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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by BorisSpencer » Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:53 am

For general public use I wouldn't buy certificates with expirations greater than 2 years.
A lot of services consider a cert more than 2 years old to be untrusted.

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by ge_rik » Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:31 am

BorisSpencer wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:53 am
For general public use I wouldn't buy certificates with expirations greater than 2 years.
A lot of services consider a cert more than 2 years old to be untrusted.
On the site, they say with the multiyear subscription, the user needs to renew it every year presumably to overcome this issue

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by georgesheppard » Wed Mar 17, 2021 12:45 pm

letsencrypt have been offering free certificates for several years now, I'm not sure if all hosting providers would support them though as I imagine selling SSL certificates is quite lucrative. There is a list of hosting companies that support lets encrypt on their community forum over here
For general public use I wouldn't buy certificates with expirations greater than 2 years.
A lot of services consider a cert more than 2 years old to be untrusted.
I believe since September 2020 certificates can only be issued with a maximum expiry of 13 months or less anyway, see here.

Sorry to continue the thread hijacking with more SSL discussion :twisted:

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Jimmyb » Wed Mar 17, 2021 3:02 pm

I do think this SLL Certificate thing has gone on long enough, I am not buying one, my web host does not provide them for free - End!!
Lets get back to the trains please.

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Phil.P » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:23 pm

So Jimmy,

What did you think to the quality of materials and fit of the IP Railbus?

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Jimmyb » Thu Mar 18, 2021 9:07 am

Phil.P wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:23 pm
So Jimmy,

What did you think to the quality of materials and fit of the IP Railbus?
Instructions: Five pages of instruction, mainly via photographs, in the occasional place, the information could have been expanded for extra clarity, though a novice could build this model, I think some areas did introduce ambiguity into them.

Body: The ply though light was solid with well cut edges, all the parts (with the exception of the seats) were butt joints, and as advised here I used PVA and it seems to be a very solid build.

Engine cover: White metal, clean, a couple of very small "blow holes" only identified after primer, soldered together well, nice fit.

Axle mounts, luggage rack, "dashboard": 3D printed, clean and square, the axle bushes needed a little super-glue to hold in place.

Issues: There was no 45 mm gauge conversion kit, and IP Engineering weren't the easiest company to get hold of, but agreed to sent the items in the post, however they only post once a week, and I had just missed that weeks post, so from identifying the issue to receipt of parts was 10 days, however not being in a rush this was not an issue for me.

Overall I am quite please, currently at the painting and motorizing stages, the main build now finished.

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Jimmyb » Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:29 pm

Progress has moved on with painting and details starting to be added, hopefully further details will be available on my blog latter this week:
Painted-2.jpg

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by ge_rik » Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:29 am

Love the blood and custard colour scheme, Jim. The roof rack looks very intimate. Was that part of the kit or your own addition.

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Jimmyb » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:26 am

ge_rik wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:29 am
Love the blood and custard colour scheme, Jim. The roof rack looks very intimate. Was that part of the kit or your own addition.

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Rik, many thanks, the rook rack was a 3D printed item that came with the kit,

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by ge_rik » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:10 pm

Jimmyb wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:26 am
ge_rik wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:29 am
Love the blood and custard colour scheme, Jim. The roof rack looks very intimate. Was that part of the kit or your own addition.

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Rik, many thanks, the rook rack was a 3D printed item that came with the kit,
Darned predictive text on this tablet - "intimate" is supposed to be "intricate" ..... But I do like the concept of your "rook" rack (which my predictive text just changed to "room" rack)

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Old Man Aaron » Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:26 am

That's coming up beautifully. Nice work. :thumbright:
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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Jimmyb » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:44 am

Old Man Aaron wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:26 am
That's coming up beautifully. Nice work. :thumbright:
Darren, many thanks, that is a real complement, after seeing your work :)

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Lonsdaler » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:46 pm

That looks very tidy. And it could run on my line in those colours :thumbup: What is the rationale behind the orange roof beacon - does it travel through an airport somewhere along your line?

Oops - no it couldn't - I'm 32mm :lol:
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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by Jimmyb » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:44 am

Lonsdaler wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:46 pm
That looks very tidy. And it could run on my line in those colours :thumbup: What is the rationale behind the orange roof beacon - does it travel through an airport somewhere along your line?

Oops - no it couldn't - I'm 32mm :lol:
Hi many thanks, the orange beacon, well it came with the lights kit, managed to get a flashing LED, liked it so used it, as it my railway :)

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Re: IP Engineering Rail Bus

Post by invicta280 » Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:52 pm

That's a very attractive little railbus.

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