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The Figure-8 Plan Resolved

The Figure-8 Plan Resolved

In our previous article, Inaccuracy In Track Planning?, I looked at why a simple Figure-8 that looked good on the back of a Rokuhan track package couldn’t be replicated to a 100% degree of accuracy using AnyRail track planning software. As I mentioned in that article, I’d write to both Rokuhan and AnyRail and include […]

August 28, 2013 9 Comments More
Inaccuracy In Track Planning?

Inaccuracy In Track Planning?

Last night I wanted to put together an article on breaking-in locomotives using a Figure-8 track plan built with Rokuhan track. I fired up my copy of AnyRail track planning software and created the basic Figure-8 track plan shown on the back of the Rokuhan 90° crossing package. I quickly ran in to a snag, […]

August 27, 2013 2 Comments More
Evangelizing Z Scale With YouTube?

Evangelizing Z Scale With YouTube?

Recently I’ve been to looking at what’s popular in model trains videos over at YouTube, trying to see if we can adapt any new evangelizing ideas to Z scale. I’ve been surprised at what ranks high in the online video world when it comes to model trains. As YouTube is the second most popular search […]

August 4, 2013 0 Comments More

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