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Signal Tower Z Scale
« on: October 25, 2016, 02:10:29 PM »
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Hello,

What do you think of this signal tower:

http://www.luetke-modellbahn.de/track-size-Z/railroad-buildings-132/Signal-box-Tutzing.html

Would it be ok for an US layout?

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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2016, 02:18:51 PM »
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Yes.  Certainly nothing overly Euro about it that I can see.
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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2016, 04:25:33 PM »
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But definitely rather modern looking.

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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2016, 05:07:05 PM »
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Nice small yard office.

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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2016, 09:17:25 AM »
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How about this one?

https://www.shapeways.com/product/6LUDVFML8/santa-fe-control-tower-z-scale?optionId=60696683

That looks like excellent modeling - but I wonder how the FUD will render it?

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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #7 on: October 27, 2016, 01:16:55 AM »
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But definitely rather modern looking.

Here is an image of the prototype:

http://www.entlang-der-gleise.de/Stellwerke/Tutzing-HP.jpg

I would think that it is from the 1930s or 1940s.
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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2016, 01:21:50 AM »
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How about this one?

https://www.shapeways.com/product/6LUDVFML8/santa-fe-control-tower-z-scale?optionId=60696683

Nice. I haven't found this one although I have a block of three buildings from this seller.
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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2016, 10:16:40 AM »
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Nice. I haven't found this one although I have a block of three buildings from this seller.

How did they look?

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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2016, 12:57:20 PM »
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They look quite good, although the walls are really thin. I'm not sure about the size. Compared to other Z scale kits they look a bit too small - or the kits are too big.
I'll post a pic later.
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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2016, 01:44:27 PM »
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Here is the row of buildings compared to Millie's Cafe (willmodels) and a scaled down Feather River Shop.



http://www.shapeways.com/product/WBTAYCVFF/three-city-buildings?optionId=42672896
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Re: Signal Tower Z Scale
« Reply #12 on: October 27, 2016, 06:28:44 PM »
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Micron-Art has a signal tower that is worth checking out. Here is the link:

http://www.micronart.com/ZSCALEstructures.html

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