72254Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Ships
- Feb 17, 2013Both 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:
> 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.
> --- In email@example.com, Peter Nolan wrote:
> > The Laker will be initially offered as a 730' ship with 18 hatches. I
> > 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,
> > finalized, so it's now a matter of cutting it--I'll look at the earlier
> > beam ships. That will require some redesign, rather than just a scaling.
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