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Re: Model Train Wheels & Heflin - Shough

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 18:00:59 -0000
Fwd Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 10:17:30 -0500
Subject: Re: Model Train Wheels & Heflin - Shough


>From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 23:49:19 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
>Subject: Re: Model Train Wheels & Heflin

>>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 14:18:52 -0700
>>Subject: Model Train Wheels & Heflin [was: Dan Aykroyd Has
>>O'Hare...]

>>>From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 22:34:28 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
>>>Subject: Re: Dan Aykroyd Has O'Hare Footage & Photos?

><snip>

>>>As I write, I have beside me a set of
>>>large "G Scale" metal wheels for model trains that I recently
>>>tracked down and purchased out of town which have the same
>>>shape, ratios of thicknesses and diameters and even the angles
>>>of the rims with the famous Rex Heflin UFO.

http://profile.imageshack.us/user/ufophotos/


Nick

The ratio of depth to diameter of the Heflin object is about
3.8, that of your trainwheel about 4.3.

The ratio of the "dome" diameter to the total diameter of the
Heflin object is about 1.45, your trainwheel about 1.2.

The thickness and angle of the flange in relation to the "dome"
are plainly different.

Your trainwheel traction surfaces are exactly vertical to the
rims, Heflin's object appears to have a slight taper.

Your trainwheel has a very prominent boss on top which is not
present on the Heflin object.

Since your own photos indicate that all your statements are
untrue, would you like to explain why you made them?


Martin Shough




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