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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:22 pm 
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I am really confused about the curved turnouts for N. Why are they not the same radius as the curves? Why do they come in a different radius.

As an example I have a 17.5 radius curved track that I want to replace with a curved turnout. Why isn't there a 17.5 radius curved turnout that I can put in it's place?

I am new to this hobby and have a lot to learn :)


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:22 am 
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There was a poll started before the straight and curved track templates were made asking what radii were required. From that the most popular ones were made.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:06 am 
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Greetings,

In the location that you want to have the curved turnout you can build your own custom curve using the twist ties productthat they sell here. I use these and build all my turnouts on the layout. The curved ones do take a bit more work to make sure everything is correct but the building process is the same.

Welcome to the hobby. Good luck with your layout and do not be scared to try building these turnouts by hand.

Christopher


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