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Old 02-15-2017, 08:59 AM
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Default New Twilight 2000 themed Miniature Wargaming blog!

http://500twilight2000.blogspot.com/

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Thanks so much for the 15mm figure rundown, I've been dying for a post exactly like that for at least a year now, you're my hero.
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A thought struck me: Have you given any thought (research) to modeling the train from "Going Home"? And might that appear in a post someday?

I haven't looked in the module for a while, but I'm sure there's some technical info on the locomotive, enough to look around the Web to see if someone's produced a model of it.

Off the top of my head, it was a 2-8-2, and I recall from some of my father's railfan magazines that Poland keeps (kept?) a few steamers in operation. One of his friends made the trip to operate such a locomotive within the last decade. Given that, I'm pretty sure there's a model floating around out there. HO scale is 20mm, and N scale = 6mm, right?
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N scale = 6mm, right?
I think N scale is 1:160 and 6mm is 1:285
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Old 03-10-2017, 06:38 AM
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Z scale is closer to what you're looking for in terms of 6mm
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A thought struck me: Have you given any thought (research) to modeling the train from "Going Home"? And might that appear in a post someday?

I haven't looked in the module for a while, but I'm sure there's some technical info on the locomotive, enough to look around the Web to see if someone's produced a model of it.

Off the top of my head, it was a 2-8-2, and I recall from some of my father's railfan magazines that Poland keeps (kept?) a few steamers in operation. One of his friends made the trip to operate such a locomotive within the last decade. Given that, I'm pretty sure there's a model floating around out there. HO scale is 20mm, and N scale = 6mm, right?
Full details on scale here.
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A lot more has gone up on the blog since I first began the thread, so pay the blog a visit. I tend to update frequently!
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Excellent article on Kalisz. Well done, my friend!
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Good stuff, Jason. I've been lurking and enjoying for a while.

Also, nice job on the cav figures.

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Thanks Teg, but I cannot say that I sculpted them, simply fronted the money. This gent did - https://www.elhiem.co.uk/

And he's made separate modular human legs for the cav figures (the figure top half has a pin that slots into the lower half on the horse). Voila, instant dismounts!
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Just wanted to take the opportunity to bump the thread, and show we are still in business! Lot has been posted and lots more to come!
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Just wanted to take the opportunity to bump the thread, and show we are still in business! Lot has been posted and lots more to come!
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A thought struck me: Have you given any thought (research) to modeling the train from "Going Home"? And might that appear in a post someday?

I haven't looked in the module for a while, but I'm sure there's some technical info on the locomotive, enough to look around the Web to see if someone's produced a model of it.

Off the top of my head, it was a 2-8-2, and I recall from some of my father's railfan magazines that Poland keeps (kept?) a few steamers in operation. One of his friends made the trip to operate such a locomotive within the last decade. Given that, I'm pretty sure there's a model floating around out there. HO scale is 20mm, and N scale = 6mm, right?
N is closer to 10mm (British N is 1:152 and American/Continental N is 1:160. 10mm varies from 1:160 to 1:182). For 6mm, you'd probably want Z scale, which is 1:220, while 6mm is 1:285 to 1:300, depending on who's doing the casting.

My notes on what I consder the best matches between military scale and railroad scale:
6mm - Z
10mm - N
15mm - TT
20mm - HO
25/28/30mm - S
40mm - O
54mm - Gauge 1
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Hope noone minds, but I am bumping the thread as there has been a ton of content added, and it might be worth folks taking a look.
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Excellent blog - I completely totally recommend it for anyone who hasnt seen it yet - and love your analysis of Kidnapped - you are completely right that it's, as scripted, a Total Party Killer - only way they could have made it more dangerous is to open a door and you get magically transported to its only possibly rival at killing parties - i.e. to the Tomb of Horrors
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