tightest curves

Pauly

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Could someone point me to the tightest commericially available G scale curves?

I know curves tighter than R1 are available but cant find them.
 

Gavin Sowry

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8| Now why on earth would you need anyting tighter than R1 :impatient:

I think that HLW have some tight stuff in their train set range, not sure if it is outdoors stuff though.
 

vsmith

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Yes Aristo's 21" and 31" diameter tracks are available as a complete circle, I have used several now for different aspects. Be advised they come in 4 quarters so track planning is a little more difficult but it can be done, you will be very limited in your rolling stock, smaller the better, but for those space challanged, these offer a really interest world of possibilities.

Wholesaletrains.com has them available, in fact I just ordered another set of both, call to see if they ship international, I beleive they will.
 

vsmith

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Gavin Sowry said:
8| Now why on earth would you need anyting tighter than R1 :impatient:

Because for some of us, wider is not better ;)

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ntpntpntp

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If you're looking for tight curves for narrow-gauge mines etc., then I think Modellbau Heyn maybe do some bits and pieces either as component parts or possibly as complete units too. Unfortunately I can't check the website as it's blocked here at work, but it should be:

http://www.modell-werkstatt.de/