Some pics of my N scale steam

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by grumbeast, Jul 1, 2005.

  1. grumbeast

    grumbeast Member

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    Was playing around with a cheap little 2.1MP digicam and thought I'd post these pics of my N scale steam loco's. The camera was very cheap and I lit this very simply and used the flash too. The lens is tiny and has no macro so I had to keep the camera about 20" back.

    I'd love to see other peoples N scale steam pics.. maybe this could be a thread!

    Graham

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    grumbeast Member

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    A few others

    here are a few more.

    G.

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    frenchtoast New Member

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    I'm interested to know. Is the Mallard a Hornby Minitrix or is it a Graham Farish? And how well does it run?
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    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    A good looking roster Graham. Those Brit locos are beautiful.
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    Yeah British steam is rather elegant, not much in the way of exposed piping although with four cylinders with two between the frames I guess maintenance was a headache!

    Hi frenchtoast, the A4 is the older Minitrix offering, it runs very well and IMHO looks a little better than the Grafar one

    Graham
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    frenchtoast New Member

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    Hmm, makes me think that i should have got the one i saw on ebay just yesterday as it went for $137.50AUSD which is about $100USD.
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    Wow those have alot of detail, do you run them or are they for display only?
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    I run them, mainly just at shows with my N scale bendtrack buddies, but I run sometimes on special trains on my home layout. I'm trying the cop-out of building a RR museum so I can at least display them. I'm thinking my next bendtrack module may be a museum module.

    Graham