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Peter Rust Rusty Pete
Also, there is more action than many exhibition layouts, including Buchshee on any Sunday..
Continuous too.
One can also study Newton's Laws as the locos go around and around, with gaps varying due to axle friction variances.
More than one way to skin a cat ðŸ˜‰
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Julian
Bunkerbarge wrote:


Its actually better made than most of the entries in the Great Model Railway Challenge.


😂😅😆😂🙃🙂🙃😂
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Ruffnut Thorston
I couldn't possibly comment on the quality or otherwise of GMRC layouts! 😀
Best wishes,

Ruff...
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Julian
Also, there is more action than many exhibition layouts, including Buchshee on any Sunday..
Continuous too.
One can also study Newton's Laws as the locos go around and around, with gaps varying due to axle friction variances.

I was having sympathetic thoughts for your ravaged finger and arm muscles, straining to complete countless, repetitious, loco lifts, what wiv ya been' in recovery mode, an' all.  Whilst doing so, the story of the barrow, the pulley lift and the request for time off due to being in hospital, came to mind. 

Of course - it was obvious now, just what you need!!  A water driven pulley, loco lift.  A small platform to carry the loco skywards...  a cord over a pulley...  an empty (strikethrough) Baked Bean (/strikethrough) Chopped Tomato Can…..  a slow running tap aimed precisely at the open can top.....  and a tripping block, to empty the can, for it's safe return, to the top.....

I even sketched out a picture, of the principle, but not to scale, or measurements {that would be an insult to any engineer}.

Water lift.jpg 

The sketch doesn't include a run-round to line the loco beneath the start of the run and turned to face the impending descent, as it is only intended to illustrate the principle.

Have fun.

Regards
J
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Peter Rust Rusty Pete
It reminds me of Gerard Hofnung's performance of Bricklayer's Lament
More than one way to skin a cat ðŸ˜‰
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Julian
It reminds me of Gerard Hofnung's performance of Bricklayer's Lament


That's the one, Pete, it has me in a fit of giggles every time I see it.

Regards
J
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