2235Re: [z_scale] Photo etch ideas
- Nov 30, 2000Hello 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.
"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 Krüger, 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
> "Z" WARNING! HANDLE WITH CARE! Highly addictive in Small DoseZ!
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