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JohnSmithUK
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Re: South Auckland Junction

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Post by JohnSmithUK » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:36 am

I made a little more progress yesterday. PTFE tube has been cut to length, and laid in the channels that were cut for it. After that a load of filler was used as filler to hopefully hold it in place.

The control panel end is purposefully loose to allow for some fettling to get the movement smooth.

It will need a little sanding down once cured, but seems to have done the job so far on inspection this morning.
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Re: South Auckland Junction

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Post by JohnSmithUK » Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:55 am

Work and life in general has got in the way lately, however today after a second coat of filler went on last week, I have attacked it with an electric sander.

More work to do, and some places will nedd some extra filler.

All wires still move nice and smooth in the tubes, so far.
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Re: South Auckland Junction

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Post by mijj » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:34 pm

Thanks for those piccies. It will help me in deciding what to do when (if) I get to that stage :) . Also to be careful how much 'stuff' I put on as it has to be sanded off. You have made it look so simple and workable. I shall be watching with interest :) . I think it is within my skill factor as well :) .
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Re: South Auckland Junction

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Post by JohnSmithUK » Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:14 pm

Moved a tiny bit forward.

Sited my leverframe, cut away a bit more cork, allowing some more play, and keeps the wires flat.

Tested the fitting of one wire, which will attach to the one in the tube using terminal block innards.

Quite happy.

Sanded some more, now level where required.

Starting a new job tonight so that is all for now.
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Re: South Auckland Junction

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Post by Bandit Mick » Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:17 am

A bit late now I appreciate but when I laid my wire in tube I stuck strips of card over the tubes to keep them in place. Seems to have worked well and nothing to sand down.

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