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Old 06-01-2015, 10:07 PM   #11
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Did you know that real track is pre-stretched so it won't expand when it gets hot.
Cor, the stuff you know WTD. R-
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Old 06-01-2015, 10:12 PM   #13
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Diddly dar - I like that. R-
Used to be an advert for motor rail, which went "take the car, diddly dar"! Remember that?
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'Fraid not Witty - I'm only 63 and most of it mis-spent. R-
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I remember that witty but then again I'm much older than Roger
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I too have 'diddly-dars'. Not intended but maybe that's why my track didn't buckle last summer.
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Hi WTD

If its pre stretched to stop it expanding what happens when its cold and it contracts ?
Won't that create an issue ?

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The one thing I miss from flexible track is the hit and miss of the diddly dars
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Hi WTD

If its pre stretched to stop it expanding what happens when its cold and it contracts ?
Won't that create an issue ?

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Apparently once it's stretched it doesn't move very much either way.
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The one thing I miss from flexible track is the hit and miss of the diddly dars
Shallow slots can be cut into flexi to give you the diddly dar using a small disc cutter or a small file.
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