Welcome to New Zealand Rail 120, Lewis Holden's blog on modelling railways in New Zealand. I'm now modelling in 1:87 (HOn3.5). For NZR plans see the Plans page, or the NZ120 Facebook group.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Module idea...

I reckon I should make a movable, pass-through fiddle yard, aka a traverser.

Maybe not this complex:

Maybe something a bit simpler, like this example from Aus:
Picture from David Bromage.

 And another close-up shot from Armchair Modeller Downunder:

The track appears to be soldered on to PCB. The locking mechanism seems to be two standard brass door bolts, with a aluminum plate with holes drilled at the right distances.

I reckon two MMW module plates with draw runners would do the trick. The only question is how long to make it...

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