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Re: RAIL N SCALE Miniature world
« Reply #255 on: May 18, 2019, 03:23:35 AM »
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Hi,

Street pavement rollers in the spotlight!
Learn more about the RAILNSCALE street pavement rollers. Check out this nice video!: https://youtu.be/3Z9nQbJat4E
Please visit the product page here: https://railnscale.com/construction/

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Re: RAIL N SCALE Miniature world
« Reply #256 on: May 18, 2019, 10:34:42 AM »
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Speaking of rollers... I'd really love it if you'd consider my recommendation on the rail ones: putting a small gap in them for the rail so it sits proud of the street surface.

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« Reply #257 on: May 18, 2019, 11:03:07 AM »
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Speaking of rollers... I'd really love it if you'd consider my recommendation on the rail ones: putting a small gap in them for the rail so it sits proud of the street surface.

So when you clean the track you don't end up scraping the paint off the road surface?  And since  N scale wheel tread is wider than the railhead, the wheels don't end up riding on the road surface (instead of on the metal rail), resulting in poor electric pickup?
Friend of mine has some street trackage and he buried the track even with the road surface. We had all sorts of intermittent pickup problems. I took an old #11 hobby knife blade and ground it into a tool which scraped the pavement to be little lower than the railhead.  The trains run better now.
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Re: RAIL N SCALE Miniature world
« Reply #258 on: May 19, 2019, 08:05:02 PM »
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So when you clean the track you don't end up scraping the paint off the road surface?  And since  N scale wheel tread is wider than the railhead, the wheels don't end up riding on the road surface (instead of on the metal rail), resulting in poor electric pickup?
Friend of mine has some street trackage and he buried the track even with the road surface. We had all sorts of intermittent pickup problems. I took an old #11 hobby knife blade and ground it into a tool which scraped the pavement to be little lower than the railhead.  The trains run better now.

Bingo!

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Re: RAIL N SCALE Miniature world
« Reply #259 on: June 11, 2019, 02:04:44 PM »
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I will make a roller and test the concept. Although it sounds very straight forward, it does not necessarily gives the right results.

In the meanwhile I've designed a bunch of new cars.

Let's start with the Saab!

The Saab 900 (1978-1994) is a true classic. Although based on the older Saab 99, the Saab 900 remained quite popular over the years. This was mainly due to the powerful turbo engines and the introduction of the Saab 900 Convertible in 1986. The available kits represent the facelifted versions that was available from 1986. The models have a so-called Aero body kit including the typical three spoke alloy wheels. Model is delivered unpainted.

The following kits are available:
N2334 - Saab 900 Turbo 16S (1/160, LHD)





N2335 - Saab 900 Turbo 16S Cabriolet (1/160, LHD)





U2334 - Saab 900 Turbo 16S (1/148, RHD)


U2335 - Saab 900 Turbo 16S Cabriolet (1/148, RHD)


More information (also how you can create the curved windows in an easy way), can be found on our website: https://railnscale.com/2019/06/10/saab-900/

And then there is also the Peugeot 205!

The Peugeot 205 is a supermini produced between 1983 and 1998. Soon, the 205 proved to be a very successfull car that probably saved Peugeot. During the production years the appearance of the 205 hardly changed. Various versions are available including the iconic 205 GTI. Model is delivered unpainted.

The following kits are available:
N2331 – Peugeot 205 3-door (1/160, LHD)




N2332 – Peugeot 205 5-door (1/160, LHD)




N2333 – Peugeot 205 GTI (1/160, LHD)




N2883 – SET 3x Peugeot 205  (1/160, LHD)




U2332 – Peugeot 205 5-door (1/148, RHD)

U2833 – SET 3x Peugeot 205 (1/148, RHD)

More: https://railnscale.com/2019/06/02/peugeot-205/

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Maurice

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Re: RAIL N SCALE Miniature world
« Reply #260 on: June 12, 2019, 12:52:04 PM »
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Hi,

I will make a roller and test the concept. Although it sounds very straight forward, it does not necessarily gives the right results.


Awesome!

That's actually holding a current project up so I'd love to hear how it goes. I'm willing to be a beta tester too.

Also, those Saab's look awesome. It makes me very sad that they went away because I'd definitely look at owning a modern one.

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Re: RAIL N SCALE Miniature world
« Reply #261 on: June 22, 2019, 09:18:53 AM »
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Yeah, N-scale models brings a lot of sentiments. I know.

Now I've got some more you may like:

N2322 - Volvo F10 6x4 Hooklift with roll-off container LHD (N 1:160)
U2322 - Volvo F10 6x4 Hooklift with roll-off container RHD (British N 1:148)

This time I present you the Volvo F10 hooklift with roll-off container. Such vehicles can come in handy in all kinds of settings, because let's be honest: on a model railroad there is always a place where work is carried out and where litter needs to be collected.
The hook arm is mobile and can therefore be put in various positions, so that the container can be 'carried on the back', or placed anywhere on the back of the truck. Although it is a static model, this flexibility helps creating a lively situation.









More: https://railnscale.com/2019/06/21/volvo-f10-abrollkipper/


In the meanwhile the Volvo F10 Flatbed with tarpaulin is now also available in 1/148th scale (Art.Nr. U2321)
More: https://railnscale.com/2019/05/01/volvo-f10-f12/

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