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RE: [Z_Scale] Modular legs

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  • Matthew Parker
    Ya I was thinking the same thing too. To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com From: sculline@yahoo.com Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 09:42:00 -0800 Subject: RE: [Z_Scale] Modular
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      Ya I was thinking the same thing too.



      To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      From: sculline@...
      Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 09:42:00 -0800
      Subject: RE: [Z_Scale] Modular legs






      MAtt IF you are not going to be moving the modules (IE taking to shows ect) bolt the sucker and for get it.
      IF you are going to take them to shows use T nuts and bolts. The T nuts and the drilled holes will give you the ability to align the modules.
      Ed Scullin
      Roanoke VA

      --- On Tue, 3/3/09, Matthew Parker <echo31a@...> wrote:

      > From: Matthew Parker <echo31a@...>
      > Subject: RE: [Z_Scale] Modular legs
      > To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 12:36 PM
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      > That's exactly what I'm going for, multiple tables.
      > 2 at 4 x 5, 6 at 2 x 8, and 1 at 1 x 6. But if the tables
      > are all the same width, I can adapt my layout to fit. That
      > would probably be better anyway.
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      > But I would have to come up with the best way to fasten the
      > tables together and keep them all stable.
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      > To: z_scale@yahoogroups
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      > From: sculline@yahoo.
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      > Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 11:20:09 -0800
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      > Subject: RE: [Z_Scale] Modular legs
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      > That would be possible if the table size was about as big
      > as you wanted for you layout. It would be like building you
      > layout on the dining room table.
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      > If you want to have a large layout and transport it cross
      > country (As Mr. Dave does) you would want multiple tables.
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      > Ed Scullin
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      > Roanoke VA
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      > --- On Mon, 3/2/09, Matthew Parker <echo31a@hotmail.
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      > > From: Matthew Parker <echo31a@hotmail.
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      > > Subject: RE: [Z_Scale] Modular legs
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      > > To: z_scale@yahoogroups
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      > > Date: Monday, March 2, 2009, 8:41 AM
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      > > That being the case, would it be feasable to build a
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      > > directly on such a table and just construct a frame
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      > > the outside to keep it in place?
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      > > To: z_scale@yahoogroups
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      > > From: sculline@yahoo.
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      > > Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:37:39 -0800
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      > > Subject: Re: [Z_Scale] Modular legs
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      > > Having helped Mr. Dave at a couple of shows, setup,
      > run and
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      > > teardown. His modules follow the same genreral
      > standards of
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      > > 1X4 sides and ends. The only difference is that he
      > lays the
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      > > modules on the table tops rather than rely on legs.
      > It
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      > > works well. As he says it's for the children.
      > They
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      > > just crowd around the Royal George gorge to watch the
      > trains
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      > > run in and out of the tunnels.
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      > > The tables that he uses are the kind you see at Home
      > Depot,
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      > > Sams Club, or Lowes. Folding legs with plastic tops.
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      > > Ed Scullin
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