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    4x8 n scale track plans

    Hello everyone i am switching to n scale and am looking for some track plans but im not haveing much luck thanks zachary flowe

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    Take a look at the following site, "Mike's Small Trackplans Page". While the largest plans he has are for door sized layouts, you can always expand a smaller layout to fit into a bigger space by adding straight track.
    http://www.cke1st.com/m_train2.htm

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    thanks for the link ive seen some of those plans and had wondered if i could enlarge them i am still looking around

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    Unfortunately most N scale track plans are not 4x8. Living with a smaller layout(door, 3'x6', 2'x4') would probably be the easiest rout. Expanding a smaller layout to fit 4x8 would be pretty easy too. You can download some track planing software like Atlas RTS and make your own track plan.

    Some other good sources for track plans
    http://www.layoutdepot.com/designs.i...sw=All&scale=N
    http://www.thortrains.net/nscale/nminis1.html
    http://www.atlasrr.com/Code80/index.htm
    http://www.atlasrr.com/code55web/index.htm



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    The Atlas software is good for messing around and creating plans. I've been playing with it for a few months trying to come up with an oversized door layout (around 10x3 or 8x4), and I'm nearly ready to post a couple up here....
    :tb-biggrin:

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    yeah i allready have rts and have been playing around with it im thinking of useing a inlarged version of the senic and relaxed but im gonna keep looking around

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    Haha me too!! I like the plan but not the tight curves!! I'm having trouble coming up with a yard design that I like tho...

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    im thinking of just enlargeing the curve radius the can be expanded to 17 and 16 inch radius

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    Hello!
    i just started my N Scale 3Ft - 5Ft Layout and now i found out that half of it doesn't even fit......can some one help me?

    i just singed up......so......help?
    Last edited by MontanaRL; October 19th, 2009 at 08:47 PM.

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    MontanaRL,

    I would suggest you start a new thread instead of using this one about 4x8 layouts. Also, when you do start the thread please give as many details as possible. A track plan would be helpfull as well as what make of track you are using, minimum radius etc. the more details the better and there are pleanty of people here willing to help.
    SeanM
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