mike allred (AT&SF, WP)'s Album: Help for turnout spring overs

Tips to help N scale modelers make spring overs for Atlas Turnouts. These details are usually not mentioned in articles or instructional videos. Read the caption with each photo.

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The Spring
Here's the spring, made from .020 music wire which is sold at Hobby Lobby. I suggest you watch the previously mentioned video for best instructions on how to bend the wire into a spring.

I can remove and reinstall these springs at will. I just press them in, no adhesive is used.