Coaches

Discussion in 'Workshop Benches' started by RALPH, May 27, 2016.

  1. RALPH

    RALPH Full Member

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    These three Maroon coaches I bought, then proceeded to install Lighting and Passengers just over two years back.[​IMG]
    A closer view[​IMG]

    Also did these three teak coaches (need some teak weathering to have them looking more realistic) eighteen months ago.Dat Time[​IMG]
    Evening Time[​IMG]
    Late Evening[​IMG]

    Closer View[​IMG]
    And Again[​IMG]

    Now doing one of my three Blood & Custard Coaches bought Beginning of last year, finally got round to making a start.
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    These are the strips left over from eighteen months back, you need approx. 1 full length and a half 1K resistor will run six/seven LED's, 3mm Proto white ones,Long leg of LED's on resistor side, once LED's are pushed through a dab of solder at rear then cut off legs. attached to roof with double sided tape, mine are powered from pickup wires that are on the axle, small hole drilled through base of coach, then soldered to Stay Alive, then wires from Stay Alive go up to blue strip and soldered to end two holes
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    A Stay Alive[​IMG]

    This is the Stay Alive in position with a little blue-tack
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    These are the pickups on axles one wheel isolated[​IMG]
    Info just in case someone may want to have a go http://www.clickRaALPH
    I know my photography not the best ,( but you get the picture !! ) I hope
     
  2. Toto

    Toto I'm best ignored Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    Hi Ralph,
    your pictures are fine.
    I like the softer tone of lighting. not as harsh on the eye as some. :thumbs: some nice coaches there to.
    thanks for posting
    toto
     
  3. Sparky

    Sparky Full Member

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    They look great Ralph. Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. SMR CHRIS

    SMR CHRIS Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Ralph great idea with the pickups what type of wire did you use do you wind it on the axle or on a mandrill, then remove a wheel and slide on?? Such a simple easy idea with lots of surface area for contact :thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:
     
  5. RALPH

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    Hi all, thank you for your kind comments.Chris regarding the wheels where bought ones complete as picture, also you can buy the pickup's separately in packets[​IMG]
    this one now finished
     

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