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 Posted: Sun Jan 12th, 2020 03:46 am
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David Laughery
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Many HO cars can be easily adapted to Gn15. 

These HO gondolas were widened with plastic strips and became Gn15. 

Dave L. 





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 Posted: Sun Jan 12th, 2020 03:57 pm
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I've enjoyed sharing my interest in Gn15 with you. 

I hope some of you will try out this interesting combination,
of 16.5mm track and HO or On30 components 
(and add your thoughts and photos, too).  

To see what others are doing in Gn15,
check out the threads by  Larry G,  Bob R, and me.

I'll end with a "what if". 

What if a geared HO or On30 loco was converted in to Gn15? 

Best regards, Dave L. 





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 Posted: Wed Jan 15th, 2020 02:04 pm
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Gn15, 4 wheel cars, are actually smaller than HO cars, as seen in this photo.

A "long" Gn15 train (4/5 cars) is about the same length as two HO box cars.

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Larry is correct. 

The space required for Gn15 is often less,
than the space needed for smaller scales like HO or O scale.  

Regards, Dave L.


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Some modelers choose 1:24 when working in Gn15. 

This makes possible having model vehicles and even some doll house items available.

This was a re-painted, promotional bank sized for Gn15. 

Dave L.





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From time to time I'd like to add photos of some of my projects in Gn15. 

Thanks for looking.

Regards, Dave L. 


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I like Bachmann's On30 rolling stock to use as Gn15 models. 

They come apart easily and are easy to modify. 

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Dinky little steamers are part of the fun in Gn15,

and run on very tight radius curves.

Dave L. 





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The heretic says:

Don't get me wrong - I wholeheartedly appreciate the fun one has with these.

But for me ( and I stress 'me' ) it's more like an ' A W NUTS ' approach,
a place to let your imagination run free with an eye-wink.

( Just one stone please everyone, one stone.. )




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Thanks, Helmut. 

I guess they are a little whimsical, but they were fun to build. 

My Diesels are a bit more realistic, or at least possible. 

Thanks for adding your opinion. 

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