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deemery
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Posted - 10/27/2019 :  1:32:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I did the 90mm enclosed deck turntable kit, it took me a couple hours each day over the weekend.




It moves slowly and relatively quietly, too. Very happy with this kit. (I have another one to build, that one is an HO standard gauge gallows TT.)

dave
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desertdrover
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Posted - 10/27/2019 :  2:00:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks great Dave. Looking forward to seeing your HO version with gallows. Does the HO version have the same motor mechanism?


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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 10/27/2019 :  2:19:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice job Dave.

Jerry

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spyder62
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Posted - 10/27/2019 :  2:26:31 PM  Show Profile  Visit spyder62's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Simon does some great work and is the TT king
rich


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deemery
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Posted - 10/31/2019 :  1:51:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I added a terminal strip to make wiring the TT easier. If you look closely, you can see the block of wood I glued to the TT base, pre-drilled for the terminal strip mounting screws. What I -should have done next- was insert the wires into the terminal strip, and then screwed it into position.


dave


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Pennman
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Posted - 10/31/2019 :  2:19:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great work Dave. What would this measure out (diameter), in HO scale?

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deemery
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Posted - 10/31/2019 :  5:48:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by Pennman

Great work Dave. What would this measure out (diameter), in HO scale?

Rich




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dave


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BurleyJim
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Posted - 10/31/2019 :  7:22:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
25.714285714285714285714285714286#8236; ft. approximately?

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deemery
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25.714285714285714285714285714286#8236; ft. approximately?

Jim



Yeah, but who's counting?

dave


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