What's Neat - March 2018

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  1. Gary

    Gary Staff Member Administrator Golden Goat 2018

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    March's edition of what's Neat with Ken Patterson contains :

    * Bachmann's new On30 0-6-0
    * Modelling coal loads
    * Track Cleaner/Vacuum from Korea Brass
    * Ken's Saw Mill project update
    * Athearn's new HO scale Challengers
    * Modelling ideas from above
    * Great Run-bys and more...



    Enjoy.

    Cheers, Gary.
     
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    That track cleaner looks good, I wonder what it costs??
     
  3. Gary

    Gary Staff Member Administrator Golden Goat 2018

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    SMR CHRIS Staff Member Moderator

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    That was a top episode of what’s Neat thanks for posting the link Gary
    When you get to the end and see the cat no wonder he picked up lots of cat fur :giggle:

    The little On30 loco looks good Mmmmm:facepalm:do I really need one ;)
     
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    Ron Staff Member Moderator

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    £236 !! I will stick with my little Dyson Animal!!! :giggle:
     
  6. Gary

    Gary Staff Member Administrator Golden Goat 2018

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    What sort of animal do you name Dyson ?? :avatar::avatar:

    Cheers, Gary.
     
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    Ron Staff Member Moderator

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    Not sure how to answer that Gary!! It's just the vacuum's trade name!! :headbanger:
     
  8. ed

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    Was it me, or did he solder the track joints :twitch:


    Ed
     
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    It looked like it!!
     
  10. SMR CHRIS

    SMR CHRIS Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes Ed he did solder the rail Joints a lot of people do it, I don’t think he was planning on installing lot of droppers to the DCC bus if any, it didn’t look like any bus was being installed just a link to the section of the old layout, so soldering the joints will make sure no spots for open circuits to occur.
    Even his auto reverse unit was linked to the adjacent track rails not a set of bus wires
     
  11. Gary

    Gary Staff Member Administrator Golden Goat 2018

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    If you listen carefully, Ken doesn't solder, he sodders... :avatar::avatar:

    Cheers, Gary.
     
  12. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    The On30 loco looked good, but the Challengers looked even better - nope I'm not getting one, well maybe not just now :avatar:

    Paul
     

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