[WWI] EZ Line
mbittner at cbrnp.com
Tue Mar 17 11:59:04 EDT 2020
Uschi makes Super Fine rigging. I bought some a few years ago but have
yet to use it:
On 3/17/2020 11:43 AM, D. Vosburgh wrote:
> Sad to relate, D, there are no theme parks in Adams, Mass, where EZ
> Line’s world HQ is located (in fact, there’s not much there at all,
> not since the mills closed forty years ago). But FYI the gent who owns
> it also has a small company that produces electronic gear for model
> railroaders which he’s trying to sell, in case any Listee is
> interested in buying an established business and happens to like
> I’m wondering whether it’s the way to go for 1:72, though, after
> comments that even the Fine may be too heavy. Last time I rigged a
> biplane I used a silver-gray thread I got in a fly-fishing shop, which
> I believe is called tippet. I have the tail-end of the spool, so maybe
> I’ll take it to Cabela’s an ask them for an equivalent.
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> *From:* WWI <wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org> on behalf of Diego Fernetti
> <dfernetti at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:06:36 AM
> *To:* World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [WWI] EZ Line
> In fact, Vinnie manages the whole park, and several gambling joints in
> the vicinity of Northern New York.
> He also can paint houses, and does his own carpentry.
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM Steven Perry
> <sperry11 at tampabay.rr.com <mailto:sperry11 at tampabay.rr.com>> wrote:
> If Cousin Vinnie has retired from finger chopping, maybe he could
> get a job at the EZ Rigging Ride O Fun using his chopper to cut
> rigging pieces for the tourists.
> On 3/17/2020 10:52 AM, Diego Fernetti wrote:
>> Any chance to visit personally the EZ line headquarters? I can
>> picture a large industrial plant, several laboratories of
>> rigging, a test field where modellers are given new products to
>> conduct rigging in simulated hobby sheds under a variety of
>> conditions (rainy days, warm days, rigging in the wee hours of
>> the morning with sleep deprivation, rigging while the missus is
>> asking for fixing the damn toilet, etc.). It might be interesting
>> if they have a company museum and see ancient examples of model
>> rigging with catgut, with wool, with forged steel and with
>> bakelite strands.
>> It can be a holiday with family and you can ride the Rigging Ride
>> O'Fun, where you can rig a biplane for prizes!
>> Let us know if you get quarantined afterwards.
>> On Sat, Mar 14, 2020 at 10:43 AM D. Vosburgh
>> <dvosburgh at hotmail.com <mailto:dvosburgh at hotmail.com>> wrote:
>> Hi All, I was just poking around looking for info on
>> rigging—something I haven’t attempted in 25years—and,
>> intrigued by what I read about EZ Line, went to their website
>> to check it out. Turns out he’s located just up at the other
>> end of Berkshire County (the U.S.A. one, not the real one, we
>> say “BERK-sheer” in this neck of the woods, not “BARK-sheer”).
>> If I get some, what color(s)/size(s) am I looking for? He has
>> Fine/Heavy, in white, black, green, rust, tan, and “French
>> blue”, which last he recommends for a/c.
>> ND: first coffee of the day
>> NL: cat snoring
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