Peco points spring install

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footplate1947
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Re: Peco points spring install

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Post by footplate1947 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:23 pm

Have you noticed when you go to the doctors over 70 they sometimes start to write down your age as 70 and so many months. It is like some of them are counting down. Mind you in my case they probably are, as my lungs problem is terminal. Time not known though. May be that is why they do it. :lol:
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Re: Peco points spring install

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Post by rynd2it » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:33 pm

There is another solution which avoids lifting the points to fix a broken or lost spring. Fit the solenoids to the Peco PL-12 base which has its own spring, then if the spring malfunctions the base one still works (or remove the point one first). If that fails simply change the base.

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Re: Peco points spring install

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Post by Ron S » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:11 pm

Walkingthedog wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:32 pm
I’m rapidly approaching 70, 5 month to be exact. :D
you are a bit younger than me then 8-) I am also rapidly approaching two years short of 80

Peco springs - the new code 100 are a pain, underneath so hopefully they never pack up once all ballasted!!!
Ron

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