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Correct Flange Distance?

Online Model Train Club member Roger S asks readers:

“What would be the right distance between truck flanges in N scale?”

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4 Responses to Correct Flange Distance?

  • christopher Jordansays:

    you are able to purchase from DCC Concepts a brass guage that makes the wheels exactly right for the n guage track you are using I have had a 00 one for two years and it is one of the best pieces of equipment I have bought in a long time it is so quick to check your distance for smooth running on all locos and all stock before you assemble your train to send it around your layout

  • David Stokessays:

    Peco also have a back to back as do Gaugemaster in the UK

  • Gerald R Hyinksays:

    NMRA also has gauges for all scales.

  • Dale Arendssays:

    Get yourself an NMRA Standards Gauge for N scale. It is an essential tool. It lets you check the wheel flange spacing, the rail gauge, car clearances (if the gauge hits a railside structure or bridge, the cars will likely also), guard rail and point rail clearances on turnouts, etc. They aren’t expensive and well worth the price for the headaches they will prevent.

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