S scale buildings

Discussion in 'G / O / S Scale Model Trains' started by Brandon Miller, Mar 14, 2007.

  1. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    Brandon: As I, and several others noted, in our posts, there are sources of S scale buildings. I would suggest getting a recent copy (April 2007) of Railroad Model Craftsman magazine. Inside the front cover is a full page advertisment for several S gauge companies. Also listed is the NASG organization. www.nasg.org They can probably direct you to many more sources of buildings. Also listed is a Publication called the 1:64 Modeling Guide www.1-64ModellingGuide.com They are offering a free copy of their magazine. Have fun
  2. ozzy

    ozzy Active Member

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    ok, so when looking for dicast cars amd trucks for an o scale layout i want the 1:48? but if i want them to match up in scale to post war lionel i want 1:64?

    am i even close?
  3. Dave Farquhar

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    Ozzy, if you're running O27 trains, 1:64 vehicles are the closest match you're likely to find, although a lot of people use 1:43 or 1:50 vehicles even though they're significantly oversized. Personally, I use 1:64s. It keeps the trains from looking smaller than they are, and they're a lot easier to find and less expensive than 1:43s. True 1:48 scale diecast vehicles are very scarce.
  4. ozzy

    ozzy Active Member

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    ok thank you
  5. jefelectric

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    Here are a few to try.

    http://www.laserkit.com/laserkit.htm

    http://www.btsrr.com/

    http://www.clevermodels.com/

    http://valleymodeltrains.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=33&osCsid=fed1f3cf29e67c3b339680a9acc512bf

    http://www.papercreek.com/

    http://www.gclaser.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=GI&Category_Code=SSS

    http://www.craftsmankits.biz/

    www.trainstuffllc.com

    www.ragstoriches.com

    Be aware that most of this S scale stuff is in kit form and some, particularly the laser cut stuff is expensive. There is very little available ready built.
  6. Brandon Miller

    Brandon Miller New Member

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    I don't mind building up a kit. What's the fun in a pre built kit?
  7. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I can see you're going to fit right in with this lot.
    :D