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 Posted: Sat Nov 26th, 2016 11:26 pm
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Rick S
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Interestingly, the rectangular ones appear to be 19mm in width - On30 track gauge width.

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 Posted: Sun Nov 27th, 2016 04:57 am
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Mmmmmm...On30 gauge isn't 19MM but 16.5MM. Just had to carry the news.

Woodie

OR are you thinking of 1:43 scale?



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 Posted: Sun Nov 27th, 2016 05:58 am
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No, my internal metric converter wasn't working properly. It insisted 5/8" was 19mm. That, and a healthy dose of confirmation bias. Shame on me.

I sit corrected.



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 Posted: Sun Nov 27th, 2016 06:05 am
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I am not a real stickler for adherence to scale, by the way.

When I see an On30 2-6-0 that weighs 1,500 pounds, maybe I'll reconsider.

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 Posted: Sun Nov 27th, 2016 11:00 am
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The suspense is killing me,tell us what it is :old dude::hyp:...............Peter.



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 Posted: Sun Nov 27th, 2016 07:31 pm
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I have figured it out.

It's made of rubber and is dimensioned to conform to 1:43 O scale rail spacing.

It's a "rubber gauge".

Rick



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" Well, at least it is a rubber square instead of a ...square rubber! "

The MKIII(TM) inspired by Woodies Post on Page-1 <<< is finished !


My humble model building aid, is of course, not in the same leauge as all the hi-tech cabling, power packs, electronics & microchips on Woodies bench.
But I'm just starting out in the model building aid game, so I'm trying to keep things simple. ;)



The MKIII(TM) W.C.G Model.

:moose:

Si.

Some initial testing has proven the new design is a WINNER !

It can also be used to advantage with the original 'Rubber SQUARE ?' ( MKI ) for extra tricky jobs.

This new 'hands on' R&D, has helped developing the even newer MK'L'(TM) as well.

The MKII(TM) is now installed & is offering STELLA performance !

A simple, but fantastic, model building aid !!

:!:



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The MKII has been installed & is working FANTASTIC !

Have just curved two of the corners off, for 'looks' you understand !

VERY good result on the bench !   ... m o r e  .  .  .  .  l  a  t  e  r  .  .  . 
 


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Goodness, this thread has taken a turn for the nurse...er worse? What's all this square rubber thing anyway? My old MG's had "Clear Hooter" horns...Whatta hoot!

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 Posted: Sat Dec 24th, 2016 01:21 am
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Model building aids?  So the rubber is a cutting mat and the foam is a loco cradle?  Jez Si, you're confusing everybody.  I think I'll go play with trains.

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