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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!

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....

soccrdad30 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:07

we went from version 1.4.2 to 3.1.1

soccrdad30 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:06

There has been a few updates to this shout module. Let's try ;) testing it out now. John

JoomJunk - Mon 16 Jan - 15:00

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Posted by ztrack
Today 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...
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Posted by Hirailtruck
24 Mar 2015 12:44
100ton Two bay Hoppers Very nice. Might have to put them on my "to buy" list.
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Posted by stonysmith
23 Mar 2015 19:12
100ton Two bay Hoppers I've been a bit remiss in posting new items here from my shop: Here's a set of four 100ton Two bay Hoppers: (click the picture to go thru to my shop) Image Link
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Posted by Pete Nolan
23 Mar 2015 10:45
Spring 2015 Announcements in N and Z After my winter hiatus to Alabama, here's what's coming in the next few weeks. All are available in N and Z scale (or other scales). Prices are my estimates and could rise or fall a bit as we get experience cutting and packaging them. Prices are for kits;...
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Posted by garthah
19 Mar 2015 16:27
New grade crossing video here is a link to a new you tube video from Rokuhan for a grade crossing set to be available in 3 configurations, Europe, Japan and North America can be single roadway or a dual roadway crossing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjs3DtcZcsk
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Posted by garthah
19 Mar 2015 16:24
new grade crossing coming this summer Here is link to new you tube video from Rokuhan showing their new grade crossing to come in three flavours, European, Japanese and North American, suitable to single two lane crossing and can be expanded to a wider crossing...
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Posted by garthah
16 Mar 2015 20:35
Intermountain Estimated release in April MSRP US $179.95 Intermountain accepting reservations contact your Intermounatain dealer a-inter-res.jpg

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Posted by southernnscale
Yesterday 00:58
animated vechicles This would be great to have designed in layouts to animated vehicles. This is so cool! found on yahoo Z scale community https://youtu.be/QGbsz26awrg https://youtu.be/RNaGTG5_KKA https://youtu.be/e5M4_8C6tp0
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Posted by southernnscale
Yesterday 00:45
My new Z scale layout construction thread Catt, Looks like the rainy weather made the grass grow. Great job starting to take shape. Looking goooood!
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Posted by Catt
Yesterday 23:33
My new Z scale layout construction thread A little more progress Image Link A closer picture of the road bridge.Railings are N scale ladder stock from Rusty Stumps Scale Models. Image Link
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Yesterday 11:35
Coleman Michigan Railway Buildings Part II - Okay... more photos! There are a few regular building photos and some photos of a beautiful Military...
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Posted by soccrdad30
Yesterday 11:23
Coleman Michigan Railway Buildings Yesterday my wife was in a race in Coleman Michigan which was serviced by the Pere Marquette Railroad. While my wife did her half marathon I explored around the town taking some photos. The race was held on the Pere Marquette Rail Trail, a 30 mile trail...
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Posted by Catt
27 Mar 2015 12:49
My new Z scale layout construction thread Walt ,this layout will be a work in progress,meant mostly to show off Z scale in I hope what is a favorable light. :dry: Anyway here is the latest progress pic.I'm working on the hill to the upper right now.I should have that finished by Sunday...
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Posted by Nutter
25 Mar 2015 07:33
Greetings from the UK. New member here just getting back into Z Gauge after a 10 year break. My name is Mike and I am in my 60's. Still model other scales but with a preference for narrow gauge. My Z gauge stock has come out of retirement and I shall be modelling mainly Swiss....

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Posted by Mr.JA
Yesterday 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.
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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)
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Posted by DAZed
25 Mar 2015 09:30
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) The Bombardier cars have been traded. Thanks for the interest.
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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...
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Posted by Mr.JA
12 Feb 2015 09:23
New assorted Z sale! New Sale of AZL, MTL, Marklin, FR, Full Throttle, Gerd custom builds, Robert Ray kits, IM! Lots of custom weathered pieces. This is a non-eBay sale. I will not list on eBay. Please contact me directly. ThankZ! FrenchieFrogZ Z sale

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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...

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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

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