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1  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Timber Getting in NSW - 1924 on: June 30, 2018, 04:01:27 AM
Check out it out on the net,but NSW is on the east coast of Australia between Queensland and Victoria.Many logging lines existing in those three states,using horses,Shays,Climaxes,Porters and many different European locomotives.Some millers were enterprising and built locos from remains and parts from various locos.........Peter
2  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Timber Getting in NSW - 1924 on: June 30, 2018, 12:58:02 AM
Double hint Smiley Smiley
3  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: rumor has it on: May 26, 2018, 04:28:55 AM
As I have wrote before.....One should not always believe what they see or read on the internet...Signed  Abraham Lincoln.  ...Peter Grin
4  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Max Voltage on: May 05, 2018, 06:59:49 AM
I have found out the hard way that a number of American made and branded decoders do not like 18-20 volts at all,they are not meeting the NMRA standards.Many of them  have leaked smoke and stopped working.My system has 20 volts at the rails ,so as a precautionary move I now only use the better quality brands at a higher price(Tsunami,ESU and Soundtrax)The higher priced decoders give a much better sound and response in operation and don't smoke.........................Peter
5  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Coupler screws on: April 19, 2018, 10:20:45 PM
I agree with John,the screws are picked up by a magnet.That's how I find them on the floor...........Peter
6  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Will Shay trucks be back in stock? on: March 05, 2018, 07:17:30 PM
I need two sets.
7  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Burma Steam 2018 on: February 13, 2018, 07:09:54 PM
I wouldn't be worried by the trees,what about the rust in the turntable deck(44 mins on the video).I can see the loco going onto the turntable and breaking the back of the deck.What could one say....OOOPPPPSSSS
8  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: 0-4-0 Side Rod Gas Mechanical Binding on: February 13, 2018, 07:05:33 PM
To prove the problem,remove the side rods by removing the counter weights from the wheels that the rods are connected to. If the the loco runs ok then the problem is in the rod area.What I would do in that case is refit the rods and counter weights making sure the rods (a 1/4 of a turn difference)are parallel to each other.Wear in the rods won't be a problem as the two sets of wheels are driven by the gears.  Hope this helps .....................................................................Peter
9  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Burma Steam 2018 on: February 13, 2018, 08:48:20 AM
Great footage ,thanks for posting Fred.
10  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Nut size on 2-6-0 driver on: January 20, 2018, 03:53:45 AM
Terry ,they are screwed in,but I don't know what size metric or imperial,I have a nut driver that fits but no markings on it........Peter
11  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Curve Radius Problems for the On30 18 Footers? on: January 08, 2018, 09:02:02 PM
I once saw a quote on the internet ,it read=  .....Not all things you see or read on the internet are true....signed by Abraham Lincoln......................Peter
12  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: rail trucks on: December 22, 2017, 04:40:32 AM
Thanks for posting the links Fred,very interesting  and more ideas for kitbashing and  scenery inspiration locations...............Peter.
13  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: Unplug Controller? on: December 17, 2017, 08:32:39 AM
Even though I use a different DCC system ,I always turn off the power when not in use.I have done this for the last fifteen years with no problems.........Peter.
14  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: Still waiting for an On30 Prairie.......... on: November 30, 2017, 09:14:14 PM
WHAT JOHN SAID.....many times..........(I would buy three).........................Peter.
15  Discussion Boards / On30 / Re: On30 Railbus and Trailer plug and socket on: October 29, 2017, 02:08:48 AM
Peter,I have what I consider a standard JST connector,and they do not fit the Bachmann bus trailer connectors.They are very close in size but would not fit either way of the connectors.The size of the JST socket is very close to the Bachmann,so you may be able to fit a JST socket to replace the Bachmann socket.The only problem I could see,is the cable on the JST connector is slightly heavier than the Bachmann,so flexibility of the wires may be an issue going around corners.......Peter
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