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72132Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Seeking assistance with Marklin #8800 loco

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  • Kevin Brady
    Jan 29, 2013
      Hi Mark,all,
      Thanks for the link!

      Best,Kev

      On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 12:24 PM, mark2playz <mark.markham@...>wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Jeff,
      > You might want to check out: http://www.z-world.com/instructions/
      > for the instructions that go with the 8800.
      > Also I'll be interested in reading about your Arduino-base throttle. I did
      > one years ago using the Parallax Basic Stamp, similar to their online app
      > note. Haven't done much with the Arduino yet, but I see some interesting
      > opportunities with the on-chip analog.
      >
      > Mark
      >
      > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Faust" wrote:
      > >
      > > A reference to my original post, Kev. I couldn't get the shell off. I
      > discovered that the cylinder block is a separate cast-plastic part. Once I
      > separated it a little from the frame, the shell slipped easily off the tab.
      > >
      > > Issues resolved!!! Thanks to everyone in the group who helped my through
      > my first Z scale crisis. (Let's hope it's the last.)
      > >
      > > With the engine reassembled, I was able to test the Arduino-based
      > throttle I'm building for the layout. Further details when I make a little
      > more progress.
      > >
      > > --Jeff
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, Kevin Brady wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Hi Jeff,all,
      > > > What about the shell?
      > > >
      > > > Kev
      > > >
      > > > On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 4:09 PM, Jeff Faust wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > **
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Of course--the Big Magnet on a Stick from my mechanic's toolbox! Why
      > > > > didn't I think of that before? Seven seconds of sweeping with that
      > monster
      > > > > recovered the screw.
      > > > >
      > > > > Now, about that shell...suggestions, anyone?
      > > > >
      > > > > --Jeff
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, Don Fedjur wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Mother always said; "work smart.......not hard"
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Take a piece of steel, ruler etc., flat bar..............throw some
      > > > > magnets onto it................now hover over the area that you
      > think the
      > > > > lost screw is, you should pick it up quickly.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > If you need it brought back to life and a new screw, contact me.
      > > > >
      > > > > > Don
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > Dr. Dirt's Weathering Service
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >



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