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  1. I just bought some new straight tracks at JB-Spielwaren
  2. Spot the differences..... My FX track order arrived today and i put them into my new 9v mils modules straight away. Very happy with these tracks !! I can't wait to get my hands on some curved tracks from the next batch so I can start modding points :P Thanks Michael, for this great addition and keep up the good work !
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    Converting my 7740 from 12v to 9v

    Took a while to get an answer but I don't want to withhold it. I've found some grey double wire at conrad. But I think the color is off by just a little. https://www.conrad.nl/p/l2185-gr-draad-2-x-014-mm-grijs-5-m-1398102 Although most of the grey wire holds out for very long I've already seen some decay, they get hard a brittle. Soi I've used the conrad wire to replace them.
  4. You mean a little something like this ? I totally agree ! I finally have some room to continue this line of tinkering now that my 12v collection has been sold. Definetely gonna buy some of this track once it's available in Europe.
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    12V style railway station MOC

    So I spent a few hours putting the model into studio. It's not exactly the same build as on the previous pics but my fantasy ran wild. It comes in at a whopping 6200 parts already which forced me to lower the studio graphic settings, lol. I would love to hear some feedback so I can improve on my MOC-ing skills. Can anyone guess by which lego 12v models I was inspired in this build ?
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    Building 7777

    I've decided to take the 7777 ideas book off of my build bucket list the "hard" way. I had already started building small things in the past already but now I took it up a notch. Below you can find some pictures of the bulk transfer building of pages 8 and 9. I regret to say they wee not built into a nice scene. But I could sell the build rather quickly so I did that and didn't think of picture easthetics before it was too late , a shame really. For me the fun is in the building and hunting parts rather then having the model.... and I do not have the room for such scenes permanently. The guy who bought the build also expressed a high interest in the scene of pages 30 and 31. So then i went ahead and build those models for him as well. By then i was comitted (to myself and the bucket list... ) So I went ahead and built the railway station of pages 42 and 43. This time the scene was properly finished with minifigs, lights, a train and more... I'll post some pictures below but there is more on my bricksafe : https://bricksafe.com/pages/duifkelego.
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    12v track in stud.io

    Hi guys , With some free time on my hands I started the digital version of my railway station in stud.io . When the main building was ready I tried to add some 12v track to the scene and ran into an issue. The straight 12v track were just fine. A little hassle to get them built , but ok . Then tried to add some curved tracks. These were very much more of a hassle ... There seems to be an issue with the radius or the length of the curved rail pieces. When I build 4 sections, I do not get the 90 degrees angle I expect. , see pictures below. It seems to be off by 3 degrees (counting studs and trigoniometry....) This is also the reason I can not get the curved conductor rail into place. as it's radius is different fthen the outer track rails I couldn't find a lot about this issue on the stud.io forum.... Has anyone else run into this and found a workaround ?
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    12V style railway station MOC

    Thanks for the positive feedback ! you guys made me start work on digitising the model in studio . a side project for the moment as I'm now into upgrading and selling my 12V collection to make financial and physical room for new projects. I hope I'll remember to share when its's done
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    1225 North Pole Railroad

    IT's a very lovely model indeed ! On the second topic .... It's never a question of being too expensive but more a question of willing or being able to afford it. The people making such sets know very well that they need to set a reasonable price level for the customers but they need to think of themselves as well. No viable business when you underprice to please customers. On a personal note : If I could afford it , I'd probably spend the money on something else . For me the fun is in designing, tinkering, building and chasing the parts. Not in having the model....
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    12V style railway station MOC

    Hi All , Not being much of an MOC -er, somtimes I outdo myself. I've always wanted to build a huge railway station based on the 7824 and 7822. I built it 3 years ago but never finished it , it was collecting dust for 3 months before I took it down again , no room for such huge builds Anyways ... enjoy :) There is more on my bricksafe : https://www.bricksafe.com/pages/duifkelego/9-volt-pu-hybrid/12v-station
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    [Digi=MOC] - Plasser & Theurer RM900-RT

    wow , absolutely gorgeous. I've been contemplating a build like this for a long time now... I'd love to build this one for real ! Would you be willing to share the design ?
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    [MOC] BR05-001 with 7 coaches

    A very nice build indeed. but those metal tracks in the youtube movie. would that be peco rail code 200 or code 250 ? never mind , already found it :https://www.doctor-brick.de/threads/legoconnex-mein-alternatives-9v-gleissystem.12878/
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    Lego 10277 - Crocodile Locomotive

    I guess I'll have to do both solutions... Maybe even frankenstein 2 motors to 1 channel and see if I can control them with the remote only so I can still drive some LEDs on the other channel. wait... wut , now I'm planning to buy 3 ? ......
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    Lego 10277 - Crocodile Locomotive

    Lol and there you have it... I thought I'd prepare for this set by buying a hub and an L motor. Now the dutch lego shop mentions I will need 2 medium motors 88008 for this set...
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    The 12v layout form BillytheKid.

    I can confirm that. I've already repaired a few... I have never been able to mend the squeking ones though... any tips ?