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by Martin Wynne
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Modelling loose heeled switches in 4mm
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Modelling loose heeled switches in 4mm

junctionmad wrote:can Templot do this Martin ?

Hi Dave,

Sure. Click the set custom switch... button on the switch dialog.

More info on all this at:

http://85a.co.uk/forum/view_topic.php?i ... d=6#p19351

cheers,

Martin.
by junctionmad
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Modelling loose heeled switches in 4mm
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Modelling loose heeled switches in 4mm

... that the switch rail heel position will have to in effect be moved " back " towards the knuckle to provide for better clearance, can templot do this Martin ?
by junctionmad
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Modelling loose heeled switches in 4mm
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Modelling loose heeled switches in 4mm

I put this question up on Templot Club , but it might be better here as the audience is likely bigger Ive built a fair bit of semi curved points in various 4mm gauges , but now I've been asked to make some 00-SF GWR loose heeled turnouts. ...
by RobM
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Nottingham Area Group (NAG)
Topic: NAG Meeting 7th February 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 137

NAG Meeting 7th February 2019

... work on electrical locking cables, David was building a Cambrian PO kit, using a Brassmasters 1907 underframe, Joel was getting some help with Templot and Brian worked on some more PO kits. NAG 070219 -01.jpg NAG 070219-02.jpg Next week is another modelling night. Brian Slater 7/02/2019
by mkfuzzhead
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: Brian Morgan TOUs
Replies: 13
Views: 4494

Re: Brian Morgan TOUs

... years since this thread was running are there useful experiences that can be shared? I ask as I'm considering building a layout (against a Templot design with REA switches) and thought these might warrant careful consideration. Steve
by Terry Bendall
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

Tony Wilkins wrote:Although I say it myself, seeing my Templot plan becoming reality looks quite impressive.


More than fairly Tony more like **************** (add suitable adjectives) amazing, and a tribute to your skill and determination. :D :D :D

Terry Bendall
by Tony Wilkins
Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... In spite of this, the vehicle seen in the picture glides smoothly along the track without derailment. Although I say it myself, seeing my Templot plan becoming reality looks quite impressive. DSCF0794.jpg DSCF0795.jpg
by Tony Wilkins
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... is an interesting challenge in itself as the radii vary appreciably and there are some interesting alignments. All I can say is thank goodness for Templot and the assurance it gives that things will fit. EDIT: Well mostly allowing for slight differences between my baseboards and the plans! Regards ...
by Armchair Modeller
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: The Ulpha Light Railway
Replies: 153
Views: 14544

Re: The Ulpha Light Railway

I made a few final and very minor adjustments to the track plan this weekend in Templot, such that I am now very happy. The plan was printed out. The sheets for the central scenic board have now been stuck to 2mm MDF using contact adhesive. After a bit of trimming, ...
by Andrew Bluett-Duncan
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... 40 years ago, shortly after half the station buildings were demolished as part of the electrification expansion scheme, but the development of Templot really was the first step of turning my dream into something tangible. The first Templot iteration assumed a space 45 feet long, totally out ...
by Tony Wilkins
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... 40 years ago, shortly after half the station buildings were demolished as part of the electrification expansion scheme, but the development of Templot really was the first step of turning my dream into something tangible. The first Templot iteration assumed a space 45 feet long, totally out ...
by Tony Wilkins
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... answer. Hi Julian. I don't know about that, but thanks anyway. My methods have just evolved over time and I devised the pin method to cope with Templot printouts although it appears I have reinvented the wheel, again. Can I clarify - you make two Templot copies, one is the master and another, ...
by Julian Roberts
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

You're a true master Tony! Thank you for your answer. Can I clarify - you make two Templot copies, one is the master and another, in small sections, on which you construct the track panels and pointwork? It would cut out some stages to lay the track after its construction ...
by Tony Wilkins
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... customary to construct trackwork off site and lay as a separate operation. The latter method has always been my approach, but with variations. Pre Templot, when either separate templates were cut and shut or templates drawn by hand, it was customary to draw lines on the baseboard for the track ...
by Andrew Bluett-Duncan
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

... and tried it out on just one turnout on Yeovil Pen Mill yesterday and was pretty pleased with the result. I’ll post some pictures of my efforts on Templot soon. I’m thinking of perhaps filling the gap either side of the tiebar with microstrip. Do you know how Mike disguised the trench that would ...
by BorderCounties
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Bachmann D11/2 conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1567

Re: Bachmann D11/2 conversion

... rather vicious trap points - definitely designed to throw vehicles off the track! I believe someone has already "done" Reedsmouth in Templot. However, beware of believing what you see on Ordnance Survey maps! I constantly checked all alignments against photos from both directions ...
by John Palmer
Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Bachmann D11/2 conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 1567

Re: Bachmann D11/2 conversion

... adjacent turnout leading into the loading bank road. Prompted to do so by this thread, I'm currently enjoying myself by re-creating Reedsmouth in Templot using the 25" Ordnance plan. From the readily available photographic evidence we can be sure that Edie Ochiltree traversed the Border Counties ...
by Julian Roberts
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Layouts and Operations
Topic: Brimsdown-The last grand project.
Replies: 256
Views: 25922

Re: Brimsdown-The last grand project.

Tony I am wondering if I have missed something in which case perhaps you could refer me back to where you covered it. You started with a Templot design but here you effortlessly lay this graceful curving formation without a smidgeon of a template in evidence - as far as I can see! How do you ...
by Martin Wynne
Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

... is likely to have a generic V-crossing and straight exit. To fit an extra road into the middle of such a turnout will need a custom formation in Templot. If you can post your track plan, I will have a go at creating what you need. cheers, Martin.
by Martin Wynne
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

This may be a question better put in Templot Club than here (but I'm logged in now so I'll ask it anyway!) - how did you work out the second turnout had to be an A-7? Is it one of those things you just have to know , or am I missing something ...
by dal-t
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

Martin,

This may be a question better put in Templot Club than here (but I'm logged in now so I'll ask it anyway!) - how did you work out the second turnout had to be an A-7? Is it one of those things you just have to know, or am I missing something obvious (I usually do)?
by Flymo748
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

However, now that you have installed Templot, Paul could post the Templot .box file instead of a PDF. You could then load it into Templot and print it directly from Templot ( print-now! > print all background templates (track plan) now! menu ...
by Martin Wynne
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

... to make these settings in the print dialog (which are not the default in most readers): jon_tandem3.png However, now that you have installed Templot, Paul could post the Templot .box file instead of a PDF. You could then load it into Templot and print it directly from Templot ( print-now! ...
by jon price
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

... at scale 5' gauge, or 20mm). Now all I need to work out is how to print it to P4! Unless there are special instructions specifically relating to Templot templates I should be able to do the scaling calculation and then I will get a print shop to run it off. If this is a specific problem of my ...
by Flymo748
Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Track and Turnouts
Topic: seeking tandem turnout template
Replies: 18
Views: 1351

Re: seeking tandem turnout template

... to learn how to use the program and still get it wrong. I'll give it a go, but if it does take too long I will be back. EDIT I just downloaded Templot and nope, this is not for me. So back to the original question (which may well involve templot, but with someone who can handle these things ...

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