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Sidewinders, squeezers, and crushers in N scale

Read this N scale column from the January 2012 Model Railroader

Here are two conventional sidewinder kinks lurking in Jims staging yard. These are the easiest kinks to find and fix
Fig. 1 The Sidewinder. Here are two conventional “sidewinder” kinks lurking in Jim’s staging yard. These are the easiest kinks to find and fix.
In Milwaukee, our winter days can be very cold and dry, our summer days hot and humid. We can control the climate indoors, or at least try to, with heating, air conditioning, humidifying, dehumidifying, and such, but still we sometimes run into problems with track kinking on our model railroads.

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