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Aug 24, 2010, 04:38 PM
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what is the scale of Aquacraft Atlantic Tugboat


Hello.

I am new in this forum and fresh in the game. have only modified toy boats before sorry if I post this in a totally wrong place.

I have ordered myself an Aquacraft Atlantic Tugboat to modify and make it "look real". what scale is this boat? canīt find anything on the producers page. My guess is about 1:20 but that is only from images. Anyone know what size I should get my crew?
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Aug 24, 2010, 04:44 PM
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try G-scale model railroad stores
Aug 24, 2010, 04:51 PM
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I did a quick check on ebay and it seems G-scale is in fact many different sizes?...
Aug 24, 2010, 07:20 PM
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Don't use ebay for that kind of info. Check out this link and it should explain the different scales used in model rail roading.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Model-Trai...son&id=3164322
Aug 24, 2010, 08:29 PM
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The ezine article is a little misleading. All G trains run on G "gauge" track (45mm). G "scale" is all over the board.

Lifted from Wikipedia article on G scale
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G_scale

* Wrightway Rolling Stock 1:32 and 10mm scale custom built British North American and European passenger stock.[1]
* Accucraft has three scales- Fn3 is 1:20.3, Gauge 1 is 1:32, and their Ĺ" scale is 1:24
* Aristo-Craft is 1:29, “Classic” series is 1:24
* Aster is 1:32
* Bachmann's "Big Haulers" series is to 1:22.5, while their "Spectrum" Series is to 1:20.3 scale
* Hartland Locomotive Works is 1:22.5
* LGB is 1:22.5
* Marklin "MAXI" is 1:32
* MTH Rail-King is 1:32
* USA Trains “Ultimate” Series is 1:29, “American” Series is 1:24

Best bet is to use the doors on the Atlantic as a guide and measure any figures before you buy them. The tug is off scale. My brother has one and if I recall correctly the wheelhouse doors are taller than 1/24 ones would be.
Aug 25, 2010, 06:19 AM
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Okay. thanx.
Aug 25, 2010, 08:51 AM
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The scale of the Atlantic tug? Depends on what part you're looking at---.
Aug 25, 2010, 02:04 PM
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its all over the place in other words?


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