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HO Scale 28" Radius SweepSticks


7 In Stock

We can ship the SW-HO-C-28 immediately. If you order more than what we have available, the additional units will be automatically added to our production queue.

PRICE : $10.00

7 in stock

Use our laser cut SweepSticks to aid in precisely forming HO flextrack to a perfect 28” radius. In addition to holding flextrack at a specific radius, SweepSticks can be used as an aid to track planning. They are great for determining whether the desired radius will fit as planned before starting any track laying. No cheating with SweepSticks!

SweepSticks work great for confidently centering the rail onto the wood ties. No more off-center track!

HO scale SweepSticks track forming tools are:

  • Precise! – Shape commercial flextrack to your desired radius. Confidently.
  • Inexpensive – Priced to allow a modeler to build a library of sizes.
  • Versatile – All curved and straight HO SweepSticks are interchangeable.
  • Robust – Don’t let the wood construction fool you, SweepSticks are cut from stable aircraft-grade plywood.
  • Multiple Use – Can be used to form flextrack, plan a layout, or as a tool for hand laying trackwork.
  • Vast – An extensive collection of radii is available, including custom sizes.
  • Compatible – HO SweepSticks can be used with all types of commercial flextrack.

HO SweepSticks are precision laser cut from 2mm aircraft grade Baltic Birch plywood. The multiple directions of the wood grain in plywood make it very stable and ideally suitable for SweepSticks. Each SweepStick set will include two 10″ lengths that can be glued together to form a single, long piece. Additional lengths and sizes can be added to make a Sweep as long as desired.

Place an order for 9 sets of SweepSticks to create a complete 28” radius circle. Each set includes 2 10″ (304mm) lengths.

  • The end of each SweepStick forms a box joint that is interchangeable with any other HO SweepStick.
  • Centerline slots are provided for drawing track centerlines onto the roadbed.
  • Clearance is provided for spiking if the SweepSticks are used for hand laying track. Note: Due to limited clearance, HOn2, HOn3, HOn30, N, Nn3, and Z scales do not have notches for spiking.

SweepSticks Features

9 reviews for HO Scale 28″ Radius SweepSticks

  1. 5 out of 5

    Richard Schwarz (verified owner)

    Makes the laying of curved tracks a breeze

  2. 5 out of 5

    John H Lewis (verified owner)

    A great help in following the layout lines when laying track Also when there are no lines they help establish the required radius.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Joe Skorch (verified owner)

    Makes accurate work laying out curves

  4. 5 out of 5

    Dan Dernbach (verified owner)

    This device is fantastic for creating compound curves when you need them. If you need to tighten or loosen a curve you just substitute the radius you need to accomplish this. Great but simple idea. Tnx

  5. 5 out of 5

    Robert Riedesel (verified owner)

    I”m just starting to rebuild my layout, so right now I’m using these sweepsticks as a guide for track layout. Sure looks like they are are going to very useful in installing the track and roadbed. Great product. glad I stumbled across the website!

  6. 5 out of 5

    James Bates (verified owner)

    A big help for this novice modeler.

  7. 5 out of 5

    Russell Sampson (verified owner)

    I’m building a new multi-level layout and need to get the curves right so everything lines up. I was a little concerned about the SweepSticks being made of wood and flexing out of shape. Now, having used them, I know that they are well made and work very well. I highly recommend this product for the serious model railroader.

  8. 5 out of 5

    Jon F Cechvala (verified owner)

    The fast track tools are the best model railroading installation tool in the last 20 years.

  9. 5 out of 5

    Neil Bennett (verified owner)

    Great Product

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Radius28"The radius these SweepSticks will form.
Full circle9!ERROR! C3 -> Formula Error: An unexpected error occurred
Track Gauge0.66" (17 mm)The distance between the stock rails.
Weight0.023 lbs (0.01 kg)
Material2mm thick 3 Ply Baltic Birch
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