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• Sehr Gehrte Bill, Tanks for der info. My question was partially in the area of humor but your answer does make the measurement system very clear. Danke Sehr,
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Sehr Gehrte Bill,
Tanks for der info. My question was partially in the area of humor but your
answer does make the measurement system very clear.
Danke Sehr,
Jay Greer/Der Wegmann

> From: bjkronen@...
> Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 01:09:15 EST
> To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: Re: [z_scale] Absolute Minimum Track-To-Track Centerline
>
> Hi Jay:
>
> Referring to Marklin required geometry of parallel tracks:
>
> One inch track centerline to track centerline. Some folks find the
> centerline hard to find and measure. An alternate way to do it with a plain
> ruler is to verify that any two identical points on parallel tracks are one
> inch apart, such as the edge of the outside rail of one track to the edge of
> the outside rail of the parallel track. Or one inch distance from the edge
> of the respective tie/sleeper ends. And so forth.
>
> Does this help? Marklin made the rules on this one, no me. <grin>
>
> Bill Kronenberger
> Houston
>
>
>> Excuse the big ears here! Do you mean the distance of inside edge of rail to
>> inside edge of rail, center of rail to center of rail or the distance of
>> each rail center from the center of the track or the distance of the center
>> of each rail to the center of the track or the center of each individual
>> track to another?
>> Just curious.
>> Cheers,
>> Jay Greer/Der Wegmann
>>
>>> From: bjkronen@...
>>> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 18:54:40 EST
>>> To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
>>> Subject: Re: [z_scale] Absolute Minimum Track-To-Track Centerline
>>>
>>> John:
>>>
>>>> I'm assembling my small layout and am trying to find out what the
>>>> absolute minimum track-to-track centerline is.
>>>
>>> I you plan to use Marklin turnouts enabling a train to move from one
>> parallel
>>> track to another, the answer is one inch.
>>>
>>> If do not plan for Marklin turnouts, then prototype information may be
>> found
>>> here:
>>>
>>> http://www.urbaneagle.com/data/RRstddims.html
>>>
>>> That's an interesting site for scratchbuilders too.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Bill Kronenberger
>>> Houston
>
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