of coarse you can do what I did, that is build a g guage layout then take MTL N guage and set it up in the backyard of one of the farmer buildingS and have G figures riding the N boxcars and then take your Z trains and build a minature garden Z scale layout with G scale figures running it. Try it you will like it! MODEL TRAINS ARE A DISEASE WITH ONLY ONE CURE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
----- Original Message ----
From: Joe DAmato <shipsure2003@...
Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2007 1:55:53 PM
Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: G Scale
Gee Karin...how do you feel about G scale?? :o)
--- In z_scale@yahoogroups .com, "Karin Svenson" <karin@...> wrote:
> --- In z_scale@yahoogroups .com, "Joe DAmato" <shipsure2003@ > wrote:
> > Ok..I know this is a Z scale site, but most of you I have met, do
> > scale as well. I am thinking about getting a USA Trains SD40-2,
> > dislpay only, detailed and repainted for my desk. Is this a true
> > scale model or is it a mish-mash and require rebuilding. Are the
> > trucks to scale?? might get those and build a Hybred version of
> > 40-2.
> > Thanks
> > Joe
> Hi Joe,
> I am SO into G that Loren is a G scale convert. Course he wouldn't
> want me to say that on this forum. Oops!!!!
> I absolutely LOVE my "Aristo-Craft" SD70 MAC and my "USA Trains"
> GP38-2 with matching "USA Trains" extended vision caboose. ALL are
> Alaska Railroad (what else?) and are compatible with each other and
> the other brands. I also have a nice Aristo C-16 2-8-0 that I love.
> The detailing is impeccable because they are so big. But I will
> you... you who deals and designs in all thingz tiny... These are not
> exactly designed for desk displaying, and I've seen your desk! It
> for your mantle or your yard!
> Z is awesome but I can't see myself EVER giving up my G.
> (please don't shoot me, I can't help it I love G but also love my Z)
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