Helix for N Gauge 3rd & 4th Radius Curve Starter Kit
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Helix for N Gauge 3rd & 4th Radius Curve Starter KitHelix for N Gauge 3rd & 4th Radius Curve Starter KitHelix for N Gauge 3rd & 4th Radius Curve Starter Kit

Helix for N Gauge 3rd & 4th Radius Curve Starter Kit

Please Note:  The pictures of the helix under construction were not fixed and have just been erected to show what comes with the kit, 2nd and 3rd photographs for image illustration purposes only and shows our OO gauge helix.

Our Price:  £59.95 (VAT incl.)
Product Code:  DTA-N3.4rHs
Brand:  DCC Train Automation

Availability:  

  

4 in stock

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This is our starter kit for a Helix suitable for N gauge British Outline 3rd and 4th radius curved track (Peco, Hornby or Bachmann) and has a track bed approx 72mm wide. It can be built either rising clockwise or anticlockwise.

Our Helix kits are laser cut from 6mm thick lightweight Poplar ply, not MDF.  Poplar ply being a lot more stable and longer lasting than other substrates.  They come complete with M8 threaded rods, washers and nuts. All joints are fully supported.

Our starter kit is for the first circuit and a half rising at approx 72 mm. (allowing for 12mm starting height for initial nuts/washers and divider)

The Inner circuit based on 3rd Radius curves of 298.5 mm has a gradient of 1 in 2.13%.

The outer circuit based on 4th Radius curves of 333.4 mm has a gradient of 1 in 1.91%.

This pack comes with the following:

12x 1/8 circle sections with engraved lines to help with track laying

12x  Connecting bridges including 12x inner segment guides and 12x outer segment guides

16x  M8 Steel threaded rods cut to approx length of 500mm and all required nuts and washers 

 

Additional complete circuits are available with each circuit rising approx 40 mm, so a starter kit + one circuit would give you a rise of 112 mm, a starter kit and two circuits would give you a rise of 152 mm and so on.

Additional 1/4 and 1/2 circuits are also available on request

 

You will need a level surface area of xxx mm x xxx mm and basic tools to complete your helix.

Other bespoke Radii are available to order please contact us for a quotation. 

 

Please Note:

All Helices are made to order and will take 2 weeks to produce unless shown in stock.

No Baseboards are included, they are available to special order, please contact us for more info.

 

 

Scale:  N

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