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Author Topic: kato v tomix tram track  (Read 1748 times)

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Offline bluedepot

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kato v tomix tram track
« on: November 30, 2014, 02:56:48 PM »
which do you prefer and why????

kato do a street turn out junction piece I notice.

can you buy all the kato tram track without the added on Japanese road sections????  I've seen a few bits but not that much and only straights.


cheers,


tim

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Re: kato v tomix tram track
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2014, 11:01:11 PM »
The Kato system is basically designed in combination with the Kato road plates and is all double-track. The Tomix system looks much more flexible, and you can not only get single-track tram track but also inlays (parts 3076 and 3079) for the small-radius curves and points, so I'll probably be going with Tomix (when I get around to it...).
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Re: kato v tomix tram track
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2014, 11:12:47 PM »
Forum member Moogle was working on a Victorian seaside tram layout which I believe was using Tomix... come to think of it, haven't had any updates for a while... hope all's OK!

You could also check out Thornton Gate, blue depot.

Basically I guess what I'm saying is that my impression is that Tomix seems to be the preferred medium for tram layouts.
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Re: kato v tomix tram track
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2014, 11:16:53 PM »
The tomix also has the advantage you can run the tomix bus system as an
extra lane
Modelling stupid small scale using T gauge track and IDl induction track. Still have  N gauge but not the space( Japanese Trams) Excuse spelling errors please, posting on mobile phone

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Re: kato v tomix tram track
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2014, 07:29:18 AM »
You can connect Kato tram track to Unitrack. There is this adaptor
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Re: kato v tomix tram track
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2014, 10:26:24 AM »
Ok cheers for all the replies so far

Tim

 

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