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    N-scale Kato Unitrack + Unitram layout: Small-build layout progress thread.

    Another question would also be how did it you convert to 110 Volt AC??? Since the U.K. version was set up for 220.
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    N-scale Kato Unitrack + Unitram layout: Small-build layout progress thread.

    Where did you find that Dynamis Ultima system since its not available in the U.S.???
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    N scale Con Cor Aerotrain???

    Pics or video??
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    Hornby by Arnold locomotives

    I have been very pleased with them thus far. I was able to buy the 4 that I was interested in and the seller VRC Hobbies in NY sold a few for auction. I won a U28C last night for $31!!! before shipping. Again for the money I paid the value is incredible. If anyone is interested I will post...
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    It's slowly getting there

    Very nice! what did you use to cut the foam?
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    How many prefer to buy DCC equipped vs. DCC ready?

    Personally I have no issue with saving a bit of money and installing the decoder myself. Typically you save about $40-50 and the Digitrax decoders I buy from Yankeedabbler are about $25-26 dollars so I'm ahead about $15-20 or so. This buys another car or most of another decoder. I have done a...
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    Since when did M.B. Klein become so slow?

    So here is an update I received an email back earlier this morning from them. Gerard Dembeck (ModelTrainStuff.com Support Portal) Oct 13, 11:05 AM EDT Mr. Leeth: Good morning. Our shipping department is finishing up orders placed on the 9th today. Your package should be sent via USPS...
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    Do You Prefer Sound or Standard Non-sound DCC Locomotives?

    I find the whole sound thing personally to be a bit of a noisy gimmick. I'm an N scale guy and they sound quality from a tiny speaker is just not very impressive. Now that new BLI Paragon 3 sound thingy with a subwoofer is intriguing but I also find most sound equipped locomotives to be cost...
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    Hornby by Arnold locomotives

    After my positive experience I shall be buying their U28C's because they can be had for that same price of $47 ea.
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    Since when did M.B. Klein become so slow?

    I also want to ad that I think some of it is arrogance. They are THE low price leader in the U.S. and they know it and if a consumer wants that low price then they are going to wait ...regardless. In comparison I ordered from Trainworld up in NJ at the same time, and my order was shipped...
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    Since when did M.B. Klein become so slow?

    Do a Google search for "M.B. Klein slow orders" and you will find what you are asking about. The 3rd - 5th search hits reveal forum posts that discuss this very thing.
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    Since when did M.B. Klein become so slow?

    That's not the point I expect timely service just like everyone else. This is 2017 it should not take an online seller 4 business days to process an order.
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    Since when did M.B. Klein become so slow?

    As of last night they still have not shipped the order. I emailed them with their very convoluted help ticket system so we shall see if and what they respond with. I have been in and around retail for most of my adult life either on the sales side or on the vendor side which is where I am now...
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    Since when did M.B. Klein become so slow?

    I placed an order early Monday morning and they still have not shipped it...what gives??? This is pretty unusual for them but I find there are complaints of this all over the web now. Anyone else had issues recently?
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    Hornby by Arnold locomotives

    In retrospect I have had 2 arrive recently and installed decoders. I find the detail to be on par with Atlas and they run pretty smooth but don't pull as strong as Kato but for the money I paid a good value imo.
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    A new layout any ideas welcome

    So I tore my old layout down 4 years ago because of life changes and now I have decided I would like another one especially since I'm pretty happy with a nice collection of rolling stock and locomotives. I managed to Ebay much of my Chessie System stuff which is now disappointing to me since...
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    Would like suggestions for folding legs or other portability options

    Greetings everyone! I will be starting my 2nd layout very soon and have decided upon a typical 4X8 N scale layout based on 1X4 gridwork with a 2" foam board as the surface this keeps the weight down and should make it portable. What I would like is options for folding legs so I can move this...
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    Hornby by Arnold locomotives

    Greetings folks. I am just getting back into the hobby after a 4 year hiatus and will be building a 2nd layout very soon. I keep seeing these low cost Arnold/Hornby locomotives that are DCC ready and I am wondering about the quality. I assume they are Chinese made like most model railroad...
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    Want to buy first N scale set. Recommendations?

    I would think that since you live in Japan the Kato stuff should be a tad cheaper at the source. Ebay would be the place to look imo they have a huge assortment of used and new gear. Kato stuff is pretty bullet proof so I don't think you could go wrong there and they make quite a few starter...



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