Tracklaying tips and techniques vol. 2

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Tracklyaing vol. 2. Includes 2 track plans. 5 articles. 26 pages.
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Installing reliable track is an essential skill for any model railroader. In vol.2 you'll find more information on successfully working with flextrack, including laying out curves and easements, installing roadbed, and wiring track. Frequent Model Railroader author Pelle Soeborg will also show you some of his techniques for superelevating curves, painting track, and adding ballast. In another article, Model Railroader Senior Editor Jim Hediger gives you 7 tips for improving the performance of off-the-shelf turnouts. You'll also find an overview of specialized trackwork, such as slip and lap switches, and learn when to use them. Model Railroader Contributing Editor Tony Koester outlines the types of turnout controls available today, including manual controls and switch motors. (26 pages, 4.4 MB)
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