Re: Results of my poll
- --- Rob Kluz wrote:
>... Here in the US, about 40% of subscribersAnother reason why Ztrack is unique, as it seems to be the only
> to Ztrack model primarily European.
> ...In producing Ztrack, I really try to balance a mix
> of US and Euro themes. I think it is working well and
> gives Ztrack an interesting look and variety of articles.
> Happy New Year from another ETE member,
> Rob Kluz
magazine I can find in the US that does this.
General model railroading magazines, such as Model Railroader, are
North American (well, US + Canada) specific. Scale-specific magazines
in the US, like "N Scale Railroading" and "N-Scale" are also NA-
I appreciate being able to see models, layouts and techniques from
around the world. Same applies to the membership of this group -
modellers in NA (and Europe) who model European trains, modellers in
Europe who model NA (and European) trains.
Now, if we could just get UK and Japanese models into Z-scale...
--Mike (Euro (DRG) now, but planning a NA layout too)
- The problem with modeling Europe is that the railfan trips are VERRRYYY
Truly, we tend to model what we see, or what we remember seeing. I think
most people model the era in which they turned 11 (our world view is shaped
by current events between our 11th and 18th birthdays), even if it's only
>I am not surprised by your results. Here in the US, about 40% of subscribers
>to Ztrack model primarily European. I personally think that the Euro modelers
>are really neglected in the US, regardless of scale choice. The large number
>of Märklin dealers should give some idea of interest. In producing Ztrack, I
>really try to balance a mix of US and Euro themes. I think it is working well
>and gives Ztrack an interesting look and variety of articles.
>Happy New Year from another ETE member,