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Hiroe

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Re: Scale Speeds
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2012, 07:06:32 PM »
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Makes me want to switch scales :)  I vaguely remember seeing MP54's but they would have had to been in Suburban Station. Can't say for sure. I like the overhead wire. Always thought that was a cool thing about traction modeling. I seen it done in N scale, but I'm not sure I would try it.

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Are the units equipped with sound or does O scale just sound realistic?

Is this your home layout or a club? Looks huge!

Frank

Haha, yeah. I had the same reaction when I saw the place for the first time. It's a club layout, which is quite convenient; not having to invest the real estate is a huge bonus for O scale. I've done working PRR cat in N before, and will soon be again; but working in O has allowed me to refine the construction techniques. Those particular cars do not have sound decoders in them, as the stock NJCB mechanisms make all the right noises as-is.

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