Laying out basic track for grandson

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Posted by BigAl 956 on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 10:44 AM

Increase or Decrease the Diameter? It's hard to mix and match diameter tracks on the same loop. If you want to add another loop on the outside of your O36 layout, the next size up is O48.

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Posted by VietnamVet67 on Thursday, January 12, 2023 4:53 PM

Combat Engineer with the 70th Combat Engineer Battalion attached to the 1st Air Cav out of AnKhe, Vietnam. Thanks for your servce Marine!!

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Posted by ADCX Rob on Monday, January 9, 2023 12:59 PM


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Posted by Flintlock76 on Monday, January 9, 2023 9:55 AM

Welcome  aboard!

Unless space is a consideration I'd stick with 036 curves for uniformity's sake and obviously 036 will give you a wider diameter than 031. 

And that's a nice starter layout for your gandson! 

And thanks for your service in 'Nam!  I don't know what branch of service you were in but this old Marine says "Semper Fi!" to you!

One last thing, be advised as a newcomer to the Forum your posts will be moderated until the mods recognize you as one of the "good guys," so don't be surprised if there's a delay between when you post and when the post actually shows up on the Forum.  It usually doesn't last more than two weeks.

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