2mm axles for rolling stock?

Re: 2mm axles for rolling stock?

Postby ctxmf74 » Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:03 pm

scaro wrote: Pressed on one side is a problem for me as I want to model broad gauge so they've got to go out evenly on each side. .


Hi Ben
Haha, OK now I see. That would be a problem. When I was modeling in O gauge I had the opposite problem, everything came gauged at 5 feet and we have to change them to standard gauge by narrowing them :>) ......dave
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Re: 2mm axles for rolling stock?

Postby scaro » Sun Aug 22, 2010 5:41 am

I have no doubt that FVM would do a nice product though, Dave, you ought to follow up with them and see what they'd do for TT. They made their name in niche markets like finescale N.

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36" wheel

Postby sd80mac » Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:37 pm

Hi Guys,

I was fooling around with the 3D CAD program this afternoon and drew these up in about 10 minutes. I used data from the NMRA.org for back to back and check gauge dimensions. Total wheel width is .064". The flange is just over .018" deep by .020" wide. The axle length is 17.78mm (I drew this before I saw this post) and the axle diameter is 1.5mm.

Donnell

PS - I can change the axle length to 18.5mm

PPS - link to the updated version: model-wheel-proportions-t395-50.html#p7758
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