Stealing an idea!

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  1. kf4jqd

    kf4jqd Active Member

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    In May's issue of Model Railroader Magazine. I am stealing their straw idea. You take a drinking straw and put it through you layout. Then you run your wires for your lights, signals, etc. through it. It works! I have 2 inches of foam and a 1/4 inch of wood. I have already damage some Sunrise signal lights because of the no straws. I went to the dollar store and baught 100 for a buck!

    Andy:wave:
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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  3. darkcurves

    darkcurves Member

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    Heyyyyy, that's a great idea!
  4. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    I don't think you need to consider it stealing. I'm sure MR published the idea because it would be usful to us model railroad folks.
  5. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    For those of us that have lots of bus cables I suggest using a thin hose pipe.

    darkcurves, does your Blue Tiger have sound??
  6. darkcurves

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    Nope, couldn't afford the sound one, costs double. But i will most probably add later, i know ESU sells them.