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2235Re: [z_scale] Photo etch ideas

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  • Reynard Wellman
    Nov 30, 2000
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      Hello Guys,
      Chris Miller has been developing a Z scale Snow Plow for over a year
      now. I don't know when it will be ready, but I know it will be right!

      Hang in there, more new stuff is on its way.

      Reynard

      "D. A. Karp" wrote:

      > I got my copy of RMC yesterday, and had the same thought. I think a
      > Z-scale Russell Snow Plow is very doable, even with moving wing plows. As
      > for other snow plows, there are a few manufacturers that make them,
      > including Railex, Westmodel, and Kr├╝ger, although none of them make a
      > Russell Plow.
      >
      > At 11:19 AM 11/30/2000 -0700, you wrote:
      > >A while back there was discussion on thing that might be made by the
      > >photo etch process. In my new Railroad Model Craftsman there is an
      > >article on building a snowplow (US style). It looks like it might be a
      > >doable thing in PE. I mean if we can do telephone booths. Of course he
      > >made his out of plastic in G scale with radio controls to move the
      > >wings, but there were only two curved parts in the design. I wouldn't
      > >mind if the wings didn't move at all. The article refered to a December
      > >1984 Model Railroader article on a snowplow for dual tracks (plows out
      > >to one side only).
      > > If anybody decides to do this, please sign me up for two. I will have
      > >two separate mountian divisions and each will need one.
      > > Another thought would be a cow catcher for the 8800 and 8805s to make
      > >them more US prototypical.
      > >Ed Scullin
      >
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