Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

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Soot n' Cinders
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Re: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

Post by Soot n' Cinders » Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:18 pm

Glenn Brooks wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:01 am
Tristan, Iam researching a different gauge track and wheel set for drives and rolling stock.

Curious what size diameter drives you are using for your 2.5” scale Shay?

Glenn. The drivers on the shay are 6.125in in diameter

-2.5" scale Class A 20 Ton Shay

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Re: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

Post by Glenn Brooks » Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:05 pm

Thanks much, Tristan!
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