Best building kits

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by joe b, Sep 27, 2005.

  1. joe b

    joe b New Member

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    Hi All
    Looking for the best place to get HIGHLY detailed building kits.I can do a lot myself to them, but you must have something to start with. I am doing a small layout from about 1900. The last of the old west.If you know a place to get something like this ,let me know.
    Thanks much for the help NO PAPER PLEASE
    Joe B
  2. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

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    Bar Mills has their "The 1 Kit", www.barmillsmodels.com a collection of wooden walls, doors and windows. Rusty Stumps Scale models has some great detail parts, their shingles are great.

    As to paper, I will be using scaled down and computer printed versions of the "Dover Books" models for mockups on my layout. Start with a paper model, add some Rusty Stumps Shake Shingles and they look quite good, cheap background buildings.

    Of course the DMP kits make great "downtown buildings".

    Two other manufacturers worthy of a look would be the Rustic Rails line from www.musketminiatures.com and Hirst Arts architecture www.hirstarts.com if you are looking for buildings with the Spanish flair.