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by modorney
Fri May 31, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Trainfest 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Trainfest 2020

Trainfest 2019 is coming up in November
https://www.trainfest.com/

But the organizers are looking at their 2020 show and want layouts from outside North America.

Since a lot of TT is Euro-focused, it might be a good opportunity, especially given the popularity in
Twin Cities.
by modorney
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 2019 Freight Fright
Replies: 1
Views: 320

2019 Freight Fright

October 5-6- Los Angeles Division Freight Fright at Palos Verdes Botanical Gardens
by modorney
Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2019 National Train Show - Salt Lake City, Utah
Replies: 170
Views: 7682

Re: 2019 National Train Show - Salt Lake City, Utah

I'll be there - I'm going a week early to visit the Genealogy center in Salt Lake City.
by modorney
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1298
Views: 76759

Re: TT-Tracks

For Anderson Powerpole, these guys are pretty good:
https://powerwerx.com/
by modorney
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1298
Views: 76759

Re: TT-Tracks

Number 18 gauge stranded wire is usually 7 number 26 wires. This tends to be stiff, especially if it has stiff insulation - THHN or SAE J 1127. This insulation also has a higher temperature rating, as well as higher voltage rating. Number 18 with 16 strands of 30 wire is a lot more flexible. It has ...
by modorney
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT-Tracks
Replies: 1298
Views: 76759

Re: TT-Tracks

Number 18 gauge stranded wire is usually 7 number 26 wires. This tends to be stiff, especially if it has stiff insulation - THHN or SAE J 1127. This insulation also has a higher temperature rating, as well as higher voltage rating. Number 18 with 16 strands of 30 wire is a lot more flexible. It has ...
by modorney
Tue May 29, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: TTer's at OSW2018
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: TTer's at OSW2018

Next year, let's make it O-S-TT-W 2019
by modorney
Fri May 18, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Gears
Replies: 15
Views: 1116

Re: Gears

What would you charge to ship them to USA?
by modorney
Tue May 15, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Motor brushes?
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: Motor brushes?

My local Ace Hardware has a few brushes intended for small hand tools, etc. They may be sanded to fit a locomotive motor?
by modorney
Mon May 14, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Builders' Corner
Topic: TT Today 50' Boxcar
Replies: 14
Views: 1404

Re: TT Today 50' Boxcar

40 foot and 50 foot rooftops would be nice on Shapeways.

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