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N gauge model layout
« on: January 29, 2019, 01:14:21 PM »

Hi it's John V is any body got a  N gauge model railway layout for sale cheers John V .
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2019, 10:37:11 PM »

Wanting to do one of them myself!!! GWR just pre war from 1938 to 1945.
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2019, 04:31:00 AM »

There are specialist railway model mags, and forums. I would also hit those for their classifieds section.
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2019, 11:29:32 AM »

I have mine stored in some Maplin Ali cases, waiting to be redesigned and built, a collection of engines that havn't run for at least 10 years, so it will be an experience getting it up and running, whilst recently watching that series on channel 4/5 (can't remember which) I looked at the redesign then got bored, also looking for second hand stock was also expensive.
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2019, 01:50:29 PM »

Hi it's John V i i hope to be going to look at a layout at weekend .hope  he likes boats I may be able to do a deal.you never no cheers John V
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2019, 02:18:43 PM »

One of our members was getting fed up with model boats and decided to go in for N gauge, he got such a shock at what he got for £90 he changed his mind and stuck with the boats, expensive,yes and getting more so. nemesis
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2019, 10:17:07 PM »

A friend of mine trying to retire has got into 'N' gauge. He is the least technical person I know and he is having fun learning about digital control with two separate trains on the same track. Also sound effects. Train sets have moved on since I were a lad!
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2019, 12:17:22 PM »

Hi it's John V n gauge trains is a expensive hobby I have eleven engines and they were over £100 pound each before you start thinking about track and buildings .I have loads of stuff that I have collected over the years .but if it's one of your hobbies  like me you don't know when to stop cheers John V
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2019, 03:19:09 PM »

Hi just looked at the latest German tank loco for my HO scale layout came in at 5p under £400 railways aren't cheap boats are the best value for your £  Bill....
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2019, 11:41:52 PM »

Hi Bill
What era?   Mine is era 1 Prussian

I had to give up buying rolling stock many years ago and none of mine are electronic which seems to be another considerable expense if you have several locos.
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2019, 09:48:45 AM »

Hi Brian I donít have a particular era I run anything that takes my fancy thatís era 3-5 at the moment including an Austrian goods and passenger set going to the big show at York next week and hopping to pick up a Kpev T12 And a set of coaches Bill...
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2019, 11:07:19 AM »

The T12 and its carriages were the first KPEV set that I bought many years ago and what started me into Prussian railways.   The colour scheme really caught my imagination.
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2019, 10:07:14 PM »

I'm starting to do some research on N gauge trains. I'm reading the PECO booklets and some magazines. Expensive, but looks like fun and you don't have to go out and find suitable water to play with trains!
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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2019, 10:15:13 PM »

My current project, a 1920s model liner is to 1:150 scale which is effectively N Gauge so I am hoping to pick up some passengers although they seem a bit expensive painted!

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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2019, 09:40:28 AM »

Thanks for that Klunk. I did run a web search but that particular site didn't come up - or I missed it.

I recently called in to the Gaugemaster shop near Arundel as I was passing. Amazed at the stuff they have in there and even more staggered at some of the prices!

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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2019, 04:13:28 PM »

100 (or thereabouts) little people turned up today!

They will need repainting but can't complain about the price. I won't need them all.

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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #17 on: April 24, 2019, 08:41:41 PM »

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-150-Scale-N-Gauge-Model-Railway-Painted-Figures-Pack-of-25-50-100-/302338642236
100 painted figures, £4-00


I bought a pack of these a few months back - they are OK from a distance.............of about a mile!!!!!


Quality is usual Chinese, I will leave it there.


I wouldnt use them on my boats or my model railway.............sorry.

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Re: N gauge model layout
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2019, 09:02:08 PM »

Yes Carl, you do get what you pay for but I expect I can tweak some of them for my 1:150 scale liner to look adequate. I can't afford a couple of quid of each individual.
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