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I thought I was done buying AF steamers. Well, shows how much I know. Like I said it is coming. K335. Looks nice and we shall see. Seller graded it a C7. Does not mean it is. But it does look nice.
Small motor. I will post a pic here and in the "what have you added to your roster" thread. Reminds me I would like Tom to post his new diesels, Al to post his 310, and cramden to post his new K5 to that thread. I just bought and paid today so it will be a few days. I have had a few good days at the casino, so I spent some of it. Still got some left. Not for trains though. Bills.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/AMERICAN-F...e=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649

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I was watching that on E-bay. Looks good to me but a bit too much $$ right now. Congrats!
Thanks, It will do for me. I have a 332AC and a 336, so I wanted
a K335. 250.00 is about the cheapest they go for and not as nice
as this one. No more northerns unless I run across one for a steal.
Glad I got some K-Line wide curve track. The notherns will like it.
They seem at their max on gilbert track.

Thanks Riggzie and welcome to the forum.
 

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Thanks flyernut. Yep, it seemed like an ok price to me. I paid 400.00 to 425.00 each
for my 332AC and 336. I think all northerns are too expensive since they were around 40.00 new. The market is what the market is. I am sure you paid more for your '39 chevy than it was new.
 

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Thanks Spence.

Like all of us, I am a Gilbert fan and love the northerns. LOL, plus I wanted to be like
my AF Guru.
 

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Very nice, Al!

I do not have one.

But, my new years resolution is to get all my steamers in excellent running condition. Saving my money for a new convertible or a new boat. There is always something we want, and always trade-offs. Enough time but never enough money.
Al
 

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Dooper, my philosophy has been that I can have anything I want, but not everything I want. So there are tradeoffs for sure.
I must be a lot older than you since I now prioritize what I do with my time more than what I do with money. I no longer spend more time to save a few dollars.
 

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Very nice Northern mopac. I've noticed some other items the seller has posted at times while window shopping and he usually has better than average items for sale. Price isn't that high based on the pictures. The better the condition, the higher the price, is still true today. Enjoy it.
 

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I thought I was done buying AF steamers. Well, shows how much I know. Like I said it is coming. K335. Looks nice and we shall see. Seller graded it a C7. Does not mean it is. But it does look nice.
Small motor. I will post a pic here and in the "what have you added to your roster" thread. Reminds me I would like Tom to post his new diesels, Al to post his 310, and cramden to post his new K5 to that thread. I just bought and paid today so it will be a few days. I have had a few good days at the casino, so I spent some of it. Still got some left. Not for trains though. Bills.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/AMERICAN-F...e=STRK:MEBIDX:IT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649

Link might work.
Very nice mopac! I think I would thank the casino for buying you that K335. You "made" some money at the casino but at the end of your posting you say you had some money left but it was going to bills. Ain't that the way of things?? You get a few extra bucks and what happens? Bills!!! Happens every time. At least it does to me.
 

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That K335 is already at my post office. Will be delivered Monday. Excited to see it.
 

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The K335 arrived. Made the trip fine. Seller packed it really
well. It actually looks nicer in person than it did in the pics.
I would say the paint is flawless. Not a scratch on it. No signs
of any touchups. It is a beauty. Very happy with it except one
flaw and I did not catch it in the pics and seller did not mention
it. One of the whitewalls does have a chip out of it. Wheel is solid
and I will not be messing with it. I will have to live with it. Shame,
that's the only flaw I can see. Could be worse. Seller said it looked
like very little run time and I agree. No wear on the wheels. The
white stripe and lettering is super nice, better than the pics showed. Post office made a special trip to deliver it after dark so
no outdoor pics yet. I will get some outdoors soon. Here are some
quicky pics for now.

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