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grimd0rkNess

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grimd0rkNess

I only got back into trains about six months ago, but I've been interested in modeling most of my life(primarily wargames). I'm super new to the whole n scale thing and to anything approaching a real layout, but just by posting occasionally and lurking, I've picked up a lot from you knowledgeable folks! Thanks for being so informative in your discussions! I got interested in Japanese trains because I liked the idea of passenger focused transit, rather than freight, and reading online said that Japan was where it was at, especially in regards to n scale, which I knew I wanted to do because of space limitations. 

 

I'm a historian by training, so my natural instinct is to read everything possible before jumping in, so this whole model =railroad thing is kind of a departure, because I really want to actually build it. I'm not sure whether I have a location I'm interested in, or an era beyond roughly the present, so I'm primarily collecting trains that I think look cool(and I can afford).

 

Thanks for being here and being welcoming!

 

Brian

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Kiha66

Welcome Brian!  

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cteno4

Brian,

 

welcome! That’s the fun of model railroading as you can approach if from what ever angle, and go back and redo it as your fancy changes! Also Japanese modeling provides such a variety of trains and scenes to play with.

 

enjoy!

 

jeff

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chadbag

Welcome!

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Martijn Meerts

With a Japanese layout you can go pretty much everywhere, there seems to be a prototype for everything 🙂

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Sascha

Hello and welcome to the forum.

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chadbag

European also encompasses a lot of passenger rail.  But don't get sucked into it as the models are expensive...

 

 

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miyakoji

Hi Brian, welcome to the forum!

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