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    Track Soldering Tools/Aids......

    These are tool/aids that one can use to help in soldering two pieces of ME Code 55 or 70 track together if you don't want to use rail joiners. Tools to join two pieces of code 55 to each other or...
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    Tough decision...they are both great.... and...

    Tough decision...they are both great.... and great work on your part with the build and painting :)

    Sumner
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    ==================== 11-21-2022 --- Version 2...

    ==================== 11-21-2022 --- Version 2 ==========================

    I've updated the one shown above this a little to make it more versatile. The servo mount sits .005” lower to the work...
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    Horizontal Servo Control Option....

    I would like to use servo control for the three turnouts that are located on ( my track elevator ). Instead of mounting them under the elevator I'd like to mount them on the track surface where...
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    You might want to try ( HERE...

    You might want to try ( HERE ) with a message to them to see if they know of a replacement. They have lots of motors and I've gotten some from them. Also found this place ( HERE ) no experience...
  6. Hidden Custom Crossing for Coal Mine Complex Pt 2

    Custom crossing for coal mine continued.....

    https://www.nscale.net/forums/cache.php?img=http%3A%2F%2F1fatgmc.com%2FRailRoad% 2FTrackwork%2F22-11-17%2520Coal%2520Crossing-Pt2-1.JPG
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  7. Hidden Custom Crossing for Coal Mine Complex Pt 1

    This is the build of a custom crossing for the coal mine complex. It will be hidden under the coal mine's loading area. The coal train with the empty cars will cross from one track over the other...
  8. Turnout Servo Mount for One Limit Switch...

    This is an update on the servo mount I've had up on thingiverse.com ( HERE ) for some time. Basically the same mount but changes in the area where the limit switch is located via a groove that the...
  9. Turnout Servo Mount for Two Limit Switches---Part...

    Turnout Servo Mount for Two Limit Switches---Part 2...

    It can be difficult at times to mount a servo in the correct place under the turnout and it needs to be pretty accurately located. I've...
  10. Turnout Servo Mount for Two Limit Switches---Part 1....

    I have a servo mount for turnout control that you can mount one limit switch to on thingiverse.com ( HERE ). The limit switch could be used to change the frog polarity, signaling or LED's or...
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    Agreed, if this was going to be out in the open...

    Agreed, if this was going to be out in the open I'd omit them but since it isn't and I decided to over engineer it some I took the couple minutes to add them.
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    I've installed a fair number of 123's and 126's...

    I've installed a fair number of 123's and 126's and like them, especially the 126's but the prices have gone up on both. I do still have a number I can use but started installing ESU 59826 LokPilot...
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    About the least expensive LokSound decoder is...

    About the least expensive LokSound decoder is going to be around $90 and then you have the speaker added to that so $110 is in the ball park and it should have the correct sound file on it...
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    Very nice. I still use SketchUp for two...

    Very nice. I still use SketchUp for two dimensional drawings but never really got fast on it (appears you are). Got into Fusion 360 and use if for all my 3D designs.
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    Thanks and I have seen that a number of places. ...

    Thanks and I have seen that a number of places. Just like to try something different when I can ;) and it was fast,

    Sumner
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    ME Code 55 to Code 70....

    Before COVID I had bought a good amount of ME code 55 flex track. Then I thought I was going to be short and couldn't find any more code 55 but could find some ME code 70. I decided to get it and...
  17. Thread: Cumberland Mine

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    Very nice work, ...

    Very nice work,


    https://www.nscale.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=127246&d=1667857719

    I like that headframe and might change my coal mine to use one instead of what I have now. ...
  18. Code 55 Double Crossing -- Part 2...................

    I'll finish the 'single track over double track crossing' (Double Crossing) on this page but most of it will be about how I'm building the 'thru track/guard rail' sections of the crossing.
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    I guess I'll go against the grain here ;). I'd...

    I guess I'll go against the grain here ;). I'd say if one likes going big then go for it. I'm 78 coming up on 79 and have started a layout that I'm sure will never be finished, maybe not even a...
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    Glad you are out of retirement:). I've always...

    Glad you are out of retirement:). I've always learned from what you are doing so will be watching.



    Can't believe you said that, hopefully you don't believe it. It is amazing how much you get...
  21. I'm not sure what the correct terminology is...

    I'm not sure what the correct terminology is for....

    https://www.nscale.net/forums/cache.php?img=http%3A%2F%2F1fatgmc.com%2FRailRoad%2FTrackwork%2F22-10-28%2520Thru-Guard%2520Rails-1.JPG


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  22. Thanks and If you are talking about the inside...

    Thanks and If you are talking about the inside diamond it will be 3D printed....
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  23. Single Track Over Double Track Code 55 Crossing.....

    Part 1:

    This is the build of a crossing where a single track crosses a double track (not sure of the correct terminology). It will be hidden by a removable mesa (mountain) over it. The coal mine...
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    Code 55 Single Crossing...

    I need a minimum of 3 crossings for the layout and thought I'd take a break from other parts of the layout build and build the three of them. What follows is the easiest of them and for it I was able...
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    Commercial Building........

    First off my last building post was actually miss-titled. It should of been 'Restaurant with Sleeping Rooms/Hotel Above'.

    This post is about what was the restaurant for the truck stop and the...
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