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by Dale_F
Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Requesting LE Switch Stand drawing or photos
Replies: 0
Views: 998

Requesting LE Switch Stand drawing or photos

I have a set of castings from LE for a switch stand. It is without any drawings or photos. Does someone have either a drawing or photo that can help me finish and assemble? There are a total of 6 aluminum castings.

Thanks.
by Dale_F
Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Turnout building question
Replies: 16
Views: 2742

Re: Turnout building question

Turns out the article I remember seeing was in the Summer 2008 Home Railway Journal. Now all I have to do is find my copy. I have it here somewhere, but having just recently moved, it seems it is impossible to find anything!

Thanks again for the help.
by Dale_F
Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Turnout building question
Replies: 16
Views: 2742

Re: Turnout building question

Thanks. That is exactly what I wanted. I just could not remember exactly what they were called.

Thanks cbrew!
by Dale_F
Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Turnout building question
Replies: 16
Views: 2742

Turnout building question

I remember seing somewhere (how many conversations start with that comment?) a turnout made that did not have points. It had a plate on which the rails were mounted that slid side to side for switching. I need to make a seldom used switch, across which I want to have smooth, trouble-free operations....
by Dale_F
Tue May 15, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Home Tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 1238

Home Tracks

I have just moved to a new house and am trying to weigh the risk of putting my track back into my backyard. My questions are - do you have a home track? How often do people not living at your house ride on your track? Do you have any insurance (liability)? And do you worry about that lack of insuran...