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Author Topic: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63  (Read 278 times)

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Offline exmouthcraig

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Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« on: January 07, 2019, 11:12:45 AM »
Good morning All, although we only have a handful of signals on this part of the layout, station is a long way off track yet,

What size was the white band on the red signal, well both bands on both signals to be fair. I'm currently painting a kit semaphore up at the moment but

1, I dont know how close to the end of the blade the band was?

2, how thick was that band? I'm guessing it would have to be about 2mm just to see it but .........

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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 11:32:59 AM »
Craig

I have a stop signal arm in the shed.  It is BR (Sc) pressed steel but I expect that the dimensions will be the same (or near enough) as for BR(S).  I'll be glad to measure it for you if that helps.

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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 11:44:21 AM »
Next time your in there John, that would be fantastic thank you very much.

No rush, I should get back to working full days and spend less time in here building this layout really  :thumbsdown:

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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2019, 01:50:38 PM »
Craig

I have a stop signal arm in the shed.  It is BR (Sc) pressed steel but I expect that the dimensions will be the same (or near enough) as for BR(S).  I'll be glad to measure it for you if that helps.

John
Hi John,
I too would appreciate the dimensions and, if at all possible a photo of your signal, as I am working on a 3D printed semaphore signal at the moment.
Regards Dennis.
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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2019, 02:50:37 PM »
Hello Craig

White band is 7" wide.

From white band to end of signal arm is 121/2"





The reverse has the same dimensions, but white arm with the band in black.

Is this what you was looking for?
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Hello Dennis

Thank you for your post.  Is the above sufficient for what you need?  If not, please let me know and I'll try to provide you with the information you require.

Best wishes, chaps.

John
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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2019, 03:17:43 PM »
Beautiful thank you very much John

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Dennis your a SR Modeller aren't you?? We may need to talk about the possibilities of a purchase or 9  :laugh3:

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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2019, 05:16:27 PM »
Dennis your a SR Modeller aren't you?? We may need to talk about the possibilities of a purchase or 9  :laugh3:
And although I don't have a BR(S) layout yet - or even in sight - I'd be interested to know more as well!
Bruce
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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2019, 07:02:16 PM »
Beautiful thank you very much John

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Dennis your a SR Modeller aren't you?? We may need to talk about the possibilities of a purchase or 9  :laugh3:

Many thanks, Craig.  I was convinced that the signal that's been in the shed for 20-odd years would come in handy one day.

Turns out I was right!

John
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Re: Semaphore Signals BR (S) 1957-63
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2019, 09:53:21 AM »

Hello Dennis

Thank you for your post.  Is the above sufficient for what you need?  If not, please let me know and I'll try to provide you with the information you require.

Best wishes, chaps.

John


Hi John,
I appreciate the time and effort to sort the photos which will no doubt help me in my quest.
Regards Dennis.


Dennis your a SR Modeller aren't you?? We may need to talk about the possibilities of a purchase or 9  :laugh3:

Hi Craig,
When you ask if I am a SR modeller, I take it you are referring to my working (square post) semaphore signal video included in the topic - "My First Adventure Into 3D printing.
I chose the square post as it is easier, in N scale, to produce in 3D printing than a round post. However I have no doubt that as I get more proficient in the hobby, I will be able to sort signalling for other regions.
The signal functions via a servo beneath the layout and is controlled by a servo tester. Not very scientific but it is my personal intention to avoid using expensive servo controllers. However I have no doubt that these could be used on readily available controllers if the need arises. If you have any questions please PM me and I will keep you up to date with my progress.
Regards Dennis.


And although I don't have a BR(S) layout yet - or even in sight - I'd be interested to know more as well!

Hi Bruce,
Thanks for your interest. Please refer to my above response to Craig.
Regards Dennis.
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