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Piko Water Tower

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I am considering getting the Piko Rio Grande water tower but I model in 1.20. I know the tower is roughly 1.22 scale but was wondering how close it really is. Now, i'm not a total purist when it comes to scale but i do like things to be "close".  If someone has a picture of one with a connie or climax in it for comparison it would be greatly appreciated. The water tower is a temporary fix. I want one so i can have my engine facility up and running, but right now i don't have the time to get one built. The piko one would be moved to a future location when all is said and done.

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The PikoTower does a good job of impersonating some of the smaller Rio Grande towers, such as Los Pinos or Cresco. It is WAY too small to represent the dual spout tower at Chama for example. However, a 1:20 Chama tower is so large that many will not have enough room for it . It is about double the size( in all three dimensions) of teh Piko model. however, with that said,the Piko does not look too bad, and is the best choice for a quick solution.
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