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  1. Thread: LNWI

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    Dave's Wireless throttle as basis for WiFi Throttle ?????

    A question for you guys that know way more than I do. Could one use Dave Bodnar's wireless throttle as a basis for a WiFi throttle that would work with JMRI?

    Using one of the Arduino WiFi shield...
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    Decoder Tester Pt 4 (final part to the build)....

    Time to finish the decoder tester.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Decoder-1/21-06-09%20Tester%20Pt%204-1.jpg

    As shown above glue the bottom wiring guide strip to the top.
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    Thanks, I did that but they aren't showing up...

    Thanks, I did that but they aren't showing up very well. I'll probably do what Brad did with his decoder tester ....
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    I found out the video on the decoder tester was...

    I found out the video on the decoder tester was marked as private. It should be fixed now and viewable. Let me know if it isn't,

    Sumner
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    I found out the video on the decoder tester was...

    I found out the video on the decoder tester was marked as private. It should be fixed now and viewable. Let me know if it isn't,

    Sumner
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    Tester Pt 3 ...........

    Rereading the previous page I feel some areas need to be addressed before going forward.

    I have my tester set up to where I can attach the decoder wires under screw head or by soldering them to...
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    Thanks for the links. I watched them all. I...

    Thanks for the links. I watched them all. I liked the RS-3 one the best. I'm tone deft so not good at making decisions when it comes to sound. I did find three ESU sound files that if you are...
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    Thanks for the prime mover CV's. Now the...

    Thanks for the prime mover CV's.

    Now the question is that I'm putting this in a GE U28C which had a GE FDL-16 diesel. A 16 cylinder 4 cycle diesel that I believe was turbo charged. Can't find...
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    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/RR-misc/21-05-13%20Mi...

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/RR-misc/21-05-13%20Micro%20Drill-1.jpg

    Love the drill above. Use it all the time. It is smaller and easier to control than my pin vise drill or the small cordless I...
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    Tester Pt 2 ............

    The first two pictures below show the top and the top glued to the base/sides.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Decoder-1/21-06-07%20Tester%20Pt%202-1.jpg
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    $40 XL sound decoder......

    I did get the hard wired XL decoder and decided to not install it in a U50 since the U50 has twin diesels. I ordered an ESU 58823 Loksound 5 DCC Micro for the U50 as it has a sound file for that...
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    Decoder Tester --- Part 1.....

    Part 1:

    I had finished a number of decoder installs and hadn't had a bad decoder in any of them but decided to make a decoder tester so I could test or program a decoder before the install. That...
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    Wow I'd love to have a layout 'in progress' like...

    Wow I'd love to have a layout 'in progress' like that someday but doubt I'll ever be there. How large is the room that the layout is in. Love the huge industries but nothing is crowded.

    Still a...
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    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/RR-misc/21-06-04%20Ea...

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/RR-misc/21-06-04%20Ear%20Ring%20Switch%20Mach-1.jpg

    Interesting. Could you explain a little more about how they are used? Is the backing piece down in the layout's...
  15. I reordered the pictures/sequence shown above on...

    I reordered the pictures/sequence shown above on my site ( HERE ). They are a little out of order as shown above. Before putting the deck on you need to finish all of the wiring inside of the...
  16. Part 3 of wiring the turntable bridge/deck. This...

    Part 3 of wiring the turntable bridge/deck. This page will finish the turntable wiring.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Turntable/21-05-10%20Wiring%20Part%203-1.jpg

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    Looks like you got a good solder joint. I'll...

    Looks like you got a good solder joint. I'll make a suggestion and wait and see what the others think but I would of just tinned the end of the tab and a small point on the board and soldered those...
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    Thanks for asking. I went back and indicated the...

    Thanks for asking. I went back and indicated the wattage in my post above but here is a little more info.

    60 watt. I have three of ( THESE ). One for electronics, one for building turnouts, and...
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    Great advice above. I'll add one other thought...

    Great advice above. I'll add one other thought to it. I have a feeling when some start soldering they keep their iron at too low a temperature if it is adjustable feeling that a higher temperature...
  20. N Scale 3D Printed Turntable Wiring Part 2...................

    Part 2 of wiring the turntable bridge/deck. This page will be prep work before starting the final wiring.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Turntable/21-05-07%20Wiring%20Part%202-1.jpg

    I could go...
  21. Sticky: Go to the following link and go down the page to...

    Go to the following link and go down the page to the saw detail. Get the better saw and get the blade really tight. I hardly ever break a blade using it. One or two broken blades in 40+ turnouts. ...
  22. I added the following two pictures to the...

    I added the following two pictures to the preceding page on my site to hopefully show how to attach the decking to the bridge.
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  23. Part 1 of wiring the bridge.....

    Part 1 of wiring the turntable bridge/deck. Also part 1 of the track wiring.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Turntable/21-05-04%20Track%20Power-1.jpg

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    I'm far from a historian but I'm using a UP U30C...

    I'm far from a historian but I'm using a UP U30C as a U28C. Since the Phase II U28C had a longer frame, the same as a U30C, it will work for me. The U28CG looks to be the same as the Phase II U28C...
  25. 3D Printed Turntable Arch ...

    Next the turntable's arch is printed and installed.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Turntable/21-05-02%20Arch%20Bld-1.jpg


    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Turntable/21-05-02%20Arch%20Bld-2.jpg

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