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Offline Puttputtmaru  
#1 Posted : 03 May 2021 00:25:06(UTC)
Puttputtmaru

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How do you guys manage do simulate asphalte (or any road surfaces) for your rail crossing and still maintain center rail connection?
Offline Alsterstreek  
#2 Posted : 03 May 2021 18:40:37(UTC)
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Offline Puttputtmaru  
#3 Posted : 04 May 2021 03:11:53(UTC)
Puttputtmaru

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Originally Posted by: Alsterstreek Go to Quoted Post


Thanks for that
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Offline costing  
#4 Posted : 04 May 2021 14:18:06(UTC)
costing

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Variation on this theme, making it a rerailing section too: https://www.marklin-user...erailing-zone#post589502
JMRI on RPi & DCC++ / C-track / Marklin (SBB Re 4/4 II, Ee 3/3, DB BR 24, BR 233), Roco (DB BR 103, BR 215, CFR 040-EC-001), ESU engineering (DB 265 MRCE) / Christmas car collector
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Offline PeFu  
#5 Posted : 04 May 2021 16:38:21(UTC)
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I purchased a set from Faller containing a rail crossing and a Faller Car System start set. Re. the rail crossing, the only items I ended up using are the ”between-the-rail” pieces. The rail crossing can be purchased separate.

I used Plastic Padding to fix the ”piano string” included for the mid rail. Here is a clip of my rail crossing:

Inspired by Swiss railways SBB and BLS | C and K track | CS2 | TrainController Gold V9
Youtube Channel for the Andreasburg-Mattiasberg layout
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Offline Puttputtmaru  
#6 Posted : 05 May 2021 18:03:44(UTC)
Puttputtmaru

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For those who did not see this there was an interesting post in this thread by « costing » on a railroad crossing he did with retailing at the same time:

https://www.marklin-user...4-C-track-rerailing-zone

See video in post #9
Offline Puttputtmaru  
#7 Posted : 05 May 2021 18:05:09(UTC)
Puttputtmaru

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By the same token I am looking at using the Veismann 5104 gates which look very good and realistic

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Offline JohnjeanB  
#8 Posted : 05 May 2021 22:56:39(UTC)
JohnjeanB

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Location: Paris, France
Hi
Using C rail, there is a possibility based on the following principles:
- Use a normal C Rail 24188 and make the crossing in the center of the rail
- using a soldering iron, make the stud iron bar force its way up in the rail until it reaches 0.5mm above the rail level
- cut 2 studs every 3 , enough for a slider to operate (and to make studs more discrete)
- prepare a "road surface" from a thin polycarbonate plastic: a rectangle with a width of 13.7 mm and the length of your road width. The end angles are bevelled.
- coat remaining studs with paint to mark the underneath of the road surface and drill it
- install the road surface so that it is flush with the rails top surface.
- paint it. It is finished

Long text but it does not take very long to do it
Cheers
Jean
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Offline rbw993  
#9 Posted : 06 May 2021 01:22:45(UTC)
rbw993

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Jean,
I use a similar method, but use carbon paper. Remember that?!

Roger
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Offline JohnjeanB  
#10 Posted : 06 May 2021 02:12:15(UTC)
JohnjeanB

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Yes Roger Carbon paper is even better when you have it handy.
Jean
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