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Old 12-08-2019, 09:20 PM   #1
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What curve sizes (old school 2 rail brown tie) were available
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Old 12-09-2019, 10:35 AM   #2
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Need more info. I do not know of the brown tie track you ask about.
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Old 12-09-2019, 07:04 PM   #3
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Are you talking about the plastic tie track? That's the Pikemaster track. It has a 19" radius.
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Old 12-09-2019, 07:26 PM   #4
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Minor point, but I think Pikemaster is 31" diameter. The original Gilbert track is 19" radius to the centerline, 20" radius to the outside of the ties.
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Old 12-10-2019, 03:43 PM   #5
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American flyer track
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Old 12-10-2019, 04:07 PM   #6
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That is standard Gilbert S gauge track. As I said above, the radius was listed as 20" by Gilbert, but that is to the outside of the ties. The centerline radius is 19". Gilbert only made that radius. K-Line made matching track in 27" radius but it is not plentiful so it will be more expensive than the original Gilbert track. K-line also made 36" straight sections. The easiest way to tell Gilbert from K-Line is Gilbert track has gray insulators, K-Line uses black.
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Old 12-10-2019, 04:15 PM   #7
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oh its 20''
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Old 12-10-2019, 04:18 PM   #8
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A circle of Gilbert S gauge track fits exactly on a 40" wide table.
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