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  1. Thread: Feeder wiring

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    Am I missing something? CAT 5?

    Am I missing something? CAT 5?
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    The table I am using is an 30 inch x 6 foot...

    The table I am using is an 30 inch x 6 foot foldable table. I used 6 inch carriage bolts with oversized washers to hold the 36 inch x 80inch door to the table with a few pieces of 1 1/2" inch foam in...
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    Started on the scenery for my layout the other...

    Started on the scenery for my layout the other day. I ran into a roadblock, the spray bottle was streaming instead of misting. So today I bought a couple of spray bottles, brushes and some glue. Plus...
  4. Thread: Feeder wiring

    by MoPac
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    Hey Tony I bought 100 feet of it for @$11 plenty...

    Hey Tony I bought 100 feet of it for @$11 plenty left over for other things! ;) Oh! I put a feeder on every track in the yard and to each spur track and a good handful on the main tracks across from...
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    Hello Shipmate! Wellcome to the forum, I really...

    Hello Shipmate!
    Wellcome to the forum, I really like the old dessert layout it looks excellent. Too bad it had to go. I am building a door layout 36"x80". Similar size to you old layout by the look...
  6. Cool! Finally an Chevy truck! The paint jobs are...

    Cool! Finally an Chevy truck! The paint jobs are right on! The right era for my layout also! Though the hubcaps/rims look a little off....:confused:
  7. Check your local Lowes. I found an 24x46 for $30...

    Check your local Lowes. I found an 24x46 for $30 they did have plenty in stock.
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    So glad to hear about the good news about your...

    So glad to hear about the good news about your wife's recovery. I wish her well! Welcome back Tony! I hope everything in on the up and up for y'all now!
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    OK! WOW! I would advise not to go railfaning...

    OK! WOW! I would advise not to go railfaning there at all! I was looking at the area, going to the south. It looks like you can possibly die from lead poisoning if you venture near the chemical...
  10. Thread: Curved Turnouts

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    Hello ftauss the radius of the Tomix double curve...

    Hello ftauss the radius of the Tomix double curve turnout the inside curve has a radius of 317 mm and 45 degrees, the left with a radius of 280 mm and 45 degrees. I will DM you about the price.
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    Thanks Steve! The way you explained is an also...

    Thanks Steve!
    The way you explained is an also a good way to do this. I should have explained how I did my plexiglass. I figured the photos would have shown in the details. You also have to keep in...
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    Thanks Gordon ! If I was you I wouldn't use...

    Thanks Gordon !
    If I was you I wouldn't use flat head screws. You can risk damaging the plexiglass! It's best to use countersunk Phillips head screws like I did or what Steve suggested. Plus using...
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    Well tonight I put up the plexiglass barrier on...

    Well tonight I put up the plexiglass barrier on the layout. Here’s the layout after I got done with the hardwiring also. Next up I will start with the scenery....
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    They work very well! I used the two on both sides...

    They work very well! I used the two on both sides of my layout. Then with an easy connect to bridge them together. Easy peasy lemon squeezy!
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    I finished the wiring for my layout. I tested...

    I finished the wiring for my layout. I tested every track that was hard wired to the tracks about seventeen different tracks that I hard wired. Every track in the yard every spur on the industrial...
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    Tonight I went back and re-soldered the loose...

    Tonight I went back and re-soldered the loose wiring. Retested it after I installed the tracks. I also started on the spur track side also. I will have to finish up tomorrow. Then I can bring all of...
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    It looks like I will need to go back and...

    It looks like I will need to go back and re-solder some of the tracks. I tested the tracks in the yard again today and some of them have one or two dead circuits.
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    You are welcome!

    You are welcome!
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    Here are the ones I recently purchased for my...

    Here are the ones I recently purchased for my layout.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DW2C4ZB/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Ahh!! Fond memories of east Texas where I grew...

    Ahh!! Fond memories of east Texas where I grew up! Yes, it is the old TXU Monticello Line! I enjoyed going to Lake Monticello fishing with my dad, where the power plant was. Those big coal trains...
  21. Thread: Curved Turnouts

    by MoPac
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    The tomix curved turnout tracks are very...

    The tomix curved turnout tracks are very interesting indeed. I have one on my full Tomix door layout for a spur track. They work very well! You can see the multicolored track pieces on my layout. the...
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    Well, I received two early Valentine's gifts from...

    Well, I received two early Valentine's gifts from my wife. One is the Walthers Hole in one donut shop and the other is Woodland Scenics old Chevy truck. Also I received my wiring kit, power...
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    Tonight I got some of the wiring done with the...

    Tonight I got some of the wiring done with the yard tracks and the outside main. I forgot how soldering was a pain in the :censored:. To remind myself red to the inside and white to the out for DCC...
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    Here’s a couple of shots with what I will call...

    Here’s a couple of shots with what I will call the maximum capacity of cars and locomotives in the yard and on the spur tracks. Yes, I could have a lot longer train if desired. Though this is...
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    Thanks Bobby!

    Thanks Bobby!
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