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Latest Product Posts

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Posted by ztrack
Today 12:16
AZL May 2015 New Items Part 1 AMERICAN Z LINE March 2015 New Release – Part 1 For our Western fans, we have a couple of great releases for you! Rio-Grande wide vision cabooses and ACF 2-bay hoppers are now available! D&RGW Wide Vision Caboose: Image...
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Posted by southernnscale
21 Feb 2015 13:33
Zscale Monster Trains New buildings link: http://www.zscalemonster.com/ products_360x448.jpg
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Posted by southernnscale
18 Feb 2015 15:15
Z scale Showcase Miniatures I Class Equipment Service Truck (truck tools included) #4026 $16.95 truck1.jpg I Class MOW with Material Handling Crane (truck tools included) #4025 $16.95 truck2.jpg
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Posted by garthah
17 Feb 2015 09:14
Rokuhan announcement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=000ucTLKxLM video showing new freight cars 4 wheel box care Wamu 6700 and 4 wheel open gondola Tora 4500 and new C11 can be seen in video these cars are due in March 2015
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17 Feb 2015 02:27
AZL Coaster F59PHI Sets On Sale! Thanks Frank, I appreciate that. Just wish it was something a little bit more exciting then that F40PH... But that's just my opinion as I'm sure there are F40PH fans out there...
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Posted by ZFRANK
15 Feb 2015 08:33
AZL Coaster F59PHI Sets On Sale! Jon, a F40PH comes close. Bolster distance of the og the F40PH is just 2 feet (2.7 mm) closer than than for a F59PH. Total length is identical. You only need to make a shell. /Frank
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Posted by ztrack
13 Feb 2015 08:24
AZL February 2015 New Releases Part 2 AMERICAN Z LINE February 2015 New Release – Part 2 In keeping with the New York Central theme for the month, we have NYC E8s! This is the 2nd release in the E8/E9 series. New York Central EMD E8: Image Link 62604-1 NYC E8 A 4038 -...

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Posted by southernnscale
24 Feb 2015 16:21
A4-sized Mr.JA Now! that's a great little piece of work. Z scale in the mile high club. great to have on those long trips to or from home! you could even do small modules with them.! :woohoo:
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Posted by Mr.JA
23 Feb 2015 23:29
A4-sized A 100-yen, plastic A4 sized case... Rokuhan track... Rokuhan loco and rolling-stock... Rokuhan buildings. Now I can run trains on my tray-table while flying. Rokuhan
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Posted by craZ13
22 Feb 2015 15:38
Z Newbie From TX Welcome Doug, Look forward to seeing your progress. My main scale is Z but dabble in N. Working part time at a local train store I am becoming familiar with all of the scales. My online name is also a play on my name. cra (first 3 letters of my last...
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Posted by GNFan
22 Feb 2015 13:13
Z Newbie From TX Hello Doug - Welcome. The AZL commuter sets were among the first Z items I ever bought - back when their price was set, and, we were promised, would never come down. So, financially, you're joining Z at a good time. Feel free to join us in ZCS chat...
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Posted by DAZed
22 Feb 2015 12:29
Z Newbie From TX Greetings, I am BRAND NEW to Z-Scale. As in, less than a week! Even as recently as two weeks ago I went through the thought process of "what if Z" and decide against it. I have had this sort of internalized debate over the years...always been...
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Posted by southernnscale
14 Feb 2015 01:54
Shapeways new project New Diesel storage or oil tank tower link: http://shpws.me/EUCS 130 bbl steel vacuum tank heavy duty Link:http://shpws.me/EBzd http://shpws.me/DoUQ IMG_2615.jpg
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Posted by norm24
12 Feb 2015 19:02
Meine neuen Modelle im 3D-Druck Neu habe ich nun bei shapeways freigeschaltet: New I have now unlocked at Shapeways: Breuer mit Erzwagen Video Link Dixi Toilette Mulden

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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 Hirailtruck
11 Dec 2014 23:42
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Posted by Alaska Railroader
07 Dec 2014 23:53
The church kit. We don't plan to, there are so many new things to develop. BUT, I have one made up. PM me if you are interested. Karin Snyder
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Posted by markm
02 Dec 2014 10:25
The church kit. MTL also has their base chapel laser kit.
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Posted by Guba
02 Dec 2014 01:41
The church kit. Did Microstructures release another kit? I don't have that one... My bad, I've seen that kit already. I thought maybe Micro Structures released another kit. Are they ever going to?

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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...

Rollingstock Club

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Posted by southernnscale
24 Feb 2015 16:48
Rolling Stock of the Month Club Entries Here is my rail car Painted and trucks attached. I think it used to replace rail along the track. There are three large vices on the deck of the car you can see the hand wheel that operate the vices on deck. RailCar.jpg
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