Wiring Distribution Feeder/Bus Blocks

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Would feeder blocks make it easier to wire your layout?

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I was wondering if people would be interested in these boards to make it easier to wire there layouts. If so let me know how many outputs would be good for connecting feeders etc.

Here is an example of one.

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Section Hand
If I was starting over I'll use the feeder blocks. On my current layout I used terminal blocks that I wired to provide feeds for the lighting and special effects. The terminals make wire tracing easier as well as installing the wiring for the layout.

Great looking product.



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I can't see a use for them, except perhaps under my yard. Since feeders are meant to be kept short so that voltage losses are minimal, the use of a block might extend some of them beyond the loss of a half-to-a-full volt in places other than under a yard. That is to say, I prefer to use insulation displacement pliers on my bus and solder feeder ends at those bared sites...right where I need 'em.

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