Welcome to our product documentation library. All of our documentation is freely available to download and print.
Documents are in PDF format, so you will need a PDF reader to open and print these files. Most computers already have a PDF reader pre-installed, but if you are unable to open these files, you can download the latest PDF reader directly from Adobe.
All of these documents are also provided on the DVD that is included with your Fast Tracks order.
Trackwork Builders Guides
These are our detailed instructions for building trackwork using Fast Tracks Assembly Fixtures, QuickSticks and TwistTie products.
After you have finished building the switch 'skeleton', you need to finish the switch by gluing the matching QuickStick assembly to the skeleton. This document provides step-by-step details showing how this is done.
TwistTies offer an alternative to building switches using an assembly fixture, PC Board ties and solder. Instead the switch is built using a pre-cut all wood tie lattice. This document provides detailed instructions.
This is an all-in-one document that provides complete instructions for assembling the BullFrog Manual Turnout Control, TadPole Remote Control Rod Mount, Control Rod Hanger/Joiner, Control Rod Kit, and Decorative Knobs.
We offer a number of different types of PointForm tools. This document provides general instructions on how to use a PointForm tool. These instructions apply to all PointForm tools, including PointForms for:
The Frog Helper tool works in the same manner as a full sized assembly fixture, but is specifically designed for building frog points. These instructions explain how to use the tool to build straight points and is applicable to all scales.
While the same Frog Helper tool can be used to build frog points for both straight and curved switches, there are some important differences on how the frog is formed for a curved switch. This document provides details.
Fast Tracks PC Board Ties are specially manufactured for building trackwork using our assembly fixtures. This document provides details on how to prepare and use PC Board ties, and is applicable to all sizes and scales.
Tie Racks offers the modeler a fast and easy way to hand lay large quantities of straight trackwork using all wood ties. This document shows you how it is done. It also includes instructions on how to assemble the TieRack