7mm Yorky D's LT - Met Bo-Bo - Relocation, relocation......

Discussion in 'Area 51' started by Yorkshire Dave, 15 September 2018.

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    Yorkshire Dave

    Yorkshire Dave Western Thunderer

    Aye folks - we now have headlights.

    The decoder has been programmed so I can scroll through the headlight codes by tapping the F0 (lights) button on the handset.
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  2. Scale7JB

    Scale7JB Western Thunderer

    Clever!

    JB.
     
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    Yorkshire Dave

    Yorkshire Dave Western Thunderer

    For the lighting looms I made up two PCB boards to hold the resistors and sub-miniature plugs. They are stuck to the false roof with double sided foam tape - the type used to mount car rear view mirrors to the windsrceen.

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    PCB board used for the current collection and motor connection sockets (rear) and lighting connections (front). Met 93.jpg

    Lighting sockets from Decoder PCB. Met 94.jpg

    Lighting sockets connected. Met 94a.jpg

    Speaker connections - the socket is from the decoder and the plug from the speaker. I always wire up my decoder plug and socket connections like this i.e. decoder wires have the sockets to prevent any accidental shorting and damage to the decoder. Met 95.jpg
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    The speaker Met 97.jpg

    And finally the louvres - these are cast resin and require cleaning up. I have painted them grey to reveal any small air bubbles from the casting process which require filling - and there are a handful.

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  4. oldravendale

    oldravendale Western Thunderer

    Been there, done that, T short worn etc.....:oops:

    Brian
     
  5. simond

    simond Western Thunderer

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  6. Oz7mm

    Oz7mm Western Thunderer

    Simon

    The development of design, including seats fabrics is well covered in the book Underground Movement

    John
     
  7. Engineer

    Engineer Active Member

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  8. Yorkshire Dave

    Yorkshire Dave Western Thunderer

    Another book to acquire :)
     
  9. Threadmark: RT 4751
    Yorkshire Dave

    Yorkshire Dave Western Thunderer

    Chiswick and Aldenham have been temporarily relocated to West Yorkshire.....(with a bit of Neasden in the background).

    This has been passing through the paint shop....

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    And there's plenty to do..... interior, glazing, destination blinds, handrails, decals, radiator, etc, etc.......