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Re: [HOn3] Re: Turntable advice needed

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  • dennis jackson
    Yes I used the same idea and it works! Dennis J ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 45 , Nov 28, 2012
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      Yes I used the same idea and it works!

      Dennis J
      On Nov 28, 2012, at 1:59 PM, wcbeverly wrote:

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      > Several years ago I built a small shelf layout and I had a Y to turn my locos. The way I did it is to have the legs of the Y fold down on a door hinge. When I wanted to turn my loco, I pulled the legs up and put the pin in to keep it straight. Turned my engine and dropped the leg.
      > Just a thought here;
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      > Bill B.
      >
      > --- In HOn3@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Chaney" <michaelchaney@...> wrote:
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      > > I'd appreciate a bit of advice from those who know about these things. I'm
      > > making a small layout (fictionally) based on the D&RGW in the early '30s. I
      > > need to turn locos and don't have room for a wye. > Mike Chaney in England
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    • 23weldon
      Chris -- Here s a funky coupler mounting on a prototype. Good close up pics of a 15 ton Porter on display in Northern CA.
      Message 45 of 45 , Dec 4, 2012
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        Chris -- Here's a "funky" coupler mounting on a prototype. Good close up pics of a 15 ton Porter on display in Northern CA.
        http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/steamlocomotivephotosandrestoration/message/17005
        First link in bobyar's post contains many excellent close-ups of the coupler mountings.
        http://www.trainweb.org/foothill/mq202walk.html
        From other pics it appears that the coupler setup saw many years of service in heavy quarry operations so it is unlikely it's a later day add-on.
        Ed Weldon

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