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Re: [HOn3] height guage

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  • boone@aloha.net
    ... Yep, me too. I decided that this way my equipment will be compatible with the majority of HOn3 folk, who use the #714. All my stuff is running the N
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      >In a message dated 9/4/00 2:19:54 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
      >keh_bier@... writes:
      >
      >> I'm not sure we (NCNG) have an official standard, but I'm usng the Kadee
      >> HOn3 gauge for both 714's and N-scale couplers.
      >
      >
      >We don't have a standard beyond "NMRA" however, I 've also been using the
      >Kadee HOn3 Gauge with an "N" coupler shimmed so that it's center (when viewed
      >from the side) rests at the midpoint of the Kadee HOn3 coupler (also on a
      >gauge).
      >
      >Running the HOn3 and N scale couplers together works well, unless modules
      >aren't butted together properly.
      >
      >CraigH
      >also of the North Coast Narrow Gaugers


      Yep, me too. I decided that this way my equipment will be compatible with
      the majority of HOn3 folk, who use the #714. All my stuff is running the N
      scale unit for appearance, but I have a few old cars with the #714 and have
      had no problems at all with intermixing.

      Aloha, Boone
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