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    Sticker Shock

    I built a 5x9 HO layout 15 years ago (my first) and I had to scrap it a few years ago because my kids needed the space. Back then I could buy engines for $100 and rolling stock kits for about $9. Now I am living somewhere else and I am thinking about a nice little 4x8 layout. But checking the...
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    Please explain Atlas Snap vs Custom line switches

    I am considering building my first layout in years, an HO scale with Atlas code 83 track. I am looking for a small, 4x8 layout. I have only used code 100 in the past. I am a beginner and want to use Atlas sectional track. I have used it in the past with excellent results. But I am confused...




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