"Rob Kemp" <
Which Walther's table?
The first one of several years ago was a piece of crap and should be avoided
at all costs.
Don't ask how I know. :-(
Home of the Great Eastern Railway
The table is huge - 130 HO feet, which is about 18 inches, and that's not
including the surrounding frame. Also expensive, even without the NYRS
indexing system. A choice of 90' or 105' with manual motor controls would
be nice - maybe they'll make such.
I've been looking at the Walthers turntable too but am open to other
recommendations. I won't be installing it for a while, but I want to precut
the hole for easier installation later. What size hole is needed for the
Best recommendation I can give is to sue the Peco turntable and build your
owndrive system. A good shaft firmly attached to the table will do wonders
for the turntable and then there is only the problem of doing the drive
itself. That, iwth a good center shaft, isn't hard to do. Another small
motor in the table to drive the indexing pins in and out and a drive system
for that can easily be done.
I do recommmend that you design in some indexing mechanism so that once you
get close to alignment, yo ucan then drive the indexing home and get the
Why do penguins walk so far to get to their nesting grounds?