3481Re: Lighting the Ludwig
- Mar 5, 2001
> Perhaps now you can help me ...The Ludwig chassis has four slots and I slid four strips of thin brass
> How do you attach your brass strips to the wagon chassis?
connections through it and twisted it on both sides to hold it in
place. I also added epoxy inside the loco so it holds the brass strips
> How do you manage to apply sufficient pressure on the axle tomaintain a
> circuit, without applying too much drag to the entire train?I did that through trial and error. I drew a few stripes on the wheel
so I know when it rotates and put it on the track and pushed it if the
wheels did not rotate I adjusted the pressure on the brass strips so
it was free enough to rotate.
The spring method of pickup from Bill seem to be the easier way. I am
going to try that next. Will keep you posted on how it works out.
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