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by tank engine
Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: New Products
Topic: London Road Models Cowan Sheldon 42' turntable
Replies: 7
Views: 3954

Re: London Road Models Cowan Sheldon 42' turntable

The 50 ft TT will be on my shopping list thats for sure.
I might use one of those direct drive motors which you attach to the deck spindle.It also uses torqe stablizer arms to stop the motor twisting and turns at about 2RPM.
Thanks for the info.
Derek.
by tank engine
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: On building track - straight onto the baseboard?
Replies: 70
Views: 17378

Re: On building track - straight onto the baseboard?

I have settled on useing cork .I buy the rolls 1/16th by 1' 1/2 inch width and 98 ft long for the plain track. I now use evostick to glue the cork to the baseboards as I find the cork does not harden as it can with PVA etc. To curve the cork I cut it length wise and lay the first half to a marked ra...
by tank engine
Tue May 29, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Crossing v filing jigs.
Replies: 22
Views: 11168

Re: Crossing v filing jigs.

:) Thanks for your reply Terry, Just thought I would mention, My new switch jig arrived. Another excellent product :) with order to delivery only taking a couple of days.
Many thanks to the society and its members for a great service.

regards,

Derek.
by tank engine
Fri May 11, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Crossing v filing jigs.
Replies: 22
Views: 11168

Re: Crossing v filing jigs.

:) Just thought I would mention the new V-JIG, Its excellent and I must say the Scalefour trade chaps are on the ball. Arrived in the post today. I also tried the jig after making up a 1-8 Vee, with sliding a length of bullhead into the 1-8 angle and bending it for the wing rail angle (If thats the ...

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