Re: Turnout Derailment
- You can also use the NMRA Nn3 gauge. This stainless steel sheet has
2 fine pins for gaurd rails or just inside the rails or wheel
flanges. For the life of me, I can't find a supplier of the NMRA
gage. Searched every combination of the names and cannot find one
that has it. Thought I got mine from Walthers, Nn3.org or RLW.
SF Bay Area Z
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Andrew Poulo <apoulo@...> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> Thanks for the kind words and offer. I chose the Royal Gorge area
> because of the railroad war. It gave me an excuse to run Santa Fe
> D&GRW trains together. Although I have never been there, I feel I
> every mile of track between Canon City and Pueblo. I have used
> Earth many times to run the route.
> Andy Poulo
> On Mar 3, 2008, at 8:31 AM, pinekirk wrote:
> > hello andy,
> > i like your layout. if you want any info or pictures (as
> > from the area, drop me a line. it's always good to see modelers
> > focusing in on colorado routes.
> > dave f.
> > canon city, co
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
- 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 email@example.com, "Alex" <butasama@...> wrote:
> Can you post a photo of this "back to back gauge"?
> Is this some thing easy to make?
> Thank you,
> Tokyo, Japan
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "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