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

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  • Alan Cox
    On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 21:42:53 -0000 ... Märklin and Faller have done them for decades. A bit of plywood and some pythagoras is probably going to produce a more
    Message 1 of 37 , Oct 3, 2011
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      On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 21:42:53 -0000
      "Garth" <garth.a.hamilton@...> wrote:

      > I am not aware of an ascending pier set for Z scale put out by anyone yet.

      Märklin and Faller have done them for decades. A bit of plywood and some
      pythagoras is probably going to produce a more sound result though.
    • 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:
        >
        > Ahhh, alternatives, I like it......Thanks also.
        >
        >
        > Cliff
        > SSgt USMC, Retired
        > '08 TITAN
        > '86 Yamaha FZX-R
        > Z scale trains
        >
        > 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.
        >
        > Mark
        >




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