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BeardedBeauty posted a topic in Japanese: Other Gauges & Scaleshey all. I'm not so familiar with this site as I am not on here so often, but I have been working on something for the past 6 months I would like to share. I got lucky one day in fall of 2016, and found the original 12 car 0 Series Shinkansen set on eBay. I bought it, and immediately found that the original motors drew too much amperage. 6 cars out of the 12 were powered. after brainstorming for a couple weeks, instead of solving this with a different power pack/transformer, I wanted to go the hard route and came up with the idea of traction motors - if it works on the real thing, why
For forum members in Japan, next Saturday Sept. 17, 10-10:30 pm on TV Tokyo program [bi no Kyojintachi], the topic will be Shima Hideo's D51 and 0 series Shinkansen designs. As this is an art program, focus will be on the mechanical beauty of these rolling stock designs. http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/kyojin/
This Thursday the lead car of the first revenue service 0 Series trainset (1964) was moved out by road haulage from the now closed Osaka Transportation Museum. It will be cosmetically restored and then eventually put on display at the now under construction Kyoto Railway Museum, scheduled for opening in spring 2016. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWZRaww63YY