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Vern Sargent

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Z-scale F-3s.
« on: December 29, 2012, 09:14:03 pm »
Thought it might be time to show you all these.  Kit-bashed Micro-Trains F-7s.  Vern @ G.

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012, 11:46:06 pm »
Vern,

Nice scenery too !  You should get Lafayette to Limedale on one card tabe in that scale.

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2012, 09:06:15 am »
Vern,

Nice scenery too !  You should get Lafayette to Limedale on one card tabe in that scale.

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Long years ago, I figured out that if I was willing to wrap it around several times and maybe do 2 levels, I could have modeled the entire Monon in my basement (at the time) in Z scale. A 20x50 foot space could hold 5000 feet of track if you did it right! But I never had the bucks or time to give up my HO stuff and build something so ambitious!

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2012, 10:52:24 am »
Vern,

Post some more photos of your layout.
Do you have the MTL Monon C.I.L. 1223 box car
http://www.texnrails.com/catalog/details.asp?sid=LL1073575047104318&mfg=MTD&item=500-00-121&cat=F&series=

or the caboose from
http://www.shapeways.com/search?q=monon

Stew

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2013, 09:02:34 pm »
Here are some more, Stew. Sorry it took so long. Yes, I have the 1223, and 2 of the 50 footers they did 10 or so years ago. I have the Shapeways caboose, but haven't painted it yet. Vern at G.

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2013, 07:46:09 am »
Great wok. With my eyesight these days O scale would be a challenge. Looking good Vern.
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Bedford limestone quarry
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2013, 10:37:31 pm »
Vern,

I just completed a Z scale Indiana quarry diorama for our local NMRA division meeting.  Attached are a couple of photos of it.  I got a piece of Indiana limestone that was cut originally for possibly a window sill.  I created the quarry on the diorama by cutting it out on a computer controlled milling machine (photo also attached). Overall diorama size is 12" x 18".

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2013, 07:37:27 pm »
I love it!  Vern @ G.

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2013, 09:40:16 pm »
Vern and Stew,

I am amazed at the quality detail of this scale.  I am also amazed that your eyes are good enough to work on stuff this small.  I think N-scale is about my lower limit in size.

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Re: Z-scale F-3s.
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2013, 10:37:55 am »
Great scenery............