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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #60 on: August 11, 2019, 07:23:01 PM »
John, Very impressive. Touch the light toggle and boom it turns the switch to that track. Love it..Dennis

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #61 on: August 11, 2019, 08:28:47 PM »
John, Very impressive. Touch the light toggle and boom it turns the switch to that track. Love it..Dennis


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Thank you for following along.  Yes - some technology really is cool.  I think I'm going to like this control system.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #62 on: August 11, 2019, 08:39:25 PM »
Very nice job John.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #63 on: August 11, 2019, 08:43:26 PM »
John, Are they the double light toggle switches? Red & green or Green & green????

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #64 on: August 11, 2019, 08:45:33 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #65 on: August 11, 2019, 08:47:07 PM »
John, Are they the double light toggle switches? Red & green or Green & green? ???

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They are all double light toggle switches Red and Green - LED indicates turnout setting on the control panel. It makes it very easy to select your route.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #66 on: August 11, 2019, 08:50:21 PM »
John, Thank you sir...  ;D

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #67 on: August 12, 2019, 01:14:00 PM »
Hey John:

everything is looking just great. Love the cabinetry.

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #68 on: August 12, 2019, 03:28:44 PM »
Hey John:

everything is looking just great. Love the cabinetry.

Karl


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Thank you for stopping by. I'm staining the parts for the control panels today. Also, started adding the facia boards and the moldings. I had to order more wire :o .
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #69 on: August 12, 2019, 08:59:42 PM »
Here is a progress picture of the facia and molding installation.  I keep moving back and forth between cabinets and wiring.   ;) 


The facia will have a number things mounted to it: outlets for the throttles, throttle holsters, car card racks, and maybe even a cup holder to keep Dave happy.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #70 on: August 12, 2019, 09:06:24 PM »
If you look in the hallway you can see the drawers have been removed and the cupboard doors  are open so I can install the tortoise machines for the South Superior Yard. I received my wire order late this afternoon so I can wire them as soon as I install them.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #71 on: August 13, 2019, 05:18:20 AM »
John, This is an amazing project...like watching construction in a museum. Very impressive.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #72 on: August 13, 2019, 08:23:17 AM »
True story:  I worked for the US research lab of the huge German conglomerate Siemens (think 'GE, only richer').  We had this poster taped to one of our computers.  Some Germans came over to visit our lab, one looked at this and asked his escort to explain it.  "But that is not right!  We do not say that!" 

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #73 on: August 13, 2019, 05:01:02 PM »
John, This is an amazing project...like watching construction in a museum. Very impressive.


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Thank you for stopping by an the kind words I have been playing electrician all day. More lights and powered turnouts to show for my efforts.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #74 on: August 13, 2019, 05:05:10 PM »
True story:  I worked for the US research lab of the huge German conglomerate Siemens (think 'GE, only richer').  We had this poster taped to one of our computers.  Some Germans came over to visit our lab, one looked at this and asked his escort to explain it.  "But that is not right!  We do not say that!" 

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Great sign. 
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