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ferrysteam
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September 22nd, 2017, 4:31 pm #101

It looks really nice Mike and I'm looking forward to mine arriving.
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Mamod
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September 24th, 2017, 3:15 pm #102

Looks nice running round your track. Approximately how far did you have the speed regulator?
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Mamod
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September 24th, 2017, 3:21 pm #103

Just out of curiosity was it rechargeable batterys Or alkaline 
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mikewakefielduk
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September 24th, 2017, 4:06 pm #104

I'm using 1300mAh rechargeable batteries. I measured the voltage as 10.82 volts putting a meter on the charging point.

Speed regulator setting for the video was almost flat out which is as it should be as it's a shunter after all. It runs just as well more slowly but I was having to dash out between showers to take the video and got fed up setting the train up and then the rain starting again. The loco was just as happy pulling 4 Accucraft coaches, which weigh about 1kg each.

Today I've left it running round my indoor test track for hours and its shown no sign of slowing down or the batteries to need re-charging. The meter is still reading 10.8 volts.
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September 24th, 2017, 4:23 pm #105

Here's a photo. I've painted a few things etc Boulton painted (1).JPG
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Mamod
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September 24th, 2017, 7:24 pm #106

I was thinking the front window frames would look good painted black
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September 24th, 2017, 9:44 pm #107

Mamod wrote: I was thinking the front window frames would look good painted black
If only my hands were steady enough.......
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Rolling Boil
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September 25th, 2017, 7:03 am #108

Very nice indeed and looks great trundling along.

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ferrysteam
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September 25th, 2017, 5:18 pm #109

The coupling rods look better in red.
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ferrysteam
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September 27th, 2017, 8:51 am #110

My Boulton will be here on Friday.
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