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  1. jtomstarr

    jtomstarr TrainBoard Member

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    Seriously $89.95 ! I would say at least $10.00 -30.00+ x for shipping.
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  2. jtomstarr

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    Which is it?

    unused

    Condition: used

    Tom

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  3. jtomstarr

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    The $ .. Seriously! A Plymouth with a CR GP10 Road No. ?! dfvg.png


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  4. u18b

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    Ummmm. I bought an empty box for an OMI brass Western Maryland Shay for the Shay I had with no original box.

    Was glad to get it.

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  5. umtrr-author

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    I think there's a big difference between buying an empty box for a brass Shay, and buying an empty box for an entry level train set with questionable running characteristics, for $25.
     
  6. jtomstarr

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    In my earlier post #10257 about this ebay item was at $191.00 when I last looked.. it is now new $ .. in the photo. Me still worth the $ which I stated nothing more nothing less .

    Tom

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  7. 308GTSi

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    Love the millennial proof phone in the background !!
     
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  8. BigJake

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    Maybe not... It could still be touch tone. Rotary is millennial-proof! Not the "touch-tone buttons in the stationary dial ring holes" kind.

    I don't think the US still has any operational switches for true rotary phones anymore.

    My kids (when they were in grade school) had no clue how to operate my parents' true-rotary phone in the late 90s/early 2000's. My parents were in the NW Ark Ozarks.
     
  9. jtomstarr

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    Apparently the seller has Relisted this item please see photo No.1 , I see no markings here as to it stating that it is MINITRIX please see photo No.2 . With the Red Gears it has me thinking ATLAS / ROCO with A possible Body swap then I could be incorrect the Link is at the bottom.

    Tom

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    The LINK>Blue N Gauge Minitrix Conrail Diesel Yard Locomotive 7585 | eBay < .
     
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  10. jtomstarr

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    As I stated in #10270 post.. Looks Like it's just a CHASSIS without trucks possibly worth $1.00 to $5.00 at the most . If it were a Locomotive it would have a Shell and Trucks. This is simply a FRAME with a motor and worth what I stated.

    Tom

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  12. jtomstarr

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    This No. Belongs to a CONRAIL GP40 .. Not a ALCO C420 . Please see photo No.34.

    At least is Correct for the Model Please see photo 12.

    Tom

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  13. freddy_fo

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    I have that set which I purchased new back ~2007. Very nicely detailed but if you're not into euro stuff I can understand the perceived lack of value. I think I paid $110 at the time.
     
  14. Hardcoaler

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    I guess they're out there in the snow somewhere?

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  15. Hardcoaler

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    My goodness, 6 bidders, 24 bids and still underway at $70.21 + Shipping. Description assures only that it “looks pretty clean" and is "in good shape”. No mention if it runs, nor that it's (obviously) missing its handrails. I owned several of these in the '70s and they were fine locomotives for their day, but to pay this much for a sketchy and unboxed 50 year old locomotive leaves me in wonder.

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  16. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Why? What is so special about this well used engine? :rolleyes:
     
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  17. 308GTSi

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    Thats the second biggest N scale turntable base I've ever seen !
     
  18. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I have always found it interesting how many people do NOT check their uploads.....
     
  19. raysaron

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    The lister is special, mossenergy-half (from Maryland): "Top Rated Plus, 40k items sold, 100% positive feedback,
    957 followers, 215 collectables listed". Sadly, not many N scale items listed. The Trix locomotive sold for $70.21.
    A 2024 eBay success story.
     
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  20. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    But my question was not about the seller. It was what is so special about an old Trix engine, missing pieces? AT&SF? What...?
     
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