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by alanr
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: Points Kit
Replies: 5
Views: 6038

Re: Points Kit

Laser-cut 1mm acrylic components with code 40 rail bonded in place. The (2x) Closure rails are bonded onto the acrylic below and are flexing nicely together with only about 0.5mm movement amplifying to around 1mm movement toward the sharp end - some tightening up of the tolerances but think we may b...
by alanr
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: Points Kit
Replies: 5
Views: 6038

Points Kit

I'll just leave this here...
I'll just leave this here...
I'll just leave this here...
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by alanr
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: Pennsylvania 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive.
Replies: 42
Views: 55714

Re: Pennsylvania 4-6-2 Steam Locomotive.

[quote="JoeMalinchak"] TGauge.com axles, but the steam wheels do not fit into the holes. [quote] Fantastic pioneering work Joe. Have to say though, there's nothing like reading the above to make us stop in our tracks and double check parts (thanks for this ;) ) . The wheels are designed to be a pres...
by alanr
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: T Gauge General Discussions
Topic: Replacement Light Pack
Replies: 5
Views: 7193

Re: Replacement Light Pack

When you say 'gone out' do you mean the LEDs have failed?

Have you tried connecting the LED sub-assembly directly to a TGauge (4.5v) power source to check?
by alanr
Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: More detailed motorised chassis specification?
Replies: 7
Views: 8354

Re: More detailed motorised chassis specification?

Yes, it is the body (shell) height.
by alanr
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: T Gauge Custom Rolling Stock
Topic: More detailed motorised chassis specification?
Replies: 7
Views: 8354

Re: More detailed motorised chassis specification?

Hank, the B (for Box shape) body is 6.15mm high and the C (based on the HST MK 3 Carriage) is 6.8mm high
by alanr
Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

All glued and dried properly and having drawn around it to locate the glue points of the piers on the base, the frame can now be lifted off and hung safely out of the way on the nearest IKEA wall lamp while the piers can be fixed in place.
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by alanr
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Taking note of all the levels required. I'll make 12mm wide ply off-cut supports at 5mm height intervals.
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by alanr
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Track levels all coming together nicely. The partly assembled folding legs in the background (45mm x 18mm timber)
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by alanr
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Do you have a modern picture of the layout of what it is now? Will have soon. We've stripped part of it down for a redevelopment of the built up area to the east, so if I keep the construction method in sequence for now, it'll make the timeline it easier to keep track of. ;) Using anything and ever...
by alanr
Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Joined on the underside with 40 - 50mm pieces of ply, glued and clamped, the track route has come together. 3 continuous loops with one being a folded figure of 8.
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by alanr
Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

So with various radius sections of 4mm ply cut out (all around 12mm wide) the job of assembling the jig saw begins
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by alanr
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

....and fixed in place.
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by alanr
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Harbour area water level is set....
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by alanr
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:32 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Plenty wood glue and all weights on deck!
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by alanr
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Cutting and dropping of the coastline section.
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by alanr
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Re: Lakeside Park

Built to be strong and light weight the base board is made entirely from 4mm ply wood. The main base has 50mm upright sections and the coastline is down to 35mm uprights.
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by alanr
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: T Gauge Layouts
Topic: Lakeside Park
Replies: 13
Views: 16992

Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park as some of you may know is our beloved layout that we currently show around exhibitions far and wide (the next show will be York in about four weeks time). But just to turn the clock back all the way to the beginning plus the fact that the earliest photos of the construction have been ...