Hand laying your own On3 scale, #5 wyes is not as hard as you might think! Tools and technology designed and manufactured by Fast Tracks now makes it possible for you to build your own high quality, NMRA compliant wyes.
With this On3 scale, #5 wye assembly fixture, you can build an unlimited supply of wye switches when you need them, at the comfort of your own workbench, in about an hour. Fast Tracks, the developer of the turnout assembly fixture system, have been producing its line of extremely precise tools since 2003. We've worked out all the details to make building trackwork as easy as possible so now any modeler can produce the most precise, best looking and smoothest operating trackwork available.
Build wyes that not only look great, but will completely eliminate track related derailments and frustration.
Fast Tracks assembly fixtures will help you build high quality hand laid track that:
- Is Highly Accurate - Build wyes that stay in perfect gauge - permanently
- Performs Perfectly - Completely eliminates track related derailments
- Is Economical - Build hundreds of wyes with one fixture
- Is Easy To Build - No special skills needed
- Can Be Built Quickly - Build a wye in less than an hour!
- Looks Great! - Get results that rival even the most experienced modelers
- Lets You Work in Comfort - Build trackwork at your workbench
- Is NMRA Compliant - Will work with any NMRA compliant equipment
If you order a Fast Tracks assembly fixture, we highly recommend that you consider purchasing matching PointForm and StockAid filing tools. This will make the construction of the switch and frog points much easier.
In addition to code 70 rail, you will also need to purchase matching 0.0625" (1.6mm), (5 scale inches) thick, On3 scale CopperHead PC board turnout ties manufactured by Fast Tracks.
To finish off your trackwork, add our matching QuickSticks to your order. These laser cut, wood ties will make finishing turnouts a snap, simply glue the full set of pre-cut ties to the turnout and it's complete! We also offer traditional single piece wood turnout ties as well. All of these additional items can be added to your purchase by selecting them from the options list above.
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Builders Guide - Building Wyes Using Fast Tracks Assembly Fixtures
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