Bill Kronenberger wrote:
>Subject: Re: [z_scale] double slip turnout
>It really pays to go over a turnout BEFORE you install it in the layout,
>to find that you have to dig it back out later, or make repairs where it
Amen to that, Bill.
Alas, I'm still guilty of putting them down without a pre-test and
>checkout when I get in a hurry. When will I learn.
I'm guilty of that one too, Bill. How many lessons have we read about or
learned the hard way only to repeat the same mistakes, at least I have? The
great thing about sharing our war stories is that we find out we're not
alone in our little slip-ups.
Have a good New Year,
P.S.: I don't hate M turnouts. They have a couple of redeeming features!
I just wanted to make the point that there is a multitude of possible
trouble spots. You are right on the money when you prescribe a pre-test.
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