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Old 06-15-2012, 08:27 PM
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Default transition from scx to carrera track in the same layoout

can you simply break tabs and tape underneath.... or is there an adapter piece
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:00 AM
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No one makes an adapter, but you can take two straights (one scx, one carrera) and cut them in half and epoxy together two adapters. You need to wire connections between the two halfs too.
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:36 AM
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There is also another way...check your pm's
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Old 06-17-2012, 09:11 AM
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Well, Skip, we'll see what happens!
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Old 06-17-2012, 09:55 AM
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I use Carrera manual turnouts converted to electric by switch for my pit road.You can trim the tabs and cut the others and if you play with them a bit they can fit really well and I always solder the rail joints for good contact.
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Dclovell
What's the other way?! I want to know too!
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Old 06-18-2012, 05:12 AM
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Sent you a PM...!
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Hi, I also want to know the another way!
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I did mix Go and Compact on my previous 1/43 track

I simply cut the locking tabs and the tabs of the metal rails, then glued / melted (hot iron) the 2 parts, and finally soldered wires beneath the tracks for the electric continuity




For instance, on this picture you see the Go lane changers in a (mainly) Scx layout



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For instance, on this picture you see the Go lane changers in a (mainly) Scx layout

Cool track!

Black Go lane changer? Did you paint it or was it purchased that way?
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Old 06-27-2012, 08:50 AM
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There ya go!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-28-2012, 05:11 AM
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Bertrand's method is the one I used. I PM'd people that asked a link to "another site" that showed his tutorial. I did not want to break the rules here. When I did mine, I used old pieces of braids instead of wires for electrical continuity. It worked out well!

I'm also curious about the black lane changers!
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Old 06-28-2012, 07:47 AM
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Bertrand painted his black. Carefully!!!
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Old 06-28-2012, 11:43 AM
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Bertrand painted his black. Carefully!!!
Wow...very, very brave (and skilled)!!!
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:51 PM
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They do look great!
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