Aley, Jeff A
I'll start by saying that I know very little about how Evergreen styrene is manufactured.
However, it seems that making hat- or Z- sections WITH AN ACCEPTABLY THIN cross-section would be very very difficult.
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Subject: RE: [STMFC] Evergreen--hat section? And more?
Z-channel! CB&Q used Z-channel instead of hat channel for framing
single-sheathed boxcars. Up to now, the only scratchbuilding option is to
build them up from individual strips of styrene.
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Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2012 3:09 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Evergreen--hat section? And more?
It's been suggested that it would be nice if Evergreen made hat section. Can
anyone supply drawings and/or dimensions for this?
I wonder also how standardized hat section was. Any opinions?
Are there other "special shapes" that Evergreen could produce that would be