Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by EARTHLING, Jun 3, 2009.


    EARTHLING New Member

    hello to all,

    i am new to this forum. i have been out of model railroading for about 11 yrs.. i had an N-scale but sold it when i moved to the man who bought the house... since there have been MANY advancements in Z-scale; this is what i want to build... i have seen a lot online but i want to know.... is there a LARGE starter set out there (1200.00 or so)??? should i just get a starter set and buy another larger track pack to go with it?? there was nothing but swiss stuff for z-scale back then and now i see a lot..

    thanks for any help
  2. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    I believe Marklin & Miniature Trains are the main manufacturers offering Z-Scale equipment. You might want to check out what is going on at eBay, as you can get brand new stuff for less than store prices...Good luck..!!

    EARTHLING New Member

    thanks.. didnt even think about that....
  4. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

    You can also lose your shirt and your money. Watch your six...
  5. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    I think the "danger" of doing business on eBay is overstated...I've done over 400 transactions there, both buying and selling, and have been bilked ONCE...$14+ bucks went down the drain. That's better odds than doing business at the corner store....

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