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Offline Ian555  
#1101 Posted : 16 July 2012 04:41:20(UTC)
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Hi Alberto,

Great looking Loco's. ThumpUp

Ian.

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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#1102 Posted : 16 July 2012 04:47:02(UTC)
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Another new item for me.......

Picked up at the Palmerston North Rail-X show over the weekend, from Dion at Toottoot.


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It's a Z Gauge 81564 starter set with a couple of extra freight cars I picked up 2nd hand, also from the show (some extra track as well). The first and third cars came with the set, the second and the container car at the rear I picked up 2nd hand.

I've got it running around the top of my entertainment centre cabinet - that's my Linn LP12 turntable you can see in the top left of the picture.

Edited by user 16 July 2012 06:07:38(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

Offline Ian555  
#1103 Posted : 16 July 2012 05:14:16(UTC)
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Hi David,

Very nice, is this the start of another layout. Smile ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Bigdaddynz  
#1104 Posted : 16 July 2012 06:05:42(UTC)
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Could be Ian!

But, I'd better finish the other one's first!

Another observation - I find the Z Gauge track quite delicate, it is easy to get the joins riding over the joiner clips. Care must be taken!

While I was buying the set from Dion, he showed me a device he is developing (he's an electronics engineer by trade). It's a module for a schattenbahnhof, it combines a k83, braking module and sensor detectors all in one. It can control 4 tracks, and can be programed to release trains in sequence or randomly. Dion also indicated that additional components for extra tracks could easily be added. He expects cost to be around $250 NZD, and should have some available for sale by the time of our Railex exhibition in late October.

Edited by user 16 July 2012 06:15:46(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

Offline Artologic  
#1105 Posted : 16 July 2012 09:37:38(UTC)
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Very Nice Bigdaddy en Agvera!

Kristof
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Offline Artologic  
#1106 Posted : 16 July 2012 10:41:15(UTC)
Artologic

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My latest addition,

Marklin 3021, v200

UserPostedImage

Looks like she never ran.

Now to find that even older version :-)

Kristof
Online RayF  
#1107 Posted : 16 July 2012 11:04:26(UTC)
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@ Alberto - Great locos! Love the Glaskasten!

@ David - Hi David, going over to the dark side? (or is it the small side?...)

@ Kristof - Another lovely old Marklin Classic! Can't have too many of these old girls!
Ray

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Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
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Offline Artologic  
#1108 Posted : 16 July 2012 11:08:51(UTC)
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@ Ray: My feeling exactly :-)
Offline steventrain  
#1109 Posted : 16 July 2012 19:35:33(UTC)
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Very nice, David.
Largest marklinist Layout with Centrail station 2/Mobile station 2/60174 boosters/C-Tracks/K-Tracks/Favorites class BR01, BR23, BR50/Insider Club membership since 2004.
Offline steventrain  
#1110 Posted : 16 July 2012 19:37:36(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Artologic Go to Quoted Post
My latest addition,

Marklin 3021, v200

UserPostedImage

Looks like she never ran.

Now to find that even older version :-)

Kristof


Very nice loco.
Largest marklinist Layout with Centrail station 2/Mobile station 2/60174 boosters/C-Tracks/K-Tracks/Favorites class BR01, BR23, BR50/Insider Club membership since 2004.
Offline Artologic  
#1111 Posted : 16 July 2012 19:39:34(UTC)
Artologic

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Thanks Steven,

She was a lucky hit

Kristof
Offline Ian555  
#1112 Posted : 17 July 2012 05:08:08(UTC)
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Hi Kristof,

Very nice. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Ian555  
#1113 Posted : 17 July 2012 05:56:38(UTC)
Ian555

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Hi all,

Here's my latest analog Loco 3111.

Ian.


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Offline intruder  
#1114 Posted : 17 July 2012 07:00:48(UTC)
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Jeremy Palmer wrote:

@Svein - a shop that sells Marklin near where you holiday seems like a good arrangementRollEyes RollEyes................................

Jeremy.


Yes Jeremy.
There are two! Our summer house is not so far away, only 40 km from home. Home is near Oslo (only 15 minutes by train), where my regular MMR dealer has his Märklin Shop in Shop.
40 km west of Oslo is a city called Drammen. In Drammen, quite close to our summer house, is another MMR shop.

My wife and mother in law often goes to Drammen for shopping, but I prefer to stay in the summer house. I am not very found of shopping (one or two "p" in shopping?).
But one day I will join them, under one condition; a visit to the MMR shop.
Best regards Svein, Norway
grumpy old sod
Offline intruder  
#1115 Posted : 17 July 2012 07:17:19(UTC)
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Alberto, David, Kristof and Ian:

Great purchases, all of you!
Best regards Svein, Norway
grumpy old sod
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Offline Artologic  
#1116 Posted : 17 July 2012 07:18:11(UTC)
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Thanks Svein!
Offline Ian555  
#1117 Posted : 17 July 2012 07:58:55(UTC)
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Hi Svein,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Jeremy Palmer  
#1118 Posted : 17 July 2012 11:17:19(UTC)
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@Ian - The kondensers, very very nice, always wanted one, waited too long and couldn't find one at all, then Robert (RJFTrains) purchased a collection
that had one and I bit the bullet. Dr. Fanelli's site has some great Kondenser photos and a great Snow Diorama where he has hitched the Kondenser to
a Snowplough.

@Svein - that shopping plan is a great idea and I am sure would be approved by Synove.

Jeremy.
Jeremy.

1). If at first you don't succeed, bungee jumping mightn't be for you.
2). The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second rat that gets the cheese.
Offline Ian555  
#1119 Posted : 17 July 2012 11:53:54(UTC)
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Hi Jeremy,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Ian.

Online RayF  
#1120 Posted : 17 July 2012 12:03:06(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Ian555 Go to Quoted Post
Hi all,

Here's my latest analog Loco 3111.

Ian.


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She's a beauty, Ian! ThumpUp

Looks nicer in brown than in the usual black or green, I think!
Ray

Mostly Marklin.Selection of different eras and European railways
Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
Offline Ian555  
#1121 Posted : 17 July 2012 12:10:32(UTC)
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Hi Ray,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline steventrain  
#1122 Posted : 17 July 2012 13:57:53(UTC)
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Very nice steam.ThumpUp
Largest marklinist Layout with Centrail station 2/Mobile station 2/60174 boosters/C-Tracks/K-Tracks/Favorites class BR01, BR23, BR50/Insider Club membership since 2004.
Offline Ian555  
#1123 Posted : 17 July 2012 14:40:32(UTC)
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Hi Stephen,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline NZMarklinist  
#1124 Posted : 17 July 2012 15:07:20(UTC)
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Hi Ian, good on you for variety, very interesting colour. ThumpUp
Glen
Auckland NZ

" Every Marklin layout needs a V200, a Railbus and a Banana car", not to mention a few Black and red Steamers, oh and the odd Elok !

CS1 Reloaded, Touch Cab, C Track Modules, K track layout all under construction. Currently Insider
Offline NZMarklinist  
#1125 Posted : 17 July 2012 15:15:52(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Jeremy Palmer Go to Quoted Post
@Ian - The kondensers, very very nice, always wanted one, waited too long and couldn't find one at all, then Robert (RJFTrains) purchased a collection
that had one and I bit the bullet. Dr. Fanelli's site has some great Kondenser photos and a great Snow Diorama where he has hitched the Kondenser to
a Snowplough.

@Svein - that shopping plan is a great idea and I am sure would be approved by Synove.

Jeremy.


Hi Jeremy,
Me too, and thought I was on to one on Monday early morning, only to be out bid at the b last moment Glare
It was a 34171 which is a Delta version of the 1978 Insider Klass 52 which also came in a Digital Version 37171 Wink

Being Delta I thought it would be a bit of a bargain, and I was going to put a Loksound V4M4 in it anyway with the latest correct sound project for Condensers. Sad

Don't think a Condenser would be prototypical with a Snowplow somehow Confused

Edited by user 17 July 2012 15:22:09(UTC)  | Reason: typo

Glen
Auckland NZ

" Every Marklin layout needs a V200, a Railbus and a Banana car", not to mention a few Black and red Steamers, oh and the odd Elok !

CS1 Reloaded, Touch Cab, C Track Modules, K track layout all under construction. Currently Insider
Offline Ian555  
#1126 Posted : 17 July 2012 15:33:14(UTC)
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Hi Glen,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline H0  
#1127 Posted : 17 July 2012 19:35:03(UTC)
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Hi all,

I got my Schienenzeppelin 88761. It's a 2010 new item, initially announced for Q3/2010.
Now we have Q3/2012 and rollout has begun.

It comes in a wooden cigar chest.
H0 attached the following image(s):
mun01.jpg
mun02.jpg
Regards
Tom
---
Happy customer of Roco, Piko, Fleischmann, ESU, Brawa, Liliput, Rivarossi, Lima, ... - and will happily continue to buy locos that run well out of the box. I'm also happy with 95% of my Märklin items, but will avoid a few cost-optimized items made 2011 or later.
Offline Artologic  
#1128 Posted : 17 July 2012 20:00:19(UTC)
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Hey Ian,

Very nice

Hey Tom,

Very nice as well!

Kristof
Offline Artologic  
#1129 Posted : 17 July 2012 20:09:51(UTC)
Artologic

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Latest addition:

Fleischmann 4338, Br 110 Bugelfalte, converted to ac

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Seems to be something wrong with the sleeper, so I ll be replacing that one.

On route: Marklin 30747, V218 tee, which was on my wish list for very long too.

Kristof
Online RayF  
#1130 Posted : 17 July 2012 22:12:36(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: H0 Go to Quoted Post
Hi all,

I got my Schienenzeppelin 88761. It's a 2010 new item, initially announced for Q3/2010.
Now we have Q3/2012 and rollout has begun.

It comes in a wooden cigar chest.


Very nice, Tom. ThumpUp

Make sure you don't smoke it by mistake! BigGrin
Ray

Mostly Marklin.Selection of different eras and European railways
Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
Online RayF  
#1131 Posted : 17 July 2012 22:14:07(UTC)
RayF

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Originally Posted by: Artologic Go to Quoted Post
Latest addition:

Fleischmann 4338, Br 110 Bugelfalte, converted to ac

....


Seems to be something wrong with the sleeper, so I ll be replacing that one.

On route: Marklin 30747, V218 tee, which was on my wish list for very long too.

Kristof


Nice looking loco, Kristof! ThumpUp

I've always wanted a 30747 too. I think I'll look out for one on ebay...
Ray

Mostly Marklin.Selection of different eras and European railways
Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
Offline Jeremy Palmer  
#1132 Posted : 18 July 2012 03:03:35(UTC)
Jeremy Palmer

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Always liked this Swis lok, and after years of searching I now have the matching wagonCrying Crying

I know the freight wagon is out of place but thought it might look better accommpanied by the lok.

Jeremy.

ps. Ian - that is a nice steamerThumpUp ThumpUp .j.

Edited by user 18 July 2012 03:08:46(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

Jeremy Palmer attached the following image(s):
Maerklin_3452.jpg
Maerklin_84735_11.jpg
Jeremy.

1). If at first you don't succeed, bungee jumping mightn't be for you.
2). The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second rat that gets the cheese.
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Offline AshleyH  
#1133 Posted : 18 July 2012 06:18:40(UTC)
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Hi Jeremy

Yes very nice Lok, a 3452 or 3752? But I never knew there was a matching wagon for it,
what is the part number please?

Many Thaknks
Ashley
Offline Ian555  
#1134 Posted : 18 July 2012 06:52:07(UTC)
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Hi Tom,

Very nice addition. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Ian555  
#1135 Posted : 18 July 2012 06:53:38(UTC)
Ian555

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Hi Kristof,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Ian555  
#1136 Posted : 18 July 2012 06:55:34(UTC)
Ian555

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Hi Kristof,

Great looking Loco. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Ian555  
#1137 Posted : 18 July 2012 06:57:17(UTC)
Ian555

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Hi Jeremy,

Very nice pair. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Ian555  
#1138 Posted : 18 July 2012 06:59:25(UTC)
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Hi Jeremy,

Thanks, yes the 3111 is a great looking Loco, isn't it.Wink Smile

Ian.

Offline foumaro  
#1139 Posted : 18 July 2012 07:14:47(UTC)
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My number 56 is Western Pacific 26600 California Zephyr,the big dream is reality.On the way to Greece,i will try to post photos when i receive the box.
Offline Nigel Packer  
#1140 Posted : 18 July 2012 07:46:02(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: AshleyH Go to Quoted Post
Hi Jeremy

Yes very nice Lok, a 3452 or 3752? But I never knew there was a matching wagon for it,
what is the part number please?

Many Thaknks
Ashley


The Märklin number "84735,11", though that is on the box - I don't think you'll find it in a catalogue.

In Koll's Special Catalogue the number is 4735.95708.

It's a very nice loco, and was the follow-up to the 3751 "Heizerlok" which is also one of my favourites of modern electric locos.

Nigel
Märklin collector since age 5.
H0 Collection from 1935 to today.
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Offline Jeremy Palmer  
#1141 Posted : 18 July 2012 09:53:15(UTC)
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Hi Ashley,

3452 it is, but no sentiment here - it will be converted. Thanks for #'s and additional info. Nigel.

Jeremy.
Jeremy.

1). If at first you don't succeed, bungee jumping mightn't be for you.
2). The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second rat that gets the cheese.
Offline finwen  
#1142 Posted : 18 July 2012 20:02:23(UTC)
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My 4 year old soon got this nice train from Ikea today :)

UserPostedImage

Í got some trains also in the mail. 4 steam locos. B81, Br89 and two BR 38. All digital.
Offline Artologic  
#1143 Posted : 18 July 2012 20:20:50(UTC)
Artologic

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Nice Additions everyone!

@Finwen: You gotta love that wooden thingie!

Kristof
Offline Jeremy Palmer  
#1144 Posted : 18 July 2012 23:57:27(UTC)
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Hi Pana - Sounds like it was a successful trip. 26600 is a magic set - looking forward to the photos.

Jeremy.
Jeremy.

1). If at first you don't succeed, bungee jumping mightn't be for you.
2). The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second rat that gets the cheese.
Offline foumaro  
#1145 Posted : 19 July 2012 06:06:15(UTC)
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I will post the photos as soon as possible.I am gonna share my huppiness with all of you.I was expecting to have this set for a lot of years.Love
Online RayF  
#1146 Posted : 19 July 2012 06:06:41(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Jeremy Palmer Go to Quoted Post
Always liked this Swis lok, and after years of searching I now have the matching wagonCrying Crying

I know the freight wagon is out of place but thought it might look better accommpanied by the lok.

Jeremy.

ps. Ian - that is a nice steamerThumpUp ThumpUp .j.


Very nice, Jeremy! ThumpUp

I think the pairing will look great, even if they didn't appear like this in real life!
Ray

Mostly Marklin.Selection of different eras and European railways
Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
Offline Ian555  
#1147 Posted : 19 July 2012 06:44:48(UTC)
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Hi Robert,

Great additions to your collection. ThumpUp

Your son's train will of course be "analog"Smile .

Ian.

Online RayF  
#1148 Posted : 19 July 2012 06:47:14(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: finwen Go to Quoted Post
My 4 year old soon got this nice train from Ikea today :)

UserPostedImage

Í got some trains also in the mail. 4 steam locos. B81, Br89 and two BR 38. All digital.


Cute!BigGrin

My son still keeps all his old Brio trains, even though he's 25!
Ray

Mostly Marklin.Selection of different eras and European railways
Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
Offline Ian555  
#1149 Posted : 19 July 2012 06:51:29(UTC)
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Hi Ray,

I believe there is some even older forum members who still have their wooden trains......Wink Smile ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline GlennM  
#1150 Posted : 19 July 2012 17:10:26(UTC)
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Hello,

Here is my latest 'Loco' purchase;

UserPostedImage

I just hope she runs better than my last Kof purchase, which would not reverse!!!!!

BR

Glenn
Offline Ian555  
#1151 Posted : 19 July 2012 17:27:37(UTC)
Ian555

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Hi Glenn,

Yes, I remember the "no reverse" Loco.

Great looking Set. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline steventrain  
#1152 Posted : 19 July 2012 17:29:37(UTC)
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Very nice train pack, Glenn.
Largest marklinist Layout with Centrail station 2/Mobile station 2/60174 boosters/C-Tracks/K-Tracks/Favorites class BR01, BR23, BR50/Insider Club membership since 2004.
Offline GlennM  
#1153 Posted : 19 July 2012 17:33:27(UTC)
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Thanks guys, which reminds me I must get that other Kof repaired............................

BR

Glenn
Offline finwen  
#1154 Posted : 19 July 2012 18:42:21(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Ian555 Go to Quoted Post
Hi Ray,

I believe there is some even older forum members who still have their wooden trains......Wink Smile ThumpUp

Ian.



I am only 43 and still have my Brio wooden trains :)

My new locos arrived at post office. I will pick them upp next week BigGrin
Offline Artologic  
#1155 Posted : 19 July 2012 20:30:44(UTC)
Artologic

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Glenn, pretty loco! I wish you lots of fun with your new addition. Still should get that loco repaired tough

Kristof
Online RayF  
#1156 Posted : 19 July 2012 21:44:48(UTC)
RayF

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Looks really nice, Glenn! ThumpUp
Ray

Mostly Marklin.Selection of different eras and European railways
Small C track layout, control by MS2, 100+ trains but run 4-5 at a time.
Offline NZMarklinist  
#1157 Posted : 20 July 2012 02:22:03(UTC)
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Nice new trains and Loks all. ThumpUp

David & Tom, buying Z guage when your really an HO Modeller would be a bit like scratching an old itch would it not Wink
Very nice ones tho ThumpUp

Koffs are allways nice and even if they don't reverse, they still run better than a wooden train Confused Blushing Woot Smile
Glen
Auckland NZ

" Every Marklin layout needs a V200, a Railbus and a Banana car", not to mention a few Black and red Steamers, oh and the odd Elok !

CS1 Reloaded, Touch Cab, C Track Modules, K track layout all under construction. Currently Insider
Offline Bigdaddynz  
#1158 Posted : 20 July 2012 09:54:31(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: RayF Go to Quoted Post
@ David - Hi David, going over to the dark side? (or is it the small side?...)



Originally Posted by: NZMarklinist Go to Quoted Post
David & Tom, buying Z guage when your really an HO Modeller would be a bit like scratching an old itch would it not Wink



Well, you know, it's the old story......... "One day I'd really like to have some Z Gauge, not too many, just one or two.................."OhMyGod

(Repeat sentence for 1 Gauge and N Gauge.........)


Nice purchases Kristof, Ian, Jeremy and Glen. Look forward to seeing your photos of the California Zephyr, Panayotis.

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Offline foumaro  
#1159 Posted : 20 July 2012 18:45:26(UTC)
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I hope i will have it till the end of the next week David and i will do my best to post nice photos.BigGrin
Offline finwen  
#1160 Posted : 24 July 2012 20:18:46(UTC)
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I got some nice trains today.

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BR 38 382-8

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BR 38 2545

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BR 89 010
BR 81 002

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Offline Artologic  
#1161 Posted : 24 July 2012 20:31:53(UTC)
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Finwen,

Very nice classics!

Kristof
Online RayF  
#1162 Posted : 24 July 2012 21:37:41(UTC)
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Very nice, Robert!

I like your two Br38s. At first glance I thought you were showing us both sides of the same loco, then I noticed the boiler rings on one of them! Smile

The lower photo, BTW, contains a Br89 and a Br81. I think you have a typo in the caption.
Ray

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Offline finwen  
#1163 Posted : 24 July 2012 22:21:16(UTC)
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Thanks for catching my typo.

Th BR81 was surprisingly heavy.
Offline NZMarklinist  
#1164 Posted : 25 July 2012 05:40:53(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: finwen Go to Quoted Post
I got some nice trains today.

BR 38 382-8

BR 38 2545

BR 89 010
BR 81 002


Hi Finwen, you sure did ThumpUp Smile
Glen
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CS1 Reloaded, Touch Cab, C Track Modules, K track layout all under construction. Currently Insider
Offline Ian555  
#1165 Posted : 25 July 2012 05:46:09(UTC)
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Hi Robert,

Great Loco's to add to your collection. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Bigdaddynz  
#1166 Posted : 25 July 2012 06:13:00(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: RayF Go to Quoted Post
I like your two Br38s. At first glance I thought you were showing us both sides of the same loco, then I noticed the boiler rings on one of them!


Yes, I thought that as well! Then I noticed the boiler rings, as well as the lack of smoke deflectors on the second Br38.

Nice locos, Robert!
Offline foumaro  
#1167 Posted : 25 July 2012 06:22:15(UTC)
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Very nice classics.Is there a telex coupler to this br81 as the older model have?
Offline finwen  
#1168 Posted : 25 July 2012 07:08:20(UTC)
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No its a BR81 without telex.

Fun to have 2 different versions of the BR38. Fun to have the one with boiler rings but i think the other with smoke deflectors looks better.

This addition doubled my steam powered loco collection to 8 locos (7 of them digital)

Offline steventrain  
#1169 Posted : 25 July 2012 12:30:15(UTC)
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Very nice, Finwen.ThumpUp
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Offline Artologic  
#1170 Posted : 25 July 2012 13:28:09(UTC)
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Hello Everyone,

I have a new addition as well:

Marklin 30747 V218 in tee livery

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I m very happy I finally found one

Kristof
Offline Ian555  
#1171 Posted : 25 July 2012 14:06:24(UTC)
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Hi Kristof,

Great looking Loco. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Artologic  
#1172 Posted : 25 July 2012 14:28:03(UTC)
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Thanks Ian!

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#1173 Posted : 25 July 2012 14:45:04(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Artologic Go to Quoted Post
Hello Everyone,

I have a new addition as well:

Marklin 30747 V218 in tee livery

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I m very happy I finally found one

Kristof


Hi Kristoff,

I really like this loco. I hope to get one soon too!
Ray

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Offline Artologic  
#1174 Posted : 25 July 2012 14:49:36(UTC)
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Hey Ray,

I hope for you you get one soon too. I was looking for one for quite a while, but the price most of the time was too high :-).

Kristof
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#1175 Posted : 25 July 2012 15:47:31(UTC)
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Very nice, I like the livery Kristof.ThumpUp
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Offline Artologic  
#1176 Posted : 25 July 2012 15:50:58(UTC)
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Hey Steven,

Me too, but the added exhaust pipes are fun too :-).

Kristof
Offline Chris6382chris  
#1177 Posted : 25 July 2012 17:33:18(UTC)
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Robert and Kristoff great looking locomotives. Love the steam engines and love the color scheme on the diesel. I also added an engine to my fleet this week. I picked up a Marklin Class BR 216 in Red at EuroWest. It is digital but I am not sure of the Model number or year, it came with no box. Also can someone explain to me the difference between saying it is a V160 or a BR216 is this redundant or do these numbers and letters mean different things.

Thanks,

Chris

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Offline Western Pacific  
#1178 Posted : 25 July 2012 17:48:24(UTC)
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When DB introduced their "computer numbers" they applied a principle to add a 0 in front of the class number to steam engines, a 1 to electric engines, a 2 to large diesel engines and so on (and the letters E and V were removed). However, for some (if not all) diesel engines classes the adding of the 2 in front of the number would have made the number too long to fit the numbering scheme. For that reason they dropped a trailing 0 of the old class number and thus V160 became 216, V200 -> 220 and so on.

I'm sure that there are others who can give a more complete explanation, but this is to give a quick answer and hope it will do for the time being. Blushing
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#1179 Posted : 25 July 2012 17:56:31(UTC)
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Hi Chris,

Good looking Loco. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Artologic  
#1180 Posted : 25 July 2012 17:58:44(UTC)
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Hey Chris,

The v160 and v216 are really the same, the v160 was the old numbering, where the v216 number was introduced when they changed to computer numbers. But they are the same

Kristof

Ps: Nice engine, I love them, I have some versions of it already too.
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#1181 Posted : 25 July 2012 18:10:18(UTC)
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The original Diesel class numbers refered to the horsepower developed by the engine, so:

V160 = 1600 hp
V200 = 2000 hp
V100 = 1000 hp
etc.

With the advent of computer numbers, the V was dropped and so was the trailing 0. the number "2" was added to denote diesels, so the examples above became:

V160 > 216
V200 > 220
V100 > 212 (OK, this one had to have another 2 added as the 210 had already been alocated.)
Ray

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Offline Artologic  
#1182 Posted : 25 July 2012 18:35:45(UTC)
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@ Ray: Wasn t the v218 delivered as v160 as well? I tought it had a stronger engine?

Kristof
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#1183 Posted : 25 July 2012 19:05:16(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Artologic Go to Quoted Post
@ Ray: Wasn t the v218 delivered as v160 as well? I tought it had a stronger engine?

Kristof


The V160 spawned a whole set of variations with different engines and train heating arrangements. These became the Br 215, 216, 217, 218, 219 and 210. Apart from these, I can also mention the original batch of ten V160s, which had a different body shape, and were known as "lollos".

I don't know all the details, but I know a man who does:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DB_V_160_family
Ray

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#1184 Posted : 25 July 2012 20:45:15(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Artologic Go to Quoted Post
Wasn t the v218 delivered as v160 as well? I tought it had a stronger engine?
218 always without V.
We talk about the V 160 family. BR 218 is a member of this family - but all others are longer than the V 160 and ventilation grills and other details vary.
The "218" shown here is a V 160 mould labelled as a 218. The 3918x models are a better representation of the 218 (also available in TEE livery).

Regards
Tom
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Happy customer of Roco, Piko, Fleischmann, ESU, Brawa, Liliput, Rivarossi, Lima, ... - and will happily continue to buy locos that run well out of the box. I'm also happy with 95% of my Märklin items, but will avoid a few cost-optimized items made 2011 or later.
Offline Chris6382chris  
#1185 Posted : 25 July 2012 22:51:46(UTC)
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Everyone, thanks for the information. I appreciate it.

Chris
Offline Artologic  
#1186 Posted : 26 July 2012 07:55:46(UTC)
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Tom & Ray: Thanks for the further info.

@Ray: the lollo is very nice too, hope to get one one day too (with the d zug set)

Kristof
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#1187 Posted : 27 July 2012 04:53:05(UTC)
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Hi all,

Hornby O gauge Clockwork Set.

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#1188 Posted : 27 July 2012 06:31:44(UTC)
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Hi all,

Set 3121.

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#1189 Posted : 27 July 2012 06:35:59(UTC)
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Very nice sets, Ian! ThumpUp

That Hornby clockwork set is interesting. I noticed that both Pullman coachesa have the same name, Marjorie. Is that how it should be, or has someone swapped coaches from 2 sets?
Ray

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Offline Artologic  
#1190 Posted : 27 July 2012 07:08:00(UTC)
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Hey Ian,

Nice stuff, did they release that 3121 set with a 1st class instead of the 2nd class coach too? I tought I saw it like that somewhere

Kristof
Offline Ian555  
#1191 Posted : 27 July 2012 07:40:38(UTC)
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Hi Ray,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Sorry, I've got no information on the Set.

Ian.

Offline Ian555  
#1192 Posted : 27 July 2012 07:44:38(UTC)
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Hi Kristof,

Thanks. ThumpUp

Wow!!!, a lot of questions for a Friday morning. Smile

Sorry, I don't know, maybe some members can help.

Ian.

Offline Artologic  
#1193 Posted : 27 July 2012 07:59:09(UTC)
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Ian,

Maybe we should start a question day :-)

Kristof
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#1194 Posted : 27 July 2012 08:44:24(UTC)
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The best of the best.Loco,cars,papers and box in mint condition.
Offline Artologic  
#1195 Posted : 27 July 2012 08:50:45(UTC)
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Very Nice Foumaro!

That orange/silver one speaks to my imagination

Kristof
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Offline Ian555  
#1196 Posted : 27 July 2012 09:04:40(UTC)
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Hi Panayotis,

Very nice collection. ThumpUp

Ian.

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#1197 Posted : 27 July 2012 10:17:27(UTC)
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Very nice, Panayotis! ThumpUp
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#1198 Posted : 27 July 2012 13:04:11(UTC)
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Hi Ian and Ray,

Looking at the book by Chris and Julie Graebe, The Hornby Gauge 0 System, the M1 series was in production from 1926 to 1956. it represented the low end (cheap) of the Hornby range. The pullman cars were available with three names, Marjorie,Aurelia and Viking. Having two coaches in a set is probably the way it was packed. In days gone by people were less fussy and it would have been sold as a relatively cheap toy. Ironically this can make them harder to find as they would be more readily discarded.If there is "Hornby" printed on the cab-side it will be a post-war set but still of considerable age and obviously in excellent condition.
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#1199 Posted : 27 July 2012 13:33:58(UTC)
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Hi Bob,

Thanks for the information on the Hornby O gauge.

Yes, the Loco cab has Hornby printed on both sides.

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#1200 Posted : 27 July 2012 13:57:35(UTC)
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