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 Posted: Sun Jul 7th, 2019 03:42 pm
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"you can't please everyone...so you gotta please yourself"

Better yet:

"Pleasing everybody is impossible, but to piss everybody off is a piece of cake"

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I'm pretty good at pissing people off. 


I also once had a lazy Susan.  Fortunately I didn't marry her.  :bg: 

I stuck it out for the crazy one.  I pissed them both off.  :P


I like your turntable very much Michael. 

I also like the locking system. 

Keep on keeping' on.




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I've been following Michaels 1:35n2 turntable build ...  L:

... yer never know when yer might need to make one yourself !  :shocked:

I may have even started ?  ;)





I'm sure Michael can explain what's going on in the ^^ photo of his yard ...  ???

... couldn't resist a bit of 'copy & paste' turntable update, since I was lookin'.  :bg:

It's got me all in a spin !  :boogie:


:java::moose: :dt:


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You could use one of these aluminum lazy Susan rings. 

They range in diameter from 5.5" to 18", and $15 to $50.




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Hi Michael  :mex:

Those ring ^^ things look kinda interesting.  :brill:

I guess for a 'covered pit' type styleee of turntable ?  L:





Is this ^^ the current trackplan, around your turntable area Michael ?  ???


I'm trying to "pay attention !" at the back of the class on developments ...  :P

... but I know that the  'N.I.& E.'  yard, has undergone some re-development !  L:


:java::moose: :dt:


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I'll have to take some more photos, but...

Where the three engine tracks are at the far side of the turntable, there is a faux engine house. 
Inside will be the necessary cables for recharging batteries.

On the right the dual gauge trackage continues with a very short run-around track,
with the 42" gauge line going all the way to the end.




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Here are a couple of shots of San Miguel yard looking east.










On the left are two tracks,
one for storage and one for the new Jill poke.

The center building will be the enginehouse.

On the right is some of the dual-gauge trackage.




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Michael,

Where is your layout situated?

Is this some sort of veranda, with a roof for rain protection?


I like the half open situation, half in the garden,
with plants, dog and childrens things in the background.

Looks much better that many layouts,
in a dark basement or an unbearably hot attic.


... BTW, the trackwork is a pleasure to view also.




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I have a detached garage and off the back is a covered patio,
with a man door to the garage. 

It's about 8 x 20 feet which gives enough room to work with. 
The layout is a 'U' shaped point-to-point.

Being outside way in the back I can make as much mess as I want to,
without the wife complaining.




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Hi Michael  :mex:


Looks like the ol' No.7 isn't too long for the 'Lazy Susan' turntable.  :cool:





I think there is a tendency to try & save space with a turntable ...

... but some have regretted that later, with    l o n g e r    l o c o m o t i v e s .  :shocked:


:java::moose: :dt:


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