Double Crossover Turnout?

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jscw1

Jack Strong
double crossover

The best and the cheapest way is to use four #8 switches. You can assemble this with little effort. I like the #8 because you will have a smooth transition from one line to another especially with long locomotives such as a Big Boy. Good luck:rolleyes:
 

NYC_George

Well-Known Member
The video below is of my Walthers code 100 #6 double crossover. It's the main switch on my layout because of it's location near the engine house. It works fine with 50 ft. cars but that's all I really have. I think you would need at least and #8 for longer cars and I don't think they make one in that size.

NYC_George

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsXBHWJsbzg
 

SpaceMouse

Fun Lover
You might try eBay. But if you want to spend less than $50 you might have to make your own.
 
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tankist

Active Member
when you think about it is it actually not as expensive as getting 4 separate turnouts (walthers will run you ~15-20$ each) and a cross track.
as others suggested, think if your operation really needs a double.
 

tooter

play every day
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