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  1. Total Newbie needs help

    General Model Train Discussion
    Hi, I just joined this group. So glad to have found this. Years ago I bought a Bachmann Alaska RR set in HO. It was purely for display as I like to collect Alaska items, having been there on four different vacations. Now I want to get into running an N scale real layout. I have found prebuilt N...
  2. Anchoring Shelves to Walls

    Beginner Q & A
    What is the best practice to anchor a 2'X4' N scale module to the wall? Preferably without support legs but I am open to throwing them on there if need be. My first thought was 3" x 3/8" lag bolts into the studs but I am open to other ways.
  3. Anchoring Shelves to Walls

    Beginner Q & A
    What is the best practice to anchor a 2'X4' N scale module to the wall? Preferably without support legs but I am open to throwing them on there if need be. My first thought was 3" x 3/8" lag bolts into the studs but I am open to other ways.
  4. For Sale or Trade - Atlas #33321 N Scale “Northern Pacific” 40’ Plug Door Box Car Rd. #98667

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    I have 2 Atlas #33321 N Scale “Northern Pacific” 40’ Plug Door Box Car Rd. #98667 (USED C-8) More Info
  5. Need some help with my n scale layout

    N Scale
    Hello all, Newbie model railroader here and I've run into an issue with my layout. I built a 2x4ft table and purchased the Kato M1 N scale set. The issue is at the curved section of the track, the track ends up extending over the sides of the table. As far as my options go I don't want to make...
  6. Fleischmann BR 187 (#738901)

    N Scale
    Hello all, Looking for assistance with a Fleischmann BR 187 (#738901) electric engine. The unit uses a Next18 DCC decoder. As the ESU Next18 sound decoders do not have solder pads on the decoder, I was told that the pads are on the main PCB of the train. Fleischmann's documentation does not...
  7. N Want to Trade

    For Sale or Trade (member-to-member)
    Hello all. I finally decided exactly what I want to model. 1860's mid west US civil war era. The problem is , I do not have a steam engine or the correct passenger coaches so I would like to trade some N scale things for the above mentioned. I understand that steam loco's are worth more than the...
  8. HELP! N Scale Loco Wheels Won't Move

    Beginner Q & A
    Hello All, I am vary new to model railroading. I purchased an older train set from a train museum gift shop and cannot get the locomotive running. When it is on the track the light turns on and I can hear an electric humming sound. The wheels will not move on or off of the track. I removed...
  9. First N scale layout

    My Layout
    I just purchased parts for my first N scale layout. New to the N scale world, but I have been doing a lot of research. Ordered these parts from Ebay. Looking at a Bachmann GP40 loco as well. Going to start small and work my way up. Will post more pics to this thread when the items arrive.
  10. Z Scale beginner

    Z Scale
    Hey Guys, I am new to the forum AND the Z scale world (previously did some light work with N and HO) and looking to purchase a starter set online. Would anyone recommend one that won't break the bank? I am living in DC working for the govt so my space is a bit limited, but still have a 3rd...
  11. Awesome Model Railroad Action!! N Scale 1160

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    Awesome Model Railroad Action!! N Scale 1160
  12. **UPDATED** Selling N-Scale on Ebay

    For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.)
    Selling brands from Roundhouse, Atlas, Life-Like, ModelPower, Bachman, Walthers and Con-Cor on my Ebay page EVERYTHING COMES IN ORIGINAL CASES LOW PRICES! SHIPPING INCLUDED! 2-3 DAYS. COMES FROM A SMOKE-FREE HOME. STORE UPDATED DAILY.
  13. New videos

    N Scale
    Some new videos of the layout
  14. New videos

    General Model Train Discussion
    Some new videos of the layout
  15. Quick Shot Of My N Scale Bar

    Quick Shot Of My N Scale Bar

    N scale layout inside my bar. Hope you like it! Thanks for checking it out. Video on YouTube https://youtu.be/yHW-PFQI5D4
  16. Help Me (Kato E5 N scale)

    N Scale
    My Kato E5 N scale stopped working so I took it apart, when I took it apart I saw the this thing (sorry, don't know the name, in picture) wasn't working so where can I get a replacement part?
  17. detail parts

    N Scale
    Wheres a good place to buy detail parts for scratch builds? I want to try my hand at building a house or two. I'm looking mainly for doors, windows, siding, shingles, and really, any other house related parts. I've looked on modeltrainstuff, fiferhobby and hobbylinc, but they don't really seem...
  18. Flashing lights in Police Truck using Fiber Optics

    Model Train Videos
    On my N Scale layout I added this little animated scene....LEDs via Fiber Optic strands are used to light up this Police Truck. Guss
  19. Eddie Aycock - N scale Union Pacific Town Creek Subdivision/Layout tour

    Model Train Videos
    Check out Eddie's n scale layout, located in Houston Tx. The layout a tripple deck with staging.
  20. Plaster Kit Video Tutorial - Little Red Brick House

    Structures Forum
    Here's the first episode of a tutorial I'm making on building hydrostone structural kits in N scale. The kit is from GUNG-HO! Miniatures and represents a small Taiwanese brick house for a micro layout featuring the Taiwan Railway. I hope this helps those who are looking for a video guide on...
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