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Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by absnut, Jan 14, 2003.

  1. philip

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    Dick: great looking project!

    philip :D
  2. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Thumbs Up!

    :) Holy WOW.:)
  3. absnut

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    My last one. This one scales out at over 160' (N scale of course) and is murder on the curves but it makes it around the layout. I built this one more to plans found on the net, taking modeler's license on the details that were to small to credibly do in N. I really ought to get back to scenery, now!:( :mad: :D

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  4. absnut

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    Side view.

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  5. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Fantastic, Dick, gunna have to have you deliver some stuff to Cobblers Knob!
  6. davidstrains

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    do they have curves big enough to handle that thing in Cobbler's Knob? :D :D

    Excellent bit of work, Dick.:) :)
  7. RailRon

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    Dick,
    dein Schnabelwagen ist fantastisch!

    For me this would have been at least a one-month-project - and you scratchbuild such a car in a few days! All I can say is...

    WOW! WOWER!! WOWEST!!! :D :D :D

    Speaking of scenery: Do you get these monsters through a tunnel? Or do you have to relocate the Rockies? ;)

    Ron
  8. absnut

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    Ron,

    Vielen Dank! My first effort had to be modified because the "load" would not "squeeze" through one of my Unitrack bridges. So, I made careful measurements to be sure the second would work. There is one place on the layout where I have to run on the "wrong" track to be able to negotiate a curve, giving the "dispatcher" some head-aches, otherwise.... all' ist gut!

    Dick
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    60103 Pooh Bah

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    Dick: Sounds just like prototype RRing. I suppose the next job is to get some dedicated cabooses to accompany it, and maybe some idler cars?
    I've never seen a Schnabel car, but we used to have regular visits from a UP car for aircraft wings.
  10. absnut

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    I've only seen one in "real life", David. But, I'm way ahead of you... already painted up two "idler" flats and have been looking at one of my B&M cabooses with malice in my eye!

    Dick