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What Happened to T Gauge ?
« on: June 20, 2008, 02:02:07 AM »
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  I know this is the Zed Scale Forum, but the topic was briefly mentioned before. Has T Scale ever been released or is it Just Vaporware? Nate Goodman (Nato).Salt Lake ,Utah.

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Re: What Happened to T Gauge ?
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2008, 07:20:24 AM »
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T is very real--I have had a couple of sets since last December. The problem is the maker is a very small shop making a very low-demand product, and there have been endless delays getting stuff to market (including the dreaded "poison Chinese paint"). They are in the midst of releasing the second wave of products. There is now just enough buzz about T that it may finally make it into some online shops.

More info here: http://1-450.blogspot.com/

A detailed review of the first sets: http://1-450.blogspot.com/2007/12/and-verdict-is_16.html

Manufacturer's site: http://www.kk-eishindo.co.jp/

Only online vendor so far to even mention it: http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/

Discussion board: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Japanese-Z-Scale/
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Re: What Happened to T Gauge ?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2008, 08:23:54 PM »
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Out of everyone in the Entire World, I am the guy who wants it the most. Murphy dictates that whoever wants something the most, is the least likely to ever get it, so hopes are not high.

Why do I want it the most? Because I really don't care about trains as much as I care about having the first of something! So what, I don't have their initial sets first, but I can have the first Northern Pacific based T layout, even if the only loco is an RDC pulling a single passenger car.

OK, so you know I want them. Don't you too? smaller is better, after all the reason you guys got into N Scale over HO is because you like smaller better too. It's just the availability, and price that makes N Scalers say stuff like "it's too wide and don't look right to me" or "I got dissed by Joe, so I hate MTL, where's my happy birthday blender?" haha! ok, I got off on a tangent, but aren't I allowed to? :D

Bring on the T Gauge!