N scale vehicles for TT ?

Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby railtwister » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:00 am

When Ford released the Excursion sport utility several years ago, I seem to recall reading that it was about 19 feet long, which made it the longest non-stretched passenger vehicle available at the time. There were complaints that some of the people who bought them had to park them outside because they discovered that they wouldn't fit into their garage! Probably the best way to gauge whether a vehicle is close to being a particular scale is to measure the width with a scale ruler. If it's less than 6 scale feet wide, or more than 8, it's probably out of scale. If it's within those dimensions, and the overall proportions look OK to you, then it's probably close enough to look good on your layout.

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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby Arseny » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:12 am

They are a little bit smaller than 6 scale feet... :(

But I am going to "increase" them optically - if I paint them in light colors, they will seem bigger, I hope.
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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby Arseny » Fri Dec 16, 2011 4:25 pm

Now, some of them are painted.
Your opinion?

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1939 Ford and TT-scale 1949 BMW-340
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1939 Ford and TT-scale 1949 BMW-340
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1939 Ford taxicab and TT-scale 1940 Ford woodie
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1940 Ford school bus, 1950 Chevrolet and TT-scale 1940 Ford woodie (and man)
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1954 Mack dump truck and TT-scale 1940 Ford woodie
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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby ConducTTor » Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:11 pm

Opinion? Very nice! The dump truck is my favorite :)
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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby Arseny » Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:19 am

So, do you think I can use these vehicles for the TT scale layout?

P.S. If somebody is interested - I've purchased it here:
http://shop.ricosrailroom.com/N-Scale-C ... es_c16.htm
(very friendly man, from Colorado)

Manufacturer:
http://www.finenscale.com/carsnscale.html
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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby ConducTTor » Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:18 am

Can you use them? I dunno - I guess it depends if they look appropriate size wise.
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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby Arseny » Sat Dec 17, 2011 6:20 am

ConducTTor wrote:if they look appropriate size wise.


It is just the main question for me. :)
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I've found new truck suitable for TT

Postby Arseny » Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:48 am

Finally, I've found the truck suitable for TT.

1941 Ford truck, by Fine N scale.

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1941 Ford truck by Fine N scale


Side-by-side with International K-serie truck, made using Russian ZiS-150 ;)

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1941 Ford and 1946 International


Side-by-side with German Volkswagen Transporter T2 (I don't know the manufacturer, somewhere in Europe)

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1941 Ford and 1950 Volkswagen transporter


Although the Ford truck is a bit narrower than International, it seems to me it is suitable for TT.

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Also the tractor version is available, with semi-trailer
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Re: N scale vehicles for TT ?

Postby ConducTTor » Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:40 pm

See my response to your other post.
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