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Two things

 

can anyone identify this type of economical facing point lock, Im, trying to build a CAD drawing so that a 3D printed model can be made

 

any drawings about , is it railway signal company , saxeby and farmer etc

 

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also Im wondering how to represent the lightweight flat bottomed rail common in sidings, maybe code 55 FB ( which is now almost impossible to get ) , or code 65 PECO??? any ideas folks

 

Heres the typical chair that was used to secure them ( from about 1910 onwards I believe) I think its an irish custom casting , any idea how to represent that ( custom etched brass maybe, Des is that possible ?? )

 

 

 

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Thanks folks

 

 

Dave

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...also Im wondering how to represent the lightweight flat bottomed rail common in sidings, maybe code 55 FB ( which is now almost impossible to get ) , or code 65 PECO??? any ideas folks

 

If you're hand-laying, you could try Atlas code 55 N gauge track - you'd just need to remove the rails from the plastic sleepers. The Peco equivalent isn't suitable as it's actually code 100(?) with a portion of the rail embedded in the plastic.

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how do you mean , code 100 is nearly twice the height of code 55 are you talking about peco N gauge or HO gauge track

 

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Dave

 

He means that the rail is cast lower down in the plastic sleeper casting so that only an effective code 55 protrudes above the sleepers. So when you remove the plastic you'll simply have code 100 rail left in your hand.

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Thanks Ive been in correspondence with Martin Wynne ( of Adavoyle fame) and they used PECO code 65 rail as described here http://www.peco-uk.com/product.asp?strParents=&CAT_ID=0&P_ID=17542

 

and used on adavoyle junction

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( © Martin Wynne

 

This must be different to the PECO rail discussed in the previous thread ??

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Thanks Ive been in correspondence with Martin Wynne ( of Adavoyle fame) and they used PECO code 65 rail as described here http://www.peco-uk.com/product.asp?strParents=&CAT_ID=0&P_ID=17542'>http://www.peco-uk.com/product.asp?strParents=&CAT_ID=0&P_ID=17542

 

and used on adavoyle junction

[ATTACH=CONFIG]22156[/ATTACH]

( © Martin Wynne

 

This must be different to the PECO rail discussed in the previous thread ??[/quote

 

My sample and Adavoyle seem to use Peco Code 60 conductor rail http://www.peco-uk.com/product.asp?strParents=&CAT_ID=0&P_ID=17542

 

I would suggest contacting Peco directly info@pecobeer.co.uk to establish if they manufacture a Code 65 rail section

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