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Re: Model Train Wheels & Heflin - Scheldroup

From: John Scheldroup <jschel.nul>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 13:18:01 -0600
Fwd Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 10:00:56 -0500
Subject: Re: Model Train Wheels & Heflin - Scheldroup


>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 18:00:59 -0000
>Subject: Re: Model Train Wheels & Heflin

>>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

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>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?


Here's an image blowup from that earlier post which got misplaced.

http://home.centurytel.net/cty90143/jpeg/heflin/1965santaanna.jpg

Among the large scale builders were Marklin Gauge 1 (1/32 scale)

http://www.marklin.com/scales/maxi/

John





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