GE 44 tonner

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duckman903
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Re: GE 44 tonner

Post by duckman903 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:03 pm

As I implied 2" scale 7 1/4" gauge

prlawiii
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Re: GE 44 tonner

Post by prlawiii » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:21 am

As I recall from when I had HO trains as a kid, HO is 3.5 mm equals one foot. That is .1378 inches. If you are trying to build in the scale where 2.5 inches equals one foot, you would multiply the HO dimensions by 2.5/.1378, which is equal to 18.14 times.

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