Eighton Bahn AKA testing testing RhB

dunnyrail

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For those with an interest in the goings on here at Eighton Bahn Towers.

After the nine day saga of fitting auto uncouplers to the Crock, little MOW was a different proposition only taking a few hours.

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I have a long term aim to add sound to this loco, as it is the only one of the fleet without, after today there may not be the room inside.
Gordon,
Make a chip sized box to put it in the open bit of the loco, will add some detail and give you your sound. As for a speaker an equivalent small bass reflex should do the job nicely, have used them in my Steam Trams and so long as you get the correct wattage and ohm value all will be fine.
 
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I get the idea of a box on the load deck, we will see.

Today has seen me dismantle something to fix something else, let me explain....

I have two four wheeled coaches, one i have added digital internal lights, passengers and BB wheel sets to, the other needs BB wheel sets, but the other items are in stock as it were.

So if I order some more and then swap the wheels to the other coach, i can set to and sort it out.

So...

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...and if i then place one axle back under the first coach...

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Cobbled together a packing case out of balsa wood, sort of it has a side/front and most of a top, so half a packing case. All part of a tidy up of the baggage coach.

But I have a purpose in mind for it...

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...it will hide this lot. Now before you ask, the bit on the left i have no idea what it does, it was made for me a while back, but it has something to do with the internal lights and the flashing tail light...

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...i have also taken the opportunity to provide the Guard with some liquid refreshment, non alcoholic, we carn't be having that on duty, and cake, we can have that, in fact it is compulsory. >:)

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The baggage coach is now back in service, as is new Crock...

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...even tried an end of the line gradient test haul...

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...check and double check the direction before setting off..

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...and it romped it, so the gradient problem appears sorted.:happy:

Concern has been expressed by the lack of a stopping device at the edge of that drop, well they carn't be in two places at once...

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...any how the branch lines are now locked and scotched to prevent any accidental entry.

Trains are now confined to the main running lines...

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...i think i need to do some cleaning up...

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Today has seen the arrival of a piece of rolling stock for the works train, via that internet auction site...

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...it's a respray, had no box and was not all there...

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...but i had something in the spares box that could fix that...

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...it sorts of fits in...

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...have not decided to populate or add internal lights just yet, but probably will at some stage.
 
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Very nice, I did see that on the well know site, but decided against bidding.

looks like it’s found a lovely new home, looking forward to seeing pictures when it gets out for a run

dan
 
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Can you imaging if i ever gets that deep i have to plough through it...:sick:
 
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A minor tweak today, with a view to make the MPD a little bigger.

Replace the short straight by the 3 way point with a short curve, which moves the sidings away from the running lines, allowing for a re jig.

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