Now you’re bragging.....of course, your work is indeed something to brag about......very nice!
You might try some carefully applied thick grease like Red and Tacky from Lucas on the pivot point. That might keep them from drifting open. I know grease is a dirt attractor but if you monitor it after application it might work well.Some derailments now
Points are drifting open on one turnout...
Funny, but it doesn't always result in a derail -- more often it's just surprise or panic.
Just picturing ripping out a switch to replace it is killing me.
I hate doing stuff over.
You really gotta stop trying to pass off pics of real rail cars as your models.....