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72285Re: [Z_Scale] Diesel Locomotive Service Facility

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  • BAZ
    Feb 22, 2013
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      Perfect. That will fit by ~1/2" ('above' your added 1/2" fudge factor.

      Jeff

      On Feb 22, 2013, at 7:27 AM, Reynard Wellman <micron@...> wrote:

      > Hi Jeff,
      > Yeah, even as I was copying this stuff
      > over for a reply, I knew it did not answer your real question
      > but I sent it anyway just for grins ;>)
      >
      > The height from foundation (i.e. sitting on my granite surface table)
      > to the tippy-top of the sand towers is 2.5775 ±.010 inches
      > or 65.47 mm as measured using a Mitutoyo
      > Absolute Digimatic caliper.
      >
      > You should add at least .500" or 12.70 mm to that
      > just to make sure you don't bang it on the bottom
      > of your overhead stacked modules.
      >
      > Hope that answers your real question.
      > Sometimes making jokes gets me trouble...
      >
      > As for N scale - I have no idea yet as I have not
      > yet decided on making it for that scale (market verses price
      > verses manufacturing costs plus advertising).
      > However, more N requests are welcome and will definitely
      > effect the outcome...
      >
      > warm regardZ,
      > Reynard
      > http://www.micronart.com
      >
      >
      > On Feb 22, 2013, at 8:42 AM, BAZ wrote:
      >
      >> Hah, funny! But do need the approx vertical dimensions (inches) to be sure it will fit under the other module when stored.
      >>
      >> Sent 'from the road'
      >>
      >> On Feb 21, 2013, at 7:07 PM, Reynard Wellman micron@...> wrote:
      >>
      >>> Hi Jeff,
      >>> Facilities like these often carry the following warning:
      >>>
      >>> DANGER - PELIGRO
      >>> Diesel Locomotive Service Only.
      >>> Do not haul stack container cars or other
      >>> high, tall freight along these service tracks.
      >>>
      >>> Se trata de un centro de servicio locomotora diesel.
      >>> No transportar coches de pila de contenedores u otros
      >>> coches de alta, fletes altos a lo largo de estas vías de servicio.
      >>>
      >>> So if you do use these items do not run stack container cars
      >>> on the service tracks.
      >>>
      >>> N scale maybe. The price would have to be 35% to 40%
      >>> higher than Z scale. N scale is bigger in all three dimensions:
      >>> X, Y & Z axis.
      >>>
      >>> Best regards,
      >>> Reynard
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> On Feb 21, 2013, at 4:36 PM, BAZ wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Awesome. I'll have to see if I have the vertical to stack my show modules. How tall will it be?
      >>>>
      >>>> N scale also for me, 3 locations.
      >>>>
      >>>> Jeff
      >>>> SF Bay Area Z
      >>>>
      >>>> On Feb 20, 2013, at 8:51 PM, Reynard Wellman micron@...> wrote:
      >>>>
      >>>>> Hi Zedders,
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Here's an image of an upcoming cool new product for all
      >>>>> your diesels-
      >>>>> http://www.micronart.com
      >>>>> It will be available sometime in March.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Thanks for your attention
      >>>>> Reynard
      >>>>
      >>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
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      >>>
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      >
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