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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #120 on: February 17, 2019, 01:40:39 PM »
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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #121 on: February 17, 2019, 05:18:40 PM »
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I look at this now and don't see hard construction layout - I see a corner module T-Trak. Odd this is 2 3/4". Must be
forecasting the future.

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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #122 on: February 24, 2019, 03:45:56 PM »
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I remember this series and didn't really pay attention to it until now. http://mrv.trains.com/search?q=T+TRAK
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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #123 on: February 24, 2019, 09:12:55 PM »
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I'm surprised Randgust hasn't weighed in on this topic...
His 'West Hickory' set of T-TRAK modules are beautiful.


Holy hell this is so true!

I view TTRAK modules as hiku's.

Sure, you can rip out a "Man from Nantucket" one, but you can ALSO create real beauty.

Personally, I like a good mix of dick jokes and symphonies.

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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #124 on: February 25, 2019, 01:24:19 PM »
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Haikus are easy,
but sometimes they don’t make sense.
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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #125 on: March 15, 2019, 03:58:55 PM »
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Last week I received this fantastic little T-TRAK module tester, built for me by a fellow T-TRAKer in Iowa.
He had brought one to the record breaking layout in Kansas City last August and I asked him to build one for me.
It not only tests the track spacing on a module, but confirms a powered module is wired to the BWWB wiring standard for T-TRAK. Simply click the tester onto the module's tracks (right of left side), attach the module's connectors into the proper connectors on the tester (Red and Yellow), then turn on.
The tester not only reports a problem (if there is one), but also designates the issue! (I added the 'on/off/charge' lettering with a Ptouch labele maker)
This comes in handy when having to inspect 100 plus modules at a setup.
A full write up of this build will debut in the next NTRAK newsletter.











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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #126 on: March 15, 2019, 05:35:33 PM »
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A microprocessor-based tester with English text display?  A bit of an overkill for what could be done with a 9V battery and few LEDs, but still - I like it!
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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #127 on: March 15, 2019, 08:00:18 PM »
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NASA spent millions of dollars developing a ball point pen that would write in zero gravity...

The Soviets used a pencil.

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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #128 on: March 15, 2019, 08:13:19 PM »
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NASA spent millions of dollars developing a ball point pen that would write in zero gravity...

The Soviets used a pencil.

https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/the-write-stuff/   :facepalm:
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« Reply #129 on: March 15, 2019, 08:19:01 PM »
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NASA spent millions of dollars developing a ball point pen that would write in zero gravity...

The Soviets used a pencil.

I haven't researched that specific pen's development, but I do own my own Fisher Space Pen (and I'm not Russian, but close . . .).
 


https://www.spacepen.com/

Actually, reading its history, it was developed by Mr.  Fisher, not buy NASA.  So the millions spent by NASA is a fable (or as we call it nowadays "fake news").  :D
https://www.spacepen.com/about-us.aspx
Fisher Space Pen rose to prominence when founder Paul Fisher invented a retractable, pressurized pen called the Anti-Gravity 7 (#AG7) that worked flawlessly in zero gravity aboard the first manned Apollo mission in 1968. Five decades later the company continues to thrive with pens still flown aboard every manned space flight.

After Paul Fisher earned NASA as a customer for his revolutionary Space Pen, he continued to focus his efforts on developing unique, quality products. All Fisher Space Pens are handcrafted and able to write underwater, over grease, at any angle, upside down, 3-times longer than the average pen, in extreme temperatures ranging from (-30°F to +250°F), and in zero gravity.







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« Reply #130 on: March 15, 2019, 08:21:20 PM »
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https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/the-write-stuff/   :facepalm:

LOL!  You've beat me to the punch. But we all know that lots of Amuricuns label Snopes as a Leftt-Wing propaganda site.  Fake, fake!   :trollface: :D
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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #131 on: March 16, 2019, 12:43:58 PM »
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I can’t believe it was so easy to sucker someone into running a snopes test.
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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #132 on: March 16, 2019, 02:29:55 PM »
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I can’t believe it was so easy to sucker someone into running a scopes test.

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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #133 on: March 17, 2019, 04:37:46 PM »
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Cotton Belt Train Show, Tyler, Texas, this weekend.
shots from the T-TRAK layout:




















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Re: T-TRAK
« Reply #134 on: March 17, 2019, 04:49:15 PM »
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...more from Tyler, TX and T-TRAK:











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