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55877Re: Turnout Derailment

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  • stonysmith
    Mar 4, 2008
      Over at Fast Tracks is a wonderful video with 3D cad animation that
      explains how turnouts operate, and what measurements are critical
      for smooth operation. The video is a bit long, but after watching
      it, I figured out exactly what was going wrong with one of my


      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "Alex" <butasama@...> wrote:
      > Garth,
      > Can you post a photo of this "back to back gauge"?
      > Is this some thing easy to make?
      > Thank you,
      > Alex
      > Tokyo, Japan
      > TechRepL1011
      > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "Garth Hamilton" <garthah@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Some of us have a back to back gauge made
      > > of brass or aluminum that looks something like a horseshoe which
      > > can slide between the two wheels on an axle to set them for the
      > > correct back to back distance.
      > >
      > > Garth
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