Attached to this article you will find the files that will enable you to create your own Nz120 J5 Sheep Wagon in 0.4mm ply.
A rollng road style loco tester from David Weedons. It also has its own DC 12V controler which could be used separately.
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Don Clements method of making toe toe bushes, written up by Micheal Gee.
(PDF only, 1.8 Mb)
I’ve recently veiwed an empty page on controls and electrical so im here to do something about it
there are 3 different types of controls
i will try my best to describe these to anyone (dont quote me too much there will be occasional mistakes)
simple power pack transfer nz240V to 12V(dc) allows a user to create a simple layout usually consisting of a single locomotive or isolating sections to isolate any other sections of track whilst not in use insulfrogs on pointwork will be the most common isolating section in these circuits
if you require more info bout this system email me
Attached to this article you will find the files that will enable you to create your own IA in styrene. You should be able to track down a friendly laser etcher through the Yellow Pages, take these files to them with some 0.5mm styrene and be up and running in no time.
Two files are provided; The first is a cutting template where the laser will cut right through the styrene, the second is the raster template, where the laser will score a line. Also included is a license that controls the distribution of these files. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU READ IT! A more user friendly version is included on the "Read More" link below.
If you are unable to do so, I am able to provide a sheet of parts for $20 (includes material, cutting and postage). Contact me here if you are interested.
Having unpacked my last collection of "goodies" that arrived promptly in the post from the good folks at Trackgang Products, the US flat deck wagon that was amongst said "goodies" has sat untouched since. Until today.
The only reservation that I held about the US was its cast bogies. I had had some minor problems getting the 4-wheel wagons from Trackgang to run smoothly; something that, admittedly, was related more to my abilities than to any inherent problems with the product. I didn’t fancy my chances of getting all four axles to line up and run properly on the US, so I put it aside in the hope that a brilliant idea would come to me. This morning I came up with a solution that is satisfactory, cheap, and simple.
Today we have another review of a Trackgang kit. This time its the XP. I initially brought this to investigate the possibility of converting it to an Xa. 30 seconds after I opened the packet that plan went the way of the dodo. The only thing left? Build it as god intended (well, almost).
The box (Tauranga to Nelson in 24 hrs) contained the following bits. The casting are, as one would expect, crisp with very little flash.
Trackgang Nc Kit review.
NZ120 is built to a scale of 1:120, otherwise known as TT scale.
The New Zealand prototype runs on narrow-guage track 3 feet 6 inches (1067mm) gauge. In TT scale this works out close enough to 9mm, or standard guage N-scale track. We therefore use standard N guage track, wheels and mechanisms.
The nearest thing to standards or guidelines is set out in the original module standards.