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    HO or N?

    Thanks for all the help! I decided on N scale. Now to design and build my layout...
  2. M

    HO or N?

    Could you clarify about the couplers?
  3. M

    HO or N?

    I found some N stuff on this website: Model Train Stuff-N Scale steam locomotives. They do have a larger selection in HO, though. Are those N products not quality? Should I go somewhere else? Another question: Are train cars and products of different manufacturers compatible?
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    HO or N?

    **Yes, after law school (may move out after pre-law) I should be able to take this out. **I could probably work in 1:160. **Yes, I should have a regular source of income soon. Steam era, and I would prefer locomotives with New York Central, Baltimore & Ohio, Pennsylvania Railroad, or Southern...
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    HO or N?

    I am a beginner model railroader(?), and I was wanting to know: Should I go with N or HO scale? I have a (give or take) 7 x 4 space right now, I am not employed (haven't graduated yet), but size is not a problem. I would like to know the pros and cons of each. Thanks for all help in advance...




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