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has anybody ever fitted any of the sleuthe smoke units i have looked at them but as i have never done one not really sure which ones fit what model?
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This is a new one on me Brian. Have you got any more information?

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I think it's actually Suethe, rather than Sleuthe

There is some information here:

http://www.mgsharp.com/Seuthe.htm

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Ah, no wonder I didn't get very far in Google. :roll:

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You would have done if you had just searched for 'Smoke Units' instead of the name. That's how I found it. :wink: :D

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Too simple Perry, far too simple. :roll: :wink:

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Well i ordered a seuthe smoke unit yesterday to try out havent got a clue which engine its going to go in yet so this is going to be a trial and error job i will post once i have fitted it.
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Now that's going to be interesting, Brian.

Smoke Vs sound :?: Give me smoke every time :!: :!:
You could be giving me another job here, just when I was getting organised :!: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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aah not again jeff :shock: :roll: :roll: :lol: :lol: 8)

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Well ive fitted my smoke unit i used a tcs T1 decoder it works fine with that and i fitted it in my A1 great Northern i have to adjust it down the chimney a little more yet but heres a few piccys of it smoking
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That looks very tempting. I didn't know you could run smoke units with DCC. Are they a special type and did you ahve to make any changes to the unit?

Great pictures too.

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Any decoder should be fine bob as long as the function supply has enough power for the smoke unit used. i used TCS T1
All you do is wire white and yellow wires to one pole of sleuthe and the blue wire to the other pole.
There are also clever ways you can use it aswell if you want to program the decoder.
i used a sleuthe number 23 but john at bromgrove said after i bought it a number 22 is better for dcc but this 23 seems to work ok thou.
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Brian for some reason all i got is 2 small box's with a red x in it and no pics
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i fixed the piccys now Phill
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Impressed :!: :!:

Are these units useable in DC and DCC :?:

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yes Jeff both dc and dcc i used a no 23 on mine under dcc but John at bromsgrove said that a No 22 is better for dcc .
There are lots of them its not easy to decipher what ones are best for what loco really its space beneath the chimney to fit the smoke unit .
you can be clever under dcc and adjust the volumes of smoke using the decoder if you want but at this stage i have just got it switching on or off.
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That second picture is particularly impressive I thought Brian. Next step is a 'smelly' to go with the smoke unit.

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I wish you had never brought this up. :evil:

Now I can't see any way I can avoid eventually equipping my locos with smoke units. :D

Excellent photos; especially the second one.

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I like it. I'd like some of those. Diesels belch out plenty of black smoke too. I wonder if you can get black smoke units.....
Very nice tankers there too, Brian. :)

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Perry wrote:I wish you had never brought this up. :evil:
Now I can't see any way I can avoid eventually equipping my locos with smoke units. :D
Excellent photos; especially the second one.
Perry


My sentiments exactly. It might not be soon, but The Western Valley Railway will certainly have steam locos that puff out smoke :!: :!:

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Well i just got to have one of those babys. smoke from my 08 shunter is on the cards. Also smoke from my cooling towers as well. Mindue you get the smell of rotten eggs from most works now again, so maybe i could leave a egg in there to go off and then switch the smoke on :D .
Great pics and i too like the second one best.
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i can remember the old hornby ones used to stink of rotten eggs but these sleuthe ones dont stink like they did. they actually do ones specially for buildings phill
dcc supplies carry a good stock of these smoke units there are quite a few differant ones
http://www.dccsupplies.co.uk/

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