48382Re: MTL Switches motor throwing
- Oct 30, 2006This is very interesting.
I think that the circuitron components do the same thing too.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Ed Dalman <dalman220z@...> wrote:
> Hi Stephen
> A while back I mentioned the use of "memory wire.
> Take a look at the following
> This may help you.
> Take care,
> Ed Dalman
> Lakeside, CA.
> 2 questions.
> dumb question 1. What is the magnet for, under the new MTL
> smart question 2. I have been pondering how to throw these
> with a tortoise machine. My first thought, is to drill a small
> in that little round tab on the side, run the tortoise wire up
> through it, and turn it sideways to throw it back and forth.
> was to push it up into the magnet, or into that sliding bar
> somewhere from underneath. Another idea was to use the actuators,
> from the tortoise mounts etc... and move the little round tab
> somehow with that. One of the more ingenius ideas i thought of,
> to use a and electro magnet somehow to push the magnet one way or
> another from underneath.
> My question is, any body think of any great way yet to throw these
> switches? AND What will MTL do, to throw these switches.(I suspect
> side mounted motor, since i see two slots on the side with the
> that would be perfect fit for a side mounted coil motor. This is
> exact same way fleischman does there switches in n scale.
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