Turnout Control with Servos

With the building of my new Free-mo module set “The Boat Yard“, I have had to change some of my usual “go to” items. I have always used Tortoise turnout motors in the past. These have been great performers that took little time to set up and they had built it…

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Building a Free-mo Module – Part I

In my last article, we looked at a Free-mo Module Design that was light weight, strong and easy to setup among other things. This month we take a look at actually assembling the module and some of the finer points involved. The overall module length is 49.5 inches. That may seem like…

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2016 National Train Show Prep

Things are really busy around here. I committed to have the Boat Yard operational for the 2016 National Train Show  and things are getting tight. To date I have all module frames completed and more than half of the track completed. All the track that is completed was hand laid. That was…

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