post war scale untested

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

Before the very first purchase, the new enthusiast needs to choose a scale. Every purchase made will certainly be impacted by that decision due to the fact that locomotives, wagons, tracks, and accessories have to be at the very same scale; otherwise, the train won't work or look right. Some railroad model lovers do collect several scales, however taking on an extra scale is basically like handling an extra hobby. The conventional and most popular model train scale is HO scale, which operates at an 87.1:1 ratio. Other popular choices include O-scale (48:1) and G-scale (22.5:1). When scale is identified, the next step is to choose a quality, intermediate level locomotive. Purchasing the locomotive is a big decision that will certainly have a ripple effect. Do not cut corners, and if splurging is an option, this is the time to do it. Low-cost locomotives are more problem than they deserve and will substantially extend the knowing curve. When it comes to complexity, many newbies will rapidly outgrow a beginner level locomotive and regret not having actually bought the more advanced intermediate model.
Lionel, Postwar, Steam