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Re: Adventures in prototypical True-Scale coupler pockets.
« Reply #135 on: May 19, 2020, 03:47:06 PM »
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So an update on the ore car adapter.
I got out of my own way and decided to do a one-size-fits-all solution.
I just ordered these and if they work, that should complete all the testing I need to do before opening them up for sale.  The only issue is that the drawbars are in a test material (HP fusion) because FXD would be too brittle.  I assume the HP material will be live at some point soon.
Jason


Jason, are these your work? And, are they available on shapeways or elsewhere.
I just found this post today. I did not know that anyone had made these available.
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Re: Adventures in prototypical True-Scale coupler pockets.
« Reply #136 on: May 19, 2020, 03:54:29 PM »
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Jason, are these your work? And, are they available on shapeways or elsewhere.
I just found this post today. I did not know that anyone had made these available.
Thanks
Gary

Yeah, they're up on my Shapeways site.

This should get you there.

https://www.shapeways.com/shops/greatwesterncarshops

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Re: Adventures in prototypical True-Scale coupler pockets.
« Reply #137 on: May 19, 2020, 03:55:30 PM »
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I just got pockets for Atlas ore cars, they look pretty good to me. I'm waiting for couplers to arrive. I thought I had some...

Randy

Long shank, yes?  Are you going to use stock couplers or cut and weld?


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Re: Adventures in prototypical True-Scale coupler pockets.
« Reply #138 on: May 19, 2020, 04:08:31 PM »
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Yes, I have long shank coming. I'll probably cut and weld them.