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Does anyone know if Scalextric single lane track come in any other corner radius other than R3? I want to make a single lane track using both standard two lane track and single lane. I purchased a couple of packs of both straight and curve to check compatibility and they connect well side by side into the two lane track but R3 curve requires too much area and even more to get any interest in the curve.  Using a combination of single and double track in this way would have the car travel both ways on the two lane track to complete a circuit. 

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Thanks Shaynus. I hadn't thought of that. I did try connecting two sections of standard track off set by one lane and the connectors were the wrong size. That is why I bought some single lane track to check how the single lane connecter size worked. Going hybrid is also an option if scalextric don't offer other curve options. That is wood for the single lanes. the only issue I see is making sure the road surface is the same height. It might also be a good introduction to a custom track.

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From what I have been able to find out Scalextric only makes C7017 Curve R3 - Single Lane Inner.

Maybe another option is to make a two lane track with one crossover which would make it a one lane track.

 


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Thank you Mtpanorama. That is what I am currently doing so one circuit uses both lanes but it is always the same direction.

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Then it sounds like you might be after a Scalextric Dragster Turn, but these are from the late 60's/early 70's so can be hard to find and usually expensive plus it is Classic track so you will need adapters to connect it up to the Sport track I suspect you are using.

Vintage Tr-ang SCALEXTRIC Classic PT73 Hill Climb/ Dragster Turn Set

Can you copy that with the R3 single lane tracks pieces or maybe make it by cutting up R1 or R2 corners.


1984 was a warning, not an instruction manual.

"You must always strive to be the best but you must never believe that you are."  Juan Manuel Fangio

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Thank you Mtpanorama. I think both you and Shanus have provided the most logical suggestion. That is cut two lane corners. I watched a Youtube video on how to do it. It did indicate wasting one lane. That doesn't sit well with me, but I will check if I an get MDF a similar size and cut and glue a supporting piece underneath the lane that looses the inner or outer support rib. The outer lane will be longer, the same radius with a slight offset (in angle) if a short piece is connected to a long piece. All quite acceptable as it only slightly changes the overall radius of the corner.

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Thanks. A very interesting 3D model. I don't know anyone with a 3D printer, but that model would required quite a large printer

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