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Old 13-01-2018, 10:49 PM   #4
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The gap between the rails (Gauge) is the same as 00 gauge which is 16.5mm. The gap between sleepers varies but as a rule it is wider then most. I used my thumb to be a rough guide. I chose a wider gap for two reasons. One is to enhance the narrow gauge feel and the other is to save me work cutting PCB sleepers from PCB sheets.
Yes, I think it is a good plan to have wider curves then mine with the locos you want to run. I am running mainly little 0-4-0's and will also be building a short wheelbase 0-6-0.
I only have three locos built at the moment and two need me to make some couplings for them.
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