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What kind of runs do most of like point to point o

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What kind of runs do most of like point to point o
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, February 17, 2002 11:17 AM
I like around and around,I also can run point to point. Just would like to know what other model railroader like.
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, February 17, 2002 3:01 PM
Operationally, unless you are modeling a tourist railroad in a park, point-to-point is the way railroads work. But, if for no other reason than convenience when visitors arrive, some capability for continuous running is useful.

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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, February 17, 2002 7:39 PM
I like both, my layout uses a double track round D round and a point to point trolly service for the rail yard and mine.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, February 21, 2002 8:44 PM
In a perfect world, my tiny layout would be point A to point B to..etc.etc. However, as this is not a perfect world, my layout is an oval.
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Posted by karmakreations on Monday, February 25, 2002 1:25 AM
I have modeled a big city layout that has circuits that can run up to 5 trains at the same time. I also am running 4 seperate HO slot car tracks with trucks and bus's as well as older Aurora cars(they run at a more a realistic speed). I like to be able to get them all going and just walk around and watch from all different angles.
Who says point to point is the way to go, in the real world everything is round trip.
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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, February 25, 2002 9:18 PM
I'd love to do something along those lines. However, I'm forced to make do with an unused alcove in the laundry room.
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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, February 25, 2002 9:34 PM
Hi guys. I'm one who likes a certain RR, but does not fallow the prototype to a tee. My locos and strustures resemble the area but all done with my own touch. I like the oval/dogbone type layout to watch everything run (visitors too). I also like a small yard to play in. Real life runing is one thing, but in the hobby, It's the big circle for me.............Jamie
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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, February 26, 2002 4:00 AM
I run double track ovals, an outer track separately wired for passenger and longer trains (continuous running), and an inner oval with a few spurs connected to industries. When I'm building kits and painting, I like to run my N scale F40 around the outer oval with a small passenger train in tow at a moderate speed, while my small SW9 runs very slowly on the inner oval pulling a few cars along. I might change the F40 passenger train for a slower moving SD90 with a few autoracks and raibox cars, or change to my SD60's with a coal train. I'll run a exchange different cars in the inner oval spurs with my SW9 or GP38 to change the look of the layout. I keep a lot of my rolling stock put away, but inter-change it all of the time to give my RR a new look. It's all fun. I've collected a lot of rolling stock and like to hide it away so when I see it again it looks new. I'll sometimes exchange my industries too for different eras or a change of pace. Intermodal for a carshop, grain for coal, a lot or a few city buildings, etc.

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