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Re: [Yorke_Kits] Re: industrial Railway Sketchbook No5 - wood chip car

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  • MARC WITTEN
    Tom, many thanks for the heads up on delivery,much appreciated, and also on the info on the wood chip car,that looks like the 5 th item on the work bench and
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 31, 2009
      Tom,
      many thanks for the heads up on delivery,much appreciated,

      and also on the info on the wood chip car,that looks like the 5 th item on the work bench and will make a nice filling in job whilst i'm doing the others,

      many thanks regards Marc.




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      From: Tom Yorke <tomyorke@...>
      To: Yorke_Kits@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, 31 March, 2009 8:55:28 PM
      Subject: [Yorke_Kits] Re: industrial Railway Sketchbook No5 - wood chip car


      --- In Yorke_Kits@yahoogro ups.com, MARC WITTEN <Marc.Witten@ ...> wrote:
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      > Hi Tom,can i ask a question on the wood chip car ,you mention that the inside is lined withed scribed  sheeting thats fine i can see that in the isometric drawing,the opposite wall shows the siding to be about half way and open to the elements,is it open or is the siding only taken up to about half way,
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      > Also can you give a timescale on the Painted Adobe structure,as i wouldn't want it to dissappear in the mail network over here,
      >
      > once again
      >
      > many thanks,
      > regards Marc.
      >
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      Marc,
      I am packing the built-ups now. All will go out this week.

      The wood chip car -- on a double sheathed box such as the one drawn, first there is a framework. To that is applied the vertical outer siding. On the inside the sheathing is horizontal and only goes up half way from the floor. Depending upon whether your car is to be loaded, half loaded or empty will determine how you handle this. There isn't really room for the existing cast plastic sides and a frame and then the inside siding. It would be too thick. I would make the framework level with the inner sheathing unless the car is half full. In such a case the lower inner sheathing wouldn't show anyway. The inner sheathing and framework is only to be indicated thinner than it normally would be.

      Hope I haven't been confusing!

      Tom




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