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lionel switches

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lionel switches
Posted by Anonymous on Friday, March 22, 2002 3:20 PM
I use o22 switches I just got a pair of o11s which predated the o22s There are no fixed voltage plugs I would like to know which rails are insulated and is there a way to use fixed voltage when useing the switches. Thanks Bill
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Posted by Anonymous on Friday, March 22, 2002 8:06 PM
I'm not sure but I beleave the rails on the inside of the Y are the insulated rails this can be found by using a ohm meter or test light and power from transformer. You can open the cover on the switch, cut the lead to the coil(positive side) and run a constant voltage wire into the switch. Then your on your way. Have fun Charlie
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, March 28, 2002 10:14 AM
Charlie thanx for your reply. Before I got it though I found that unsoldering the wire from the middle rail and extending it to the 14 volt fixted post on a KW did the trick. Also, unlike the 022s the control rail for the straight track of the switch is the outside rail. These 011s really work great. Bill

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