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    My health update.
    Devon,
    I hope you can switch cars while eating a cream puff. I just ran thru a 30-45 min nice and easy switching session using the few tracks I've got built in the staging yard. Are you up for the challenge?
    Anybody have a wide RH switch they'd part with?
       Hiya John...hope you're still improving...getting back to the railroad?
     
       Makes no nevermind to me what metal; nickel-plated, stainless steel, brass, aluminum.  It's a staging yard on the cement under the yard, and I do...  more
    Tomar Industries Order Times?
    The good thing is I'm only using these for my staging yard tracks, so I guess I will hide the worse offenders in the back.
    Tomar Industries Order Times?
    I ordered some Hayes wheel stops back in Jan. from Tomar Industries for my staging yard. A few weeks go by, and I don't hear from them, so I send them a email asking for a status update. 24 hours later, I get a reply that says "We are out of stock, we nee...  more
    staging Yard Track widths
    Steve Featherkile said:
    Actually, that was supposed to be rerail, but Bill Gates thought he knew better.  It sucks when you need to check the spell checker.  
     Well someone has to derail before you rerail... And yes, I think we can mak...  more
    staging Yard Track widths
    Actually, that was supposed to be rerail, but Bill Gates thought he knew better.  It sucks when you need to check the spell checker.  
    staging Yard Track widths
    Steve Featherkile said:
    Craig, can you derail a car in the middle of the yard?  Asking for Devon.  
    Only if you come over...  My goal is to have an operational layout by spring of 2020 so I can participate in Soundrail 2020. I'm not go...  more
    staging Yard Track widths
    Craig, can you derail a car in the middle of the yard?  Asking for Devon.  
    staging Yard Track widths
    Thanks for the suggestions. I figure the shelving will get modified over time as this was a quick build using the scraps I had left over. All the shelving is screwed into the brackets. The shelve is 3/4 plywood with grooves cut for wheels. 
     
    staging Yard Track widths
    Craig,
    I like the  Hayes wheel stops made by Tomar  Industries.
    https://tomarindustries.com/803.jpg
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