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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: TT gauge
TT retains a small popularity in the former DDR, Eastern Europe and in the United Kingdom.
British TT is 3mm scale; that is, 1:101.
TT scale manufacturers were Rokal and Zeuke, which later became Berliner TT Bahn.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/TT-gauge   (383 words)

 * TT scale - (Model railroad): Definition
TT scale was invented by Hal Joyce, a former automotive designer.
TT scale was invented in the United States by Hal Joyce, a former automotive designer.
TT scale - a scale of 1:120 or 1/10" to the foot.
en.mimi.hu /modelrailroad/tt_scale.html   (161 words)

 TT Scale: Early History
The actual development of TT scale was begun in 1941, but was interrupted by the onset of World War II; therefore, its actual birth was delayed until the war ended.
A variety of track, turnouts, motive power, rolling stock and structures are now being produced in Europe and the United States to support TT scale, as many in the Model Railroad community have come to recognize that TT is truly the smallest practical scale, especially for the true kit and scratch builder.
Just for history's sake, it should be noted that TT was possible because of the smaller motors that were developed as a part of the war effort.
www.ttscale.com /w-history.htm   (712 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Its 1:120 scale (from a common engineering scale where one inch equals ten feet) and 12 mm gauge sizes it almost halfway between HO scale (1:87) and N scale (1:160).
In wargaming the TT scale equals the 15 mm scale where the height of "standard" 180 cm soldier height is 15 mm.
All its TT scale models are now sold through Tillig.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=TT_scale   (691 words)

 TT Scale - TableTop Model Railroading
TT could have exquisite detail and it was as fully functional as any other miniature train, yet ran in less space.
TT was eclipsed by the smaller N Scale.
TT Scale is a challenge, since there is very little support.
www.thortrains.net /ttscale/ttdex.html   (526 words)

 Time::TAI - International Atomic Time and realisations - search.cpan.org
The TAI scale is defined with a well-known point at UT2 instant 1958-01-01T00:00:00.0 as calculated by the United States Naval Observatory.
Some pairs of these names refer to the same time scale, due to renaming of the underlying agency or transfer of responsibility for a time scale.
The relationships between these scales and TAI are defined by isolated data points, so conversions in general involve interpolation.
search.cpan.org /~zefram/Time-TAI/lib/Time/TAI.pm   (684 words)

 D Suggested Time Scale Specification
Geocentric Coordinate Time; runs ahead of TT since 1977-01-01 at a rate of approximately 22 ms/year.
In the case of coordinate times (such as TCG and TCB) and TDB which are tied to an unambiguous coordinate origin, the default meaning of time values will be: time as if the observation had taken place at the origin of the coordinate time system.
The rationale is that raw observational data are most likely to be tagged by a clock that is synchronized with TAI, while a transformation to coordinate times or TDB is usually accompanied by a spatial transformation, as well.
archive.stsci.edu /fits/fits_standard/node87.html   (537 words)

  Scale and Gauge
This was the forerunner to N scale, being 9.5mm gauge.
It is 1:100 or 1:120 scale and 12 mm gauge.
TT stands for Table-Top as it was an ideal size to set up on an average sized table.
www.hobbiesplus.com.au /scaleandgauge.htm   (2166 words)

 Royersford Modular Model Railroaders
Some of the smallest scales allow a loop of track to fit in a briefcase, while some of the very large scales allow people to ride on their trains.
TT scale is not as popular as it once was, but some equipment is still being manufactured in this scale.
Scale is the ratio between the model and the real object on which it was based, while gauge is the distance between the rails.
www.geocities.com /royersford_modular/MrrInfo.html   (2842 words)

 Model Railroad Scale List
It is organized by scale name, then gives all the different defined ratios for it, and then gives specs on each gauge used in the scale.
TT SCALE (TABLETOP) Accepted Scale: 1:120 or ~0.100"=1' 2.54mm=1' [1:120 or 0.100"=1' 2.54mm=1'] ~1:120 or 0.100"=1' 2.54mm=1'
N SCALE Accepted Scale: ~1:160 or 0.075"=1' [1.90mm=1'] {1:148 or ~2-1/16mm=1'} [1:148 or ~2-1/16mm=1 (also 1:160)] +~1:150 or 2.03mm=1'+ ~1:160 or 1.91mm=1'
www.spikesys.com /Modelrr/scales.html   (1581 words)

 Scale Labels, Label Printing Scales - LabelsOnline.com
We have color scale labels, clear scale labels, and scale labels in different label paper finishes.
We can provide you with laser scale labels, thermal transfer labels and direct thermal labels for grocery and any other retail or commercial scale label needs.
Printing scale labels is simple and all our scale labels can be printed with today's standard scale label printing programs and scale label printers.
www.labelsonline.com /scale-labels   (221 words)

 International Models TilligTT
A new 184 page full colour catalogue is available for 2007/8 range showing recent additions such as the Desiro railcar sets and the soon to be available class 50 steam locomotive supported by coaches and wagons reflecting many rail companies and Epoch’s and the continuous high levels of investment.
Two track systems the original and the new ready ballasted ones are available. Both these work well with the original Triang TT rolling stock for those who model British outline. On the subject of track I cannot recommend using HOm track whilst it is 12mm gauge the wheel standards can produce unsatisfactory results.
Space prevents more of the range appearing on my website. Whilst Tillig remains Europes largest manufacturer the scale is supported by many smaller companies offering specialist products which are also available from International Models. 3mm TT the ideal scale.
www.internationalmodels.net /acatalog/Main_Catalogue_Index_Tillig_TT_31.html   (191 words)

 Re: A new scale? - Trains.com Forums
TT (1:120 scale) was started, IIRC, in the late 40's, mainly the work of a single enthusiast.
Since I was exploring various scales at the time, I purchased a couple of sets of trucks (one made of crude brass stampings, the other fairly well detailed white metal castings.) They have been gathering dust in my junk box for almost 60 years.
Once N scale took off, TT was doomed to its present status as an obscure scale for dedicated scratchbuilders.
www.trains.com /TRC/CS/forums/1010447/ShowPost.aspx   (1282 words)

 Model Railroading Scales
Scale is the relation or ratio of sizes between a model and a prototype.
Early scale ratios were derived by comparing the real gauge to the model gauge but gauge does not define scale nor vice versa.
Popular scale definitions and gauge definitions are often slightly different from what would be derived.
www.alaskarails.org /modeling/scales.html   (231 words)

 Tried & True Trains Home Page
We are pleased to provide you with a total model railroad experience consisting modeling information, information on Digital Command Control, Large Scale, train shops and links to popular model railroad locations on the net.
The Crew, Manufacturers, and Dealers of tttrains wish you a pleasant visit.
Scale and Gauge, the NMRA Large Scale Report report
www.tttrains.com   (132 words)

 Central Hobbies O Scale, S Scale, TT Scale and Z Scale products page.
Although Central Hobbies stocks mostly HO Scale, N Scale and G Scale items, we do carry products in O, S, TT and Z scales.
While we do not stock these scales as extensively as HO or N scale, we will be glad to special order any available items for you.
We stock Lionel O27 and O Scale track as well as K-Line track.
www.central-hobbies.com /products/other.html   (378 words)

 Gem Scale G-SA-TT-150 Gram
This Gem scale is extremely versatile because it comes with everything you need to weigh gems or other items up to 150 gram weight.
The scoop and tweezers are at your finger tips every time the scale is in your hand, slipped in their prospective place in a slot on the back of the scale.
This unit is metallic green in color and the gem scale's lid that is held shut with a magnet making it easy to open and close.
www.minipocketscale.com /gold_series/g-sa-tt-150.htm   (263 words)

 Atlas Model Railroad Co. - N Scale Brick Sheet Update
The N Scale Architect product is on the right, with Plastruct's N scale (far left) and TT scale (middle) brick sheets for comparison and an N scale figure for reference.
The N Scale Architect stuff has the right appearance, but it is just a little too big overall (it looks like it is TT Scale or bigger).
The other two (the Plastruct N and the TT Scale) just do not appear right, as the mortar lines seem to be as thick as the bricks themselves.
forum.atlasrr.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=19915   (2132 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Because TT is not connected to Terran rotation, and so has no inherent concept of a day, it is somewhat misleading to use such day-based notations.
Because TT is not connected to the Terran orbit, and so has no inherent concept of a year, the year-based notation is somewhat misleading.
Because TT is a theoretical time scale, not directly accessible for practical use, it must be realised using atomic clocks.
www.cpan.org /authors/id/Z/ZE/ZEFRAM/Time-TT-0.003.readme   (506 words)

In general, TT is a size of model train which is smaller than H0 but is larger than N. There is a minor difference between “European” standards for TT and “American” standards for TT.
Both use a track gauge of 12mm, but the Europeans built their trains to a scale of 3mm = 1 Foot while the Americans built to 1/10th of a foot equals a foot in the real world.
As with other German model trains, the train operator could create a model railroad which was fully automated, allowing many trains to run at the same time.
guidetozscale.com /general/Rokal_TT/rokal_tt.html   (196 words)

 Turntables   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The kits are craftsman-type and have numerous fine details included in metal castings, plastic moldings, and basswood scale wood.
Bridge is constructed from scale basswood shapes and 1/64 inch thick plywood that make gussets and cross-ribs.
Center shaft is factory-welded to a steel plate that attaches to the bridge.
www.diamond-scale.com /Products/products__turntables.htm   (969 words)

 Scale designations - Topic Powered by eve community
That little "n" lets you know it is still 1/4" scale, but the gauge (distance between the rails) will change according to the number that follows.
TT is what's called a "dead" scale, (Yes this might seem off topic, but bear with me please) for model RRing, but, it's a common architect's scale.
TT was a neat idea, that was superceded by N scale.
ogaugerr.infopop.cc /eve/forums/a/tpc/f/3181048701/m/4371049734?r=3981059734   (702 words)

 Tri-ang, trains of France in TT scale
Until that rainy day of October 2003, I was unaware that could exist reproductions of French (or so-called) rolling stock, in this scale so scarcely practised in France, namely in TT scale.
Indeed, in addition to TT scale models, the first part is devoted to HO models of the VB company (and including some models from HOrnby-acHO).
There are many sites about the TT scale models of Tri-ang, but most of them are devoted to the British models.
www.delphes.net /alain/triang   (213 words)

 Model Railroad Scale Converter
Track distances are the most difficult scale to achieve because of physical space limitations of most layouts.
These scales vary somewhat worldwide and from manufacturer to manufacturer; however these are the generally accepted sizes and conversions.
Calculations can be made in an automated fashion by selecting the scale of your choice (current, generally standard scales listed only) and clicking on Convert; the default is 87.1 for HO, the most popular scale.
www.csgnetwork.com /modrrscaleconv.html   (230 words)

 Model Railroad Life Size Scale Calculator
This script creates a calculated table of scaled size objects from measured real life size objects, based on the scale fraction, or the type of model railroad, in order to create a more accurate layout.
Calculations can be made in an automated fashion by selecting the scale of your choice (current, generally standard scales listed only), entering the Real Life Size in feet and clicking on Calculate; the default is 87.1 for HO, the most popular scale.
To manually process the calculation, choose Other for the scale; enter the scale fraction of your choice directly in the scale fraction box.
www.csgnetwork.com /modrrscalecalc.html   (252 words)

 N Scale Model Railroad Layouts TT Trains - RailServe.com
All Scale Layouts - Model railroad layouts of all scales belonging to enthusiastic modelers; visitors are welcome to view photos or post their own
Central Railroad of New Jersey - N scale model of the fallen flag Central Railroad of New Jersey
TT Scale On-Line - History, standards, publications, manufacturers, layouts, photos, and more about TT scale model railroading
www.railserve.com /Models/Layouts/N_Scale   (2050 words)

 How to build S Scale carriages the easy way
As a modeller with no particular engineering skills and few tools beyond the normal 4mm scale necessities (my mini-drill is my own machine tool), I find many of the admirable ideas in the handbook and newsletter beyond my level of competence.
Lining was done in two parts; first the gold marker pen that WH Smith’s sell was used to represent the straw colour and then a fl line was drawn down the middle using an very fine overhead projector pen.
The footsteps are made from N scale copper clad sleeper strip supported on brass wire brackets.
www.geocities.com /sscale2000/carriages_.htm   (2568 words)

 Paper Weights Explained-
To reduce to N scale (1:160), I was using the WSAM re-size percentage to figure out the N scale re-size percentage.
I am trying to change the scale of a Fiddlers Green P-47 so that it is compatible with the Prudenziati models.
The Prudenziatis are in 1/72 scale and 100% WASM from Fiddlers Green is 1/60 scale.
www.fiddlersgreen.net /fgmodels/scale/scale.htm   (1085 words)

 Audi TT: A LEGO® creation by Sean Kenney : MOCpages.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This model TT was originally built in August 2004, alongside the lumbering Chevy Suburban.
In April 2006 built a second TT for a client in the UK, who requested a slight redesign to accomodate EU-sized license plates.
The shape and size of the roof give the impression of a cartoonish 911 rather than a TT, but nonetheless a model worthy of racing down the streets of the a lego theme park.
www.mocpages.com /moc.php/5017   (517 words)

This was an innovative product line in a model scale that initially had great promise.
Moore produced trolley model kits from the early 1940’s until the 1970’s.
He worked out of his home, creating these kits with scale model wood or heavy paper, a ruler, a razor blade and a pile of magazines.
guidetozscale.com /general/index.html   (203 words)

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