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Re: A little nudge, Aspen track, Micro-Scale, Marklin or Peco track.

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  • Nigel Clark
    My experience of Peco flex track is there is a definite profile difference which makes it difficult to connect easily to Marklin track (you have to exercise
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 2, 2004
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      My experience of Peco flex track is there is a definite profile
      difference which makes it difficult to connect easily to Marklin
      track (you have to exercise some effort to get it to open up the
      track connectors). This was a few years ago, so it may now be
      different.


      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "epressey2002" <epressey@s...> wrote:
      >
      > Well the drawing pen is almost through with the "ULTIMATE" layout.
      > Twenty five years ago there would have not been a question here,
      but
      > I'm at the point of buying more track then a test oval. I've been
      > looking really hard at the Apsen track, beautiful, just beautiful.
      > The code 40 pieces that I purchased passes the "will Marklin run
      on it
      > test", and its some of the neatest track I've seen. But there
      appears
      > not to be any Apsen flex track, and a section of straight track 8"
      > long cost nearly $5.50. I'm positive I'm going to use the Apen
      > switches, but its the flex track question thats puzzling me. I also
      > realize that there is a rail code difference between the code 40
      I've
      > been looking at, and the code 55 Peco and Marklin track. Since I'm
      > modelling European I realy think its between the Marklin and Peco
      flex
      > track. Please, comments.
      >
      > I ruled out the Marklin switches because of the plastic frogs and
      the
      > inlayed power strip in the switches.
      >
      > ED
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