(F) Gn8.5

G scale on 9mm track? Are you mad? If so, this is the forum for you.

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Postby DCRfan » Sat Oct 15, 2005 11:03 pm

I've been playing around with an N gauge chassis that sat under a 7mm scale 15 inch gauge loco, to see what use it would be in G scale.

9mm gauge = 8.5 inches in 1:24th! So what about a miniature railway feeder to a minimum gauge line. That will confuse the punters.

So starting with inspiration from a 7 1/4 inch gauge prototype I'm working on this:

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Probably will go no further but you never know.
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Postby Steve Bennett » Sun Oct 16, 2005 1:06 pm

Looks like fun Paul, I can just imagine that wobbling along the track. You might start a new trend with this.
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Postby John » Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:01 am

Hey All,

I've toyed with the idea of using 9mm track myself ever since coming across the Moors Valley Railway site, for most of you Gn'ers it's apparently just a hop, skip, and a jump away to the real thing. It's really neat what they have done with building locos and such to the maximum loading gauge, and I for one think that an 8.5" line would be great.

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