Where do you get your Logging Stuff?

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by jon-monon, Jan 27, 2003.

  1. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    When you find a sorce, why don't we put it in this thread so it's easy to find?

    OK, these are mainly what I've seen in other threads:

    Rio Grand Moddling Ltd. a few pics and pdf down load pices.

    Billing Boats or in English, accessories.

    Some I googled up:

    Hobby Shack On-line general hobby shop with both a train and a boat section.

    Nature Coast HS boat stuff

    Tower Hobbies Big into RC, but you might search up the gizmo you've always wanted, especially in the boat section or in the Boat Running Hardware section.

    Naval Base Hobbies didn't see anything for logging, but they have boats in HO and N.

    MNY Loads of links but half were dead.

    Sirmar Model Ship Fittings - Ships

    B.T.S not shown on their site is a lot of small tools for detailing (i.e. putting your little plastic folks to work), shovels, axes, oil cans, etc. They are listed here in detail parts including a logging section. Good junk in the detail clusters sect. I can see them getting into my wallet some day...

    SCALE STRUCTURES LTD more detail parts, but no pictures here.

    Link & Pin Hobbies

    Clay products:

    polymer clay express

    UK: http://www.mailorder-beads.co.uk/sculpey.html

    US, CA, UK, NZ, Oz: Polymer Clay Sources Worldwide
  2. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Nice idea Jon,
    Okay loggers, lets have what you can find on the web

  3. Gardenrrguy

    Gardenrrguy Member

    www.ozarkminiatures.com Ozark miniatures.

    Large scale stuff 1:20. 1:22, 1:24, and 7/8ths.
    I use the large array of logging stuff from Ozark. Great stuff good service.
    I have not yet done a large scale logging scene yet. But I plan on it. I just have to cut down some full scale trees to make the space.
    I have seen some remarkable logging stuff done in large scale and I'm itchin' to get into it now. You guys have me going.
  4. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Neat stuff GG, wonder if I can shrink it a little? Found caboose hobbies in the links, which I like for it's search engine.
  5. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

  6. camelot

    camelot Member


    Intially got some stuff off this guy via ebay , he was very helpfull , the postage was spot on and received the items within a week (Live in Oz)Packaged very well.

    He has now opened a online store , he has some good stuff mainly kitbashing , why not take a look.



  7. grlakeslogger

    grlakeslogger Member

    I model logging ca. 1947 in HO.
    For sources, I primarily use:
    1. Rio Grande Models (already mentioned)
    2. B.T.S./Master Creations (already mentioned)
    3. Durango Press--link: http://www.jlinnovative.com/
    4. Walthers (for all sorts of detail parts like Sheepscot Model Products and SS Ltd. and Evergreen Hill Designs)--link: http://www.walthers.com/exec/page/search
    5. Train and Trooper (I plan to order from them for the first time next month because I hear they have a good reputation.)--link: http://www.trainandtrooper.com/

    Oso Publishing also has good books on the subject.
  8. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Jon, I need some N-Scale boats, what scale in ships should I get? I can't find any 160 scale!:wave:
  9. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Hi Jim,
    What sort of boats are you looking for.?

  10. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

  11. DaytonTrainDude

    DaytonTrainDude New Member

    Well I did it! I bit the bullet and decided to dive into the On30 scene.

    I just ordered from Trainworld a D&RGW Passenger set, a D&RGW Baggage Car, 3-pack of Bachman skeleton cars with logs, 3-pack of wooden dump cars, and last but not least, an 0-4-2 Porter. The log cars and dump cars are on back-order so god knows when they will arrive.

    From Standard Hobby I ordered an additional set of log cars as they had one set in stock.

    I've ordered HO stuff and N stuff from both places and was happy with the results, I always seem to cross my fingers tho whenever I place an order until the order arrives.

    Now to plan a narrow-guage layout...:)
  12. Tileguy

    Tileguy Member

    Bill Roy at McKenzie Iron and Logging/ Timberbeast
    No website but he will mail you his catalog for 2 bucks.
    Lots of excellent logging figures logging kits, woodland creatures etc.
  13. grlakeslogger

    grlakeslogger Member

    Hello all. I have been finding a fair amount of tough to get stuff at Jay's Trains. See: http://www.jaystrains.com/ . He is very good about shipping promptly. He has a huge amount of knowledge about who made what--just what I need when I know I've seen it in somebody's ad but didn't write it down. Anyway, I am VERY pleased with the service I have gotten.
  14. ukon30fan

    ukon30fan 0n30 Rail Baron of Leeds

    This one is for UK Listers.
    My local hobby shop ' Wakefield Model and Craft Centre' must have the cheapest prices in UK for 0n30 stuff - their web site is:
    https://vault1.secured-url.com/model/, it's fairly new so the bachmann stuff is not up there yet - worth giving them a call to see what's currently on offer.
    Sample price - Porter 0-4-2s at £28.00. Also stocks a fair US range in HO RTR and plastic kits.
    No affiliation, just a happy customer! :)
  15. Philinbos

    Philinbos Member

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    spookman Member

  17. R. MARTIN

    R. MARTIN Member

  18. hd8091

    hd8091 Member

  19. rlundy90

    rlundy90 Member

    Here are some links to logging related stuff and modelling.
    B.T.S. logging structures and cars Sierra Scale Models: Realistic  scenery supplies for model railroads and trains some logging details and other great products at very reasonable prices, repairs for narrow gauge locos, ect.
    JAKS Industries | Hobby, Scale Model, Architectural, Trains, Cars, Railroad, Dollhouse, Trucks, Miniatures This is the manufacturer for SSLtd castings. Pictures of everything they make
    Pacific Coast Air Line Railway - An Eclectic Study in Model Railroading Really good tips on how to make scale logs, weathering plastic, ect.
    Hope you find these usefull, Ron.
  20. willy4

    willy4 Member

    I got all my logging stuff from Republic Locomotive Works. Check out their web site. They sell HO & N, not sure about O.


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