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  1. Time to upgrade I think. Cheerio John

    Time to upgrade I think.

    Cheerio John
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    If Bob's crew are on the DLS then you can just...

    If Bob's crew are on the DLS then you can just add a reference in the config.txt file. That's the basic idea of the DLS.

    Cheerio John
  3. To answer questions people might have about...

    To answer questions people might have about registering the game or which should I buy type questions.

    The spam stuff gets taken down quite quickly but holding new messages from unregistered users...
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    TANE or TS19 will run content made for TRS2006. ...

    TANE or TS19 will run content made for TRS2006.

    Cheerio John
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    Basically no, the type of file is set when the...

    Basically no, the type of file is set when the asset is created. It might be possible with the .im editor but I'd check the options in your graphics editor before going that route. From memory .BMP...
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    Realistically I'd move to TS19 or TANE, at a...

    Realistically I'd move to TS19 or TANE, at a minimum TS12. Most UK content creators are creating at TS12 level, but it works fine in TANE and TS19 some are using the new PBR textures which means...
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    https://nanoreview.net/en/cpu-compare/intel-core-i...

    https://nanoreview.net/en/cpu-compare/intel-core-i5-11600kf-vs-amd-ryzen-5-5600x

    It depends on the price but that extra heat output would be a concern. Remember Trainz runs on more than one core...
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    It's called learning by experience. Research is...

    It's called learning by experience. Research is actually about 30% or more of content creation. Rivet counters can be useful, I have a couple of what I call subject matter specialists on tap to...
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    If you want to count rivets then most models will...

    If you want to count rivets then most models will be incorrect in some minor detail. However the ones that exist bring pleasure to many. You're getting them for free for the most part. I recommend...
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    and for those who don't do Facebook? John

    and for those who don't do Facebook?

    John
  11. The London, Brighton & South Coast Railway

    The Brighton Circle is a model railway club that specialises in the LB&SCR. With Covid 19 they've moved their meetings on to zoom which means if you don't mind getting up in the middle of the night...
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    Rail driver works and so does keyboard input...

    Rail driver works and so does keyboard input through the USB port.

    I might try looking at a Raspberry Pi first it has a lot more processing power and is well documented.

    Cheerio John
  13. Could well be, payware needs a certain amount of...

    Could well be, payware needs a certain amount of ongoing sales to justify a site.

    Cheerio John
  14. Usually someone hasn't paid their web site...

    Usually someone hasn't paid their web site hosting fees.

    Cheerio John
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    Liquid coolers if they leak can be more trouble...

    Liquid coolers if they leak can be more trouble than they're worth.

    Intel CPUs are built on 14 nm AMD on 7 nm so the AMD CPUs run a lot cooler to start. I think at the moment Intel is in trouble...
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    My favourite was the IBM dealer who upgraded an...

    My favourite was the IBM dealer who upgraded an IBM machine with genuine IBM gold plated memory, unfortunately the motherboard memory slots weren't gold plated. Two months later the motherboard had...
  17. He has a few here: ...

    He has a few here: https://www.jatws.org/evilcrow/evilcrow.html

    So ask him nicely.

    Cheerio John
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    Remember my background is hardware so most of my...

    Remember my background is hardware so most of my models are fairly efficient and ARN is a bit resource heavy. What you can do is clone the wagon then use something like paint.net to change the...
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    Basically the same top, the detailed under frames...

    Basically the same top, the detailed under frames are for the rivet counters who may like to vary the axle boxes and brakes to the particular time period. The 17_5 version actually uses JAG but the...
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    I should mention that the detailed underframes...

    I should mention that the detailed underframes have a lower impact if they are repeated. However mix two or three types and use different lengths and it will have a much greater machine impact.
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    It depends what you're after. JAG is just the...

    It depends what you're after. JAG is just the scripting used for coupling and lights. It's much more robust than bluestar etc which came before it. ACS followed and JAG uses ACS as it's base. It...
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    There are free solutions such as...

    There are free solutions such as https://letsencrypt.org/ available but adding them to an existing web site is not always easy. Angelfire is owned by lycos who advertise that free SSL certificates...
  23. Thread: PC Lock Up

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    You should keep the drive running at no more than...

    You should keep the drive running at no more than 80% capacity. On an SSD the life expectancy is much greater for drives that have more space on them.

    At the back of my mind trainz has an...
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    The first one I worked on was a PDP something or...

    The first one I worked on was a PDP something or other. It had 1 k of memory but we upgraded it to 2k so we could run two programs at once. Paper tape input and output fed into a teletype machine....
  25. If you use more than 20 gm pressure on your...

    If you use more than 20 gm pressure on your fingers you'll damage them over time. The American ANSI standard is 55 gms minimum so avoid a normal keyboard. Touch Stream is the best one that you...
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