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Posted February 02, 2015 - 07:16 PM

G scale is a lot larger then  my S scale trains and it is outside, but it does a great job clearing the tracks.

 

http://trainfanatics...w-effortlessly/


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Posted February 02, 2015 - 07:30 PM

WOW, that was a snow plowing train! I have always heard that steam power was the most powerful for the hp.

Looked up "G" scale trains so we could get an idea how deep the snow was.

 

Thanks for the link.


Edited by KC9KAS, February 02, 2015 - 07:31 PM.

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Posted February 02, 2015 - 07:30 PM

That's cool!


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Posted February 02, 2015 - 08:25 PM

Awesome, thanks for sharing !


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Posted February 02, 2015 - 08:48 PM

Pretty amazing. Little thing was pushing. Plowed better than a John deere!
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Posted February 02, 2015 - 11:33 PM

I'd love to see this guys yard in the summer! The way it looks there's not much grass to cut. I guess I never realized there was so many different scales of trains. Thanks for sharing!
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Posted February 02, 2015 - 11:50 PM

I'd love to see this guys yard in the summer! The way it looks there's not much grass to cut. I guess I never realized there was so many different scales of trains. Thanks for sharing!

if I remember them all there is starting from the smallest to largest Z-N-HO-S-O-G the only ones I know what the letter stands for is HO is half of O and G is for garden somewhere I have a picture of them all side by side so you can really see the sizes. The only one I know the size of is S and it is 1/64 inch per foot


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Posted February 03, 2015 - 07:15 AM

Wow! Nice layout and the plow worked great. I imagine it was a serious amount of work to set up an outdoor track like that. 


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Posted February 03, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Amazing.  Just what I needed, something else to watch on youtube!  Stuff like this keeps me occupied for hours...


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Posted February 03, 2015 - 12:07 PM

That is very cool. I also liked the one with the rotary plow that popped up when this one was finished, very life like for sure.

 

https://www.youtube....NT6gEiqpWA#t=16


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Posted February 03, 2015 - 08:13 PM

One of the florists back in the town I grew up in, Mentor Ohio had a layout like this that he occasionally would open up to the public. As kids we absolutely loved it. After seeing this I talked to my BIL(now 68) and he said yep its still there in the same family. He's not sure if the family still has open houses.

Gotta love those model trains of any size. Thanks for posting.


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Posted February 04, 2015 - 06:27 AM

I showed my wife the video  and she couldn't believe how neat it was , thanks again  


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