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Re: NE-5 caboose?

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  • Ell
    For those interested, check http://www.bing.com/search?q=NE-5+caboose&go=&qs=n&form=QBLH&pq=ne-5+caboose&sc=1-12&sp=-1&sk= for a bunch of links including one
    Message 1 of 10 , May 17, 2013
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      For those interested, check

      http://www.bing.com/search?q=NE-5+caboose&go=&qs=n&form=QBLH&pq=ne-5+caboose&sc=1-12&sp=-1&sk=

      for a bunch of links including one with lots of images of NE 5 cabooses.

      Ell

      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "Brian" <cornbeltroute@...> wrote:
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      > Hi,
      >
      > I am cnc-cutting NE-5 cabooses (cabeese?) in TT scale (1:120) and N scale (1:160). I'd like to see what results I can get in Z scale. But, first, a couple of questions if I may:
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      > 1 - Does an NE-5 caboose exist in Z scale?
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      > 2 - The smallest end mill I have is .005" diameter, a bit larger than one scale inch in Z scale (.0045" is the correct figure?) What sort of detail level does the Z scale modeler demand - every rivet in its place, or if it can't be seen at a two foot distance forget about it? (Or something else?)
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      > 3 - What is the typical thickness of a car side in Z scale? That is, considering an NE-5 caboose, what thickness is acceptable for the sides and ends?
      >
      > Thanks much,
      >
      > Brian Chapman
      > Evansdale, Iowa
      >
    • StonyS
      If anyone is interested, I could change any these to round windows rather easily.. I just need to know what it is that people are looking for.
      Message 2 of 10 , May 23, 2013
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        If anyone is interested, I could change any these to round windows rather easily.. I just need to know what it is that people are looking for.

        http://shpws.me/lDcI
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        --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, thomas cipelle <thomasc600@...> wrote:
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        > if there round window something we lacking
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        >
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