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Ok I got this smoking deal on # 6 Aristo switch tacks at TBS. They came with Aristo manual throws.

Whom is using the Aristo manual switch track throws? Are they ok?

Can you use them on LGB 1600'S AND 1800'S SWITCHES?

Anyone useing the commercial brand of throw? Arosto, LGB, USA ?
 

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The Aristo manual throws failed after one season outside-- grit causing sticking and too-weak springs could not overcome friction. Not worth effort to make stronger springs, so all throws replaced with Tenmille brand from C&OC RY. The Tenmille groundthrows at NJLS have been down fror 20 +/- years without any trouble at all.

Larry
 

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Jphn, I use the ground throw switches from Sunset Valley and find them very easy to use. My only problem is the wires dissappear from lugging the track around and I end up replacing them.
 

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I'll second Bob on the Sunset Valley product. I use both the ground throw and the taller switch stand for industrial sidings. Solid brass. I also have some of the Tenmille ground throws which also work well, but I have had a couple in the past where the plastic throw bar has broke. If this happens it can be unscrewed,reversed and reconnected. There is a new one that I saw an advertisement for but can't remember who it was. Similiar to the Tennmille.
 

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The throwbar on the Aristo switch is not UV protected. Shoot some Armorall or 303 on it at regular intervals. This is a known and admitted problem.

Regards, Greg
 
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