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Scale Problem
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 9:01 AM
How do you scale down(HO)something small like
a set of steps which the steps are only 8" in
real life? Thank You
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 9:18 AM
8 inches divided by 87 is about 0.09 inches. Thats also about 3/32 inches. You should be able to find material (wood, styrene) that thick.
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, March 27, 2002 11:26 AM
Incidently, most often used items are already available as 'Detail' or even 'Super Detail' parts. For example, Central Valley produces steps and ladders in plastic for HO scale modeling.

Happy Modeling - Ed

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