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71745Re: Re : [Z_Scale] hello from a newbie

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  • Loren Snyder
    Dec 6, 2012
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      I do about the same, but I don't worry about every two sections. I've never
      noticed a power drop even with over 12 feet of track off one feeder.

      We both must be doing something right. Maybe holding our lips right?
      Anyway, it works fine.

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      From: John D. Duino
      Date: 12/6/2012 2:12:51 PM
      To: z scale
      Subject: Re: Re : [Z_Scale] hello from a newbie

      You can't have too much, other than creating more work for yourself. Similar
      to Dom, I solder my rails together, but I only put feeders roughly every two
      MTL flex tracks. I don't solder to the joiners as I find it difficult to
      make the track, drill the holes accurately, and lay the track...I'm just not
      that good. I lay the track then solder the wire to the outside of the rail.
      With a good flux, tinned ends, and a little practice, they practically
      disappear. I use 22-24ga for my feeders, 18ga for buss. Nothing magic, just
      what I have and it seems to work.


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