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Alexanderrainer wrote:Wiping my eyes! Am I right or wrong: is that lovely baby Gnine running on 9mm? Possibly I was sleeping a bit too long here. Somebody may wake me up.
DCRfan wrote:Have a look that the Echills locos. Great comparision of a 7 1/4 scale Garrat beside a narrow gauge style electric loco.
DCRfan wrote:I am weakening. Wait until October 2nd
Catweasel wrote:That photo,to me,shows the difference between miniature and narrow gauge. The loco is a miniature whilst the wagons,being maintenance,are narrow gauge.As is Titch. She's a small full size loco,not a model of a full size loco.
Steve Bennett wrote:We think along similar lines Henry, but I'm sure others will have different ideas of where the difference lies
Colin Peake wrote:
Get me the can opener! There is a tin of worms around here somewhere!
Hmm... To me that bogie loco is not a true 'miniature'. It is fully enclosed, twin cabbed, built way over 'scale' loading gauge and is clearly a case of a loco being built to the maximum potential of the gauge. Ok you could go higher but it might create stability problems.
Minimum gauge possibly....
DCRfan wrote:Picture of a trial conducted today at a secret location in deepest Wellywood. The loco is 1:24th, the first wagon DCR 1:34th scale (12 mm gauge) and the other pair, DCR 1:43.5 (9 mm gauge)
Now back to real modelling
KeithB wrote:If you're looking for G-scale diggers, have a look here:
There's a good selection in 1:25 scale, which is gnear enough.
Peter wrote:Very gnice Steve
I see the green tradition is alive and well in Gnine
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