Re: [SergentEng] RE: S scale is BIG

David Heine <davesn3@...>
 

I’m another one on the list.

 

Dave Heine

 

 

From: SergentEng@... [mailto:SergentEng@...] On Behalf Of Mike Conder
Sent: Monday, December 23, 2013 1:04 PM
To: SergentEng@...
Subject: RE: [SergentEng] RE: S scale is BIG

 

 

Do how many people on this list are waiting for the S scale couplers?

Mike Conder

 


From: trevor@... <trevor@...>;
To: <SergentEng@...>;
Subject: [SergentEng] RE: S scale is BIG
Sent: Mon, Dec 23, 2013 5:07:58 PM

 

 

Thanks for posting the photo, Frank.

You mentioned a while back that the S scale design wasn't working - can you elaborate on what it's not doing?

Also, I'm playing catch-up on these - can you give us a bit more info? Will they be die-cast like your EN87 couplers, or will they be white metal like the old S scale couplers, or something else? Will you offer them pre-assembled, like the EN87A?

I always had trouble building your old S scale couplers - it was not a fault of the coupler, but rather my skills were insufficient for work where finishes and tolerances were critical. So after trying the S scale kits I switch to your EN87A couplers on my Maine two-foot (On2) layout and loved them.

I'm now working in S scale standard gauge, and would love to give the new couplers a try - once they're ready for market, of course.

Cheers!

- Trevor

 

Trevor Marshall

 

Port Rowan in S

I model a steam-era Canadian National branch line terminal in S scale, and blog about it here:

http://themodelrailwayshow.com/cn1950s

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