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Check out our a large range of heavyweight trains and accessories for the more mature train collectors too for first time purchasers.

Before the very first purchase, the new enthusiast should pick a scale. Every purchase made will be influenced by that choice due to the fact that locomotives, wagons, tracks, and accessories need to be at the exact same scale; otherwise, the train will not work or look right. Some railroad model lovers do collect multiple scales, however handling an additional scale is basically like taking on an added pastime. The traditional and most popular model train scale is HO scale, which operates at an 87.1:1 ratio. Other popular alternatives include O-scale (48:1) and G-scale (22.5:1). An exceptional entry point into the model train hobby is a starter kit. Starter kits are readily available from all the top brands and can conserve a substantial chunk of cash at the expense of some flexibility. When picking a starter kit, based on the locomotive which is the most important piece. Generally, the power products included with starter kits are low quality. Purchase a kit that deemphasizes the power supply or doesn't have one at all, and instead, buy a separate system. If the selected starter kit does have a power supply, save it in case the kit is ever resold.
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