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Hi..

Having worked out my track, I've just realised that one of my points is right over a brace on the underside of the baseboard. Other than rearranging the whole track (which is not going to be easy) what other options do I have? I've seen some right angle cranks at http://www.gemmodelrailways.co.uk/GEM_Web_...Mercontrol.html which would enable me to put the point motor somewhere else. Is this the general solution or are there others?

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phil

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QUOTE (Doug @ 8 Jan 2006, 00:11)Hi, welcome to the forum.

Is you point over the brace / Is the point motor over the brace?

I have taken out 3cm from one brace to fit a point motor. It didn't make the bracing any weaker as it is 7cm high. cut it with a jig saw from above and finished it off with a chisel.
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Thanks Doug. Both. I'm using Peco track and point motors, and the point motor with "usual" fitting would be slap bang over the brace. The brace is only about 2" (5cm) high.

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Thanks everyone. I think I'll try the "sandwich" approach as the brace is only 2" (5cm) high, and it's simpler than going the "crank" route!

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