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Post by wellwhynot » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:53 pm

Any advise regarding fitting n gauge track pins i have just started an n gauge layout and am having trouble with track pins, loads of bent ones

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Post by Walkingthedog » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:19 am

Are you going to ballast the track. If so let the pins bend, once the ballast is stuck down it will make it easier to remove them.

If you want to leave them in use Gaugemaster pins.
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Post by Steve M » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:54 am

Pre drill the sleepers and baseboard with a 0.7mm drill in a pin vice - it's the only way.
I’m not a complete idiot, some pieces are missing. ;)

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