Winter Work 7.5 Gauge

When you need a project for the winter. Think BIG

 

Checking out the seats on the riding cars made me want to ride instead of sitting on my butt.

 

Made a mock up of a flat car with a seat. Welded the car up.

  
 
     

Plain sides / Welded / Detailed

Started off with the tall stands on the seats. Come to find out that you need to be as low as you can to keep the center of gravity on the car low.

You can see the difference in height.

Answer to a question on this artical.

The plate for the Trucks to ride on are 3/8″ thick and 2″ wide and 8″ long.

3 comments

    • Nathan on September 12, 2020 at 11:49 pm

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    How thick is the metal plate for thr trucks?

    • Nathan on October 25, 2020 at 9:13 pm

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    How long is the car?

    1. Reply

      4 feet long on the center beam. 15 inches wide.

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