Making a Turn-Table For a 15” Narrow-Gauge Railway

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r d : My " tidy up fairy" told me the problem is with the " messing things up gnome".

Sungwo Cheung : Glad to see Bob is still on duty.

Calvin Witt : Proper job there mate! My only comment on the turntable is it would have been handy if you made a small "detent" for the ball bearing to roll into to help "locate" the turntable in action. Otherwise very cleverly done and it looks like it is serving the job it was intended for nicely!

Paul Mcguire : are you going to join your local rail road union or are you just going to scab it.

iheartigloos : I'm always in awe of the things you come up with and craft! It's awesome to watch it all come together : )

Eye Toldyoosso : Great design...I would put a sheet of rubber or something to keep the bottom steel disk from been on the concret floor all the time ...Water will get in there...may be a sheet of tin plywood, something

Kirsten Whitworth : I love, _love, _*_love_* the railway videos.

California 707 : That was amazing. You are a true craftsman. 👍

clanline35028 : Simplex engine here we come: (vague) Parts List: 1 small petrol engine 1 disused trolley 2 gears 1 length of chain

camo hawk : now i want to make a mini railway on some property

alco holic : genius at work, amazing stuff

Stakman1-Stacey L : It seems it takes very little effort on your part to move the loaded trolley. Neat idea!

kae4466 : i remember seeing small railroads (railways) like this where they were so small that the trains ran in buildings . i even saw one on a ship. they also used turntables like yours to turn or shunt instead of points in tiny places . (wharehouses , constructions sites , etc) job done.:) almost .

gli Orti di Mauro : geniale, complimenti

MrVailtown : Gald to see you back in action ! Well thought out n works smooth.

GingerJames : Tim, You know you will be smiling when at 75 and you are still using this to transport the harvest into storage, what an energy (back) saver. Brilliant idea, great solution…. Now I see another video there I need to look at 😊 😊 Great work!!

hugh mc grath : Well done next project steam train for the tracks

Alastair Chestnutt : Especially enjoyed watching your railway builds. Good job.

StreetMachine18 : I think one of the first videos i saw on this channel was of your railway!!!

jetownsend1 : The first video of yours I saw was on the "mangolator," and that made me subscribe. I have wanted a garden railway ever since. (And I don't even have a garden to put it in!) I'm really excited to see you continue to improve your rail system.

Theorimlig : Ingenious and beautiful in its simplicity, like all your inventions (well, someone else came up with the railway turntable...but you made this one!).

Katie G : I so love seeing your low tech engineering at work. Simple principles that make your work a little easier. Just genius! But the project that taught me the most about the power of "using your head to save your feet" was the monorail.

Krai : Just awesome! I hope to build a narrrow gauge railway like yours someday, it looks so useful!

Martian Anthropologist : That is a great idea. I think I'll put some plate steel in my giant CNC plasma cutter and pop one of these babies out this weekend... Easy peasy lemon squeasy.

Chefchaot : I had known it for a long time: I need a plasma cutter!

Vitor Madeira : F-A-N-T-A-S-T-I-C! No words to describe the felling about this idea. Greetings from Portugal.

Brian Mulligan : You're not only pretty but you're smart too! A good plan Tim. Makes life easier.

Ralph A : Nice work Tim. Now just need a locking mechanism!

OMNIVISION : You guys are so smart. I could never make something like that.

Carsten Andersen : Very cool, thank you for sharing your story. God bless you and your family

Anon : Yay! the railroad is back! Ive missed it and oddly enough, its what brought me here in the first place.

RoseThistleArtworks : That worked out really well. You are so inspiring with all the things you invent. That whole railway system looks fantastic!

Frank B : Brilliant- as usual.The plasma cutter is splendid.

Moreteavicar FromEngland : I'll send you the tidy up fairy over to your place ,when she done at mine !!

berrybuena : Tim, I greatly admire your Inventor's Mind. Great Video, and Hello Sandra 👋

Sir Skrallex : please make more videos like these, love it when you build stuff

what a shambles : Worthy of a Thumbs up!!

kearney family london : Always inspirational Tim. Keep it up. Best. PEK.

Julien Richard-木口 : I was worried the nuts/spacers would rub too much on the bottom plate but it seems not to hinder movement at all. I would have turned that middle plate upside down and used the nuts to bolt it to the top plate, so there would be no friction at all other than the bearings themselves. But seeing how easily you can turn it I guess it wouldn't have been necessary!Really nice!

paul wyleciol : I was thinking how you could use some grease, and then, just when I saw it the second time, I thought, you could cut the two plates below two cm's smaller, so some eventual dirt could fall just down to the ground beyond and would never clog up with the grease ... ??? The nuts and the balls would enjoy the lubricant ;-)

Strexcorp Synernists INC : I always like the railway videos. Keep it up!

Colin Northcott : Very nice, success. Any plans to rust proof the swivel mechanism so it works for years to come?

mohammed troy : i saw my bob tim you are a very smart person

The Motivated Gardener Gardening channel : Well done good sir and team quality 👍👍

Helen Parry : Brilliant as always Tim, works a treat 👍🏻

Bonnie Doon Homestead : Brilliant

momtomtse : What a wonderful railway 😊

julia dickenson : I have no interest in this sort of stuff but... miss a Way Out West vid..... never! Ps you’re very clever and it’s brilliant work!

Gurwinder SRAN : Nice work very good🌷🍁🌹🌺💐🌾

Martin Roberts : Sorry, the tidy up fairy has been working in my workshop. I will send her over.