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Old 17th March 2010, 13:11   #1
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I was wondering what rail size is used in G gauge? Is it bigger than 125?
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Old 17th March 2010, 13:58   #2
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I was wondering what rail size is used in G gauge? Is it bigger than 125?
The track designed for garden (or floor) use is considerably more robust than what we normally put on baseboards but I made my own track for Green End Quarry using code 124 rail (actually Peco O scale regauged to 45mm). The flanges hit the chairs on the inside of the rail but I had fastened the track to gauge using small nails soldered to the outside of the rails so the plastic fittings were melted off with a hot soldering iron and the train ran smoothly after that.

So the short answer is yes, but for a finescale look code 124 can be used if care is taken to avoid any impedence of the flanges.
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Old 17th March 2010, 14:07   #3
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Very good looking photos you have there
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