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fiddle-yard

area of layout, often concealed, where trains can be made up manually etc.
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What a fiddle!

It's started... We have purchased the first bits of hardware for the the fiddle yard.  Yeovil Town will eventually become a very useful club layout where we can run complete trains to and from a...
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What a fiddle!

Work has started on the fiddle yard for Yeovil Town.  It will consist of four 2ft x 6ft boards with a short 1/2 metre board in the centre.  The two end boards will house the points and DCC a...
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Fiddle Yard Construction

After much deliberation it was decided to construct a fiddle yard for Yeovil Town so that club members could run OO stock on club nights and the layout would then be a fully fledged exhibition layout....
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Building a DCC Fiddle Yard

This is a project for our Yeovil Town layout.  For most of the time Yeovil Town will be used at the club house for members to run OO trains and as a better means of testing new locos and rolling ...
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What's the point?

After a long period of getting our heads down we have not only completed and tested the fiddle yard but also the existing boards and track of the main layout. I am currently working on a hand built p...
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Old bugs in trackwork

We have fixed all bugs in the track work on the front end and tested all routes. There were some strange physical issues caused by a defective micro-switch and the age of the layout track work and al...
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Here we grow again...

With work progressing well on structures for Yeovil town (our OO faithful fine-scale reproduction of Yeovil Town Station) efforts have been turned to the last scenic board which encompasses the last f...
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Yeovil Town

Yeovil Town (OO exact scale model of the original) CLICK HERE FOR THE IMAGE GALLERY UP TO DATE NEWS FOR YEOVIL TOWN Over the past few years the layout has bee...
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The sucker punch!

 Not some kind of fight at the Yeovil Town layout but a new bit of kit that will help the viewer and user experience. Yes, guessed right, it's a vacuum cleaner.  Much under rated we are fin...
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Automation just about there

It's been a long time coming but we have now completed the wiring for feedback modules under the layout.  Some people fit just a few sensors to their layout to save cost and gain automation betwe...
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It's all upside down at Yeovil Town again!

We are on the last pice of fiddle yard track wiring and the end boards have been upturned to wire them up.  We have had slow but steady progress recently as my hallway needed major domestic work ...
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Yahoo!

Last night saw the track faults on Yeovil Town just about sorted (one minor stretch left).  We were then able to run a class 08 shunter up and down all the tracks. It's little milestones like th...
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Automating Yeovil Town

The first stage of automating our Yeovil Town layout has commenced.  We have fitted two 8-way LDT block occupancy detector units.  The track feed (red) has been rerouted through the detector...
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Dark Days in Yeovil

 Whilst board 2 is away from the layout gaining a scenic look! we have been gradually covering the approaches and exits to/from the the scenic part of the layout.  This is where the dark day...
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