Does anyone know if Atlas 21st Century Line actually makes the 27" radius curves, as pic'd on their website and in system illustrations?  I'd like to try this for my O-27 (ish) micro layout projects, along with Atlas turnouts and other components.  I'd be an interesting comparison to the other conventional Lionel tubular O-27 project in the works.  I know I can't interchange the track, but use them on separately.  I've search the 'net dealers and no one seems to have the 27, especially considering Atlas's supply problems of recent years.

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Does anyone know if Atlas 21st Century Line actually makes the 27" radius curves, as pic'd on their website and in system illustrations?

 

Do you mean 027[ diameter-yes they do] or 27" radius?

 

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 I'd like to try this for my O-27 (ish) micro layout projects, along with Atlas turnouts and other components. 

ITs just the curves for 027 diameter. The smallest switch in their track line is still 036.

 

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Keep in mind O27 diameter tubular track is measured from the outside edge of a tie to the outside edge of the opposite tie. Atlas-O 21C curves are measured center rail to opposite center rail. This means Atlas-O O27 curves are actually O28-1/4 using the old measuring method.

 

Which is why a fair amount of equipment that says "Minimum O31 curves" will go around Atlas-O O27 curves just fine, but not tubular O27 curves.

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Originally Posted by prrhorseshoecurve: ITs just the curves for 027 diameter. The smallest switch in their track line is still 036.

 

Yes, that's what I want. I'm figuring around a really tight and narrow linear prototype-based shelf-type layout but want the tightest curves for a return loop.

Pat Kelly in Centreville, Maryland

...on this island Delmarva Penninsula

 

Train nut for Life.

 

Have fun with your trains.

Originally Posted by J Daddy:

The real bummer is they do not make anything bigger than O99.

J Daddy,  Atlas offers 108 but it is currently hard to find.  I have a full circle back ordered at Charles Ro.  Expected November 15th.  Regards, Pat B.

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