TinMan3Rail Switch Controllers

In looking up how to wire my switch controllers, I came across these. They're pretty intruiging, and while I'm not in need of switch controllers, I wondered if people had these (either the originals, or the ones that also allow you to power sidings) and what they thought of them. They look nifty.

You could have a steam train, if you'd just lay down your tracks.

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ADCX Rob posted:

That's a lot of work to throw a switch.

  "Twice the work": Yea but except for switching spur of the moment ( ) half of the labor is done early (the choice), and the "action" is a singular one , so any chance on a last second wrong way "choke" on the lever resulting in the points staying put is eliminated. I suspect you can push the action button and flick the toggle with two digits easy enough too.

   After thinking about it, it offers for some different scenarios; e.g., it might come in handy for switching when timing is of the essence, it can change two at once, or not.

  Not bad, not great, just different. 

"Still trying to not shoot my eye out"

 

"Nursing insomnia one railcar at a time"

My aroma therapy? Smoke Pellets.

 





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