How much ?

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Tim K, Jan 15, 2006.

  1. Tim K

    Tim K Member

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    Can someone please tell me what is the minimal distance needed to
    raise the tracks eleveation one inch ?

    Thanks
    Tim
  2. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

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    25" for a 4% grade, which seems to be a recommended maximum grade. :thumb:
  3. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

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    a lot depends on what type of equipment you going to run if your running a PA you need a slow rise say 1 inch in 30 inches if you doing a logging road with geared locomotives you can do 1 inch in 1 foot and be ok.