Archive for October, 1997

Capacitor flywheels »

Collection of posts to HOn30 Mailcar RE “Capacitor flywheels” Circa 1996/1997 – Compiled by Prof Klyzlr.

HOn30 railbus kit »

From Mark Rollins Fri, 10 Oct 1997 Precision Scale has the following “Casey Jones” railbus available, on a part-by part basis. There is no discount (kit price) for buying all the parts at once.

Kennebunk Models snowplow kit »

From Bob Hayden Fri, 10 Oct 1997 Hi Gang, Thought I’d add something new to the discussion with a short report on a new kit I just built and put into service. This is Kennebunk Models’ Kit No. KSMP-514, available from Train & Trooper, which is where I got mine. Price is $29.95; see the […]

A Pioneer 4-2-0 »

From Mark Rollins Wed, 08 Oct 1997 This is a neat little 4-2-0 HOn3 narrow gauge, could probably be “trimmed to fit” HOn30. Note, since the boiler is not available, it’s a pain in the butt, but anyone can scratchbuild a functional boiler. If anyone decides to, I’ve got an HO scale schematic of the […]

Precision Scale parts »

From Mark Rollins Wed, 08 Oct 1997 I have compiled a list of Precision Scale parts (mostly Shay, other NG interest), including price (if not listed in Walther$) and availability; (N/A = not available, at least currently). I’m sure you’ll agree that it would be great if PS re-released some of the Shay kits. Note […]