- Feb 17, 2013Will these be offered as kits or finished models? Being in Michigan I would like to be able to have a great lakes freighter on my layout. Isn't Z scale the greatest. We can have models that would be almost impossible for other scales.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Peter Nolan <peterknolan@...> wrote:
> The Laker will be initially offered as a 730' ship with 18 hatches. I would
> think that shortening it by about 27' increments, or one hatch each
> increment, wouldn't be hard. I think I'm not going to drive myself nuts
> offering kits of different lengths, although I will take the razor saw to
> Also, the first of my Lakers has a 75' beam. Earlier ships had a 60' beam
> and were in the vicinity of 475' long. Once I finalize the 730'--well, it's
> finalized, so it's now a matter of cutting it--I'll look at the earlier 60'
> beam ships. That will require some redesign, rather than just a scaling.
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