Made from solid aluminum, an Assembly Fixture can be used to construct thousands of switches.Read Article
We have had a number of inquiries about G scale Assembly Fixtures. It is unlikely that the approach of using aluminum fixtures with PC Board ties will work for G scale or for any scale larger than O.Read Article
The gauge through the frog and the guardrail is within NMRA standards. Our interpretation of the NMRA Standards puts the gauge in the middle between the high and low limits of the tolerance. We believe that th...Read Article
Won't the wheels drop into the frog if there isn't something in place for the wheel flanges to ride on?
No. When turnouts or crossings are precisely constructed wheel drop in the frogs isn't a problem. As wheel flanges vary in size from one manufacturer to another it is difficult to fill in the base of the frog f...Read Article
Yes! Rail is formed using a rolling process so the base of the rail is every bit as accurate as the head of the rail. Micro Engineering manufactures its rail to a tolerance of +/- .001" at the base. That's 1/4 ...Read Article
Modelers have building switches by hand for years. Why do we suddenly need an Assembly Fixture to do this?
Better Accuracy Consistent Results No wheel drop through the frog Extremely Reliable Operation Easier To Build NMRA compliant Quick Unlimited supply of turnouts and track as neededRead Article
Each fixture weighs between just under 0.5 Lb. to almost 2.5 Lbs. You can determine exact shipping costs by adding the items you want to the shopping cart and then checking the shipping options that apply. This...Read Article
Our delivery time varies depending on what you order, our current production load, available inventory and the shipping option you choose. We provide a projected lead time for each product that we sell on our w...Read Article
Standard fixtures can be returned for exchange or refund if they have been unused. A restocking fee may apply. For more detail about our returns policy click here.Read Article