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Think original poster meant train tickets, but since he has not clarified it - this subject closed.

I have already orderes  some bogies for Kerroby Models. they have a teder kit there too. I'm hoping jus tthe bigies fo rme.  It wil lbe a good cheap 38. my "expensive 3801" is on the turntable road no ...

sigh, the pghoto you sll see ar ethe original Lima coaches. Th e updated one, wil be  better.


Saw  oneof these 38's today at Trainworld. It ran nice and smooth, no lima pancake motor. flange ...

Given them a go !!! WinkWink

David Head


[size=2]Good news - C501 is out and about on the mainline again. Today it's helping out on the Qube SG Ballast train just North of Seymour.[/size]

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Time to retire the old thread -

[size=2]An uncertain future - Seymour Railway Heritage Centre (SRHC)[/size]


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Posted 15 Oct 2020 14:02 in General by dthead

Under Seige 2

Disaster on the coastliner ( william Shatner in it )

Runaway train


the Titfiels Thnderbolt

Come midnight monday (tv)

and all the other are good train shows.

Regar ...

[quote=M636C][quote]The cars will prob have NEM sockets like the 38. the photos are of the original lima examples with lima couplers. they are not stupid.


David Head[/quote]However, the ...

The cars will prob have NEM sockets like the 38. the photos are of the original lima examples with lima couplers.  they are not stupid.


David Head

What a great game we play  - Auscision Models and us all Wink
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It's amazing what you can find out with a  simple email. The website say Knuckle couplers. And they assure me it wil run on Code 75 track.


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Posted 20 Sep 2020 23:57 in The Lounge by dthead

With two regular agruing who said what  being the major posting, locking the thread,  That's all Folks !!

My view with high speed it is to the majot centers non - stop. Addd one stop - factor in time to slow, time to deal with passengers, then time to to return to speed. Then th more stops you add the slo ...

david - you have come in a the end of this issue.  you read the thread I assume to see  all your idea already dscussed. Wink

oops DS44 is what I  have at home, so cannot help. the DS44 is a neat small accessory decoder for stall motors.


Brian, I would invite you to my place as I think I have 2 in use on my NCE system - if I got the right code. will check and get back to you....

Posted 04 Sep 2020 19:02 in General by dthead

Afew days ago on  7 mate -0 outback truckers had a interestin scene. A Semi + trailer  was  monstering a small car, and as they approached a level crossing hte warning lights were on. next shot is the ...

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There is anther way to run  old flanges  on smaller rails. but it is a ton of work.

Solder your rail onto PCB sleepers fopr the entire railway - ie make your own. This is because the older flanges  ...

[quote=apw5910]If the wheels are still the old NEM "pizza cutter" flanges, forget it. Either turn them down to at least match the NMRA track gauge (gage) or replace them with better wheel sets. You ca ...

one thing I forgot is if you have a smal level, check to see if that part of the curve is not flat, and  angled  with the higher rail on the inside....   So hop it's level at least. Of course    real  ...

me I went for 30 inch radius to allow my trains a chance to go around. Having had ad60's bigboys, big american mountains, and many aussie brass locos go around I'm happy I did. the bigger the radius b ...

a NRMA gauge is a great purchase to check wheels and track. And the loco would need to be checked according to that gauge, do not go  by sloppy feel. Agree 18inch is just so tight. And also checking t ...

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