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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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    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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    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

    Looking for n scale chickens. Thanks.
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    "Popular Science" magazine Spring 2019 issue has a 10 page article with full page photographs of a 52,000 square foot model railroad. 8 miles of track and a control panel that uses more electricity a month than most homes use in 2 years.
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    N Scale National Emergency

    Where are good n scale cornfields, wheat fields, farm yards? All I'm finding are HO. Any N scale look plastic or paper, and grass and dirt mats don't look real. Also N scale shouldn't cost as much as HO. I'm planning a n scale country layout without any town/city buildings. Hey, don't you...
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    DCC Wiring

    N scale 42"x42" DCC layout attatched file. 11" and 19" radius curves. Atlas #6 manual turnouts. NCE Power Cab DCC system. There is only one wire from the NCE to the track; is that wire to connect to a wire block and wires on the wire block to the track? I don't see any reverse loops. The...
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    Short &/or Long Address

    What is the best address to use? Leave locomotives all with #3 short address and assign different long addresses?
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    1. I bought some Atlas code 80 N 11" curved track and did not know about 19" track. Kato passenger cars can handle the curves, but the cars hang over/off the track and look wrong. Can I keep the 11" curve track and add pieces of 1/2 length straight track between the pieces of the curve track...
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    Turnouts Atlas #6 Manual 2706, 2707 N Scale for DCC

    I am planning to build a small N scale layout using Atlas manual turnouts # 2706 and 2707. I will be using a NCE DCC starter system. 1. Do I have to do anything to the frogs? Are they live? 2. Do I insulate one or both end rails of the turnouts and then 3. Do I have to add wires anywhere to...
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    Looking for Atlas Track L11004

    Looking for N-scale Atlas track L11004 N-4 double loops track set. "Backorder Not available" Google searches.
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    Have a forum where you can ask about the price for an item, and others can reply so that we can find the lowest price on an item.
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    Why do so many model train dealers not give enough information about their products? Looking for a locomotive.....just says DCC, nothing about "ready" or "equipped." Looking for a locomotive or car....doesn"t say what radius track it can use. Looking for a locomotive or car...doesn't say...

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