Do you ever Re-Scale a track plan?

traingeekboy Dec 3, 2018

  1. traingeekboy

    traingeekboy TrainBoard Member

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    I often look at plans for one scale and then imagine how they would work either larger, or smaller.

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  2. Rip Track

    Rip Track TrainBoard Member

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    Do it all the time. Mostly I'm converting N to HO, sometimes O to HO. Always trying to stay alert about aisle spacing.
     
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  3. jdetray

    jdetray TrainBoard Member

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    Sure. My N-scale layout is basically John Allen's HO Gorre & Daphetid track plan converted to N-scale.

    - Jeff
     
  4. Shortround

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    I have reduced two HOs down to N back in the 1990s. Sorry I have no photos or drawings.
     
  5. jdetray

    jdetray TrainBoard Member

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    One thing that probably won't scale well when converting a layout to a smaller scale are aisles, passageways, and squeeze-bys. An aisle that is 30" wide in HO will become a 16" aisle if you do a straight conversion from HO to N.

    - Jeff
     
  6. C&O Railfan

    C&O Railfan TrainBoard Member

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    I'm kind of intrigued by that track plan. May I ask where you found it?

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  7. traingeekboy

    traingeekboy TrainBoard Member

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    I was using bing/images to search for random track plans. But if you look at the site address, you can see it comes from: https://ogrforum.ogaugerr.com
     

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