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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2017, 02:30:51 PM »
I found this one by KeyBak on Amazon. It's pricey, but got mostly very good reviews.


https://www.amazon.com/KEY-BAK-SUPER48-Retractable-Holder-Ball-Joint/dp/B01DLMK82S


The 13 oz. version should work well with the HC.
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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2017, 03:37:33 PM »
I have a wider strap that works well when worn as shown here.
The HC sits just below my hip and does not swing around.

RailPro Strap (1).jpg  RailPro Strap (2).jpg  RailPro Strap (3).jpg

« Last Edit: April 01, 2017, 03:40:30 PM by William Brillinger »
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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2017, 01:29:49 AM »
I found this Gynectrol review by KeyBak on Amazon. It's pricey, but got mostly very good reviews.

The 13 oz. version should work well with the HC.

Cool lanyard, I might have to make one of these as I'm always misplacing my RailPro.
« Last Edit: August 06, 2021, 02:11:54 PM by ThurmanHol »

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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2018, 10:48:13 PM »
Zoro G3472585 is not a good part number anymore and Amazon is no luck either. Any other leads for something the same or similar?
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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2018, 06:17:10 AM »
Zoro G3472585 is not a good part number anymore and Amazon is no luck either. Any other leads for something the same or similar?

I still have some sets of parts for this that I would be happy to sell for $4 US per set including shipping.
Email me at billy@pdc.ca if you are interested.
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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2018, 09:35:37 AM »
For anyone interested, I have 3 sets left. Includes hardware and lanyard, $4 US per set.
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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2018, 07:40:30 PM »
I had not run across this post before, but am very interested.  When using the HC-2 I feel comfortable holding in my hand, when not wanting to do that it is easy with a small layout to just lay it on the table and even manipulate the HC2 there.  I see the problem as what to do with it for a few minutes when one does not want to hold it. I am betwixt and between on the lanyard vs. the belt/key chain.

So what is the “standard” method used by the DCC crowd for their hand held controllers which are sometimes cell phones?  And, BTW, what about some kind of a holster?

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Re: Making a Lanyard for your RailPro HC
« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2018, 06:42:32 PM »
It's been a while since I've operated on Lee Nicholas' railroad, but what I remember the lanyards were a boon, and most of the railroad you didn't have to reach far enough in to uncouple cars that the swinging controller presented any danger to the scenery or rolling stock.  The only exception was in the yard, but there he had a place to put the controller when you needed both hands and had to reach into the deepest track. 

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