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remote mount tortoise switch machine

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remote mount tortoise switch machine
Posted by agyancey on Friday, October 05, 2018 3:46 PM

I have watched the 'How to install a remote mount tortioise switch machine' video by Pacific North Central.  I can't make out which holes he is talking about, which side is up on the drive mechanism arm, what goes through the slide clamp plate or which screws go where.  Many of the stock screws are discarded.  The lighting and focus make it difficult for me to make out what goes where.  As a beginner the directions even reading them through completely aren't very helpful.  Any suggestions.  I am much better at pictures than words for learning.

Thank you  Asa

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Posted by MisterBeasley on Monday, October 08, 2018 8:30 PM

Do you have the parts?  I think the whole thing comes together much more obviously when you've got it in your hands.

I did this for a pair of crossing gates using a single Tortoise and two remotes.  Not hard at all.

It takes an iron man to play with a toy iron horse. 

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Posted by gregc on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 5:28 AM

agyancey
I am much better at pictures than words for learning.

have you seens the following (with pictures)

http://cs.trains.com/mrr/f/88/p/272239/3096786.aspx#3096786

greg - Philadelphia & Reading / Reading

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