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    plow
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    with graffiti
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    with graffiti
  • 1931 Caterpillar
    Sixty track tractor
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soccrdad30 - Tue 12 Aug - 21:08

Sorry guyz... Those are assigned images for the train category. I did not see anything in Z listed.

rvn2001 - Mon 4 Aug - 12:14

Walt, I think they have their scales mixed up.

southernnscale - Mon 4 Aug - 01:09

are these old or new?http://www.hobbytown.com/Category/Z_Scale/1864/

eit27 - Tue 29 Jul - 20:50

Thanks for taking the pictures from NTS, John. Also nice meeting you!!

soccrdad30 - Tue 29 Jul - 20:42

Good Luck Ben, you got that kit for less than half price!

Kelley - Tue 29 Jul - 02:19

Kibri church is a good score.

southernnscale - Mon 28 Jul - 18:39

Great Work Ed I like the Fall look!!!!

TheWag - Sat 26 Jul - 17:03

Woohoo! Got a Kibri Church (36818) that Walthers has listed for $50.00 for $15.00. I think I can cut it down to something southern US flavored.

Fred - Fri 25 Jul - 05:50

Yup- it works now Stony- Thanks

Fred - Fri 25 Jul - 05:49

Congratulations Ed--That is regognition of a lot of fine work

stonysmith - Thu 24 Jul - 23:57

Fred.. please try shout again

soccrdad30 - Mon 21 Jul - 21:23

Congratulations to Ed for his 2014 NTS 2nd place Module award!!!

Stonebridge Models - Thu 17 Jul - 05:23

Just added a BUNCH of FT sets on the bay (see link in post below)

soccrdad30 - Wed 9 Jul - 00:36

The Japanese animated art of Karikuri is interesting http://vimeo.com/24412432

soccrdad30 - Sat 5 Jul - 15:20

Juan, I am in chat if you have time. :)

Kelley - Tue 1 Jul - 13:37

They´re here!

southernnscale - Mon 30 Jun - 04:21

It's working Cool!

southernnscale - Mon 30 Jun - 04:21

Hey Stony!

GNFan - Sat 28 Jun - 05:04

That's a relief! Glad the site is back.

slugger - Sun 22 Jun - 14:47

The new make over for the site looks Great!!!

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Latest Product Posts

southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
Today 14:17
Double ended plow Jon, I think they look really good! best I seen from shapeways they are getting a little better on cleaning and the printer lines. I have had some problems with the printer line and sanding some areas you will remove some of the detail which doesn't...
Heavy-Equipment-Designer's Avatar
18 Aug 2014 20:44
Double ended plow I first saw a wooden version of this about 2 years ago at the PA RR museum in Lancaster county PA. Really neat to see in all wood. Also very dangerous as the description said it was not uncommon for obstructions in the track to derail the plow or come right...
Heavy-Equipment-Designer's Avatar
14 Aug 2014 15:15
1931 Caterpillar Sixty track tractor Here is the 1931 gasoline powered Caterpillar Sixty track tractor, last year the gasoline powered model was made. By this time it had 72 brake horsepower and could pull a little over 6 tons. It was used for everything from AG to construction to shunting rail...
ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
13 Aug 2014 08:50
AZL August New Releases Part 2 AMERICAN Z LINE August 2014 New Release – Part 2 Midmonth is here! We are offering Missouri Pacific GP9s and a corresponding MP bay window caboose! The color matched trucks are a first for AZL. Missouri Pacific EMD GP9: Image...
garthah's Avatar
Posted by garthah
02 Aug 2014 16:24
Rokuhan Buildings S032 29 x 32.5 scale ft S033 36 x 36 scale feet S034 40 x 32.5 scale ft
Minuteman's Avatar
Posted by Minuteman
02 Aug 2014 15:43
Rokuhan Buildings They really do look nice - but I can't seem to find any information as to the "footprint" of these buildings... anybody measured them yet? cheers! Adrian
ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
02 Aug 2014 09:33
Rokuhan Buildings Yes they are available in the US! We are receiving our shipments. The first box arrived with a number of the new buildings. We are awaiting the rest of the new building to come shortly. For some reason Fedex has held up the box in Memphis. They are available...

Latest Forum Posts

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Posted by stonysmith
15 Aug 2014 21:21
June 2014 website update - Report any problems here JohnK gets those emails, and he can't check them during the business day. Your username is "Heavy-Equipment-Designer" Your password is encrypted.. nobody can see it. But, if you wish, I could reset it for you.
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14 Aug 2014 18:11
June 2014 website update - Report any problems here I requested to have my user name sent to me since I forgot it (along with the password) so I could sign in using Explorer (for some reason my version does not remember user names and passwords even when told to). Put three requests in several hours ago. Said...
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Posted by garthah
12 Aug 2014 18:06
Rokuhan to display at jam in Tokyo Please be advised that we will be exhibiting at JAM convention in Tokyo being held at TOKYO BIG SIGHT with below details. Date: 22nd August 10:00 - 19:00 23rd August 10:00 - 19:00 24th August 10:00 - 17:00 Booth location: --> At East4...
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Posted by markm
06 Aug 2014 14:21
Traffic Lights Here's the truth table I used for my U.S. modern era traffic lights. The circuit was based on an August 1989 "symposium on Electronics" piece in Model Railroader. If you're modeling prior to the 1970s, stages 0 & 8 can be removed. I've included the binary...
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Posted by Kelley
01 Aug 2014 16:41
Traffic Lights Rolf has some, but the controllers are for German sequence, R-Y-G-Y-R. Last time I talked to him, he was working on getting some that were American or at least programmable. You can get them and get your own controller. Here is his website, send him an Email....
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Posted by markm
30 Jul 2014 01:38
Traffic Lights Stony, I have a little more time now than for my earlier post. If you're willing to buy about 500K signal heads, I'm sure Dialight would consider it :) I've played with the idea of Z scale traffic signals for some time and can give you some...
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Posted by stonysmith
30 Jul 2014 00:24
Traffic Lights This is a bit funny: If they can do "everything in house", I wonder if they'd be interested in talking to the Model Train market.

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Posted by Socalz44
05 Jul 2014 16:07
Marklin D&RGW Mogul and Diamond Special Set Looks like good stuff to me. Good luck. Jim
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Posted by Stonebridge Models
21 Jun 2014 20:42
Assorted Z For Sale! Most of our Z scale rolling stock is now up on ebay with huge discounts and FREE Shipping!! Lots have flown out of here already but I have added tons more. Check it out! Much of it is out of production...
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Posted by Mr.JA
27 Apr 2014 04:55
Re: Marklin D&RGW Mogul and Diamond Special Set Everything is now listed on eBay. Have a look! Z for sale
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Posted by Mr.JA
21 Apr 2014 06:56
Marklin D&RGW Mogul and Diamond Special Set Please contact me directly about these... frenchiefrogz@gmail.com The IC Diamond Special Set has been converted to Magne-Matic couplers and trucks with metal wheels. IMG_2244.JPG IMG_2330.JPG

Latest Contest Posts

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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 thomasc600
14 Dec 2013 18:13
Re: Choo Choo room complete. Contest Results looks great kids we still don't have tree up yet just back Disney boat
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Heavy-Equipment-Designer's Avatar
14 Aug 2014 17:24
Rolling Stock of the Month Club Entries Two 1931 Caterpillar Sixty track tractor with a LeTourneau cable operated blade DSC00571.jpg
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