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Ken S.


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« on: February 05, 2020, 06:36:11 PM »

I've been thinking about some new buildings that would fit into the HO Plasticville line recently.

Bank - One was issued way back when, but a new one should be made. Yours was the only one with a drive-thru that I know of.

Bus Station - There is a somewhat new line of HO Scale buses on the market. A new bus station would work well for the line. A prototype for this could be a scaled down version of the Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal.

Coffee Shop/Florist - This is simply a new front and window insert that can be used with the sides and rear from the 5 & 10 Store, Hardware Store/Pharmacy, or Supermarket. There's a few others that could be made using this same setup of a new front with existing wall and roof tooling such as a Dollar Store.

Train Station - I include this as a suggestion for a station with an 18" platform that can hold about three cars. This should also be checked with the height of EZ-Track sections so that there's not a huge gap between the platform and the bottom step of a passenger car.
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plas man

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« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2020, 05:02:58 PM »

how about a drive in cinema - pay booth/dinner and working screen ?
the modeler could sort out the car park .
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jonathan


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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2020, 07:22:01 PM »

I have seen a number of these done with iPad minis or portable DVDs players. Pretty easy to scratch up a driven in which happens to show "Thomas" videos. Dunno if there'd be a market for one sold as a model.

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Jonathan
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Terry Toenges


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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2020, 10:18:37 PM »

Walther's has one.
https://www.walthers.com/skyview-drive-in-theater-kit
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