Honest, I’m not procrastinating, really! Sometimes I do that when I’m not sure I can pull something off, but that’s not the case this time. I’m actually travelling, so it’s hard to make progress on the layout. I did spend some time thinking about how to line up the two ends of the turntable precisely. […]Read More More Turntable Planning
Being made out of copper clad, wiring the turntable wasn’t so much a matter of wires as it was of gaps in the copper. I made the gaps with a scriber, rather than bothering with etching. It took more time to figure out where the lines should go than to make the lines themselves. Here […]Read More Wiring the Turntable
A little more judicious sanding with the sanding drum in the Dremel tool yielded a freely-turning turntable. Curiously, it turns freely about 30 times and then it seems to bind up again. I may have more sanding to do yet, but I decided to move on to the next step. While I still had the […]Read More Turntable Progress
Thanks to Andrew, the bonus tracks got glued down this evening. These are two extra staging tracks that may never be required, but I have room, and so I figured we may as well put them in. Perhaps it will be useful to store a few cars there. Andrew glued down the tangent sections, and […]Read More Bonus Tracks! and Turntable Progress too.