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Jeff in NJ

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« on: February 28, 2007, 10:28:53 PM »

Maybe not as a Disney loco, but the same style loco...
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2007, 11:06:54 AM »


I love that loco and think it would be a great seller as would a similar 4-4-0 but I was told by a Bachmann representative that since they already had a 2-6-0 it would be unlikely they would do another.   I think another mogul with a bit better "build quality" would be a great seller and the loco you pictured would be great!

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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2007, 08:37:39 AM »

Good Morning All,

       As many of you know,  I am still hoping for the day that Bachmann or somebody does an EBT mike,  but,  on the smaller side,   I would love to see someone do a 2-6-2 either in a tank engine or with tender ala EBT 11
       I realize that Backwoods does a retrofit for the Bachmann 0-6-0 tank engine,  but the driver size on the HO engine is a bit on the small size for my liking.

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« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2007, 01:24:26 PM »

While we are discussing engines, how about the SR&RL #24 a OF 2-6-2 . Even though it is a 2' gauge engine it would still go well in On30 and B-nam's cars.

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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2007, 11:13:10 AM »

Ken - I have been a SRRL engine #24 fan for a long time - it is a well proportioned little "prairie" type engine. It has been done in brass.

I don't think a model of this engine would be able to run on 18 inch radius curves. If I remember correctly, the rear axle is inside the frame and that would really limit the engine to larger radii curves.


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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2007, 02:34:43 PM »

What might be a better option for an On30 prarie would be Eureka-Nevada #7 which is an inside frame Prarie.  It has a nice set of walsheart's valve gear, 36 inch drivers in a short wheelbase and is really a stock Baldwin unit.

Not a Maine proto but the bissells would be able to swing wide enough for an 18" radius. It cpould utilize the drive unit from the existing Mogul.

While I like the mogul origianlly illustrated on this thread, it would have some problems with radii under 24 inches due to the wheelbase.

On the other hand, a nice Hawaiian 0-6-2 plantation locomotive would be nice.
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« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2007, 08:44:45 PM »

That would be great in On30, well yeah it might not take tight radiuses but it looks great and also looks very close to the E.T.&.W.N.C 2-6-0. Ill take 2

I know I pester the hell out of everone over a 4-6-0
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