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Re: Looking for Z gauge metal locos

« Reply #10 on: 17 September, 2022, 11:11:10 PM »
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Yep HO-OO scale are much cheaper, and easier to see finer detailing as they're bigger.
This is it, but I think the appeal of Z scale or even N scale which is half-way between Z and HO-OO, is the lilliputian effect they give.


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Re: Looking for Z gauge metal locos

« Reply #11 on: 09 November, 2022, 11:40:25 AM »
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Yep HO-OO scale are much cheaper, and easier to see finer detailing as they're bigger.
True, but you can put a small Z gauge layout in a medium sized display case or on a window ledge.  Can't do that with HO-OO.

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« Reply #12 on: 09 November, 2022, 11:42:31 AM »
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Yep HO-OO scale are much cheaper, and easier to see finer detailing as they're bigger.
This is it, but I think the appeal of Z scale or even N scale which is half-way between Z and HO-OO, is the lilliputian effect they give.
Yes, that's the main appeal, and detailing is still very realistic imho.  I agree though that HO-OO are much cheaper.

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« Reply #13 on: 10 November, 2022, 01:51:05 AM »
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Yep HO-OO scale are much cheaper, and easier to see finer detailing as they're bigger.
True, but you can put a small Z gauge layout in a medium sized display case or on a window ledge.  Can't do that with HO-OO.
Yep, there's no way.  For HO-OO you'd need a loft as some have said, or a spare room or something like a shed.


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Re: Looking for Z gauge metal locos

« Reply #14 on: 12 December, 2022, 08:53:01 AM »
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Yep HO-OO scale are much cheaper, and easier to see finer detailing as they're bigger.
True, but you can put a small Z gauge layout in a medium sized display case or on a window ledge.  Can't do that with HO-OO.
Here's one in a briefcase!  Amazing!
Susan.W the midget magician :)

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« Reply #15 on: 12 December, 2022, 11:20:47 PM »
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Yep HO-OO scale are much cheaper, and easier to see finer detailing as they're bigger.
True, but you can put a small Z gauge layout in a medium sized display case or on a window ledge.  Can't do that with HO-OO.
Here's one in a briefcase!  Amazing!
There's 1999 Euros worth in that briefcase excluding shipping!  Very neat though.



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