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I am thinking of making my own track.

I am currently leaning towards the tools and components on this web site.
www.proto87.com/

Does anyone on this forum have any experience using this companies tools?

Thanks

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OK it's Friday is everyone taking a nap?

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Proto 87 is fine scale HO three levels above anything I'd attempt. You would have to modify all your equipment with new wheelsets and trucks as NMRA standards are incompatible with it.
 

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proto87

I checked with Andy at proto87 and he has templates and track building supplies for code 55 83 and his own proto87

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I think as soon as I have the $ I am going to give this a try

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I am not sure, but i would think with gauges, and the right tools it won't be too difficult. I mean after all people build custom wye's, frogs, and turnouts all the time. Making the actual track can't be too difficult! (can it?) Maybe (say you are going to do code 83) get a straight, curve radii (in several sizes) and a few switches for measurements. And I doubt you'll run into many trouble, once the intial idea sets in.
 
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