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CopperHead Z Scale PC Board Turnout Ties - 1/32"

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CopperHead Z Scale PC Board Turnout Ties - 1/32"

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5 - 9 @ $8.35
10 - 19 @ $8.00
20+ @ $7.60
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Z, 1/32" (0.031" / .8mm) thick CopperHead PC Board Ties are produced using Fast Tracks own unique routing process that allows us to offer ties that have a very clean edge, precise dimensions and are always perfectly flat. The copper cladding is paper thin allowing you to cut the copper with a small file or rotary tool to isolate the rails. Both sides of the tie are copper cladded.

Copper cladded fiberglass PC Board ties are used at strategic points in hand laid trackwork to permanently hold the rails in gauge. The remaining ties are filled in with wood ties.

When painted, the PC Board ties will become nearly invisible, blending in with the wood ties. While some sizes of CopperHead PC board ties are not as high as standard wood ties this will not be an issue. Once soldered to rail, the thinner PC board ties will simply "float" between the wood ties, the space is hidden when the track is ballasted

Using our printable tie templates as a guide, cut the ties to the lengths you need for your turnout. While specifically designed to fit all Fast Tracks assembly fixtures, they can also be used for any hand constructed trackwork.

To speed up the process of cutting the PC board ties to length, check out our TieBreaker tie cutting tools!

Sold on a fret of 53 ties.

Tie Dimensions

Size Length Width Height
Prototype Imperial 18' 9" 7"
Model Imperial 0.98" 0.04" 0.03"
Prototype Metric 5.5m 228.6mm 177.8mm
Model Metric 24.9mm 1mm 0.8mm


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5 Stars
Hard to review an item that is an essential part of the fabrication process! What does work well with these, though, is the "jig" that you can get, that you insert the ties into, then cut them to the correct length every time. That's a keeper
Reviewed by (Verified Buyer)  - 9/30/2016
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