Talk:Track Work in the Garden

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General Comments

This page seems to have a large gauge (O, Garden?) tilt to it. Maybe it could be cleaned up a bit to be more inclusive of all gauges? {NTrackMind}

Also, this page doesn't really say much about laying track (which I was expecting), maybe adding different subsections on laying track (hand lay, outdoor, snap track). {NTrackMind 14:00, 13 June 2007 (EDT)}

Perhaps this page could contain general information on track work common to all scales and have separate articles for track work specific to a scale. I'm just getting started so I do not have enough knowledge on completing this task, however, I can assist with page layout. Does this sound like something you would be willing to tackle if I split up the pages?
Also, I just created this page as a start - as with many pages on the DCCWiki. I'm also new to train modeling and still learning. I originally started the DCCWiki to help me organize my notes on DCC and other various topics on trains. See my [User:TazzyTazzy|user page] on why I started this website. That might explain why many pages are short or don't have allot of information. Again, you are welcome to add actual track work information. {TazzyTazzy 14:52, 14 June 2007 (EDT)}

Track Selection

This should be split up into different sections based on gauge or scale {NTrackMind 14:00, 13 June 2007 (EDT)}

I think many of the arguments made in this section apply to all scales, however, we could add a table the splits up the various scales for items such recommended minimum curve, avg cost per foot, etc. Many different values could be kept in a single table. {TazzyTazzy 14:52, 14 June 2007 (EDT)}

Metal Types

Rename be "Track Types"? Add Manufacturers? Expand to all scales? {NTrackMind 14:00, 13 June 2007 (EDT)}

It should be expanded to include other scales. Feel free to suggest other scales that would be good for other metal types, go for it.
In the "metal type" versus "track type", I think "metal" is a better term as it denotes what the tracks are made up, not the spacing, how many rails, rail head width/height ratios, etc. I would think those would be more fitting under a "track type" heading. Perhaps explaining the differences of ratios, tie spacing, etc. {TazzyTazzy 14:52, 14 June 2007 (EDT)}