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Finding Suitable Track Ties for O Gauge Tubular

Have looked through as many past threads on this subject as I could find.

Seems easy for 027 Track - I have already done it.

But for O Gauge tubular - not easy to find something affordable and suitable.

1.  3R Plastics ties - only available in 027 and also rubber or plastic - I would prefer wood

2.  1/4 x 3/4 in. x 96 in. Solid Pine Screen Molding (which can be cut narrower on a table saw) is NOT 1/4".  That and lattice molding are actually 3/16 which is not thick enough.

3.  Kappler Scale Lumber makes O Gauge ties, but those are even thinner

4.  Northeast Scale Lumber sells bags of ties WITH NO THICKNESS specified.  I wrote to them and asked, but they never responded.

5.  Midwest Lumber 1/4 x 1/2 x 24 Basswood Strips # 4069.  This LOOKS like it is 1/4" in the photos, but is out of stock everywhere and those who claim to have it don't respond to email inquiries.

Any suggestions?

John

      

Last edited by Craftech
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