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Author Topic: TF Scale models before actual construction?  (Read 1807 times)

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Offline ljohnsaw

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Re: TF Scale models before actual construction?
« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2017, 11:28:45 pm »
Yeah, a little busy.  I probably could have gone with shorter braces but was worried about the leverage it provides when too short.  On the plus side, it proved to be a very stiff frame in the engineer's dynamic modeling software used to evaluate wind and earthquake tests.  I have to have seismic stability, usually accomplished with plywood shear walls.  I don't have ANY plywood in my build! 8)
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Re: TF Scale models before actual construction?
« Reply #21 on: March 13, 2017, 05:33:41 pm »
The bracing arrangement makes this frame look solidly low German. Just put some bricks between those timbers, and it would fit right in in Northern Germany!