Lionel "zoo" cars and "tell tales"

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Have most of y new layout in Fastrack, and have a zoo car. A giraffe car. Is there a tell tale to tweak the car in Fastrack? I haven't found one. Has anyone "modded" Fastrack to operate those type cars?
 

santafewillie

Same Ol' Buzzard
I am not exactly sure of the setup, but I would suggest to mount the telltale that came with the car on a block of wood painted a concrete color.
 

Iron Horseman

Well-Known Member
Have most of y new layout in Fastrack, and have a zoo car. A giraffe car. Is there a tell tale to tweak the car in Fastrack? I haven't found one. Has anyone "modded" Fastrack to operate those type cars?
So the tell-tale is supposed to make the giraffe duck to go under a bridge or into a tunnel?

Here is a fellow that made his own.
https://ogrforum.ogaugerr.com/topic/easy-to-make-fastrack-giraffe-car-actuator

There look to be bunches of these out there
https://ogrforum.ogaugerr.com/topic/under-the-hood-a-fasttrack-gi-raffe-actuating-ramp
 




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