t3

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Text Size
  •          

  • FacebookMySpaceTwitterDiggDeliciousStumbleuponGoogle BookmarksRedditNewsvineTechnoratiLinkedinMixxRSS FeedPinterest

Z

C

S

 

P

a

n

e

l

Latest Member Z Scale Photos

  • C 11S
  • Hits: 729
  • Gray Whale Finished
  • Hits: 777
  • Gray Whale Finished
  • Hits: 775
  • Gray Whale Finished
  • Hits: 779
  • Johnathan and Bill's
    Z
  • Hits: 1053
  • Johnathan and Bill's
    Z
  • Hits: 1063
  • Johnathan and Bill's
    Z
  • Hits: 1057
  • 102 foot high power
    line tower
  • Hits: 1081
  • Myrtle Creek
    Concrete Bridge Kit
  • Hits: 2434
  • Myrtle Creek
    Concrete Bridge Kit
  • Hits: 2433

ZCS Shoutbox

southernnscale - Thu 9 Apr - 18:42

Well! Jim29t what was the result of the ultrasonic cleaner bath. Good or Bad?

jim29t - Wed 8 Apr - 11:52

Can I just dump an engine chassis in an ultrasonic cleaner with alcohol to remove hardened Marklin lubricant?

Mr.JA - Wed 1 Apr - 14:14

My Marklin items are now listed on feeBay... http://tinyurl.com/cpfanlt

shamoo737 - Sun 29 Mar - 15:24

Where's the CSX. xD

Mr.JA - Sun 29 Mar - 11:09

Marklin Z for sale! FREE shipping on locos and sets! http://tinyurl.com/q6yhavr

Nutter - Sun 29 Mar - 07:48

How many of the active members here are based in the United Kingdom?
Just Curious ;)

DAZed - Fri 27 Mar - 19:24

Intermountain overannounces, which "splits the votes", then nothing ever gets enough preorders to make. I have quit preordering in N...does no good.

Catt - Fri 27 Mar - 12:40

I was just on the Intermountain site.I noticed they have modern Z scale reefers listed again.With their record of non delivery anybody want to take odds that this car will be more vaporware?

tealplanes - Wed 25 Mar - 12:38

Stony, there ought to be a law against getting Z sclers all excited for nothing. If you're going to have a name that starts with Z, then you better think small and politicians never think small. :D

stonysmith - Tue 24 Mar - 19:57

I was getting all excited.. there are "Z" yardsigns going up all over my neighborhood.

Turns out it's just a politician named Zeitan running for office. :(

GNFan - Thu 12 Mar - 23:32

Loren, I think Fred is onto your "Tom Sawyer whitewashing the fence" scheme. Better try something else!

Fred - Thu 12 Mar - 18:08

Oh, YES! Igor--we get to play with his trains 24-7. :p

tealplanes - Thu 12 Mar - 08:15

Don't make me come down there guys.......I will drag you back to Oregon, inprison you in my train room and not let you come out till the modules are finished. No food, no drink, no rest.....no fun lo

GNFan - Wed 11 Mar - 21:30

Oh, the humanity! :O

soccrdad30 - Wed 11 Mar - 21:22

Instead of putting up Loren's posts? is there anything else we can do? plz? lol

GNFan - Wed 11 Mar - 21:06

That's the downside, John K.: we'll all have to put up with Loren's posts again. ;-)

tealplanes - Mon 9 Mar - 23:50

Will wonders ever cease. First time I've been able to post a comment since how many moons ago? Congrats. :)

shamoo737 - Sun 8 Mar - 22:51

John, no x on either side

soccrdad30 - Sun 8 Mar - 13:57

well... the idea was to see if the programmer fixed any of the prior issues :) so I could re-instate the module. John

southernnscale - Sun 8 Mar - 01:07

It really Works to Fantastic! :O

southernnscale - Sun 8 Mar - 01:06

This is cool! This is new!
xD

shamoo737 - Sat 7 Mar - 23:54

John, I didn't get the crossing

shamoo737 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:58

So what's new about it. :P

shamoo737 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:57

WOW! I like it.

soccrdad30 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:29

Test for new module length....

The shoutbox is unavailable to non-members

  • Welcome
  • Features
  • Free Community Banners
  • Privacy Policy
  • Sponsor Banner
  • ZCS Private Messaging

Welcome

Welcome to the Z Central Station!  A model railroad site dedicated to 1:220 scale model trains.

Z Central Station was created to provide Z Scalers a full featured online community.  Members can share their Z Scale experiences via our discussion forum, photo gallery, classifieds, videos, chat room and more!  Membership to Z Central Station is free!

Have an idea, comment, or concern? Z Central Station has a Contact us link under "My ZCS" menu option.

Features

24 x 7 Active Chat for up to 20 members. Regular scheduled times are Sundays 1PM EST and Wednesdays 9:00PM EST.  Chat is open to any member. Stop in and say Hi!  8,000+ Z scaled image gallery open for all to enjoy.   Home Page Shout Box.  13,000+ Forums Postings.  More than 70 free downloads in our Library containing Instructionals, decals, paper/cardstock models, paintchip charts, modeler pad, and more!  Ever wanted to create your own Blog?  Here is your chance to create a Blog on your Z scale layout, modeling project, or even contest entry!  You can add photos, videos, and links to show in your blog.  This is one of the latest modules, I wanted to be sure to re-introduce this powerful  tool for our members use.  Free membership!

Free Community Banners

Free Z scale community banners are provided for individuals or groups looking to expand their current Z scale modeling group, starting a Z scale modeling group, or just to create a Z scale awareness in their area. Community banners are displayed on every Z Central Station page. For more information use the 'Contact us' form.

Privacy Policy

Z Central Station has now adopted a Privacy Policy, effective as of July 30th, 2011.

Z Central Station has now adopted a Forum/Chat Disclaimer, effective as of July 31th, 2011.

Z Central Station Mission Statment

Sponsor Banners

Looking to expand your market? Create a larger web presence? Increase traffic to your website? For $40.00 you can have an active banner until the end of 2014 on Z Central Station. Sponsor banners are 280 pixels by 100 pixels and are displayed on every Z Central Station page.For more information use the 'Contact us' form.

Z Central Station Private Messaging

ZCS always had the ability to allow private messaging between members but now it is functional for you to use.  When you log in you will notice a PM Notifier just under the search box on every ZCS web page.  When you go to your profile page you will notice several new PM modules.  Here is where you can have ZCS email you when you receive a new PM, compose a PM to another ZCS member by using their screen name.  You can also review sent, received, and deleted private messages.

Members Online

No members online

Users in Chat

Users online
Registered:
Guests:

 Articles & Blog Categories

        Frequently Asked Questions  New!

         How to Instructionals  New Articles!

         Interviews

         Member Blogs

         Odds & Ends

     

Latest Product Posts

ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
16 Apr 2015 08:40
AZL April 2015 New Releases Part 2 AMERICAN Z LINE April 2015 New Release – Part 2 For the E8s this month, we have a real standout… Atlantic Coast Line! ACL EMD E8s: Image Link 62611-1 ACL E8 A 544 - MSRP $176.00 62611-2 ACL E8 A 545 - MSRP $176.00 62611-3 ACL...
Pete Nolan's Avatar
Posted by Pete Nolan
14 Apr 2015 21:26
250' Self Unloader for Great Lakes Freighters in N This self unloader has a 250' boom that can be positioned. It is built for my 614' and 735' Great Lakes bulkers. Image Link Image Link Image Link The elevator house occupies the two rear hatches. The boom...
Pete Nolan's Avatar
Posted by Pete Nolan
14 Apr 2015 21:25
Small Inland Sea Auto Ferry in N and Z These small 180' ferries are used in Puget Sound, Washington and also on the Wadden Sea off the coast of The Netherlands and Germany. Image Link Image Link Image Link This is modeled after the Insel Amrun,...
southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
09 Apr 2015 15:20
graffiti with molder builder This is a capture shot of my desk top with some of the install graffiti! you can then print out a sheet if you have the right type of printer to use and ink jet type printer I have heard most people talk...
ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
08 Apr 2015 10:35
AZL F59PHI Sounder Sets Price Reduced Image Link AZL has reduced the price of the F59PHI Sounder sets to $99.00. The sets come with the locomotive, three coaches and the cab control car. Two different sets are available. The Sounder locomotives are also available separately....
ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
30 Mar 2015 19:38
AZL April 2015 New Releases Part 1 AMERICAN Z LINE April 2015 New Release – Part 1 We are kicking off April with offerings for our Great Northern fans. Also, we are excited to announce the RTTX flats are back with an all new special load combination of vehicles from Any Hart from...
Hirailtruck's Avatar
Posted by Hirailtruck
24 Mar 2015 12:44
100ton Two bay Hoppers Very nice. Might have to put them on my "to buy" list.

Latest Forum Posts

Pete Nolan's Avatar
Posted by Pete Nolan
15 Apr 2015 20:04
Three Fishing Vessels in N and Z I've build three small fishing vessels that are from the North Sea, but are equally home around the US. The hulls are built up styrene. Included are full hull decals for the North Sea versions, custom made winches, and brass railings and ladders. The first...
Catt's Avatar
Posted by Catt
15 Apr 2015 18:37
My new Z scale layout construction thread Fresh from the paint shop,first official Z scale Grande Valley Railway locomotive.Loco is a AZL GP38-2.Paint is Krylon "Fusion" burgundy gloss.Road number is subject to change. Image Link Some cylindrical grain hoppers to be.I ordered the...
Catt's Avatar
Posted by Catt
14 Apr 2015 19:55
My new Z scale layout construction thread Some detail work, Logo on girder bridge Image Link Finished the railings on the road bridge and painted the bridge to look like new concrete. Image Link Planted some shrubbery ,need a lot more but this takes care of...
southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
13 Apr 2015 19:10
Microlux laser knife Hello "N" scaler and "N" I found this article in Model Railroader may issue. page 29. LaserKnife 2525 Specifications Laser tube power: 40 watts Overall size: 32 inches wide x 26 inches deep x 10.5 inches high, plus flip up lid Weight: 55...
soccrdad30's Avatar
Posted by soccrdad30
12 Apr 2015 15:01
Grand Valley Railroad 2015 Train Show On30 display Part 2 of picture postings. John DSCF4875.jpg DSCF4876.jpg DSCF4877.jpg DSCF4878.jpg
soccrdad30's Avatar
Posted by soccrdad30
12 Apr 2015 14:56
Grand Valley Railroad 2015 Train Show On30 display On Saturday April 11th, 2015 was the Grand Valley Railroad train show in Wyoming Michigan. Next to Bill and Johnathan's Z scale layouts was an hand built On30 logging layout. This was one of three modules and the coal train was on lease from someone else. ...
Catt's Avatar
Posted by Catt
11 Apr 2015 18:53
My new Z scale layout construction thread For it's first showing the new Z layout was quite popular.Neither layout is finished but for the time being they are both done. :D Image Link Image Link Keeping the layout company was my friend Bill's new Z layout...

Buy/Sell/Trade Posts

Mr.JA's Avatar
Posted by Mr.JA
01 Apr 2015 14:15
New assorted Z sale! http://tinyurl.com/cpfanlt My Marklin items are now listed on feeBay.
Mr.JA's Avatar
Posted by Mr.JA
29 Mar 2015 11:14
New assorted Z sale! http://tinyurl.com/q6yhavr My FOR SALE items have been updated. FREE world-wide shipping on Marklin locos and loco set.
DAZed's Avatar
Posted by DAZed
26 Mar 2015 14:01
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) Stack car and gons still available! Going to expand the web and post these elsewhere this evening if you don't act fast. B)
DAZed's Avatar
Posted by DAZed
25 Mar 2015 09:30
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) The Bombardier cars have been traded. Thanks for the interest.
DAZed's Avatar
Posted by DAZed
24 Mar 2015 16:41
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) Items For Sale/Trade: Photos at: http://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/108735916990594255526/albums/6129901685003090865 (1) American Z Line AZL-91601-2 NSC 53ft Double Stack Well Car - DTTX #655136 with Genstar and APL 48ft Containers. Like New in Box, Test...

Latest Contest Posts

southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
22 May 2014 22:01
Re: Choo Choo room complete. Contest Results so where are all the finished work with all the trainz! The post is here and just wasting space it would be nice to see some completed Photo's for those of us who never gets down there to see it in person! work shop and out side with all the yard work you did...

Rollingstock Club

Nutter's Avatar
Posted by Nutter
25 Mar 2015 13:22
Rolling Stock of the Month Club Entries Std Marklin Z swiss loco with my Zm loco so you can see the size difference. Image Link

Z Scale Events

SMTWTFS
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2

Welcome to Z Central Station!