|View single post by Michael M|
|Posted: Mon Feb 19th, 2018 07:55 pm||
Not having to worry about wiring this thing made my life much easier.
I took a piece of paper, laid it over a straight piece of Atlas track and rubbed the top of the rails with a pencil.
Then I took a 22" radius section, lined it up, and rubbed the top of the rails.
This gave me a layout of where the rails and frog would go.
I was planning on using a different switch control for this stub.
I still need to solder on some short pieces of round brass to the outside rails of the switch,
to limit the travel and make the rails line up nicely.
I picked up some mini toggle switches (eBay package of five for about $1).
I'll slip a short piece of brass tube over the toggle, flatten the top end, epoxy the thing on,
then drill a small hole at the top to insert the control wire.
The toggle switch will get buried with just the very top showing.
So, when I need to change the route of the stub turnout, I just have to flip my switch.
Sounds good, right?
I'll see how it turns out.
Nye, Inyo & Esmeralda Railroad