Re: Marklin 8993 Reverse Loop kit
- Thanks Nel,
the problem is that I have understood only 50% your comments :-)))
I don't know the concept and theory behind the 3 parts of the kit and
their position (?)
I am really a rookie here ;-)
Thanks for your help,
--- In z_scale@y..., Nelson Snedeker <nel@t...> wrote:
> Hi Alex:
> I have a new layout in progress and one of the first
> installed was a reverse loop because it will be under my second
> and a good place to store a train while running the rest of the
> is no problem I can see with it. The Loco runs into a slowdown area
> a Stop and sits there until you reverse polarity. You can make the
> areas as long as you decide they should be. The slowing stop is
> you reverse polarity by starting slow and reaching speed again
> the the length of track you place between the #1, #2, and # 3
> long trains , this controlled stop and start minimizes cars being
> pushed off any curves they may be on.at the time.I have room for a
> 36 cars on my loop The only other problem you may have is not the
> the reverse loop. It is controlled by the last set of powered Loco
> pass over the #2 section so, If you have an A-B-A combo F7 it is
> connect the A units so the first one continues to have power until
> one is past the #2 diode If that is a problem for you I will be
happy to send
> you any help you may need You're welcome Nel
> P.S. I use a manual switch and it is set for straight travel
> the wheel flanges automatically open it against the spring coming
> way you don't have to remember to throw the switch each time. I
> recommend that in ballasted areas though.
> alextrov@y... wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am really new in this fantastic world, with Z I finally realized
> > the dream of when I was a child.
> > I would like to know how the 8993 Marklin Kit works and if it
> > the reverse loop problem.
> > Any link on this issue?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Alex
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