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DOT-117

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DOT-117

The US DOT announced their "Enhanced Tank Car Standards and Operational Controls for High-Hazard Flammable Trains" today...
New tank cars constructed after October 1, 2015 must meet DOT-117... and older cars must be retrofitted according to a schedule.

http://www.dot.gov/briefing-room/final-rule-on-safe-rail-transport-of-flammable-liquids
and...
http://www.dot.gov/mission/safety/rail-rule-summary

DOT-117 has a full-height 1/2in head shield, an ...

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on Fri May 01, 2015 10:12 pm
 

Which Micro Engineering track?

Layouts / Track Plans



Which Micro Engineering track?

Hey guys, which of the ME flex track is appropriate for TT use? http://www.microengineering.com/products_ft.htm

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on Fri May 01, 2015 8:34 pm
 

TT Scale Wish List

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TT Scale Wish List

In this thread you can ask for any items you want to see developed in TT Scale. But, along with your request you must include (or have available) any drawings or documentation needed to make it happen.

I think this will help manufacturers figure out what ...

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on Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:25 pm
 

"Fill her up!"

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"Fill her up!"

"Fill her up, check the oil and clean the windshield! :lol:

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on Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:29 am
 

3D Drawing Programs

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3D Drawing Programs

I thought I'd start a new thread on the different programs Al had mentioned in his thread on FXD.

I downloaded Open SCAD and have it running. Didn't encounter any problems installing it. Next I searched for some tutorial videos on You Tube and came up with ...

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on Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:34 pm
 

Shapeways FXD?

Prototypes / Models



Shapeways FXD?

I read a post on another board about Shapeways FXD (Frosted extreme detail) and I wondered if anyone had tried it yet?
Supposedly it is better resolution (with a higher price, of course) but I wondered if it has the same layering issues like the FUD?
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on Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:23 am
 

Avertising board on water tower?

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Avertising board on water tower?

I am trying to assemble water tower from Sazmodel/KB-Model

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But I've got some painting defect on the tank side.
(I suppose, I had dropped a bit of glue on it, so my attempts to paint it by "oak" stain failed) ...

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on Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:40 am
 

SP GS-4 Drive Wheels

Prototypes / Models



Re: Pullman Standard Passenger cars

Rob M wrote:If I were to do something like this (and I'm not) I would use some existing drivers, even if they weren't correct.

http://www.3smr.co.uk/wheelstock.html

At the risk of continuing off-topic:
It looks like none of those drivers have counterweights along the rim - I'm used ...

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on Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:27 pm
 

50 foot boxcar

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50 foot boxcar

Hi TT-fans,

A few of you have known that since the start of the sales of the SW1200, I was thinking to produce a boxcar in the same quality as the GC cars. (If possible better.) Marquette, you know the discussion about the X31.

In this discussion ...

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on Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:13 am
 

Oh yea!

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Oh yea!

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Just came in the mail today. Very nice Rob!

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on Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:56 pm
 
 

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