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Forum: Wiring & Electronics 19-09-2017, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Flashbang
You don't really have to spend out on Peco...

You don't really have to spend out on Peco mounting brackets for their PL10 motors if fitted under the baseboard.
Carefully with the aid on a pair of pliers bend each sides mounting lugs outwards...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 25-08-2017, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Flashbang
Oh OK, sorry I thought it was a Seep. Peco PL10...

Oh OK, sorry I thought it was a Seep. Peco PL10 motor are fairly robust. I don't recall ever having one fail. I have had to lubricate the drive rod on both sides of the drive pin on a few but this...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 24-08-2017, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Flashbang
Seep PM1 failure to throw is usually due to...

Seep PM1 failure to throw is usually due to alignment issues or over tightening or a lack of correct wire size. However, I've had some Seep PM1 motors where the washer sticks fractionally under the...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 22-08-2017, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Flashbang
That really depends on the wire size and length...

That really depends on the wire size and length of wire run to each motor!
Of course, if everyone used the correct wire sizes for feeds and return there wouldn't be any issues with solenoids in the...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 22-08-2017, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Flashbang
I'm wondering if you have series (daisy chained...

I'm wondering if you have series (daisy chained connections) mixed up with Parallel?

You can have two methods of parallel connections. A) Is as per the drawing Steve provided with roughly equal...
Forum: Wiring & Electronics 21-08-2017, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Flashbang
Hi Not in series they won't work well if at...

Hi
Not in series they won't work well if at all.
Best is to wire each motor directly from the same switch or passing contact lever. Run two pairs of operating wires from the switch of roughly the...
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