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Glad Pingvin

My first Zenmarket Yahoo auction purchase landed on the doorstep today, packed full of Rokuhan treasure...

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kevsmiththai

Seen in the pic is a standard Shorty chassis and one where its components have been fitted to a 3D printed brass chassis designed by the Z-Maker. Shapeways have curently suspended the production of brass items due to the Covid 19 pandemic but when i bought it the price was £29 plus the price of the Shorty. The improvement in running quality is immense due to the additional weight. Excuse the temporary wiring which is a bit untidy. It shows the versatility of the Shorty and opens up all sort of possibilities.

 

Seen with two prototype Fairbanks Morse H10-44 Road switcher bodyshells printed in FUD that are going to be scrapped (half the handrails have fallen off) and a brand new one just about to go into the Ultrasonic cleaner.

 

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MichiK
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Ichigo hensei, the Imperial Train (Rokuhan T036-2):

 

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Nice!

 

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MichiK

...And three more Z shorties - a KiHa52 and two different KiHa40.

 

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Kamome

The start of a proper blue train. Grabbed 3 OHANE 25 0s which is the limit on Ami Ami for some reason. I’ll need 4 more to make up a Nihonkai or Tsurugi formation. 
 

I also had the Kiha 80 motor unit on preorder so I can run both the 81 and 82 series in their respective formations independently. The 81 I have in a 7 car Tsubasa formation and the 82, I want to make up in a Nichirin 9 car formation with 3 cab units.( 7+2) I need 2 more Kiha 80 dummy coaches and I have a Kiha 82 900 on the Kiro end. This may not strictly be accurate but 82 902 was transferred to Kagoshima in 1970 and the Nichirin travelled between Nishi Kagoshima and Hakata. So it’s possible.

 

The final additions are 2 lots of blue train crew. 6-520. I did trying adding the seated drivers 6-511 to the Kiha 82 cabs but they are smaller (possibly 1:87 as I think they’re made by Noch) They look ok in cramped loco cabs but look like children at the railway museum in the Kiha cabs.

It seems the HO figures are in short supply. I haven’t seen the yard crews for a long time. 

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roadstar_na6
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@Kamome, send a message to RG-Rokko, they got the 1-542 for ¥5115 (¥4650 + tax) each on their japanese page available 🙂

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Kamome
7 hours ago, roadstar_na6 said:

@Kamome, send a message to RG-Rokko, they got the 1-542 for ¥5115 (¥4650 + tax) each on their japanese page available 🙂

Thanks for the info. I might try and do a second order with Ami, and order another 3 as they’re ¥4840. I’m sure no one is checking previous orders. Failing that, Tam Tam have them for ¥4979.

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roadstar_na6

TamTam always throws an error that I don‘t have the permission to enter their page. No idea why, I even tried it with a japanese proxy but that didn‘t work either.

 

RG-Rokko also has some 25% discount mentioned behind the listing, but idk if that‘s already applied or will be applied. I also don‘t know if they charge taxes if the stuff gets exported.

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Kamome

The Tam Tam website always used to be accessible from overseas as I used to order bits before I visited my in-laws. 
Since about 2015 or so, that’s not been the case but unclear why. I tend to look at their shop in Haruda, south of Fukuoka as it’s never busy and they have reasonable stock holding. It’s in a pretty run down looking mall so I would imagine rent is pretty cheap for the unit. They have a similar range to the one in Akihabara but their HO is Pretty much limited to Kato, Tomix only. Fine for me on the cheaper end of Japanese HO. Good range of N gauge and Assyparts too.

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cteno4

Yikes! Box showed up today that I forgot I got off ebay! 72 plarail capsule train cars! Got the. For a little over the original 100¥ each shipped! Really big addition to the collection and a number that will fill in partial sets I already have and I can cheat some swapping shells and chassis to finish off sets properly.

 

box was three layers deep! Now it will be finding a few end and middle cars to finish off some partial sets I’ll end up with...

 

yell if anyone wants to do some trades! But shipping these days may make that prohibitive.

 

cheers

 

jeff

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Cat

Gonna need some more Plano boxes!

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Kamome
1 hour ago, cteno4 said:

Got the. For a little over the original 100¥ each shipped!

Actually these are usually ¥200 each so you might have got a pretty good deal. 

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cteno4

Yikes! Last trip to japan was over 10 years ago when still 100 yen machines! 
 

it was a haul, I think the cheapest per unit I’ve ever gotten. Do need to test the mechs, but I have some extras I can always switch out if poor.

 

now I have to get out all the capsule plarail stored in various places to combine and see the current fleet and what’s needed to fill in or get rid of.

 

still scratching my head on storage as I have a lot of these now I realize. Part of pulling them all out will also be to see how much storage will now be needed. I can be patient, harbor freight puts those boxes on sale for $3 now and then and each will hold 8 sets of 3. 

 

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Glad Pingvin

A box from Zenmarket containing various Rokuhan goodies arrived this morning 😀

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