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Old 26th November 2012, 18:43   #1
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Default Scratchbuilt turntable

I started to build a turntable for my layout, based on an article in On30 Annual.

The base is a 1.8cm board, on which i started to build the lower spider rail:





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Old 26th November 2012, 18:44   #2
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Building the bridge:



Spiked the rails to it:


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Old 26th November 2012, 22:28   #3
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Looking good so far. We await more pics. Go go go.

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Old 4th December 2012, 20:29   #4
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Rollers between the two spider rails to make the table turn freely:



Will post more photos later today.
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Old 4th December 2012, 22:13   #5
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Put the axle of the bridge and soldered the wires to the rails:


Bridge on the base:



Testing the turnable stability and manual rotation:
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Old 6th December 2012, 15:36   #6
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Gallows posts:

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Old 11th December 2012, 21:23   #7
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Some progress

Pickup strips:


And the cogwheel:
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Old 16th December 2012, 20:57   #8
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Motor under the base:
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Old 4th January 2013, 19:33   #9
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Some more progress:



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Old 5th January 2013, 02:26   #10
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Looking good indeed.
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