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Wed Aug 4 10:48:37 EDT 2010

NW Modeling List wrote:

> Many thanks to those who explained that N&W sand towers were a dark

> color, as in the photo.


> Another frustration that I'm sure others have encountered - laying

> Shinohara flex track with code 83 rail joiners. Is there some trick

> to getting them one juuuuuust a bit easier? I spend an inordinate

> amount of time with small pliers and too often end up with the joiner

> stuck in my thumb about 3 inches!


> I grabbed some old code 100 joiners and they went on REAL easy, but

> I'm worried that electical conductivity will suffer.

Howdy Ed

Use a small screwdriver to open the ends of the code 83 joiners. That
will help. Also use a file on the ends of the rail - top and bottom of
the base - to taper the area that slides into the joiner.

Take care

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