changed my mind

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by pupparo, Aug 17, 2003.

  1. pupparo

    pupparo Member

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    After sitting here going blind from painting detail on N scale structures I think I will just buy A real railroad.
    Just think of the possiblies large enough to see, endless detail, no hunting all over the internet for items you can't find. Sounds great to me and I will save my eye sight.
    What are your views.
    Joe:eek:
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Great idea Joe! Another nice feature is that weathering comes naturally!:D
  3. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Naw, too easy! :p Been thinking about switching to Zn30 though :eek: :rolleyes: :D !
  4. pupparo

    pupparo Member

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    Any body who deals with Z scale must have alot of time on thier hands.
    I think the proper gauge is G and kick the wife out that way you have all the room you need
    :p
  5. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    That's one thing I like about N scale...I don't need a lot of derail parts, 'cause there's very few of 'em that my middle-aged eyes can see!:D :D :D
  6. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I like N scale because I don't have to kick my wife out of the way. She comes in handy more times and in more ways then you can count.:D :D :D :D

    And Charlie, you're right about the details, just be sure to only invite the aged or nearsighted to see your layout.:rolleyes: :rolleyes:

    D:cool: N
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    60103 Pooh Bah

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    There was a seesion at the convention called "Eyesight and the Aging Modeller".
    He said that switching from N to O or G doesn't help because, while the tiny details get bigger, the tinier ones that you left off now have to be put in; e.g. the builders plate that was a blob now has to be lettered and dated!
    Just rest your eyes and if you can't see it, don't model it.
  8. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    You got that right Don!
    And let's not forget...that could be turned around into - our wives don't have to kick US out!:D ;) :p :D
  9. pupparo

    pupparo Member

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    Yes I will agree the wife has to stay only if I don't have to get rid of my layout.
    The question here is what comes first.
  10. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Well, if the wife stays, and you definately want to stick with G scale, then I would say that what would come first will be to either move to a bigger house or rethink your choice of scale.:D :rolleyes: :D :rolleyes:

    Don
  11. scoobyloven

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    i have my wife telling me that if i add any more on to the layout she will move it out side i looked at her and said well look you have tyour water garden and we live on 4 1/2 ackers of land here is what i will do i will take one of them and turn it into my new layout i can play with from spring till fall and then in the winter i have my other one she looked at me and said that is all i want is a train running around the outside of the house. she looked at me and said now i have to put up with those little ones in the house and then a biger one out side
  12. SD90

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    I think it's a natural progression, when you are younger, N and HO, as you get a bit older , S and O, and in a few more years, G! Unless your eye site stays good, then N is where you will stay! I hope mine sticks around for a long time, I've got too much N scale stuff now to start changing scales!
  13. n_gineer

    n_gineer New Member

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    I converted the wife over to DCC a while back. Now she does just about everything I want.