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Piko 65T whit comb

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Piko 65T whit comb
Posted by NVSRR on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 7:40 PM

I have been watching for it.  Looks like it will be a tough grab.  Out of the number of dealers in the US. only two have it listed as coming.     One is a europe specialist and only has the AC version.  MBklien is the only one with the dc version.

SO the non sound is 229 and the sound version is 319.  ESU  decoder

roadnames military, a unmarked paint, and strangely MAryland midland.  Only those three. 

 

They are limited run. and even tougher to get a dc version for US.  so plan on getting one as soon as it hits the street.   

 

SHane

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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 1:30 AM

NVSRR
They are limited run. and even tougher to get a dc version for US. so plan on getting one as soon as it hits the street.

Some years ago, I had an opportunity to acquire a 65 ton Whitcomb diesel (a real one, not a model) for free, so began to organise a means to get it from the donor to our farm, about 20 miles away.
I was getting some pretty good support from two local railroads, and needed only to arrange for a truck and crane to bring the loco from the nearest local tracks, when I suddenly learned that railroad cars and locomotives (along with street cars and I guess anything else that ran on rails) were specifically not allowed in our area - no exceptions. 

I believe that the loco was later scrapped.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 2:21 AM

NVSRR
They are limited run. and even tougher to get a dc version for US.

I have already given up on this model.

However... fate smiled on me this week with an alternative. See Weekend Photo Fun on Friday for more information.

-Kevin

Wink Happily modeling my STRATTON & GILLETTE RAILROAD. A Class A line located in a personal fantasy world of semi-plausible nonsense on Tuesday, August 3rd, 1954.

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Posted by NVSRR on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 9:57 AM

SeeYou190

 

 
NVSRR
They are limited run. and even tougher to get a dc version for US.

 

I have already given up on this model.

However... fate smiled on me this week with an alternative. See Weekend Photo Fun on Friday for more information.

-Kevin

 

 

yeah. Seams like a lost cause.   Everybody has the ac version.   Mbklien is the only one with dc.    And no preorder.   I am not getting my hopes up but will watch to see.    Originally I was planning to get the shapeways shell and using the recommended sw chassis.    might be the end result.  

shane

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Posted by Mike-Ike Man on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 3:04 PM

Reynaulds has both DC and DCC available. These are the European version USATC.  The US version is yet to be done. 

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Posted by BigDaddy on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 5:17 PM

doctorwayne
I suddenly learned that railroad cars and locomotives (along with street cars and I guess anything else that ran on rails) were specifically not allowed in our area - no exceptions.

Now that is one my HOA failed to mention.Devil

Henry

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Posted by NVSRR on Thursday, September 16, 2021 11:34 AM

Train world is taking pre orders

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An optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel

A realist sees a frieght train

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Posted by BigDaddy on Thursday, September 16, 2021 4:45 PM

NVSRR
and strangely MAryland midland

I thought Maryland Midland was a post Conrail branchline spinoff.  I suppose they could have had one of those in the beginning.

They did have one:  https://www.thedieselshop.us/MMID.HTML

Henry

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Posted by NVSRR on Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:20 PM

Yeah I found pictures of it this morning BigDaddy .  Interestingly with that sheet of plywood under the coupler. 

 

SHane

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An optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel

A realist sees a frieght train

An engineer sees three idiots standing on the tracks stairing blankly in space

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