Battery operated loco"s.

Martino

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But, but but.....my OCDness has been working overtime. I need unpunctuating.
 
dunnyrail

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If all we have to worry about when talking about Battery Locomotives is an apostrophe, then perhaps the argument is at long last won.
 
PhilP

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If all we have to worry about when talking about Battery Locomotives is an apostrophe, then perhaps the argument is at long last won.
Ah! But are the apostrophe's, in series, or parallel? :think:o_O:think:
 
JimmyB

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It's another redundant one - but hey, there are thousands of 'em out there :wasntme::wasntme::wasntme:
Its only redundant because it was miss-employed in the first place.
 
Rhinochugger

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:devil::devil::devil:

I thought 'G' was a scale, and not a gauge? :think:

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It's neither and it's both.
G is for garten. G is for gross. Für drinnen und draussen. ;)
 
Rhinochugger

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It's neither and it's both.
G is for garten. G is for gross. Für drinnen und draussen. ;)
Lehman originally started it as K scale, and while Peco in Britain may have used the G for garden, Lehman used the G for gross in Lehman Gross Bahn - LGB. Literally translated - Lehman Big Train.

Now that opens up the question of who's is the biggest, I s'pose :tmi::tmi::tmi:
 
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It must have been prior to 1972
Lehman originally started it as K scale, and while Peco in Britain may have used the G for garden, Lehman used the G for gross in Lehman Gross Bahn - LGB. Literally translated - Lehman Big Train.
Now that opens up the question of who's is the biggest, I s'pose :tmi::tmi::tmi:
It must have been prior to 1972. How long has Peco G-45 track been around? :think:

 
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Rhinochugger

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It must have been prior to 1972


It must have been prior to 1972. How long has Peco G-45 track been around? :think:

Ah, I wasn't going down the road of who got there first :whew::whew::whew:
 
PhilP

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It's neither and it's both.
G is for garten. G is for gross. Für drinnen und draussen. ;)
So perhaps it should have been 'D' scale? ;)
 
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Thanks to all for all the information. I will be checking out some of these possibilities.
 
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At this stage of the game, it's more likely F *** scale :devil::devil::devil::devil:
Aww, It even has an example of the correct way of using apostrophes and quotes... :giggle:
LGB also used the term 'G is for Garten' in some of their advertising. As long as the wheels fit the track, it doesn't really matter but that's where the misnomer 'G Gauge' actually conveys useful meaning.
Myself and some others prefer to think of 'G scale' as 1:22.5 unless talking to a novice who may only be familiar with the more general terms of scale designation. :nod:

zman50. Hammond Toys are the main dealer on your side of the pond for the Newqida Harz battery locomotive. Those blue LEDs are shockers though. :nerd:
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Mike Whitcomb

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Technically, she didn't say they would be "good" memories ...
The plastic track it runs on has a gauge of 2 inches. Seems it would be hard to kit bash.
Gondola = Open Wagon

Another update: Lionel actually refers to the gauge as "Ready to Play" rather than G Gauge. They used to make similar products in G gauge such as the Harry Potter Hogwarts Express shown in this VIDEO. Did a quick search and found one on ebay for $489, so it has passed into the realm of over priced collector items. Last listed in the 2015 Lionel catalog. Lionel's on-line store does not currently list any train sets in G Gauge.
Found the new Ready to play set marked down to $50 after Christmas and converted it to 45mm
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