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HOn3 Mainline, 10" Fixed QuickSticks Tie Strips

LT-HON3-A-M-10
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These HOn3, non-drilled crosstie QuickSticks strips for straight trackwork provide the modeler with a fast and efficient method for finishing straight lengths of soldered Fixed track built with a Fast Tracks assembly fixture.

Each laser-cut strip, part of the Fast Tracks Infinite™ Track System, is a lattice of wood ties glued directly to the roadbed and designed to accommodate the soldered PC Board ties.

Strips can be linked together using a TieClip connector to form strips of any length. Strips can also be connected to any other Fast Tracks QuickSticks product (used to construct Turnouts, Wyes, etc.) and can be shortened if necessary.

The skeleton trackwork (the rail and PC Board Ties) built in a Fast Tracks assembly fixture is simply set on top of the QuickSticks Strips and spiked or glued into place. Empty areas are strategically located along the strip to accommodate the PC Board Ties used for building trackwork in assembly fixture.

QuickSticks Fixed Crosstie Strips offer incredible convenience and accuracy when used with Fast Tracks fixture built trackwork.

  • Makes track completion fast and easy
  • Can be used to finish straight or curved sections of track
  • Can be bent to fit any curve
  • Strips can be connected to form strips of any length
  • Strips can be connected to other Fast Tracks QuickSticks products
  • Includes etched guidelines to verify rail location
  • Matches the tie height of most commercial track products
  • Are NMRA compliant

QuickSticks Fixed Crosstie Strips are cut from Baltic Birch plywood custom sawn specifically for Fast Tracks. The ties are 0.08” (2mm) 7 scale inches wide, 0.96” (24.4mm) 7 scale feet long and 0.06” (1.5mm), 5 scale inches thick, and will match commercially available wood ties and flextrack.

Each strip includes a TieClip connector for connecting the strip to another crosstie strip. You can order additional TieClips here.

QuickSticks on this page are the non-drilled version. We offer Quicksticks with either drilled or non-drilled wood ties. The version you choose is a matter of personal preference. The non-drilled version has trackwork fastened to it with Pliobond adhesive. Plionbond will provide a solid bond for a lifetime as its bond increases over time and is very reliable. Spiking onto our drilled QuickSticks will provide a mechanical bond that some modelers prefer, but requires a bit more time to install. Not all ties are pre-drilled, only ties at key locations to allow the turnout to be fastened in place.

Gluing non-drilled QuickSticks in place

Gluing QuickSticks to trackwork.

Non-drilled versions of QuickSticks laser cut ties are designed to be glued to the rails using using Pliobond glue. If you prefer, a drilled version is available that is designed to be spiked.

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PARAMETERVALUEDETAILS
Tie Spacing (Prototype)22" (559 mm)Tie spacing center of tie to center of tie.
Tie Size (Model)L - 0.96" (24 mm)
W - 0.08" (2 mm)
H - 0.06" (2 mm)
The actual size of the tie.
Tie Size (Prototype)L - 7' (2.1 m)
W - 7"(178 mm)
H - 5" (127 mm)
The original tie size that the model was based on.
Strip Length10"
Weight0.02 lbs (0.009 kg)
Material3 Ply Baltic Birch
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