The servos which came with the bouncing mechanism from G F Controls in the UK need brackets and are made up of .015” brass sheet from K&S. The size of the bracket depends on the piece cut out of the layout to accommodate the servo, in this case 45mm x 35mm. The brass sheet is bent 90 degrees and measures 25mm x 20mm x 50mm in length. Next a section is cut out to accommodate the servo then 2 holes are drilled to take 10BA cheese head bolts with the servo in place. The top is 55mm x 35mm. The top is then soldered onto the angle making sure it is square and straight. Attaching the servo is done very carefully. With the 10BA bolts attach the servo to the bracket and using the 10BA nuts bolts and washers tighten the servo to the bracket, then quickly solder the nuts to the other side of the bracket. I have done it this way because down the track the servo might need replacing. I hope I have explained the procedure so far.This exercise has indeed been a learning curve with a couple of burnt fingers, ah well the joys of modelling!
The new Gordon Gravett book ‘Modelling Grassland and Landscaping Detailing’ arrived today from Titfield Thunderbolt UK, plenty of good reading here.