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by 800266
Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: a small tip for kadees
Replies: 7
Views: 2759

Re: a small tip for kadees

4B pencil is a great idea Mike. The Kadee tube of graphite dust goes all over the place and seldom stays where you put it. The 4B pencil lead (graphite) is much much better. Incidentally, artists shops sell a pencil sized solid graphite "pencil". No wood, just all graphite. Have you tried a silk thr...
by 800266
Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Track
Topic: Track level
Replies: 6
Views: 4144

Re: Track level

I use the Micro Mark digital level meter (designed I think for machine tool beds) but put it on a long wheelbased flat car with vertically restricted axles. I find you need to measure gradient (I have some at 2.8% and superelevation over a longish length otherwise in the short lengths the readout va...