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Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by TEP 60, Jul 19, 2005.

  1. TEP 60

    TEP 60 Member

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    Hello!

    Are any of following items ever produced in H0:

    1) international (and also domestic) airport terminals, out of Heljan's

    2) high- rise modern hotels, out of Heljan's

    3) univercity/ college campuses, including student dormitories

    4) water parks
  2. jetrock

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    1) Probably not. Airports are BIG and trying to model them takes more space than most of us have room for.

    2) No. There are articles on how to build a modern high-rise using Plexiglas and vinyl tape, but high-rise hotels are also big and seldom located near trains, and big buildings don't sell well.

    3) Not specifically, but it shouldn't be too hard to find suitable buildings--I'd recommend looking at some of the European manufacturers' town-hall type buildings--brick, somewhat ornate, and just waiting to be covered in ivy. Student dormitories could be made from any brick-building kit with a lot of windows--any sort of older hotel building would do.

    4) That's a tough one--you mean like an amusement park?
  3. TEP 60

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    I mean a water park/ an aquapark: water slides, pools, children section, saunas, zoo, safari, animal circus etc.
  4. Pitchwife

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    Sounds like an ambitious scratch-built project. :D :D :D :D
  5. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    i'm fairly certain they do make a working log flume ride.


    yeah, Faller makes the "pirates Island" wild water log ride, walthers # 272-140430. it apperently works with real water, and will cut you back $224.99. no dobut it could be kit bashed into a tube ride and what not.
  6. shortliner

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