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Author Topic: 'X' at the end of a Peco setrack part number means... what?  (Read 674 times)

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Offline siriushardware

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'X' at the end of a Peco setrack part number means... what?
« on: February 11, 2015, 01:03:14 am »
Strange as it may seem, I haven't been able to find out the answer to this question... when looking around for second hand Peco N track parts to add to my collection I occasionally see Streamline code 80 parts with part numbers ending in 'X'. What did the 'X' stand for?
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Re: 'X' at the end of a Peco setrack part number means... what?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2015, 01:59:34 am »
'X' was the indicator for Nickel Silver (as opposed to Steel) track. As all the Peco output nowadays is Nickel Silver it is a bit superfluous...
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Re: 'X' at the end of a Peco setrack part number means... what?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2015, 03:25:36 am »
Interesting. I do remember Peco steel track, but I didn't know about the X.
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Re: 'X' at the end of a Peco setrack part number means... what?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2015, 07:43:14 pm »
Thanks for the quick response - they must be old indeed, those parts. I think I was more worried whether there might be some difference in the rail height, sleeper spacing or some other oddity. The answer to this was surprisingly hard to find out on the wide web, so I'm glad someone here knew (Thanks, talisman56).

 

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