176Re: Om Track
- Mar 4, 2008Hello John,
> I was planning on using Fama and some S scale track together. Doyou think that would be problematic without reworking all the wheelsets?
Could be. I once had set a Fama car with original wheelsets on one of
my modules, which used code 100 rail and a gauge of 22,2 mm instead
the 22,5 mm as Fama used. The car rolled, but the flanges hit the spikes.
> I have meter pieces of some of the track I may use and the cars seemS-standard-gauge track has a gauge of 22,5 mm and so the same as FAMA.
> to roll ok, but running a train over a meter and operating on a
> layout are two different things.
The only difference will be the flanges of the wheels, but perhaps you
will find fitting wheels from NWSL or so.
> The issue comes down to cost. 24fr for a metter piece plus shippingall the stainless fama track that I can find here. I also want the
> to the USA puts my budget for trains in the red. I have acquired
> graceful curves that flex track offers.RP25 is the NMRA term for an HO flange on wheels. This describes the
> I understand the 20 mm, what is RP25?
height of the flange as well as the radius to the rest of the wheel.
Check out the NMRA HO standards to understand, what this means.
In Om, this standards are much closer to the prototype than on
Greetings from Germany
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