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Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Pier set (elevated track)?

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  • Kevin Brady
    Hi all, M does make pillars/piers, single track only, which can be kit bashed for double track. Kev
    Message 1 of 37 , Oct 3, 2011
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      Hi all,
      M does make pillars/piers, single track only, which can be kit bashed for double track.

      Kev

      On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 5:23 PM, mark2playz <mark.markham@...>wrote:

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      > Cliff,
      > Marklin makes both the approach and elevated piers as does one of the other
      > German companies (either Faller or Kibri). Ztrackresale curerntly has a
      > couple of stone bridges if you are going to build your own ramps. You could
      > use N scale as well. The important dimensions are that an elevated track
      > passing over another should be 1 3/16" height and the grade should be under
      > 3%.
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      > Mark
    • Cliff Smith
      image uploaded, can we attach videos? Cliff SSgt USMC, Retired 08 TITAN 86 Yamaha FZX-R Z scale trains From: mark2playz To:
      Message 37 of 37 , Oct 30, 2011
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        image uploaded, can we attach videos?


        Cliff
        SSgt USMC, Retired
        '08 TITAN
        '86 Yamaha FZX-R
        Z scale trains

        From: mark2playz <mark.markham@...>
        To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Sunday, October 30, 2011 7:22 PM
        Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: Pier set (elevated track)?


         
        Cliff,
        Looking at your 10/18 layout image, there seems to be a lot of potential for crossing your reversing loops.
        Mark

        --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, Cliff Smith <cliffiniraq3@...> wrote:
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        > Ahhh, alternatives, I like it......Thanks also.
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        > Cliff
        > SSgt USMC, Retired
        > '08 TITAN
        > '86 Yamaha FZX-R
        > Z scale trains
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        > From: mark2playz <mark.markham@...>
        > To: z_scale@yahoogroups.com
        > Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 2:50 PM
        > Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: Pier set (elevated track)?
        >
        > Cliff,
        > Having built a "less than successful" layout with a 4% grade, I have to agree with Lindley's numbers. Assuming that you want to run a train over another, one trick you can use is to also lower the bottom track as it approaches the crossing.
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        > Mark
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