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A couple of weeks ago I sent a Hornby Black Five over to DCC Concepts in Perth, Western Australia. Well the little darling came back from Richard yesterday after he had worked his magic and after a brief test, It arrived at 4.00Pm and I leave for work at 6.00pm, all I can say it's magic. As I have done plenty installs of decoders this was something new for me, to actually send a loco to someone else to have the work done. Richard has put a fair bit of effort into this and the result is superb. The loco now has a head lamps denoting a freight loco, firebox lighting effect that dances and flickers as the fireman chucks a few shovelfuls into the fire box, simulated wheel slip, brake squeal and then I run out of time. I'll have to get a small camcorder and do a few you tube type vids to let everyone appreciate the sound of a Black Five in the garage

I'll post more when I get more time

I have Brit to all set to go.

Charles Emerson
Queensland
Australia
 

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Ahh Doug, your a hard man
perhaps when I double the numbers
I'll wait till then so hang on to that "Oliver Cromwell".

Charles Emerson
Queensland
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QUOTE (Doug @ 6 Dec 2008, 20:04) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I was going to send the prize, but I notice that the two numbers don't match up. Tough.


I'd like to hear the sound in the Black Five loco. I look forward to the video.
 

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Well I finally got around to getting that mini DV cam so I can do you tube type videos. I only made one small technical error I didn't read the box. This small oversight resulted in me buying a memory card bigger than the camera can handle. So untill I drive back into town I'm stuck using the internal memory which is only 16MB. This results in 20 second videos.
So one Black Five with sound by DCC Concepts in Perth WA in a very short video.



Charles Emerson
Queensland
Australia
 
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