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Old 10-13-2019, 12:51 PM   #121
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The big difference, beside the missing rail, is Atlas 2-Rail is lower profile rail. However, if your battery powered conversion has 3-rail pizza cutter wheels, it will NOT run well on 2-rail track, the flanges will hit every tie.
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Old 10-13-2019, 07:56 PM   #122
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The big difference, beside the missing rail, is Atlas 2-Rail is lower profile rail. However, if your battery powered conversion has 3-rail pizza cutter wheels, it will NOT run well on 2-rail track, the flanges will hit every tie.
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