old, unlikely to have a rechargeable...

20 years old, unlikely to have a rechargeable battery.
Forum: HO Scale 02-14-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By Lemonhawk
Amazing, especially considering the weight of the...

Amazing, especially considering the weight of the cars! Really ingenious!:appl:
Forum: Technical Model Train Forum 02-14-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Lemonhawk
The decoders, being powered by the rail power...

The decoders, being powered by the rail power means they will be detected. If there is a sensitivity adjustment, you might try adjusting that to remove the decoders from being detected, if you can't...
Forum: Technical Model Train Forum 02-14-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Lemonhawk
Some how you need to isolate the power going to...

Some how you need to isolate the power going to the stationary decoders from the track power going to the turnout rails. If you can't then you would need to isolate the turnout and run a seperate...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 02-13-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By Lemonhawk
Are you sure the motor (brushes) is isolated?

Are you sure the motor (brushes) is isolated?
Forum: HO Scale 02-13-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By Lemonhawk
Amazing! I was thinking the cars would be laying...

Amazing! I was thinking the cars would be laying all over the place on the first curve. Any detailed pictures of the mechanism?
Forum: My Layout 02-13-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,912
Posted By Lemonhawk
check...

check https://cascaderailsupply.com/pages/frontpage for milled homasote roadbed.
Forum: My Layout 02-13-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 623
Posted By Lemonhawk
Taxing in Cincinnati, Ohio was that way. You...

Taxing in Cincinnati, Ohio was that way. You were taxed based on frontage, hence houses were very narrow in front!
Forum: HO Scale 02-13-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Lemonhawk
Any way you can remove the motor and try just the...

Any way you can remove the motor and try just the wheels and drive rods pushing with your fingers? Could be the worm to spur gear connection as the noise is almost continuous. Looking for ware...
Forum: HO Scale 02-13-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Lemonhawk
Are you sure the motor connections (brushes) are...

Are you sure the motor connections (brushes) are isolated from the frame? before connecting the decoder check with an ohm meter that the brushes (motor connections) are are not connected to the rail...
Forum: HO Scale 02-13-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By Lemonhawk
I use the ME weathered rail to make my turnouts. ...

I use the ME weathered rail to make my turnouts. Throws in the extra step of lightly sanding the bottom of the rail to allow soldering to PC ties. I even sand the weathered rail before gluing it to...
Forum: My Layout 02-11-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 623
Posted By Lemonhawk
Most buildings in Germany are built to last 100's...

Most buildings in Germany are built to last 100's of years. I guess I'm not surprised that this looks a little over built compared to a US tower!
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-11-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 842
Posted By Lemonhawk
I can think of 2 different angles on the Atlas,...

I can think of 2 different angles on the Atlas, snap and custom line. Can't think of another version.
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 02-10-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Lemonhawk
I use a DPDT switch to switch between programing...

I use a DPDT switch to switch between programing and normal DCC. On my small layout its on the main line. You can do the same with NCE, in fact I believe NCE actually makes a switch just for this.
Forum: HO Scale 02-10-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Lemonhawk
I think the WOW board being set for LED's is a...

I think the WOW board being set for LED's is a big hint that an LED should be your first choice. It may be set up to pulse with modulate the signal to the LED to do dimming and MARS light...
Forum: HO Scale 02-10-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By Lemonhawk
I think endless possibilities is correct. I...

I think endless possibilities is correct. I would be tempted to make the 42" radius track run right down the middle of the street. This place even has "street track" http://www.proto87.com, just...
Forum: HO Scale 02-10-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 367
Posted By Lemonhawk
Gota love all the detail on that restaurant car. ...

Gota love all the detail on that restaurant car. Really a stunning car.
Forum: HO Scale 02-10-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By Lemonhawk
Yes, don't forget the pine tree! Just to make it...

Yes, don't forget the pine tree! Just to make it interesting the bridge is skewed across the street, Nice looking bridge and the girders you have should work. Here's another place to get bridges...
Forum: Painting, detailing and decaling 02-09-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Lemonhawk
Don't forget to filter things before letting that...

Don't forget to filter things before letting that vacuum suck the air out.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-09-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,406
Posted By Lemonhawk
Telltale, started with 18" radius, but my...

Telltale, started with 18" radius, but my contention is that the beginner may not even know that, hence there is a place for sectional and roadbed track, for those don't have your experience. To...
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