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Author Topic: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N  (Read 37650 times)

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #255 on: May 22, 2017, 01:30:23 AM »
I have an early Tomix version of that one, sounds like bag of spanners going round, when it does run  ::)  Complete dog!
Probably the infamous Tomix spring worm drive.

Are you sure it's an EF57? AFAIK Tomix never made one of those, though they did make an EF15, which looks similar but is 1Co-Co1 vs the EF57's 2Co-Co2.
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #256 on: May 28, 2017, 03:38:36 PM »
I have an early Tomix version of that one, sounds like bag of spanners going round, when it does run  ::)  Complete dog!
Probably the infamous Tomix spring worm drive.

Are you sure it's an EF57? AFAIK Tomix never made one of those, though they did make an EF15, which looks similar but is 1Co-Co1 vs the EF57's 2Co-Co2.

If I ever get out in the shed again I'll check  ::)

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #257 on: June 01, 2017, 11:23:33 AM »
Ordered my Kato C12 today. Hopefully it will be released any day, shipped, then I can show it.


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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #258 on: July 08, 2017, 04:10:41 PM »
Kato C11. Obviously I have to experiment with lighting. This isn't too good.


In the first photo it's pulling a small excursion train. In the second, waiting around at a crossing.

It won't allow me to upload photos unless they are .pdf
Error message: You cannot upload that type of file. The only allowed extensions are pdf.
I'll see if I can get someone to convert them. Strange because most photos in the thread are .jpgs. Mine are 119 and 120kb

Anyway I have a C11 and hoped to give it a showing.




 

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #259 on: July 08, 2017, 05:04:00 PM »
It won't allow me to upload photos unless they are .pdf


That's because you're trying to use the "Attachments and other options" link?  Use the "Add image to post and upload to gallery" above the text box.

(Don't worry, I fell foul of the same thing when I first joined, I was used to other forum software)



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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #260 on: July 08, 2017, 05:32:15 PM »
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #261 on: July 08, 2017, 05:36:26 PM »
Kato C11.







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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #262 on: July 08, 2017, 05:43:56 PM »
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Re: Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #263 on: July 09, 2017, 11:11:52 AM »
That's a nice looking layout you have that C11 posed on. Any more pictures?

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #264 on: July 13, 2017, 03:56:36 PM »
An EF58 from Kato, not just any EF58 but EF58-61, which was for a long time one of the designated locomotives for the Imperial Train.

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #265 on: July 15, 2017, 02:13:24 AM »
See train:


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(for a very good price, hey it's 2nd hand from 2002 but in mint condition, and OK it's 183 series instead of the 189 series in the top picture, but who can tell?)
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #266 on: July 15, 2017, 12:09:00 PM »
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #267 on: July 31, 2017, 05:12:18 PM »
EF58s, one can never have too many of them. This one from MicroAce, a much nicer model than I was expecting.

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #268 on: August 18, 2017, 04:04:42 PM »
I'm not a particular fan of Japanese kettles, which mostly come in a number of exciting shades of black, but have been wondering how MicroAce's offerings stack up, and this 2-8-2 D51 has been preserved (I may actually have seen it in action) so will make a plausible visitor in more recent settings.


Excellent little runner, no problems with my currently slightly iffy track, has lots of that complex valvy-roddy stuff  typical of larger kettles but that doesn't seem very fragile. Main downside (in common with many Japanese kettles until quite recently) is the motor-in-the-cab design, and the leading axle has tyre widths which will make fine scale enthusiast cry (albeit hidden by the attachment in front), but for 30 quid or so in as-new condition who can complain?
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase. - Japanese N
« Reply #269 on: September 05, 2017, 03:33:15 PM »
Undergound... overground... a historic Ginza line (the first underground line in Asia) formation from Tomytec

Nice mix of different types, will however need motorizing and the wheels and couplings replaced with proper ones.
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