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    plow
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soccrdad30 - Sat 23 Aug - 11:43

Congratulations Stony! Talk about being some busy grandparents :)

craZ13 - Fri 22 Aug - 22:40

Congrats Stony xD

craZ13 - Fri 22 Aug - 20:28

Congrats Stony xD

Fred - Fri 22 Aug - 12:52

Congratulations-Glad all is well- Assume the same for Granpapa- :D

stonysmith - Fri 22 Aug - 11:14

My third grandchild: Hudson Robert Cato.. born 9:35pm Aug 21. 8lb 16oz 22 inches Mother and Son both doing well.

soccrdad30 - Tue 12 Aug - 17:08

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

rvn2001 - Mon 4 Aug - 08:14

Walt, I think they have their scales mixed up.

southernnscale - Sun 3 Aug - 21:09

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

eit27 - Tue 29 Jul - 16:50

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

soccrdad30 - Tue 29 Jul - 16:42

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

Kelley - Mon 28 Jul - 22:19

Kibri church is a good score.

southernnscale - Mon 28 Jul - 14:39

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

TheWag - Sat 26 Jul - 13:03

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 - 01:50

Yup- it works now Stony- Thanks

Fred - Fri 25 Jul - 01:49

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

stonysmith - Thu 24 Jul - 19:57

Fred.. please try shout again

soccrdad30 - Mon 21 Jul - 17:23

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

Stonebridge Models - Thu 17 Jul - 01:23

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

soccrdad30 - Tue 8 Jul - 20:36

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

soccrdad30 - Sat 5 Jul - 11:20

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

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Latest Product Posts

ztrack's Avatar
Posted by ztrack
30 Aug 2014 08:44
AZL September New Items Part 1 AMERICAN Z LINE September 2014 New Release – Part 1 Happy Labor Day! We have good news for those waiting on the SD70M flags, they are back! We also have a number of new and exciting releases! UP EMD SD70M: Image Link 61004-4 UP...
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Posted by garthah
27 Aug 2014 19:49
August releases Rokuhan says Japanese distributors will have this product on Friday Aug 28th 2014 T014-16 car set of series 50 passenger cars¥ 18,500 G003-1KIHA 52 starter set¥ 12800 A105-3JR Cargo COntainer 30A blue 2 pieces¥ 1,380 A106-2Seino Transportation...
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Posted by ztrack
22 Aug 2014 08:02
Susquehanna SD70M Available Direct From AZL! Image Link Available exclusively through AZL Direct, AZL is excited to offer Susquehanna SD70Ms! The NYSW operates over 400 miles of track in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and has connections with CSX, Canadian Pacific and Norfolk...
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Posted by Pete Nolan
21 Aug 2014 16:48
Coming Soon Image Link Yes, it's Z scale, all of 6.8" long. Will be announced soon as decals and a few minor parts come in. Going for $99 for the kit.
Heavy-Equipment-Designer's Avatar
20 Aug 2014 21:54
Double ended plow Thanks Walt, glad you like it!. This one still required a lot of finishing work to.... I use a model making trick I learned a long time ago when finishing acrylic, ABS and other types of plastics is to scrape the plastic with a harder material. I use the...
southernnscale's Avatar
Posted by southernnscale
20 Aug 2014 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...

Latest Forum Posts

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Posted by southernnscale
Today 01:15
Z scale Ballast Regulator mow Showcase Miniature new item z Scale Ballast Regulator MOW 10 metal parts Photo Etch. MTL wheels http://www.showcaseminiatures.net/z-scale.html 14096690471.jpg
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Posted by garthah
Yesterday 11:29
Rokuhan video of all Z scale at JAM 2014 Here is a link to video http://www.rokuhan.com/english/news/2014/09/report-of-jam-train-show-2014-in-tokyo.html regards Garth
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Posted by sky_68
30 Aug 2014 15:09
Info Color Hi guys, I found this photo and I should like re-paint a F-7 with this scheme. Someone knows which colors I have to use? Thanks Paolo Italy cbq_169A_F7A-160C_F3A_aurora_il.jpg
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Posted by Fred
26 Aug 2014 19:41
Just for Fun Nice Bus Stony
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Posted by Mr.JA
24 Aug 2014 05:17
Rokuhan to display at jam in Tokyo Japan market limited editions
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Posted by Mr.JA
24 Aug 2014 05:16
Rokuhan to display at jam in Tokyo 2014-08-2410.21.10.jpg 2014-08-2410.21.19.jpg 2014-08-2410.22.13.jpg 2014-08-2410.22.30.jpg 2014-08-2410.22.38.jpg
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Posted by Mr.JA
24 Aug 2014 05:01
Rokuhan to display at jam in Tokyo I attended the show today. It was quite an impressive show... if you are interested in HO and N. The largest display of Z-scale was Rokuhan. PRMLoco and Tenshodo were also there, but only with old products that have been released years ago, with many sold...

Buy/Sell/Trade Posts

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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...
Mr.JA's Avatar
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

Rollingstock Club

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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