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QUOTE (Oakydoke @ 6 Nov 2006, 21:18) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>A common practice is to avoid lining up the joints in mid curve, because this is where kinking will be harder to overcome. Staggered joints between inner and outer rail will help in that regard. Soldering is often recommended too.
All the best books and online advice recommend this method.

Peco code 75 and Tillig Elite look the best.

Good luck!


Staggered joints are not used on UK prototype railways (and haven't been since about the 1960's) because they cause uneven rail wear and they cause uneven motion/roll of 4 wheeled vehicles which results in derailments.

Graham Plowman
 
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