10063Re: [z_scale] Z Grades
- Jun 4, 2002--- optimamid <steve@...> a écrit : >
I have had many responses to my grade question both
> emailed and hereSteve, if you are struggling for american steam power
> on the group. All are helpful and appreciated.
> Unfortunately, now I
> have to go back to Railways and re-design the
> layout! I suppose that
> is better than rebuilding one though.
> I honestly had not considered the aspect of
> decreasing the grade in
> curves but I will admit, it makes good sense. So,
> are we talking 30%
> less grade? 50% or what?
> I really plan on using steam as motive power when I
> do finally get
> to the point of having a track plan I like. I would
> like American
> steam but the choices seem to be very limited. I am
> a hard core
> mountain railroad fan and plan on having a mine and
> a mill as a
> minimum. Guess that goes back to my HOn3 days! The
> mine is already
> built, a scratch built z scale version of Campbell's
> Red Mountain
> Mine. The mill plans have been ready, all I need is
> getting started.
> Again, thanks for all of your responses! I have
> looked a Z scale
> many times over the years but never went much beyond
> that because
> there just seemed to be such a void of information
> especially in my
> area (Oklahoma). Discovering this group has helped
> fill that void.
fitting with mine operations, you should try the
Westmodels 0-6-0 Tank engine. I don't know how it is
working, all I know is that it is built on a Marklin
Dominique from cloudy Paris, France
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