important part of maintenance is keeping the track clean. I
use Scotch Brite disks mounted to the bottom of a gondola. I
wanted to make them spin, but just dragging them seems to work
fine. ( 50% of my track is in a tunnel )
On 3/15/2019 5:21 PM, Carl wrote:
Mark, your trim might be picture rail for hanging paintings,
On 3/15/2019 3:06 PM, Mark Cartwright
via Groups.Io wrote:
In some older houses...There is an Accent Trim, near the top
of the Wall an inch or so down from the Ceiling.
Not necessarily a moulding but sometimes it is referred as
Both my 1908 and 1941 era Houses have such Trim.
I am setting up Kato N Scale Unitrack on the One Inch Wide
accent trim my 1941 Home.
I was attempting to paint this accent trim, when I
figured it would simply be easier to remove it.
And once in my hand....
This is about One Inch Wide...
=== The Width of N Scale Kato Track.
> I am developing a long route of N Scale Track around
most of my house...to be raised and lowered from my Bedroom to
the Main Layout in the Family Room via a Helix (Hidden in the
Second Bedrooms extra closet_.
To wire it all, I am cutting a grove down the back of the
Trim...and putting in Twisted 12 Gauge Colored Coded Stranded
Wire as well as soldering the Kato Unitrack in lengths of 18
inches. Each Soldered Section with it's own Drop Down Lead.
With DCC and Sound...?
Good Luck with that !
Now the issue might be....
How to control the this long trackage through
Walls over a distance ?
and not loose the DCC/Sound signal along the
I have a Clue and have an ESU ECoS, ESU Sniffer, Bachmann
Dynamis and ESU Navigator standing by.
The Worry ?
I really will not know it will work...Till it is completed.
Wi Fi and my ESU Hand Controller...?
Again I don't know if I will be able to walk through the
house, following the train as it Travels Through Walls.