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by Slarge
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: SD70M - Powered
Replies: 51
Views: 41243

Re: SD70M - Powered

Also the gear is mounted in the bogie and will twist (in relation to the worm) when on a corner so the width of the gear becomes an important factor. The space between teeth will need to accommodate the diagonal measurement of the teeth width at the angle on the curve. If they can't the worm will ef...
by Slarge
Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: 1:450 Blog removed.
Replies: 4
Views: 5967

1:450 Blog removed.

A truly sad day, David. K. Smith's original 1:450 blog has been removed. Gone are his posts knowledge wisdom and instructions. :cry:
RIP http://1-450.blogspot.com
by Slarge
Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Tokyo nostalgic landscape
Replies: 0
Views: 2354

Tokyo nostalgic landscape

http://homepage2.nifty.com/mtomisan/page023.html

Scroll down the page, it's in Japanese. Some of you may have seen this before but for me it was a first... No that's the power of 1:450 scale!
by Slarge
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: SD70M - Powered
Replies: 51
Views: 41243

Re: SD70M - Powered

The only other thing i can think of is that the gears could be too close together, or not have sufficient under cut http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d4/Undercuts.svg . The other thing i did notice is that on the largest gear, the one that connects the gearbox to the wheels, is that th...
by Slarge
Tue Jan 07, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: SD70M - Powered
Replies: 51
Views: 41243

Re: SD70M - Powered

Do anyone know what the exact specification of the gears that are used in all T-Gauge trains? Gears are all M0.15, the numbers of teeth are as follows: The first gen gearbox (103's) Motor 10. Crown 24/10. 32/10. 45. Wheel 10. The second gen gearbox (9000) Motor 10. Crown 24/10. 24/18. 24/10. 45. Wh...
by Slarge
Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 7
Views: 9967

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry micro Christmas :)
by Slarge
Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Forum & Shop Admin Queries & Rules
Topic: New forum sections
Replies: 9
Views: 17274

Re: New forum sections

A section on modular layout standards (develement there of), the old forum had some intresting stuff from both france and australia, I forget the names for which I apologise. I also have some thoughts on micro modules that I need to work through and would like to share once done. :)
by Slarge
Mon Dec 23, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: Brainstorm on going digital
Replies: 15
Views: 28031

Re: Brainstorm on going digital

JoostV So in very simplistic terms am I correct in thinking you are looking to use your computer to control the train by way of a DCC decoder... In essence the decoder is translating the commands from the computer and the track is acting as the wired connection to the motor? Thus creating a digital ...
by Slarge
Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: Brainstorm on going digital
Replies: 15
Views: 28031

Re: Brainstorm on going digital

If you ran "trains" rather than locos (as per the larger scales) I see no problem with the above idea. If you think about the concept of multiple units as used so far this makes perfect sense. Take the extended HST for example, There are 3 powered units, now I don't know much about DCC I will admit,...
by Slarge
Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: What to use for transfers
Replies: 9
Views: 10602

Re: What to use for transfers

I bought decal paper from these guys...
http://www.craftycomputerpaper.co.uk/.- ... er_151.htm
It's available for inkjet and lazer ;)