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    See...

    See https://ncedcc.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/201799499-NCE-DCC-Cables-Explained RJ12 specifies 6P6C connectors and they don't come in sizes, but I'm pretty sure different places use different...
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    Is he really here if he didn't post a pic of...

    Is he really here if he didn't post a pic of himself?
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    Its easier to solder to the track if you use...

    Its easier to solder to the track if you use solid instead of stranded for the feeders, and 22 gauge works well.

    Personally I find a spot on the flex with a gap in the tie plastic, drill a 3/32"...
  4. 15" in N scale equals bigger than 24" in HO. I...

    15" in N scale equals bigger than 24" in HO. I operate no problem with 11" but bigger is always better. Medium Peco turnout curved rails are equivalent to 15".
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    I don't use foam board or have noise issues but...

    I don't use foam board or have noise issues but have a theory (OK, more like a guess).

    Try it with just plywood first for comparison. Then unglued foam followed by foam glued down to the plywood....
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    Ethanol plants also produce a huge amount of...

    Ethanol plants also produce a huge amount of dried powder from the distilled grain. Not sure how much goes out by rail vs truck but the end users are cattle and dairy operations.
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    If the layers aren't glued yet (how I interpret...

    If the layers aren't glued yet (how I interpret "take the top foam off") what if you replace the middle solid foam layer with something that you can run wire thru? For instance cut it into 2"...
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    Done with the turntable and pleased with how it...

    Done with the turntable and pleased with how it turned out. Video:

    https://youtu.be/Ly7Nn4fld-w
    I found that the spring-loaded contacts occasionally pushed the bridge up. Rather than follow...
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    Don't want to discourage at all but personally I...

    Don't want to discourage at all but personally I would not want to run a layout with an iPad. I like the tactile feedback of real buttons and wheels, have a recurring case of "dead finger syndrome",...
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    I found good quality door hinges to be tight...

    I found good quality door hinges to be tight enough to work with for lifting under-track uncoupling magnets. All other hinges including piano seemed to have too much wiggle. Hard to tell from the...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TClWv9AzQSg ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TClWv9AzQSg


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TClWv9AzQSg

    Via link button then the video button (3 buttons to it's right)
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TClWv9AzQSg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TClWv9AzQSg
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    Measured it, 13.25" radius.

    Measured it, 13.25" radius.
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    Wow, what an epic trip! I am always fascinated...

    Wow, what an epic trip! I am always fascinated how in other countries some things are built very differently from what I am used to seeing while other things are built the same. And that sleeper...
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    https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?40033...

    https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?40033-Kato-SD40-2-(Early)-drive-train-chatter&highlight=kato+squeal
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    Double gapping at f is needed between two...

    Double gapping at f is needed between two "facing" switches e and c because one rail is the inside rail for e and the other is the inside rail for c. If for example e is thrown straight while c is...
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    The constant is the 9mm track. Not everyone...

    The constant is the 9mm track.

    Not everyone thinks it would be fun to hand lay custom gauged track to match a particular prototype gauge. If track mfg's had to make track and turnouts for every...
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    If you run a line all the way around the room it...

    If you run a line all the way around the room it makes life easy. First, your level has a limited reach, always nice to have a line close by to sit the other end on. Second, you can sight along the...
  19. Hope you had a good one and glad you couldn't...

    Hope you had a good one and glad you couldn't resist.
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    Your benchwork looks sturdy enough. Leveling...

    Your benchwork looks sturdy enough. Leveling isn't that hard, and you can always use T-nuts and bolts on the leg bottoms to adjust things. It helps to run a level line on the walls at top-of-layout...
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    Not much more to see. ...

    Not much more to see.
    https://youtu.be/hreGFdIk43g

    Has anyone added a motor house or an electric line arch to one of these?
    110818
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    I replaced the cannibalized bridge with a new one...

    I replaced the cannibalized bridge with a new one - had to buy a kit because I lost the critical electrical contact bits - and got the screech back. So I added bearings inside the bridge, adjusting...
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    Understood. For just an engine turnaround the...

    Understood. For just an engine turnaround the indexers seemed like overkill.

    I started with probably 5 of those "hobby motors", Tamiya, Como Drills, Meccano... all different but all noisy. ...
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    Prost! Hoist one for those of us in lock-down.

    Prost! Hoist one for those of us in lock-down.
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    Agreed. Price for the "Pololu option" is about...

    Agreed. Price for the "Pololu option" is about $35 plus shipping plus mounting supplies:
    Motor $23 + shipping
    PWM controller and DPDT momentary $11 Amazon Prime. These are $4.50 per turntable in...
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