Walthers code 83 #7 curved turnouts

Discussion in 'Track Planning' started by DOUBLEJK, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. DOUBLEJK

    DOUBLEJK Member

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    Does anyone have a drawing or a pic of this turnout in a 180-270 Degree curve?
    I would like to see one if you do....:wave:
  2. Jim Krause

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    I just checked the Walthers website and they don't have a picture. I'll bet you were already aware of that.
  3. BigJim

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    Not sure what you want but here is a pair of curved turnouts. These are #7.5 (24" & 32" radous). The #7 is 24" and 28"
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    I don't have the exact parameters for the number 7 but if you use about 30 and 36 degrees of turn for the legs (36 inside & 30 outside) you should be OK. Since you most likely will go into a curve matching the radius of the leg the angular turn of each leg should not be that critical.
    ...Jim
  4. DOUBLEJK

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    Thank's Jim
    I was trying to see what overall width the curves would occupy.
    It looks like connecting wide radius to short radius on the switch cuts 1/2" off the total width....