Kato HO Unitrack

Are you handlaid, sectional or flexible? Raise your questions or give us your tips here...
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Mike_R
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No fixed track

Post by Mike_R » Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:55 pm

I'm not a fan of fixed track having last used sectional track when a teenager.
I did hand lay one layout, Pine Point Mill, the rest are with PECO or Shinohara flex track. I do chop up turnouts and bend them to my requirements, having been known to straighten curved turnouts and bend straight ones!

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Re: Kato HO Unitrack

Post by Mike_R » Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:32 pm

I didn't mean to say it was wrong to use set track, what ever works for you.

I draw out my plans first that gives me an idea if it is possible, now I also do a plan in a CAD track planning program, they don't let you cheat as easily! Once I get to the actual track laying I lay track turnouts etc. in place to see if it looks good before finally fixing down. I use the

Here is the board I'm working on at the moment, before the trackbed and track went in. I use the flex track to help draw in centre lines for the track.
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Re: Kato HO Unitrack

Post by 800227 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:25 pm

If anyone is interested, I have a quantity of HO Unitrack for sale in Salavage Yard. Peter N

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