Peco Swiches????/

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Peco Swiches????/

Postby chris69 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:28 am

Hi,
I installed a Peco left handed switch. Since I might want to expand the layout later I would need an extra turn out. Due to Space restrictions the only suitable
solution is a 3 way switch.
Now the $20.- question, does it fit? Meaning, I have enough room on the right side but is it the same length? And are the turnout tracks ( left and right side)the same length?
( Now you know why the EL1 stalled,but more later)

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Postby Willow Creek Traction » Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:18 am

Have you got Peco's item number for the installed leftie? That would allow a well-defined reference to be made.
:arrow: :idea: EDIT
Ooooo! Playing in Google found,
"Download the 1:1 scale templates for the range of PECO track by clicking on the part number. "
http://www.peco-uk.com/page.asp?id=pointplans
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Postby Artizen » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:48 am

The only pieces of track missing from the Peco templates is a piece of straight track and curved track so we can bodge complete layouts with photocopies before we commit! Wonderful idea though as they save a huge amount of guessing when contemplating any arrangement of trackwork.
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Postby chris69 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:41 pm

Thanks,
Helped a lot. At least I did not built myself in a corner. Enough space to change out the switch . Yeah Hugh......
Am not on the computer, that's why there are no pictures at this time.
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