Are 1:64 vehicles truly to scale, and why don't manufacturers simply make them exactly 1:64 scale?
More details about the upcoming 2007 NASG Convention in Baltimore, MD, including a history behind the club organizing the event, and the decision as to why the convention car was chosen.
The author reviews the prototype for the car, and then covers his notes about constructing the kit. Includes several photos.
The author takes an HO-scale plan and converts it to a 20'x14' S-scale version. He provides a description of what could be used to implement it in S-scale.
This is the first of a series of columns that the author will do describing, in greater detail, each of the A.F. Commemorative Cars that the NASG has produced over the years. This column covers the 1981, 1988, and 1989 cars.
Photos by members of the S Scale Model Railway Society in the U.K. Includes two track plans of the club's members layouts.
A full report of the event, including several photos of attendees, layouts, and models.
Scenic curves can either be mathematically planned, or can just be put in position until the layout builder likes its position. Either approach is acceptable. The author mentioned that actual construction always differs from detailed planning.
(again, note that the article's page number is "20", but should have been 18) The author is getting ready to lay ties and rail on his home layout. The article covers what a rail height's code number mimics in the real world (as scaled down to S). Several test tracks are described to prepare for the formal track work.
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