My loco Roster

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by 65GASSER, Dec 1, 2006.

  1. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

    my roster grow ever more horrifyingly larger. i'm positive i'm not far from this number. i need to update my roster anyway!
  2. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

    I wonder if it would be worth it to make a Kato into an NJ transit unit.
  3. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    HO scale
    • Bachmann E-60CP Phase 1
    • Bachmann Spectrum Acela Express Trainset
    • Athearn P42DC NEC Phase IV
    • Bachmann Metroliners (full train)
    • Atlas AEM7 Phase III #908
    • Atlas AEM7 Phase III #911
    • Atlas AEM7 Phase IV #921
    • Bachman HHP-8
    Burlington Northern Santa Fe
    • Athearn Genisis SD75M
    Chessie System
    • LifeLike B&O sublettered GP-38
    • MRC F-7A
    • Athearn GP7
    • Athearn GP38-2 (Philadelphia Division)
    • Athearn SW1001 Dummy (Philadelphia Division)
    • Athearn SW1500
    • Bachmann Spectrum E-33
    • Atlas B40-8
    • Athearn RTR AC4400
    Erie Lackawanna
    • Bachmann Spectrum SD-45
    New York, Hartford & New Haven
    • AHM C-liner
    New Jersey Transit
    • Atlas U34CH
    • Atlas ALP44
    • Bachmann Spectrum F40PH
    • IHC GG-1 NJ DOT ( its actually the same GG-1 as below, except with a NJ DOT shell)
    Norfolk Southern
    • Kato SD80MAC
    Pennsylvania railroad
    • IHC GG-1 spirit of '76
    • Bachmann Spectrum GE 44 tonner
    • Athearn Super powered F-7B
    Santa Fe
    • Mehano SD40-2
    • Bachmann F-9A
    Seaboard Coast lines
    • Tyco/Mantua C430 spirit of '76
    • Atlas AEM7
    Union Pacific
    • Athearn C44-9 wings #2 (used for parts)
    • Proto 2k SD-7 ( awaiting repairs)
    • Lionel Challenger
    O-27 scale *
    Chesapeake & Ohio
    • Lionel 4-4-2
    New York Central
    • Marx streamlined Vanderbilt 0-4-0
    • Marx 0-4-0
  4. LongIslandTom

    LongIslandTom Member


    I bought a Spectrum F40PH in NJT paint two years ago and I was really disappointed at how it looked. I only have one Kato F40PH right now (Amtrak #400) and that's going to stay the way it is.. So I'm going to grab another Kato sometime next year and repaint it for NJT.

    It should be pretty straightforward... Basically all you need to do is get rid of the Phase-III Amtrak stripes + letters and put on the NJT disco stripes + letters. Both the Amtrak and NJT paint has the same general layout for the black and silver areas so you don't need to do a complete repaint-- All the work that needs to be done are in the silver areas.

    I figure some judicious localized paint stripping (thinking of using an air-abrasive gun to do this) and re-airbrushing just the silver area with Floquil Platinum Mist, then applying the NJT disco stripes and letters, and I should have a nice NJT unit ready to go. :thumb:

    I am a bit nervous at the prospect of trying that though, because the Kato ain't cheap, and if I make a mistake and screw it up, it's a VERY expensive mistake. :oops:
  5. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

    a few months agoi think there was a kato repainted into NJ Transit ( or may it was a walthers) but it had see through grills and everything on it. at that point i didn't want to buy it because i already had the bachmann one, and i was just buying an SD80 and AEM7 which was already costly. didn't want go broke. i put it on my birthday (tommorow)/ christmas list, but i probably didn't get it because my parents are crazy, and while they try to get what people want, they insist on variety, and not just the same old things (models in general for example). i'm not willing to spend my money just yet either. i just got back from that trainshow, and i want to grow my money tree up again, lol.
  6. LongIslandTom

    LongIslandTom Member

    Yea same here. I need to wait until next year to get that new Kato precisely because my money tree is stripped bare just about now. :D

    Heck, you are in a worse spot than me, because all I needed was just a token NJT train or two on my pike. You on the other hand have to have all the wild-and-wooley NJT stuff-- When can we expect to see something like an NJT GP40FH-2 or a PL42AC on your pike? I think nothing says NJT better than those wierd units. sign1
  7. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

    you know i kept on passing up IHP's GP40FH-2s. I really need to grab one of those. I'll have to check Ebay for them. I was looking at it back in the summer when the shell was on display at the National Train Show. that was really cool stuff there.

    What i really want to do though, are those Arrow IIIs, but i wouldn't even know where to begin with those cars. those electric MU cars are so common place, i can't believe that manufacturers don't make them. only IHP makes them (Arrow Is and Silverliners and Metroliners [shell only])

    Speaking of the PL42ACs, i wonder how you'd build that. We are going to need those new double decker coaches while we are at it!
  8. Thoroughbreed

    Thoroughbreed Member

    Heres a short roster shot of display engines

    And my lil ol workspace

    It seems to catch everything daily:D
  9. nkp174

    nkp174 Active Member

    The current roster:

    G scale:
    LGB 0-4-0
    LGB 4 wheel yellow desiel

    O gauge:
    Lionel 2-4-2
    Lionel 0-4-0

    Grandt Line 0-4-0
    (2) Bachmann 2-6-0s, regauged
    Bachmann 0-4-0, awaiting being regauged

    Life Like 0-4-0 (dockside)
    Rivarossi 0-6-0
    MDC 0-6-0t
    Proto 0-8-0
    MDC 2-truck shay
    Rivarossi 2-4-0
    Bachmann 4-2-0 (John Bull)
    (2) Bachmann 4-4-0s
    IHC 4-4-0 (old time)
    MDC 4-4-2
    IHC 2-6-0
    Mantua 4-6-0 (Rogers)
    IHC 4-6-2
    Rivarossi 4-6-4 (J-3a)
    Brass 4-6-4 (NKP L-1b)
    (2) Mantua 2-6-6-2ts
    Spectrum 2-8-0
    Genesis 2-8-2
    Kitbashed 4-8-2
    Mantua 2-8-4
    Rivarossi 2-8-4
    Spectrum 4-8-4 (N&W J)
    Bachmann 4-8-4 (GS-4)
    Liliput 2-10-2 (German)
    Athearn SW-1
    (3) Athearn PA-1s
    (2) Mantua F units
    (2) Bachmann F units
    Bachmann Plus F unit (B)
    Bachmann GP 30
    Life Like GP 35
    Model Power GP 20
    Life Like 2 axle desiel
    (Haven't run desiels in years...I think there are more, but boxed up somewhere)

    MDC 2-8-0
    Grandt Line 25ton GE

    N scale
    Bachmann 0-6-0
    Bachmann 4-8-4
    Bachman F unit
    Life Like SD 35?
  10. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Thoroughbreed nice roster.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  11. Thoroughbreed

    Thoroughbreed Member

    Just got in the 1st 2 boxes from Omaha from runcooper today

    Theres 6 MRC 501 throttles MIB in there, and yeah its that deep

    Back to the thread of roster shots:thumb:
  12. nkp174

    nkp174 Active Member

    Looks like you've got some older goodies there thoroughbred.
  13. Thoroughbreed

    Thoroughbreed Member

    Just got another shipment from him:

    Theres a challenger, a big boy, blue goose, an SF and CNW 4-6-2's, an NYC&StL 2-8-4 in "American Railroad" scheme, an western and atlantic 4-4-2-0, a DRGW 4-2-6-0, about 15 Kibri and Vollmer kits.
  14. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    Wow - those are some old Tyco boxes. Neat stuff!!!
  15. 65GASSER

    65GASSER Member

    Man what did that all set you back if you don't mind me asking.
  16. oldtanker

    oldtanker Member

    OK keeping in mind that I only got back into the hobby less than a year ago.....


    F7-3 being painted into road names for the grandkids
    SW1500-4 2 UP's running, 2-BN one dummy

    Atlas-2, one new DCC GP38 BN, one used high nosed GP40 BN

    Proto, one GP7 BN, yet to go DCC.

    Thats nine total!sign1

  17. Coastie

    Coastie New Member

    Well At one time, I did have a small amount of HO Engines of 12 from Tyco, Athrean and Bachmann and 150 Cars. I'm down to just 16 cars now and a alot of track. I had to sell off to make child support one month in the mid 90's and never had a chance to rebuild. Now I live over seas and to expensive to have stuff shipped here. Darn living on disability is the pits.

    But I will get back into it once I win my Battle with the VA.

    As the cars I have a IHC set of Southern Passenger cars set of 6, and 2 cars each of custom box cars of the Armed forces. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard.
  18. kokoracer

    kokoracer Member

    Here's my bunch

    1 GP9M Walthers Ex Conrail to be lettered for Ames Ridge
    GP35 Bachmann Conrail
    GP38-2 Trainman Conrail
    GP40-2 (2) B&M and Conrail
    RS11 New Haven Proto 1000
    RS3 Vermont and 2 P&W

  19. CRed

    CRed Member

    I'm new to this so my roster is limited,but here's what I have so far...

    1 BLI C&NW E7A
    1 BLI DM&IR RSD-15
    1 BLI AT&SF 2-10-2

    All with DCC/Sound.I'm trying to sell/trade the AT&SF,I've decide to go strictly diesel and I plan on collecting all the different diesels the DM&IR have had on their roster.

  20. 65GASSER

    65GASSER Member

    Man I wouldn't mind owning that 2-10-2.

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