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Long-time modeller and new to Japanese image model railroading.
 
I've been gradually collecting B-Train Shorties over the years with an eye towards building some T-Trak modules.  Current plan is to start building later this year, doing an N scale urban layout that can also do double duty as a terrain board for playing tabletop miniatures games (Kaiju, BattleTech stompy robots, Girls und Panzer tank battles, etc.)

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cteno4

Welcome Cat,

 

glad you found us. Btrain shorties are a good one to suck you in. Very fun and easy to play with in limited space. Ttrak is fun as well to not have to dive into a larger layout project and to play with others some easily.

 

looking forward to what you come up with!

 

have you seen Nick Yees little Btrain layout? Quite fun.

 

http://japanrailmodelers.org/pages/modelingjapan/btrainshorty-pt1.html

 

cheers

 

jeff

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Kiha66

Welcome cat!

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Cat

Thanks Jeff,
 
Yes, I have seen that; it's lovely work!  We're currently sketching out ideas for a 6'x4'3" layout (2x3 17"-deep modules) which would be a good size for tabletop gaming with standard T-Trak mainline running along one edge and can also connect a 7th 17" module to the mainline with a small fiddle yard and a transfer  table for when we're just playing trains.  Hope is that we can bring this to both gaming conventions and model railroad conventions.

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DanielMackay

Welcome, Cat! You've just found the rabbit hole. Lots to learn and be amazed by here, products and people both.

 

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cteno4

Cat, 

 

sounds cool, look forward to seeing this! Great double purposed like, crossover can also happen this way.

 

jeff

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miyakoji

Hi Cat, welcome to the forum!

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JR 500系

Welcome Kat!

 

BShorties are really cute, and because of their smaller size, it is possible to have a 16car shinkansen in a limited space! 

 

Glad you found us! Enjoy yourself here! 

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11 hours ago, JR 500系 said:

BShorties are really cute, and because of their smaller size, it is possible to have a 16car shinkansen in a limited space! 


Our big train will be the super cute 9 unit Cassiopeia.  Recently purchased sets A, B, and C from Rakuten Global Market; just got the shipping notice yesterday.

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chadbag

Welcome!

 

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