# What is the smallest radius for Ho track?

## What is the smallest radius for Ho track?

15 to 22 inches

N Scale 9 3/4 inches
HO Scale 15 to 22 inches
HOn3 Scale 15 inches (narrow gauge)
S Scale 20 to 30 inches

### How long is the HO scale big boy?

The locomotives were 132 feet long and weighed 1.2 million pounds. Because of their great length, the frames of the Big Boys were “hinged,” or articulated, to allow them to negotiate curves.

What is minimum radius for N scale?

In order to run any N scale equipment you would need a radius in excess of 22″ or diameter of 44″, but most things can be run on 19″ radius or diameter of 38″. In order to run any N scale equipment you would need a radius in excess of 22″ or diameter of 44″, but most things can be run on 19″ radius or diameter of 38″.

What is the minimum radius for On30?

For On30, I would go with 24″ radius minimum, 30″ radius is better, and no more than 2% grade..

## What is Paragon3 sound?

BLI’s Paragon3 Sound decoders feature the following: 2 selectable bells. 3 playable whistles with variable endings. 1 long, non-looped whistle. 1 alternate whistle for locomotives with a second horn.

The company is located in Waynesboro, Virginia. Broadway Limited Imports produces a high-end line of HO Scale locomotives with factory-installed sound and DCC capabilities, and well as various items of rolling stock, such as hoppers and stock cars.

What’s the minimum radius for an Athearn train?

The Athearn “Big-Boy” will derail on anything less than 11″ and a minimum of 15″ is recommended by Athearn. Second (the subjective) is the minimum radius that looks good to your eye as your trains negotiate the curve.

How big was the first Big Boy locomotive?

Twenty-five Big Boys were built exclusively for Union Pacific Railroad, the first of which was delivered in 1941. The locomotives were 132 feet long and weighed 1.2 million pounds. Because of their great length, the frames of the Big Boys were “hinged,” or articulated, to allow them to negotiate curves.