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Re: Toothill
« Reply #75 on: March 24, 2019, 08:10:53 AM »
Great progress on the baseboards Di.... thats a good shift in the clubrooms building them last weekend!

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #76 on: March 24, 2019, 04:02:19 PM »
The second and final board is now in place along with a controller shelf. Track laying will commence during the week ahead.


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Re: Toothill
« Reply #77 on: March 25, 2019, 05:31:33 PM »
Test laying for the new version of Toothill is progressing steadily. Thanks to Kato Unitrack I can easily test lay my track before fixing down and wiring up. So far everything seems to fit as planed with anyrail without any alterations being required.



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Re: Toothill
« Reply #78 on: March 25, 2019, 05:37:40 PM »
Looks really good Di.
I like the sweeping curves going into the girder bridge. That should allow some good photos of trains in the future.

I can never help thinking that Kato track looks a bit like a Scalextric track untilitís bedded in.
If it looks right then it most probably is right.


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Re: Toothill
« Reply #79 on: March 26, 2019, 03:41:48 PM »
All the track for Toothill MK2 has now been test laid, the next step is to decide where I want my section breaks (for future automation) and fix the track down with the required wiring fitted.


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Re: Toothill
« Reply #80 on: March 27, 2019, 06:39:10 PM »
Toothill now has some life/movement, it shows the advantages of Kato's plug and play nature.

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #81 on: March 28, 2019, 10:25:19 AM »
great video Di, good to see signs of life :)  a jaunty wee tune too!

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #82 on: March 28, 2019, 11:09:41 AM »
Cool!  :thumbsup:
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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« Reply #83 on: March 29, 2019, 12:10:44 AM »
 :hellosign: Super video Di, looking good
    regards Derek.

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #84 on: March 29, 2019, 12:38:45 PM »
I must stop P*****G, oops!! I mean Testing and get on with wiring the points/switches and the rest of the track feeds and neatening up what has already been done.


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Re: Toothill
« Reply #85 on: March 29, 2019, 01:37:02 PM »
so does p****g sorry TESTING with two trains equate multi-tasking  :smiley-laughing:
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typed by fur box mechanic - dictated by brain on a chain

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #86 on: March 31, 2019, 02:32:48 PM »
I have decided I hate doing wiring even if Kato makes it easy, it is still boring, a lot of work for very little visible gain. It has to be done and of course as I am future proofing Toothill Mk2 by wiring it ready for automation I have added a lot of extra work.
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #87 on: March 31, 2019, 03:00:48 PM »
I agree with you there Di. Wiring drives me nuts. A lot of people hate ballasting but I find it quite soothing and therapeutic. Each to his own.

Keep up the good work!

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« Reply #88 on: March 31, 2019, 04:30:21 PM »
The nice man from Yodel knocked on my door with the perfect excuse to stop wiring, a package from the USA containing a EMD DD40AX Centennial a 10" long monster which I had to test. :)

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #89 on: March 31, 2019, 05:48:24 PM »
I do admire your dedication to testing, its a dirty job, but someone has to do it :) :beers:

 

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