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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Module Construction.
    Progress on the transport case.
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Module Construction.
    I don't use the AC in the house unless its over 95. The breeze from the woods behind the house keep the temps down. But yeah, it does...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Module Construction.
    Did some painting on one of the modules today. First coat of mud brown. Several more coats of various colors of earth will be applied...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Module Construction.
    Modules work as designed. Next step is scenery, painting and building the transport case.
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    Pulled by an SD90MAC.
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Power Pole Connectors.
    Take a look at the video that I provided for Sherrel.
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    Wow, really had to lean hard on that steering wheel.
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Module Construction.
    turns out it was the Tortoise Machine frog juice connector. Second from the left of the bottom left two. Not sure how it got by my...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Power Pole Connectors.
    Those are two connectors Sherrel. The wire is soldered or crimped into the metal connector then the metal connector is pressed into the...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Module Construction.
    Pushing past the issue with the Power Pole Connectors were I started a separate thread on...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Power Pole Connectors.
    These are the connectors in question. Real complex to assemble. Crimp or solder wire into the metal contact. Push the contact into the...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread ESu Cab Control.
    I went through that attempt to integrate the ESU with my Digitrax stuff. What a PITA. Every step needed another integration board from...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Power Pole Connectors.
    Yep, did that. They are secure so they don't move in their cluster. It's just that contact piece that moves inside the shell when the...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Power Pole Connectors.
    As for the wiggle, yeah, about 1/16" in and out. That keeps the humps on the contact end of the connector from actually riding up and...
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    D&J RailRoad replied to the thread Power Pole Connectors.
    I don't know what the size wire is, but it looks awful thin. The modules require a minimum 14 gauge wire to carry the current and...




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