Re: dimensional standard?


many thanks. I already received a Pdf from Jack, thankfully.
Gesendet: Dienstag, 24. März 2020 um 21:59 Uhr
Von: "Douglas Harding" <doug.harding@...>
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Johannes it can be found in the group files. I posted it there years ago.


Doug  Harding


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Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 3:05 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] dimensional standard?


Hello Jack,


please allow to chime in with the question where I can find the complete article. I would be very interested to learn more about brake systems as I have several freight car models with seemingly senseless arrangement of parts.


Many thanks in advance




Gesendet: Dienstag, 24. März 2020 um 21:00 Uhr
Von: "Jack Burgess" <jack@...>
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Attached is page 2 from Gene Green extensive article on Air Brakes. The closest that I can get from the air hose brackets to the Kadee #158 scale head couplers is 16”.


Jack Burgess


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Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:44 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] dimensional standard?


I’ve always eyeballed the offset from the car centerline for the air hose brackets.  It’s usually been known to not be accurate anyway, since the coupler pocket’s too wide to allow it to be properly located.


But now that Kadee 262 Narrow Whisker pockets allow us to get a lot closer to reality, I’m moved to ask if there was (is?) an AAR standard dimension.  What can the members of this list tell me?




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