Available in G, Standard Gauge, O & S scale Turntables in sizes 24,26,28,30,32 & 34” ( 2 or 3 rail )
also working on a HO scale table to fit the UP Big Boy!
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Aluminum: Strong, light weight & doesn't warp like wood!
They used to make airplanes from wood and switched to Aluminum for a reason
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Millhouse River Studio is adding four new coal industry operating accessories to our line of products.
The CAD assembly shown in the photo is our rotary coal tipple. Just like our other products, the coal tipple is made from aluminum. Unlike other tipples on the market,
our tipple can be used with all the manufacturer’s rotary coupler cars (Altas O, MTH & Lionel) including mixed manufacturers cars in a single train.
We also designed the tipple so that scale sized coal can be used without jamming . The tipple can be used as a stand alone unit
or with the auto indexing car sled, which will be offered soon. The sled can be positioned next to the tipple on the out feed side.
After the engine pulls the first few cars through, the engine can be uncoupled from the train and the sled takes over.
This allows cars to be automatically positioned and then dumped, with the next car being pulled forward into dumping position,
making for a more realistic railroad experience.
Pricing and ordering of Tipple will be available late October or early November
Also, coming soon, we will be offering a coal flood loader & working conveyor belts.
What our tables offer that is far superior to the competition:
1.) Aluminum construction - Will not warp like wood tables.
2.) Brass details - won't snap fine details like plastic parts
3.) Best auto indexing system with over 8,000 positional points to program your whisker tracks to
No more trying to make track plan fit table track spacing (ie. 5, 7.5 ,10 or 15 degrees)
4.) Works with Lionel (TMCC cab 1 , Legacy remote & LCS iPad App) & MTH digital control systems flawlessly !
Link to page for Information on TMCC & LCS control
5.) Small footprint of tables due to construction with aluminum, (No need for huge square top of plywood) plus underside mounting with our mounting tabs.
6.) Most customers can install table in about an hour and be running trains
7.) Easy lift out of bridge with one wire disconnect. Great for when building layout, nothing to damage during construction!
Our turntables take the realism to the next level
Here is one of our turntables in action on our customer Norm C's Layout
(Click image below to view video)
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Note: We Do Not Sell our detail brass castings or Bogies as separate sale items except for our pipe railing stanchions
Also if you purchase one of our tables on secondary market, make sure you get all of the detail castings as all our turntables come with all details
and we will NOT sell them because the one you purchased second hand didn't come with them.
last updated 6/24/2019
**NEW Items **
Turntable super detail parts pack
Made of resin
Includes: Drum controller & Brake lever for inside control cab
Locking levers for bridge deck
Tool Chest for bridge deck
Sand bin that hangs on railing wire at end of bridge for sanding rail
(Available in O & S scale currently)
TMCC indexer interface board. (Plugs into Lionel Cab 1 or Legacy command base via DB-9 port) Allows operation of Turntable or Transfer table with indexing to operate by Lionel remote.
Eliminates the need for the use of a Z-stuff - Data Line driver
For those wishing to install the keypad into a box. The holes in faceplate are made to fit a weather double gangbox found at Home Depot or Lowe's , Amazon etc.
B&M Inspired & Standard Gauge Turntables
(Pricing is same as any of our other upgraded turntable arches )
Satisfied Millhouse Customers in 4 Continents!
We have customers all across the USA & Canada & Hawaii, England , Germany, Austria, Norway , Australia, New Zealand & Chili !
Click OGR on-Line Forum button below to see a satisfied customers recent post (1/25/2019)
(Click Here) to see what people are saying about our turntables on OGR
Customer post on OGR ( 12/28/2018) regarding our customer service (Click Here)
Customer post on OGR (10/3/2011) about making his turntable into an access hatch ( Click Here )
Here is what professional layout builder Scott Anderson had to say about our turntables:
" The finest O scale turntables you will find! We have two on the DWP and are very pleased with the look and performance."
An email from one of our many satisfied customers:
with Industrial Belt Drive train for Smooth Operation!
**Our mounting tabs are set 1.5" down from top of pit wall, allowing for up to 3/4" of plywood and up to 3/4" of soundboard or foam on top of that.
If less is needed you can just shim the difference or use a double nut method when mounting to layout. All turntable sizes only need a 1/2" larger hole than bridge size.
Example a 34" turntable only needs a 34.5" hole in the layout.**
Mounting Clearances PDF
Take a Look at what goes into our Turntables
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**We offer our turntables with different bridge configurations allowing modelers options to match the railroad they model**
The photos below show the various styles from our standard version to our more road specific models
Our 34" Turntable will handle the Biggest of your locomotives.......
Scale Big Boy's, Allegany's , AB or AA Diesel units & even a Scale Pennsy S1 ( weighing 30 lbs) seen below!
Left photo shows our turntable with included detail parts installed. Photo on right shows how the turntable ships. Deck is stained, pit painted & track installed & wired.
Photo below shows turntables lower support, cog gear, motor & integrated motor mount
Below are a few photos of our water-jetted aluminum bogies with brass details
Brass Pipe Railing Stanchions - (now come on our standard turntable & UP/SP models)
Left photo of 3 Rail Track & Deck Right photo of 2 Rail Track & Deck
Shown below are available options for your turntable.
Optional Weathering of Turntable pit & bridge deck - $100.00
Photo below shows the different finishes that can be done to our turntables .
Weathering of pit & Bridge Decking ( Give your turntable the in service look, with custom weathering)
Optional choice of Laser cut cab with LED light for additional $35.00
A couple of videos from Eric's Trains video train blog of replacing an Atlas turntable and installing and operating our turntable
This 24" turntable also has our auto indexing system.
Episodes 44 & 45
Here is a video of a customers 3R PRR Turntable with our auto indexing
The following power supply we recommend for use with our turntable for manual control, if you don't already have a 12VDC variable power supply.
This power supply is not necessary if you opt for our auto indexed table
Railpower 1300 DC Transformer made by MRC
Bridge length is 28"
(Bridge will accommodate all scale diesel engines & scale passenger cars like prototypes were used)
These have aluminum construction & brass pipe railing stanchions , prototypical correct pit depth & bridge deck with multiple rails in pit bottom, Laser cut deck & cab
Same smooth drive as our turntables for reliable operation
Photograph of real Transfer table we used for reference for our model
Photograph of Production unit below
Transfer table can allow for 5 - 7 tracks on each side of table depending on track spacing
Can be operated manually (line up by eye) or with our auto indexing system for the most realistic operation, simulating the drum controller speed steps like the prototype.
The mounting tabs are 1.5" down from top of pit wall to top of tab to allow for different thickness of layout top materials.
Dimensions 24 7/16"(W) x 28 3/4"(L) x 6"(D)
Original Wood deck and cab version
New Diamond Plate Deck & Riveted Cab Option $100 Upgrade
This new diamond plate is etched on our laser and we have also added the plate seams to the decking also for added realism!
Now you can model steam era or get the diamond plate version for modeling modern diesel era.
Below shows our standard concrete color finish and our optional weathered finish
Photo of Laser cut cab & deck details
See demo video of it and our transfer table in action below. This also has our index system installed.
Click photo for info on LTAC
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