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  1. HO Scale
    I am aware a thread like this may already exist in the deep recesses of the forum but I wanted to make my own for posterity. I invite my fellow HO scale modelers to share details on what their era/region of interest is. I am curious to know what the other people on this forum are doing with...
  2. Want to Buy (member-to-member)
    Hello, I am searching for International Models HO 4-8-2 locomotive(s), manufactured circa 1954-1956. All conditions considered; fair offers made. (Last image is of my personal model. N.F.S.) Thank you for your time, and have a good day.
  3. HO Scale
    I've been browsing for about half a week now, so I would like to cut this short. Sokol made an ho scale dr1a back in the early 90s as a 4 set, 2 pass. cars and 2 locos. I'm looking as to where i can find the set or a locomotive for sale, can be any condition. This, or if someone can make a zip...
  4. New Member Introduction
    Hiya! My name is Caitlin, I'm new to the forum. I'm trying to make custom HO scale figurines as a gift for a friend, I thought this would be a good place to ask around for the best way to do that. I've messed around with miniatures my whole life but never tried to make any. I'm very into the...
  5. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Selling my lot of Kato Amtrak ho scale Superliners in phase III. I have 5 coaches and 1 sleeper, all different numbers. 3 cars have been custom numbered. Selling all 6 cars for $420 or will sell separately for $70 per car. All cars are in excellent condition and come in their original boxes...
    $70 USD
  6. HO Scale
    Hello ! , some of my Lionel, bachman and tyco engines will have this problem where they will run for a minute or two than stop , this is not a track cleaning problem as far as I’m concerned and I have other trains that will run for hours perfectly. To me the trains seem like they are over...
  7. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    well I have with me is a Tyco silver streak and a Tyco GA railroad hopper and since I have gotten into n scale I'm looking for a trade
  8. HO Scale
    Good afternoon everyone, I'm looking for some feedback on my website and products. I've been producing and selling quite a few HO scale items on eBay and Etsy in the past year and decided to create my own ecommerce website. I'm looking for feedback on my website, ease of use, appearance, prices...
  9. General Model Train Discussion
    Hey so i have some steam engines and one has a dummy coupler in the front can i use that dummy as a real one to like pull loads?
  10. General Model Train Discussion
    I finally got my new Steam Locomotive and i already love it im in awe i havent even ran it yet. and sorry the camra quality isnt the best i had to use my Ipad camera
  11. General Model Train Discussion
    Hey so I’m pretty sure I can get this Bachman DCC Loco and my Laayout is Dc so can I use a DCC Loco on my DC Layout I need to know before I purchase. Thanks
  12. General Model Train Discussion
    Hey y’all so I am stuck at a crossing. So I have and I want to stick with HO scale and I currently have Bachmann Loco’s. I don’t know if I want to switch from Bachman to MTH or Lionel or both of those two. Like which one it better,more affordable (mind you I’m 14) and I’m saving my money up...
  13. HO Scale
    I just bought a used athearn switcher that i fixed up to make it run but is is making a fairly large amount of ozone smell. Ive searched it up and it looks like many trains do that, but is there a way to stop it, is it an athsma trigger/is it safe to run for long periods of time, or does it mean...
  14. HO Scale
    I'd like to buy EZ track for my HO scale train, running the Bachman brand locomotive you see in the picture. Right now the locomotive jumps the track pretty often. Someone suggested I buy larger radius track, but I don't know which radius to buy. I'm not even sure the radius I have already. But...
  15. DCC Forum (Digital Command Control)
    Hello Everyone, I finally made the jump to DCC this evening. Though I'm facing a few issues, watching multiple trains just sit on the layout waiting, with lights on and not moving is awesome. Better yet, bright lights without having to put the train into "back to the future" mode is great! I'm...
  16. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I was cleaning out the house of a person in my neighborhood and found this beauty! It has never been open and sat in a climate controlled room for who knows how long. I haven't found any info on it other than a couple of EBAY postings. Does anyone have any further information on this / how much...
  17. Beginner Q & A
    I just replaced my HO Atlas Code 83 track with new Kato Unitrack. I did not use cork roadbed, and laid it down on very smooth, flat 3/4" birch plywood. The joints snap together nicely, but I find that one rail will be perfectly mated up and the other rail will create a vertical 'step' with the...
  18. Want to Buy (member-to-member)
    Looking to acquire an HO SD70 Ace UP Heritage CNW Unit #1995. Can be Athearn, Walthers or any other manufacturer either DC or DCC.
  19. New Member Introduction
    Hello everyone, I just signed up to this forum a few minutes ago. I have been a model railroading enthusiast since I was a kid, but I have decided to let most of my trains go due to moving and space issues. I will be making some posts in the ebay section of the forum to show what I have...
  20. HO Scale
    Project: BackYard Transit System Hello Everyone, I'm starting on a HO Scale Project in my backyard and always wanted to make a working style Subway system. By the way I always love NYCTA Subway system.:). THE PLAN I will be creating a 4 track loop mainline with stations stops for local and...
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