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Old 07-24-2020, 12:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I was trying to create a replica.It looks like the sweeping curves coming into the yard are only 3 degrees and nobody makes such a curved switch.The best I could figure a 3 degree curve would have a radius of about 65 feet in 1:29. So, I am going to go with Train Li R13/R10 for my inside curve with turnouts and Flex for the other curves that do not have turnouts
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Old 07-24-2020, 02:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Wow, so 13 and 10 foot radius, NICE!


I would think you could use #6 turnouts also, and the curves are broad enough that they will integrate well.


You might want to buy a couple and then lay it out with garden hose to look at how it appears.


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Old 08-11-2020, 03:52 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Probably some thoughts from outside the box....
If you would get your feet wet in the program "temp-lot" : scan or take a picture of your drawing/maps.
Upload it to temp-lot, you could make everything as true to real life in scale as possible.

With all the bits of track (in temp-lot) added to your drawing/photo you can figure out precisely what you need from pico track.

My two cents, i hope this was a bit of help, best Igor
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