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Author Topic: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips  (Read 15155 times)

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Re: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips
« Reply #75 on: March 15, 2017, 11:59:18 pm »
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Re: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips - screw size for Kato points?
« Reply #77 on: April 21, 2017, 05:35:37 pm »
what size are the little screws that control power switching on #4 points?

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Re: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips
« Reply #78 on: April 28, 2017, 10:28:54 am »
Kato curve problems solved
From Yahoo Katounitrack group
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good reference for N-scale Curve track. http://www.fiferhobby.com/making-kato-unitrack-curves-using-multiple-sizes/ http://www.fiferhobby.com/making-kato-unitrack-curves-using-multiple-sizes/



Also a good site for Different Kato N-scale track configs. It's in Japanese, so you need to use Chrome and have the website translated.


http://jw-cad.fukurail.gozaru.jp/pattern/ http://jw-cad.fukurail.gozaru.jp/pattern/



Kato's Japanese website has a large amount of track plans. It's in Japanese, so you need to use Chrome and have the website translated.
http://www.katomodels.com/unitrackplan/ http://www.katomodels.com/unitrackplan/



Also at the bottom are 6 more pages of trackplans
http://www.katomodels.com/unitrackplan/plan_p1.shtml http://www.katomodels.com/unitrackplan/plan_p1.shtml


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Re: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips
« Reply #79 on: May 25, 2017, 06:19:06 pm »
#4 point/turnout . Power routing - a perennial chestnut!

Point details

http://www.traintrax.co.uk/20220-turnout-left4-p-304.html

The solution is to ignore the printing under the point!

http://www.gaugemaster.com/articles/guides/kato_power_routing.html
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Re: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips
« Reply #84 on: October 13, 2017, 09:41:23 am »
Searching Kato and other sites, I cannot find any mention of what modellers do to replicate the british style traditional rail built  buffer stop on Kato track, is there something that suits or does one use a Peco SL-340 rail built stop?
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Re: Kato Unitrack - Hints and Tips
« Reply #85 on: October 13, 2017, 10:53:27 am »
The Peco sleeper type stop fits if you cut a small notch at the back
to allow it to sit on the rails of course the unijoiner should be removed.

 

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