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1  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: What is your locomotive roster? on: January 16, 2018, 01:32:49 AM
HO:
Thomas the Tank Engine
Bill
Union Pacific Alco 2-6-0
Model power 0-4-0 Diesel Switcher

HOn30:
Rheneas
2  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Thomas & Friends in 2018 on: January 04, 2018, 12:18:52 AM
I forgot about the resin buildings. I think they should do a narrow gauge engine shed. I don't know what to do for large scale though.

Great choice! Is the shed that Peter Sam is in what you are thinking of?


I originally couldn't think of one, but seeing as the only location in Thomas & Friends I would want to model is Boulder Quarry (I lost interest in the show after JBS) those sheds are perfect.
3  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Thomas & Friends in 2018 on: December 31, 2017, 12:05:55 AM
I forgot about the resin buildings. I think they should do a narrow gauge engine shed. I don't know what to do for large scale though.
4  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Thomas & Friends in 2018 on: December 30, 2017, 05:36:20 PM
For 2018, I think they might skip an engine considering Paxton isn't out yet. I think for rolling stock they would do the explosives van and the Spiteful Brakevan.

For Narrow Gauge, i think they should do Peter Sam and the red and green BMQ trucks and a brown brakevan. They could also do a starter set with Skarloey and some wagons.
5  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: New Acquisitions on: December 27, 2017, 11:30:11 PM
I also got Rheneas for Christmas, as well as the two numbered slate wagons. They are my first narrow gauge products and I think they certainly do have a higher quality than the standard HO scale models.
6  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Everything Thomas Thread on: December 03, 2017, 12:59:24 AM
Hey guys. I am planning on getting 6 more HO scale items, preferably an engine that can pull 12 pieces of rolling stock, and then 5 more pieces of rolling stock to go with it. Any suggestions?
7  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: James is coming soon! on: November 22, 2017, 06:02:56 PM
Thomas got a new motor with his sound model, and that didn't change the physical appearance. It also wouldn't really matter if James' motor was updated or not either. I got a James in 2014, and it ran very smooth straight from the box, something that people (who got the model earlier than that) said never happens, and that their James models were extremely rough out of the packaging. People also said that Thomas was the strongest of the 3 models from 2002, but my James model could pull another car with Thomas loaded on it, and my Thomas would struggle pulling a mail car and james on a flatbed.

Anyway, did anyone notice that they changed the handrail from white to silver, and that James' paint is so shiny it reflects the splashers on it (something that the Celebration Thomas didn't manage)?
8  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: OLIVER HAS ARRIVED! on: April 06, 2017, 10:34:10 PM
How strong would you say Oliver is? How many wagons can he pull with Toad?
9  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: OFFICIAL 2017 THOMAS & FRIENDS NEW PRODUCTS ANNOUNCEMENT! on: February 20, 2017, 10:55:59 PM
Where did you find the catalog?
10  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Season 20 on: July 26, 2016, 12:10:40 PM
looks like Glynn does come back.
11  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Large Scale Thomas on: July 21, 2016, 04:11:03 PM
Fairly certain a a Welsh brakevan doesn't look like Henrietta. Tongue
  there was no citation on where this "Hannah" information has come from.

Fairly certain that he said it was confirmed by a writer via email.
12  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Everything Thomas Thread on: July 20, 2016, 05:44:08 PM
You have to stop Thomas really slowly to get it to work.
13  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Everything Thomas Thread on: July 20, 2016, 04:17:27 PM
Hey guys, there are pictures of the new HO rolling stock on the ttte wikia. I would post them here but I don't know how.
14  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Everything Thomas Thread on: July 19, 2016, 01:29:16 PM
Has anyone noticed that in Season 1 of the series, Thomas has rivets along his running board and at least the back of his bunker? You can see them better in the close-up shots of the model. I think it is pretty cool. I wonder why all the models after that are missing them? Anyone have ideas?
15  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: How to add rivets? on: July 16, 2016, 02:16:52 PM
So how do you put them on the model? Do you cut a section out and put it on the model or do they come off the paper like glue dots?
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