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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #375 on: October 08, 2016, 07:51:20 AM »




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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #376 on: October 08, 2016, 02:33:23 PM »
Nice work.
The split ring, Allen-screw-tightened onto each long "spider", makes sense.
Is there a washer between each wheel and the big ring?  ???
Wait...saw washer tops  after careful eyeballing of the pics.
Never mind.   ;)

Looks like it rained there.
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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #377 on: October 08, 2016, 05:46:51 PM »
That looks great! I hope somebody will post a video of the spider being turned before the bridge is set in place and it's covered up. I bet the bridge will turn smooth as silk!

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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #378 on: October 08, 2016, 08:30:40 PM »
Well, the spider moved hard by hand, but when you set a bridge on it...

I have a video of the wheels, but am having trouble uploading it..
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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #379 on: October 08, 2016, 08:35:46 PM »


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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #380 on: October 08, 2016, 11:26:11 PM »
Thanks Brendan, Jason, Mike and Harold for the pix and description. Sure looking good!!

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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #381 on: October 09, 2016, 07:37:38 AM »
Wow! Looks great!  Nice work

(thanks DW for fat finger alert)
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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #382 on: October 09, 2016, 06:01:02 PM »
Here is a short video. The bridge was moved from one track to another to check clearance.

https://youtu.be/8pDe84N6hEo
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« Reply #383 on: October 09, 2016, 07:28:07 PM »
The rain in Maine falls mainly on the train.

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« Reply #384 on: October 10, 2016, 12:38:05 PM »
Really looking good. Have you decided on some type alignment plate/lock device for the bridge?

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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #385 on: October 10, 2016, 01:18:52 PM »
Word from Sheepscot is #9 is on the table as I type. I am awaiting a photo to share
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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #386 on: October 10, 2016, 02:03:02 PM »
Northbound. No turntable shot provided yet.

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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #387 on: October 10, 2016, 02:55:41 PM »
Both pictures are from Joe


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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #388 on: October 10, 2016, 04:24:11 PM »
I think I see a big grin on Jason's face.

Proper-looking north-bound shot.

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Re: Sheepscot Turntable - Official Work Thread
« Reply #389 on: October 10, 2016, 05:46:37 PM »
Another series of pictures from Joe taken earlier in the day









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