Minimum usable rdius on 5" gauge?

My garden is only 30' foot wide and it seemed to me that any
5" gauge layout would be limited to an out-and-back straight run.
However, at the recent Bristle exhibition, one supplier was selling
Y-points with only a 10' radius.
Therefore, how many of the standard designs, Sweet Pea, Simplex,
Speedy, etc, would negotiate such curves?
Reply to
Airy R Bean
Loading thread data ...
In message , Airy R Bean writes
Most of the short 0-4-0 trains should go round that (but the manufacturers won't say so) and I believe the Ride-On-Railways electric can even get to 8 foot but not recommended.
Josh
Reply to
Josh Haigh
Probably depends on how much gauge-widening you employ on your curves. Also, the speed that you propose to take the locos around them.
Dave.
Reply to
spitfire2

PolyTech Forum website is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.