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  1. N Scale
    Hi, I'd be interested in opinions on the current 4 or 5 top-rated N-scale freight car manufacturers ...regarding detailing, variety-available, and performance (...such as tracking, coupling, etc.). Thanks very much, Norm.
  2. Beginner Q & A
    I am considering a building an N-scale layout that surrounds the perimeter of my basement near the ceiling and mounted to the wall.This setup would be very long and would require around 110 feet of track in a giant loop. That being said, how would I wire a setup this long? I figure for starters...
  3. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Happy January, It is time to pass on to the next care taker of this Life-Like Products N-Scale "Train In A Box" - Starter Set. I purchased it a few years ago for my daughter who was jealous of her older brother's O-scale train. She is now done with it and wants one like her brother...
  4. New Member Introduction
    Hello, My name is Tim. I'm a 60-year-old newbie to this forum and also new to The World's Greatest Hobby! :) I like the t-shirt that says "still plays with trains" :laugh: My background is in engineering and I live near Las Vegas, NV. Planning my FIRST model RR setup. I live on a small budget...
  5. General Model Train Discussion
    Finally got this Mi~Jack home and placed on my layout. It is done in N~Scale , A friend hand built this for me ( Andreash ) from brass & wood
  6. Structures Forum
    Hi All: I need to make a woven steel fence around the perimeter of this industry. I've watched a How to... on You Tube but it was a straight fence. The fence I need to make is all arches. Can anyone show me how to make this curvy fence using Tulle (veil material) or any other material for...
  7. Model Train Videos
    My latest model railroad video:
  8. For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Looking to trade this brand new (used one week) Bachmann Acela DCC set for O Gauge Lionel Thomas The Tank Engine locos/rolling stock (Any of the TTE themed stuff). Will consider New Haven locos (non-freight) but prefer TTE. I bought this planning on getting into N scale but have changed my...
  9. N Scale
    Hi Guys, I'm planning a new layout in n scale. I'm challenging myself to go really small, because of space restrictions in our apartment. I'm attaching a page from a layout book I bought, "101 Track Plans" by Westcott. The dimensions of the table will be only 2 1/2' x 2 1/4'. My question...
  10. N Scale
    First of all excuse me for joining and immediately starting a new thread but I've got a little problem here and I think I might be not alone. As I was cleaning up my cellar I found an old model train which I bought when I was younger (about 1995-2000). (Not my image, but my camera is bad and...
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