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O scale wagon turntable

  • Motorised O scale wagon turntable with 1923 RCH pattern wagon.
  • rail assembly on subdeck showing primary shaft attachment
  • "Crank only" option allows 90 degree manual rotation using a push rod
£44. back in Feb 2023
Maximum Purchase:
2 unit(s)

Product Description


for 7mm/ft O scale standard or broad gauge (or dual!)

At present, only the no motor "manual crank" option is available.

With a diameter of 4.5" (115mm) this turntable will comfortably accommodate RCH1923 pattern wagons.

Rail length at 49.2mm broad gauge is 102mm


MOTOR OPTION. Not currently available!  China has stopped making the motors I used. I need to find new one :)

CRANK ONLY OPTION  The motor and gears is replaced by a crank lever that can be used with a manual push rod (or stepper motor) to turn the wagon turntable through 90 deg.

the rails and deck are built onto a subdeck which hold the 4mm primary shaft with a milled brass T piece. She ain't slipping!

A PCB under the subdeck carries power to the rails using sprung plunger contacts - a robust type used by the electronics industry.

The turntable features continuous power-routing (not a split ring design). Polarity is changed with a DPDT switch for DC(or DCC) use, or a DCC reversing module can be used. the advantage of this for a wagon turntable are there is no dead zone angles - you can put entry/exit tracks at any angle.

The standard kit does not include track rails. There are so many options that it is easier for you to supply and fit your own. Soldering the rails is pretty simple for an Oscale modeller.

OPTION FOR 32mm GAUGE ONLY If you select the "ready soldered" option I will supply the track assembly with Peco Nickel Silver code 124 rail ready to drop into the subdeck.  If you are a broad gauge modeller then you have all the skills and gauges to DIY.

Obechi wooden deck planking has engraved planking (scale 8 inch planks) and bolt holes. Nothing looks like wood but wood!


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