RE: [z_scale] Need imput!
- if you want boxcars that are too short in height, have molded on roofwalks
,come in cartoon color schemes and have a brakewheel mounted on BOTH ends
of the car , then Marklin is the one for you
>From: "Loren Snyder" <ljsnyder@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [z_scale] Need imput!
>Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 21:37:15 -0800
>Hi guys, I'm fishing tonight. Before I plan the my mountain RR, I need to
>find out what is about the steepest grade an average model F7 can negotiate
>, pulling an average of about 6 - 8 cars? I plan to gain a lot of
>elevation inside the mountains using tight loops so as to come out at quite
>a different level. And one other question--I am modeling American
>railroads, so want to use probably MTL engines, however, what are your
>opinions of Marklin vs. Micro Trains? Having never seen any Marklin up
>close I don't know which looks the most realistic. And I was just wondering
>which brand of engines run the best and are the most reliable? Would
>welcome any and all comments. Thankyou, Loren
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