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72254Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Ships

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  • Peter Nolan
    Feb 17, 2013
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      Both kits and finished models. I've been happy with the way these cut and
      go together. There is a lot of plastic in these, and a lot of parts, But
      the structure itself isn't that complicated, as far as ships go.

      On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 9:40 AM, Smith <smithflsmith@...> wrote:

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      > Will 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.
      >
      > Thanks
      >
      > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, Peter Nolan 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
      > > built-ups.
      > >
      > > 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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