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Getting Started in 3mm: FAQ
A guide to getting started with your first 3mm/ft project
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Where do I start?
What track gauge and standards are used?
Which track gauge and standards should I choose?
What track is available?
How would I construct track?
What wheels are used?
What couplings are used?
What motors and gearboxes can be used?
Will I need to use compensation or springing?
What pickups can be used?
Can I use modern control systems such as feedback controllers or DCC?
What would be a good wagon to start with?
What would be a good locomotive to start with?
What would be a good coach to start with?
What transfers and name or number plates are available?
What further information and services are available?
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