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QUOTE (Expat @ 13 Nov 2008, 00:09) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>It all depends on how many points you have on your layout. If you only have 5 or 6 then the price differential is not so painful. If, like me on the other hand, you have over 30 points in your layout it becomes a factor to be considered.

The cheapest I've seen Tortoise motors is £10 each compared to Seep PM1s at £4.60. i.e £300 plays £138. I just can't justify the additional cost.

At the end of the day though you get what you pay for.

You pays your money and you takes your pick.
That's why I went Fulgurex. This slow motion motor is double ended, which makes it a piece of cake to operate a pair of points in crossover formation. Until the recent financial events it was possible to get this motor for £8 - £9. When spread over two points it is cheaper than solenoids, and it comes with robust (and easily expanded) switching built in.
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