Does A Model Train Collector Have To Actually Run His Trains?
Collectors exist for almost every object and hobby in the world. They're the ones who drive the costs of that first-issue Batman comic through the roof and the ones who simply 'must have' that rare item that no ...
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#1 Feb 23, 2009
There are two types of basic train guys! there is the one that has to have it just to have it, these are what i call collector's. it don't matter to them that it will or will not ever "ROLL DOWN THE TRACKS" it's just having the thing that is FUN.
On the other hand, a Modeler is the guy that will buy stuff and place on his "LAYOUT" table, these are the guys that want to have the "HANDS ON FUN" I am one of those. if i wanted to build something that didn't have action in the end, i would have just made plastic models and detailed them to the hilt.
nether group is in the right! we need all of them to enjoy our hobbie.
#2 Mar 25, 2009
Looking for information on MARX trains. I've just started looking at the tin deco style trains. I am looking for a booklet on the MARX vintage deco style engine and tenders. Could anyone recommend where I can find. I would appreciate anything. If you get a chance check out my blog http://www.railroadmodelcraftsman.net
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