MWTM - Introduction To Building Your Own Turnouts - Tuesday

Event #: 

This session is about using a commercial product to build turnouts. Clark Kooning, MMR and the owner of Fast Tracks, Tim Warris, will be on hand to teach you how to use the FAST TRACK products to build your very own scratch built turnout.

Please note that you must select the appropriate NMRA Store item depending on your scale.

This session is repeated on Wednesday due to popular demand.

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
$48.00 - $55.00 depending on scale
Max Registrants: 
N, HOn3, HO, S, Sn3, and On30
Lead Instructor: 
Clark Kooning, MMR

Required Tools

- Cutting mat (should be of reasonable size. This is a must item!)
- 10” new sharp Mill Flat file (This is a must item! Make sure it’s new!)
- Triangular needle file
- Needle nose Pliers
- Short Power bar
- Tweezers
- A Sharpie Marker (fine tip or medium tip)
- Small nylon brush
- Xuron Rail cutters (This is a must item!)
- A small soldering iron of 25 to 35 watt for N scale, Requires 35 watt for HO or larger (Make sure your iron has a pencil type tip. Recommend WELLER model WP35. This is a must item!)

Note a complete Tool Kit for this session is available for sale by Fast Tracks at and

Bring any other tools you usually use or might find useful.

Optional tools

Optivisor, extra work light. These are handy tools which you could use in our sessions, but it is not essential that you buy them just for this week. It is your option!

A good way to carry all of these tools is to buy a small inexpensive plastic tackle box. These are usually available at department stores year round.

Please note an updated tool list may be sent to you the week prior to the convention.
If not listed here, we will provide materials such as glues and paints.

Day Time Room
Tuesday, Aug 25 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM Washington