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Re: [z_scale] Absolute Minimum Track-To-Track Centerline

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  • Jay & Anne Greer
    Sehr Gehrte Bill, Tanks for der info. My question was partially in the area of humor but your answer does make the measurement system very clear. Danke Sehr,
    Message 1 of 11 , Mar 30 7:46 AM
      Sehr Gehrte Bill,
      Tanks for der info. My question was partially in the area of humor but your
      answer does make the measurement system very clear.
      Danke Sehr,
      Jay Greer/Der Wegmann

      > From: bjkronen@...
      > Reply-To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 01:09:15 EST
      > To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [z_scale] Absolute Minimum Track-To-Track Centerline
      >
      > Hi Jay:
      >
      > Referring to Marklin required geometry of parallel tracks:
      >
      > One inch track centerline to track centerline. Some folks find the
      > centerline hard to find and measure. An alternate way to do it with a plain
      > ruler is to verify that any two identical points on parallel tracks are one
      > inch apart, such as the edge of the outside rail of one track to the edge of
      > the outside rail of the parallel track. Or one inch distance from the edge
      > of the respective tie/sleeper ends. And so forth.
      >
      > Does this help? Marklin made the rules on this one, no me. <grin>
      >
      > Bill Kronenberger
      > Houston
      >
      >
      >> Excuse the big ears here! Do you mean the distance of inside edge of rail to
      >> inside edge of rail, center of rail to center of rail or the distance of
      >> each rail center from the center of the track or the distance of the center
      >> of each rail to the center of the track or the center of each individual
      >> track to another?
      >> Just curious.
      >> Cheers,
      >> Jay Greer/Der Wegmann
      >>
      >>> From: bjkronen@...
      >>> Reply-To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      >>> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 18:54:40 EST
      >>> To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      >>> Subject: Re: [z_scale] Absolute Minimum Track-To-Track Centerline
      >>>
      >>> John:
      >>>
      >>>> I'm assembling my small layout and am trying to find out what the
      >>>> absolute minimum track-to-track centerline is.
      >>>
      >>> I you plan to use Marklin turnouts enabling a train to move from one
      >> parallel
      >>> track to another, the answer is one inch.
      >>>
      >>> If do not plan for Marklin turnouts, then prototype information may be
      >> found
      >>> here:
      >>>
      >>> http://www.urbaneagle.com/data/RRstddims.html
      >>>
      >>> That's an interesting site for scratchbuilders too.
      >>>
      >>> Regards,
      >>> Bill Kronenberger
      >>> Houston
      >
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