freestorm

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  1. Hello, I have scanned my childhood LEGO catalogs I already sent an email to brickset for sharing with the community. You can download the catalogs here (some are very large because of 600dpi scanning): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1x-hPYPepPERoRZ6a9eSWlvULcZJGj8zs ================================================================ The catalog list: c80eu Large European (106181/106281-EU II (D/A/CH/NL/B)) c85eutr3 Medium Train European ((D/A/CH/F/I) 109782/109882) c91ch Large Swiss – (921640-CH) m85eu1 Mini European (109983-EU) c82eutr2 Medium Train European (EU III 117779/117879 UK/I/F) c83eutr2 Medium Train European ((D/A/CH/F/I) 100782/100882) c85eu Small European (109382/109482-EU II (D/A/CH/F/I)) c87eut2 Medium Technic European (150982/151082. EU II – (D/A/CH/F/I)) c91eu4 Medium European (830582/830682 EU-II (D/A/CH/F/I)) c92eu5 Medium European (100782/100882 EU II (D/A/CH/F/I)) c92eutec2 Medium Technic European Foldout (100982/101082 EU-II (D/A/CH/F/I)) c91chdetr Medium Train Swiss-German (921762-CHD) c91chfrtr Medium Train Swiss-French (921762-CHF) m92castle Mini Castle (101683-EU/OS) m92pirate Mini Pirates (101783-EU/OS) s92ch Medium Service Packs Swiss (922044-CH) s93ch Medium Service Packs Swiss (922711-CH) c92ch Large Swiss (922038-CH) c93ch Large Swiss (922710-CH) c14ch2 Large Swiss July - December (609.6024-CHDE/CHFR) m87eu1 Mini European (150683-EU) c15ch1 Large Swiss January - June (611.9698-CHDE/CHFR) c66ch Swiss (3150-schw) c83be Large Belgium (93500-B) c85be Large Belgium (94350-B) c86be Large Belgium (2000200-B) c87be Large Belgium (920311-B) c88be Large Belgium (920969-B) s93eu Medium Service Packs European (109583/109683) PS: If you "quote" my message, please to not "quote" the link, it can be changed (If so, I will edit this message)
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    Some old catalogs from my childhood

    I've scanned some catalogs: c14ch2 Large Swiss July - December (609.6024-CHDE/CHFR) m87eu1 Mini European (150683-EU) c15ch1 Large Swiss January - June (611.9698-CHDE/CHFR) c66ch Swiss (3150-schw) c83be Large Belgium (93500-B) c85be Large Belgium (94350-B) c86be Large Belgium (2000200-B) c87be Large Belgium (920311-B) c88be Large Belgium (920969-B) s93eu Medium Service Packs European (109583/109683) I have also generate all catalogs as lighter version (_low.pdf)
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    LEGO 10027 Train Shed help.

    On Bricklink the weight of the instruction is 122.11g https://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?I=10027-1&name=Train Engine Shed&category=[Train][9V][World City]#T=S&O={"ss":"CH","iconly":0}
  4. For my 12V trains, I'm using "Helavia A5" in grey color. Which look the same as original LEGO. I don't know how to explain what is it in English, you can have an idea on this website: https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/cable-sleeves/1702915/?sra=pmpn I buy the same but in grey which match the original LEGO light grey rubber The product code form the manufacturer (SES) is "0201 0007 013" The original rubber is ~5mm large , so with 35mm sleeve, you can make 6-7 train rubber If we look the price that I found online in RS-Online website, 1 train rubber will cost ~ 0.033 EUR (for 6 rubbers by sleeve) The hard part, is for cutting the rubber. Using scissor or cutter is not a good idea, the rubber will not be cut regularly. For cutting it, I used a Metal lathe with a precision knife. It's difficult to explain, if someone want, I can do a video next time I'm doing it.
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    2018 Lego Trains

    Yes, like what we ca do with Sbrick (I think it need to be set every reboot)
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    2018 Lego Trains

    It will be cool if you can try to shutdown the remote or go out if range when the train is running So we can know if PU have a watchdog that stop the motor when out of range.
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    2018 Lego Trains

    I think it's not exact, (but,maybe I'm wrong..) When Sariel test the range, he used the LEGO Boost motor. With this motor, the remote need to send "run command" continuously (when he release to button, the motor stop) So , if the motor is out of range, he didn't receive "run command" so it stop. The train Motors eems not working the same way, when you press the button, the motor will increase or decrease it speed, and continue at this speed. So in theory (it need test to validate): if you are out of range, you cannot control the speed but the motor will continue to run Like with the PowerFunction 1.0 With Bluetooth BLE, the controller is connected to the receiver, and you can decide wthat you are doing if the connection is lose. With the SBrick (which use BLE too) they choose to add a Watchdog inside the receiver to stop the motors if it didns't receive commands for X milliseconds. To avoid your models are going out of control PS: sorry for my English...
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    Powered Up

    As you can see on this video , the buttons of the remote controller can be rotate (by 180° for sure) Both remote doesn't have the same button rotation
  9. I bought a small amount of 70 'train parts. The 4.5V engine (bb07) was inside, badly it was open I took the opportunity to take pictures. In bonus, the auction picture Can you guess why I clicked buy now for 25 €?
  10. The motor case is clued. You can view on pictures that the motor case have opening marks (when I buy it was already opened)
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    Some old catalogs from my childhood

    Thank you too for scanning catalogues and 7777 I have already sent an email to Huw for sharing in brickset. @all I'm happy that you enjoy looking some old catalogues, i will spend more time to scan my post 2000 catalogues. Note: On service packs, the price "sfr" is for Swiss Francs (CHF)
  12. From Wikipedia: Lego Produktion AG was founded in Switzerland in 1968. At the time, 30% of the world production of Lego was produced in Switzerland. They made LEGO Primo, LEGO Duplo, LEGO Technic, LEGO Bionicle. In 2002 the two factories were closed, the production was transfered to America,Hungary,Germany and Denmark. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lego_Produktion_AG @Reza My last two motors: Red type 1 23 0 Red type 3 18 4
  13. I'm happy that I can help :-) Sometimes, instructions and box doesn't correspond to LEGO inside. You can also have the same set (same number) with 2 differents instruction and inventory. Looking on catalogs and instructions can be not 100% correct, I think LEGO sets where build as toy and not "collecting Toy" so the look can be the same, but not the inventory. PS: I'm scanning some old catalogs '80 to '90, I will post a new thread when I'm ready to share the PDF, maybe it can help with you research.
  14. The Swiss version of the catalog 921762 is copyrighted as 1991. I've scanned the Swiss -German and the Swiss-French version. Note: price are in CHF Swiss-German: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JvxpzkydjoWNxnemNgu0YnUl8PIY7oxA Swiss-French: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uDNfYOgrgjWGfCXviDnA_pJ4niFHKcms
  15. 3th batch black Type 2 24 81 black Type 3 37 3 (not motor from batch #2) Pictures: http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_37-3_1.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_37-3_2.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type2_24-81_1.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type2_24-81_2.jpg
  16. How, thank you :-) I updated my post with picture 3
  17. The requested pictures. Black Type 3 49 8: This motor is on 7760, but as second hand, I don't know if it's the correct motor for this set http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_49-8_1.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_49-8_2.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_49-8_3.jpg Black Type 3 36 8 http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_36-8_1.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_36-8_2.jpg http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/FreeStorm77/Misc/black_type3_36-8_3.jpg
  18. Okay. I will post photos next time I'm going to my layout
  19. 2nd batch of my motors: black Type 3 25 6 red Type 1 27 0 red Type 1 16 0 red Type 2 25 2 black Type 3 49 8 black Type 1 29 0 red Type 3 39 3 black Type 4 25 8 black Type 3 44 5 black Type 4 22 8 black Type 3 37 3 red Type 3 34 3 red Type 3 02 3 black Type 1 35 0 black Type 3 36 8
  20. I think the 7750 was also sold in Austria and Switzerland, you can see the country list at the end of the catalog from 1982 https://images.brickset.com/library/Catalogues/c82eutr.pdf On the sticker sheet you have the Swiss Rail logo " <-|-> "
  21. 1st motors batch: Black type 3: 10 4 Black type 4: 23 8 Red type 3: 30 3 I will check other motors next time I'm going to my layout place
  22. I found an ebay auction for the 12V catalog. We cannot see the copyright date on the 3th page, but the seller list as 1992 https://www.ebay.fr/itm/LEGO-Service-Pack-von-1992-Sonderheft-Umstellung-vom-12V-auf-9V-System-921762/332392536873?hash=item4d64239b29:g:easAAOSwWWpZysaT
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    Lego technic yellow train bridge from 1993 ad

    Hello, I rebuilt the bridge and made 2 new version (v3 and v3.1) For me the version 3.1 is going to be the final version and I'm waiting parts to build. I look closer to the original image and measured ration between parts, but it's hard because the image is in poor quality. I'm happy with the result :-) Now the arms \ / are joined to the bridge, you are not viewing the technic pin, because it's behind the center arms | | It's difficult to make in MlCAD , because of the geometry of all pieces, so don't look closer to the image, they is some bugs. Here you can view the same bridge, but the arms / \ are with technic bricks Some picture of the build version with some change, because of missing parts: - The bridge is red - The "legs" are shorter Brickshelf url (not yet public) http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=573187
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    Lego technic yellow train bridge from 1993 ad

    Yes it's true, I need to find the good ratio and angle between arms. I need some works to improve the version1