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Author Topic: Ratio Coaling Tower kit 247  (Read 215 times)

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Offline mojo

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Ratio Coaling Tower kit 247
« on: August 19, 2018, 12:30:01 pm »
I am thinking of building a small running-in layout involving an engine shed with coaling and watering areas on show.
Does anyone on the forum have a model of the Ratio Coaling Tower and if so could you let me know the distance between centres of the tracks for the loading wagons and loco lines.
Maurice C.

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Re: Ratio Coaling Tower kit 247
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2018, 05:24:37 pm »
I've not got the layout built but have assembled the coaling tower kit if sitting it next to a ruler for a photo would help?

If I've not managed to upload the photo tonight for you please pm me to remind me!

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Re: Ratio Coaling Tower kit 247
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2018, 06:11:09 pm »
Here's some pics of it on Claywell, makes up into a nice model, I've had a measure up and it's 37mm between centres on Claywell.

Original install



Then I reversed the tower so the coal was dispensed on the track nearest the shed



And a close up
« Last Edit: August 19, 2018, 06:15:22 pm by Caz, Reason: added measurement »

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Re: Ratio Coaling Tower kit 247
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2018, 08:30:30 pm »
Hope these are of use









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Re: Ratio Coaling Tower kit 247
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2018, 10:41:51 pm »
Many thanks for the photos and information.
37mm seems to be the figure I need to fix the track centres.

Maurice C.

 

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