-Z- (Z@Gundam.Com)
Mon, 05 Jul 1999 14:45:46 -0700


At 17:31 7/5/1999 +0800, you wrote:
>>But I can't think of anything that divides evenly by 87....
>>-Z-
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> Aside from being an imperial measurement quirk, it could also be something
>about the size of the trains?

Railroads use a measure called "gauge" for the distance between the rails
of a track, but I can't find a reference to say what that distance is. It
could well be 87 inches or 7'3" (220.98 cm), in which case a 1/87 scale
model railroad would have tracks exactly one inch apart....

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