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TT Scale Switching Layout
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 Posted: Thu Nov 17th, 2016 04:09 am
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At the request of Woodie.

Here is the first draft for my TT scale switching layout it is based on the Gateway central NMRA group HO switching layout

http://www.gatewaynmra.org/2010/gateway-central-15-ho-scale-switching-model-railroad/



And the final draft







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Great to see that.
I have a module that gives operators enough headache at TT meetings ( its size is 31"x43" w/ 12" radii ) following this plan on gateway.



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Helmut wrote: Great to see that.
I have a module that gives operators enough headache at TT meetings ( its size is 31"x43" w/ 12" radii ) following this plan on gateway.

Do you have photo. Would like to see it.



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I build the base out of 1/2" foamcore board and I am using Kuehn track



here are some progress photos of track laying and turnout controls






































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Hi Dwyane :wave:

Interesting looking plan & revision.

Helmuts 'roundy' plan looks very good as well.

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Micheal S

This is what we were talking about a couple Sundays ago, except that I use a Z bend, somewhere where the wire isn't in the tube-- to take up the overthrow of the slide switch. Keeps some pressure on the points also.

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Herb Kephart wrote: Micheal S

This is what we were talking about a couple Sundays ago, except that I use a Z bend, somewhere where the wire isn't in the tube-- to take up the overthrow of the slide switch. Keeps some pressure on the points also.

Fazetime

I have done the Z or V in the pass too, but when I was doing these it did not seem necessary. Guess time will tell.



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Dwyane, very good! Many years ago, I used the same "switch throwing" mechanism on my On20 pike. The switches were all stub type and the layout was DC, the DPDT's controlled the polarity. I did install PSC harp switchstands (just for show), also operated by the throw rod, but didn't use any "Z" bends, etc. and everything worked great until I dismantled the layout. Old ways are still the best (my opinion).

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Your can find photos on my blog

https://ttscalemodeling.blogspot.com/

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