On Dec 16, 1:42 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
It is old technology. Back in its day it was considered excellent
quality track. Nowadays, I would go for Atlas Code 55 or Micro
Engineering code 55.
If rail size and tie spacing is not too important then IMO Peco code
55 or code 70 is a very durable and reliable track.
Shinohara only makes electro-frog switches so you have means to switch
polarity of the frog to make them reliable (not depend on switch
points for electrical contact). The track cross-section is also bit
odd and IIRC there are odd size (smaller than Atlas code 70 but taller
than code 55). Switches also seem to have wide flangeways.
These observations are from what I recall when I handled those
(several years ago). Maybe you'll get a better reply from someone who
is actually using that track.
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