scale it to length

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by railroader9731, Mar 4, 2006.

  1. railroader9731

    railroader9731 Member

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    hi i have a switching idea that goes like this 1"=100' and the are im doing comes to 1350' how long would that be in real feet etc 2' 4' 6'
  2. Meiriongwril

    Meiriongwril Member

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    Eh?
    Could you re-read thru your post and re-write it, as I can't make out what you mean! Is the "are" supposed to be "yard"?
  3. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

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    13-1/2" at a scale of 1" = 100'

    that's a scale of 1:1200! Purty tiny...
  4. railroader9731

    railroader9731 Member

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    it is a rail yard with a station and a few other odds and ends the drawing uses 1"-100' i measured it to be 13 1/2 inches long how big would it be in real feet keep in mind its for a n layout
  5. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    I'm just guessing, but I'm thinking 1350' in N scale would be somewhere in the neighborhood of 8 1/2 feet in 1:1...
    Is that what you're asking?
  6. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

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    1350' would be 101.25 inches long