74273Re: [Z_Scale] I am new to Z scale
- Apr 6, 2014op 06-04-14 15:22, Alan Cox schreef:
> On 05 Apr 2014 19:25:03 -0700Maybe a streetcar design could work, rokuhan even goes down to 45 mm
> <shawmutcarshops@...> wrote:
>> I am new to Z scale and just getting started. I have a shelf space set aside that is 7 feet long for a small layout, probably a switching layout as I have several other scale switching layouts. I ordered a Micro Train train set from a dealer friend and it should be here on Monday. Today I bought some track to see how big a circle is of Micro Trains track. I hope there are smaller diameter track sections available as I only have 14 inches to work in for width.
>> I am looking forward to being part of the group and learning from the other members.
> The curves go down to 145mm radius, but most US stock isn't designed for
> them although most of the Märklin stock (German outline etc) will handle
> it just fine. 145mm curves look silly either way but can always be hidden.
> If you only have 14 inches then you have a problem unless you can perhaps
> extend the ends out a bit more.
radius but that looks absurd even for streetcars.
Problem is that there is not much roling stock for streetcars, the
marklin railbus comes closest but I doubt it would make it around the 45
mm curves, it might work on the rokuhan 95 mm curves but there is no
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