Richey1977 wrote:Right, so I've been laying flexitrack (Peco code 55) all day. I didn't get as far as I wanted to, but it's trickier than it looks.
Try as I might, I'm ending up with a very slightly uneven join between track sections. It's not enough to derail a train, I don't think. That is, I don't have a power supply to test it, but I shoved a BR Mk2 carriage up the line with reasonable force, and it didn't fall off. The track height is maintained across the join (and I'll go over it with a file at the end anyway) , but I'm finding that as I bed the track round to make curves, the starting point of the curve wants to wander off. I've done it slowly, and carefully, and minimised the gap, but it's never quite perfect, although I'm satisfied that it's OK.
I'm a bit concerned that the track joins will lead to problems later on though. Is there a technique for filling a small gap, or smoothing out the join?
Have a look at www.intercity82.com he as video tips about things like that in his collection .