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Having almost completed design work on G Scale running gear for an RF16 Baldwin Shark kit. I am now ready to tackle a G Scale EMU. The design work for the traction motor/gearboxes, motor drive and sound system is completed, but I have found that I need a detailed engineering drawing of the 860 mm (2' 9") web-spoked bogie wheels as used by many JNR Multiple Unit types. I have a diemaker in mind, but he requires detailed dimensions of the internal webbing/bracing on these particular wheelsets as used on this motor/trailer bogie design for the Rapi:t Nankai 50000 series (南
G scale trains on 45mm track you can drive with full size train master controller and brakes and watch on a big screen monitor. This view looks very impressive with HSR trains, large buildings and those controls. Drool, drool... http://odamaki1031.cocolog-nifty.com/photos/uncategorized/2011/03/27/011.jpg But as the focus of this layout is on train safety, signals appear on the screen as you are running the train. Ever notice how much focus the Japanese put on duplicating the drivers view from the cab rather than just weathering their trains? Its just not just museums that do that but