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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, December 18, 2005 1:27 PM
Why spend $1000 dollars on the loco I want when I could find anything I want for $100ish and then pay $150 for it to be custom painted, kitbashed and detailed. I just saved myself $750!
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Posted by ICRR1964 on Sunday, December 18, 2005 2:17 PM
My choice would be a GP7 in brass with the latest sound equipment, best DCC money could by, the smoothest running of any loco out there on the market with a paint raod painted in the Bloomer Line road.
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, December 18, 2005 2:29 PM
For me? How about a 1:1 scale F45...

Love dem 645s!!!! Vrrrrrooooooooooooooooooooooooooooommmmm!!!!

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Posted by trainfreek92 on Sunday, December 18, 2005 6:41 PM
well maybe a gp7 maine central with the green/gold schme full scale
Running New England trains on The Maple Lead & Pine Tree Central RR from the late 50's to the early 80's in N scale
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, December 18, 2005 9:59 PM
Maybe not for one but maybe for a set By set I mean the BN DF40-2 set. Only company
that might produce it would be Overland but they said they cant find enough information on
the prototype to build it.
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Posted by SimRacin40 on Sunday, December 18, 2005 11:58 PM
I'd keep the engine itself simple,but then I'd give it some sort of artifical intelligence,perhaps program in your layout plan and then it could travel around the layout on its own accord,provided there isn't another train heading towards it on the same track.(I'm sure the beta version would provide a couple head on collisons.) It'd be interesting to see a train doing what it "wants",although the route selection would be random.

I can dream,can't I? [:p]
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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, December 19, 2005 12:51 AM
I would not!!! My Loco I want is already provided by overland! And its rediculus! 895 dollas!! Whew!!! When i Can go to these Train shows and wait till the last minute and go Crazy and get 10 15 bucks knocked off decent stuff, im Talkin Genisis and Kato,... and Proto 2k... remember to Poke around at the train shows! lol
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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, December 19, 2005 8:28 AM
I could lean both ways but $1000 is WAY to much for me, (expecally for HO of N)
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 8:01 PM
They already have...thanks Overland!
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Posted by icmr on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 8:29 PM
Anything ILLINOIS CENTRAL.

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Posted by Texas Zepher on Wednesday, December 21, 2005 10:08 PM
My model locomotive is - HO scale NP Z-6 4-6-6-4.
Unfortunately it has already been made by W&R, the catch is the real cost is $3000. So I would definitely buy it for $1000.

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