N Scale Pioneer Zypher

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Cannonball, May 17, 2007.

  1. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

  2. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Great little train. DCC decoder install is not hard at all. You just need to be careful.

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  3. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

    Dude..... I am so jealous of you now.
  4. jtloconut

    jtloconut Member

    Going for the extra car add-on?
  5. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Nah, just keeping the original set. It is such a quiet machine. Creeps on speed step 1 and takes about 10 minutes to go around the lay out at that speed. I have had it to 15 which is about as fast as I want it to go. That is with 4 or 5 other trains on the tracks. They do add class to a layout.:) :)
  6. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

    I want one but there's no way I can justify the $275 to the wife when I'm going to be spending almost $450-$500 to start my new layout soon. Maybe if there are any left after tax time next year.
  7. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member

    If you can find a copy of...

    ... "The Silver Streak" from the 30's- great footage- it's a(the) disaster film with Dagwood Bumstead from film the era, I can't think of his name- but the film/video is available and it features the train as the hero saving a man injured while building the Grand Coolie Damn- as I remember- but then I~~~~~~~~~~


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