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  1. duifkelego

    Powered up 2 motors on 1 channel

    @Giottist Thanks for the addition ! I forgot all about that in my enthousiasm. Quite important info Track testing will be done this week Although I did already make a short movie. it's on bricksafe next to the pics in the first post https://bricksafe.com/files/duifkelego/DSC_0111.MOV I thought the same about the H-bridges but decided to take the risk and find out the hard way. The plug is lego proprietary design so probably we can't get it unassembled. there is a an entry for PF to PuP adapters on the s-brick site though so who knows... https://www.sbrick.com/store at the bottom. Dragunov2 I've phisically rotated the motor 180 degrees inside it's housing so I could keep the wiring the same. I had to hack some plastic out of the housing to do it . Giottist's solution can be done as well, I'll probably be eploring that opion too very soon!
  2. Hi All , I want to start this one with thanking JopieK for his powered up tear down ! Without this info I would have had to do a lot more work before doing this. So instead of having a lazy sunday afternoon , I decided to take up one of the challenges TLG gave us with powered up. I'm in the proces of modifying a 60197 with longer bases and 7 cars at the moment. I wanted to power this beast with 2 motors so I could add even more cars in the future. So I took apart 2 PUP motors and removed the wiring from the PCB on the motor. I then soldered a piece of flatcable in place to get me through the base plate. I had to modify the base plate a little (...) to able to fit 1 motor as a jacobs bogie. Then i soldered the 2 flatcables to one of the removed motor cables , effectively switching both motors in parallel. In one of the motor assemblies I also turned the electrical motor around 180 degrees to get both motors rolling in the same direction. Some heavy mechanical modding had to be done to achieve this. I can probably find a better way if I put my mind to it. Anywayzz... without further ado, 2 pics of the result below and a WIP of the beast itself :) Have fun doing this for yourselves and don't hesitate to ask !
  3. duifkelego

    2018 Lego Trains

    I already found some pics while googling for the new trainsets some friendly advice persuaded me to take the link down...
  4. duifkelego

    12 volt track modification

    Hi All , just signed in to this forum cause I was wondering about something .... I'm into the 12 volt train system again and was wondering about modified 12 volt track . Hs anyone done some modifiyng on tracks , switches ,etc. ? Here's some pics of my own creations untill now... A half straight track with original contacts a point prototype with same angle as 2 curved rails Let's see what you guys have !