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    Couplers compatibility

    Are couplers on Rokuhan steam locomotives compatible with kadee couplers.... both look like knuckle hooks?
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    Introduction to you

    82 year old married male. Alamance County NC, USA. Hobby started with Lionel 82 years ago, HO & N later, now "thinking" about a Z scale layout. Amateur modeler only, not at all professional, all for fun. No trains for sale. Only looking for a mutual friend ANY age.
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    Where is the best place to buy the following Z scale items? 1. Track connectors 2. Plastic insulated tack connectors 3. Power track connectors 4. Track nails 5. Wire 22 gauge ALL the above Z scale
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    What gauge wire is best to connect from power pack to Z track?
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    DC 2 train Z Scale layout: ..... Which power pack is best? 1. MTL 99513000 Railpower 1300 Two units or 2.Noch 88163 and with or without the ac/dc adapter88171? THANKS
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    Thanks..... I SEE....combining block 2 and 5 makes sense! Now more, if I want the train on the inner loop go to the outer loop or vice versa.....I know in one direction it could go in a forward direction onto the other loop, but if the train is going in the other direction the train would...
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    I know this is simple for most of you, but could someone help me wire a layout for 2 trains using block control. There are 5 blocks on the attached I need more? You can just tell me which wire(a white or green one) would go on the outside/upper rail or inside/lower rail in each...
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    Z scale controls

    For a 2 train block z scale layout is MRC #mtl 99513000 all I need to power the track?
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    csx sd40-2 z scale locomotive needs what curved radius track? is R195-45 ok ? Noch, Rokuhan, Micro-Mark?
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    Saint Patrick, What is the size of your layout using 4 turnouts?
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    First time to use z scale........Want real small layout..... See Rokuhan layout plan B......Will Z scale locomotives and passenger cars run on these radius? Can I run 2 trains using block control section.......stopping one train in a section and letting the other one advance out through the...
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    Looking for n scale chickens

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    Looking for n scale chickens

    Looking for n scale chickens. Thanks.
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    Yes......Northlandz in New Jersey

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