Saturday, June 11, 2011
Difference in scale
When one considers the difference in size and the level of detail that can still be included, it gives an idea into what can be achieved in 3mm.
If a layout is built to a 4mm plan in 3mm, it gives a much more realistic feeling of space. Indeed, one of my operators who helps me with 'Hennock' usually brings an example of 4,3 and 2mm wagons to demonstrate the difference.
Add to this the extensive range of rolling stock, scenics and the huge range of wheels available to the 3mm modeller and it can be seen what can be achieved in 3mm. The 3mm Society has just announced a range of wheels that have a square moulded centre to fit macined axles which quarter so easily. Reminiscant of the Romford type, they are much finer and easy to fit.