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- Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:46 am
- Forum: Other Electrical/Electronics
- Topic: carbon brushes/springs
- Replies: 8
- Views: 140
I was going to say they are very similar to ordinary Hornby springs and brushes.. Mind you, it depends on the motor we are thinking of. But I did notice how similar the ones I looked at were. As a child when I lost a brush I would use lead from a pencil and I made my own springs (Or used Mainline co...
- Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:57 pm
- Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
- Topic: Hornby 0-4-0 replacing moulded coupling.
- Replies: 3
- Views: 141
I have done it but not in the way you would appreciate as it is for narrow gauge use using my own home made couplings. But it can certainly be done but I would advize to first buy a suitable coupling and then work out a method to fit the things rather then cutting the coupling off first and then dec...
- Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:43 pm
- Forum: Layout Track & Design
- Topic: Distance between tracks
- Replies: 6
- Views: 190
Another thing to consider is a lot of the Western Region of the UK was built to run broad gauge, so even though broad gauge has not been in use for a long time, if one wanted an accurate model of these areas the sectional track geometry spacing is actually not too far off what the spacing is if scal...