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Old 10-01-2019, 02:26 PM   #1
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Old 10-02-2019, 10:07 PM   #2
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When you were talking about the air lines you mentioned the yellow ties and 'clearance points'... what exactly is a clearance point?
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Old 10-02-2019, 11:47 PM   #3
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Probably as far forward in a yard track you can stop and not be hit by a passing train.
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Old 10-03-2019, 10:51 AM   #4
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ive been deleted again WTF now your just pissing me off.
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Old 10-03-2019, 11:25 AM   #5
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How were you deleted? What are you talking about? There's been no deletions of your posts that I can see.
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Old 10-03-2019, 02:06 PM   #6
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Probably as far forward in a yard track you can stop and not be hit by a passing train.
I assume you mean in relation to the turnout?
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Old 10-03-2019, 03:17 PM   #7
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Yes. It makes sense.
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Old 10-04-2019, 10:10 AM   #8
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I always thought you deleted most of my posts, John, but I simply never hit the POST button.
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When you were talking about the air lines you mentioned the yellow ties and 'clearance points'... what exactly is a clearance point?
Where any two tracks converge at a switch, the clearance point (on each track) is the point where equipment can be safely parked and be "clear" of the other track and not "foul" it for other movements.
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Nice. I've heard of people putting pins beside the (model) track to mark this point, don't think I've ever seen ties painted though.
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