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  • gibbseynz replied to the topic NZ120 track in the forum NZ120 1 month, 1 week ago

    Code 55 is a little oversized for NZ120 scale. A 50kg/m rail is about 155mm high, which at 1:120 scale is 0.051 inches or slightly less than code 50.
    Seems I am going to be looking at Peco code 55 track then. I guess once ballasted and stuff you have to look very close to see its not exactly to scale.
    Now to just finish deciding what I want to…[Read more]

  • gibbseynz started the topic NZ120 track in the forum NZ120 1 month, 1 week ago

    What brand and code track is everyone using for NZ120? What is the closest sleeper spacing and sleeper size to NZ track? Planning ahead for hopefully starting an NZ120 layout later this year after years of been meaning to get around to it.
    I was thinking Atlas code 55 or maybe Micro Engineering code 55 (ahtough ME doesnt have many turnouts) but…[Read more]

  • After years of not having enough time, money or space to build a model railway (always seem to have only 2 of the 3) Im now planning on making a model railway in part of my garage.
    The current plan is Staircase viaduct and possibly Arthurs Pass. Trying to keep them fairly accurate size wise to scale but the station and yard may need to be shrunk…[Read more]

  • Trackgang and Avatargibbseynz are now friends 2 years ago