Track Code Markings

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Pitchwife, Sep 27, 2002.

  1. Pitchwife

    Pitchwife Dreamer

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    Is there any way to tell from markings on pieces of flex track whether it is code 100, 83.....?:confused:
  2. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    I would just measure the rail height. Code 100 = 1/10 or 0.10 inch, and code 83 is 0.083".
  3. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    As far as I know there are no markings to tell what code it is.

    Here's something that might help....Compare the flex track to a piece of sectional track which is always code 100. If only just slightly smaller ( barely noticible) its code 83. If the flextrack is obviously smaller then its code 70. If it looks way too small then its code 55.
  4. Pitchwife

    Pitchwife Dreamer

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    Thanks for the advice. The problem is that I don't have direct access to the track in question.