how long is a mile?

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#1
if somebody wanted to model a scale mile, how long would that be?

and yes, for argument sakes we're going to assume its a straight line

so what would a mile be in Z? N? HO? S? O? G?
 

dave1905

Active Member
#8
Remember back in elementary school your teacher told you to pay attention because someday you were going to need to know that.

Today is the day!
 

Mark R.

Custom Painter
#13
if somebody wanted to model a scale mile, how long would that be?

and yes, for argument sakes we're going to assume its a straight line

so what would a mile be in Z? N? HO? S? O? G?
For argument's sake ? What, is a mile a different length if it's going around corners ? :confused: :rolleyes: :D


Mark.
 

Rico

BN Modeller
#15
Here's our dilemma in Canada: I jump in my half ton truck drive 60 kilometers an hour down the mile road to get 50 liters of gas so I can go and get some 2X4 inch lumber.
No wonder we need the strong beer up here!:cool:
 

Sirfoldalot

Plucked Tailfeathers
Staff member
#16
Here's our dilemma in Canada: I jump in my half ton truck drive 60 kilometers an hour down the mile road to get 50 liters of gas so I can go and get some 2X4 inch lumber.
No wonder we need the strong beer up here!:cool:
You've given me a headache.
 
#18
And don't forget, Rico, you still need to determine how long a piece that 2x4 lumber will be! Inches and feet, or centimeters and meters? And why not use Imperial gallons while you're at! :confused:

Photoman475
 

Iron Horseman

Well-Known Member
#19
Yeah, I'm still tryin to figure out the math problem of: If a train left city Y and another train left city X...
I found it! I wrote the author's web site and they sent me to a person, "Manager of Permissions", who pointed me to AmurePrints.com and there it is!

FOXTROT (c) Bill Amend. Reprinted with permission of UNIVERSAL UCLICK. All rights reserved.
 
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logandsawman

Well-Known Member
#20
A sidetrack, wondering if this was going to evolve into km vs mile discussion? One of my favorite topics to argue.

Iron Horseman--The cartoon reminds me of my high school math experience. Seems like I always got those wrong, even though I somehow figured out how to trisect an angle and a shortcut equation to find the square root.

lasm
 



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