John Ramsay
Does anyone have any advice on how to fix the tie-bar on the legacy pointwork other than that which is provided by the BRM advice sheet. I have tried the approach given in the BRM advice sheet but it doesn’t seem to work very well. Is some form of superglue a possibility. Any advice. 

Also so do you wire these points the same as you would peco electrofrog points?
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AHJAY
Can you please point me to the BRM advice sheet

regards, Ahjay
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John Ramsay
If you go to advice/manuals on the home page. Then choose track making, select all and take me there it’s the last one in the list. 
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AHJAY
Thanks - sorry to ask - it was the "BRM" reference that threw me a bit as I had forgotten about that article....

I fix the blades to the tie bars like this.

* Get two brass lace pins, as fine as possible. (real brass, not plated steel). (Most haberdashery shops have them and one pack will last ten lifetimes)
* Anneal them - heat them red hot and then drop into cold water - this makes them bendable. (if you do not anneal them, they may snap and WILL be harder to bend)
* Make holes in the tie bar if not already present.
* Countersink the holes in the tie bar - underneath (on the side thats closest to the baseboard)
* Put the lace in through the hole in the tie bar and bend over at 90 degrees. Cut off leaving 2 or 3 mm lying flat on the tie bar top
* Tin the lace pin and the blade.
* Add a bit more flux after bringing blase and lace pin together.
* Solder lace pin to blade (the bent/flat bit of the lace pin will give you plenty of meat to solder to the blade)

You should end up with a hinged link that will last.

regards, Ahjay
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John Ramsay
Thanks Ahjay. Do you have a photo that you could show me. 
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AHJAY
Not sure. I will have to dig deep to see if I have one

Ahjay
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AHJAY
nothing so far...

Hopefully this quick sketch may help.
Tie bar concept.png 
regards, Ahjay
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