Drawing A Scale Track Plan-How To Use A Compass

HOW TO DRAW A MODEL RAILROAD TRACK PLAN TO SCALE. STEP 8. NOW YOU CAN ADD SOME FINAL REFINEMENTS TO YOUR TRACK PLAN SUCH AS ELEVATION VARIATIONS AND SPECIFIC SCENIC DETAILS.

SETTING YOUR TRACK RADIUS

STEP 1 SHOWS YOU HOW TO SET THE RADIUS OF A CURVE WITH YOUR COMPASS FOR YOUR SCALE TRACK PLAN.
STEP 2 SHOWS THE PLACEMENT OF YOUR COMPASS TO DETERMINE THE CENTER POINT OF YOUR CURVE ON YOUR SCALE DRAWING.
STEP 3 IS DRAWING A SHORT ARC TO MARK WHERE THE CENTER OF YOUR CURVE WILL BE ON YOUR SCALE TRACK PLAN.
STEP 4 SHOWS THE NEXT PLACEMENT OF YOUR COMPASS TO DETERMINE THE CENTERILINE OF A CURVE ON YOUR SCALE DRAWING.
STEP 5 ILLUSTRATES THE DRAWING OF THE SECOND ARC, WHICH SETS THE CENTERLINE OF THE CURVE FOR YOUR SCALE DRAWING.
STEP 6 ILLUSTRATES THE POSITION OF YOUR COMPASS TO DRAW THE FINAL CURVE ON YOUR SCALE PLAN.
STEP 7 ILLUSTRATES THE COMPLETION OF DRAWING THE CURVE FOR YOUR SCALE DRAWING ON TRACK PLAN.
STEP 8 SHOWS YOUR COMPASS POSITION TO DRAW A SECOND CONCENTRIC CURVE INSIDE THE FIRST ON YOUR SCALE TRACK PLAN.
STEP 9 SHOWS THE COMPLETION OF THE INNER CURVE, REPRESENTING A DOUGLE-TRACK MAINLINE, ON YOUR SCALE TRACK PLAN.

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