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    Default Suggestions for n scale boats

    Looking for tugs, barges, other boats for n scale layout, that look good but don't cost an arm and leg.

    thoughts?

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    Sylvan Scale Models

    Marine models are limited in all scales, and like always more so in N. Now if money is no options there are more options.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EFchicago View Post
    look good but don't cost an arm and leg.
    - Cost is only an issue in the absence of value... (or something like that.) You can find some values in unusual places. Particularly Ebay.

    http://seaportmodelworks.com/boat-mo...-c-145_26.html has models but may find a bit steep. Sometimes find cheaper at auction.

    There are some scale model kits that are "close" to 1/160 scale.
    Linberg makes a 1/160 Navy Bobtail Cruiser and a Lci Infantry Landing Craft and Mississippi Steam boat Robert E. Lee (close to 1/160)
    Revell 1/160 Paddle Steamer GOETHE - Rhine River ship, but who is to say?
    Revell "North Sea Fishing Trawler" - various listed scales but "close" to 1/160 / also known as Russian Spy Trawler

    Also search on 1/150 scale ships and 1/144 scale (US Navy ships - Revell USS Fletcher - pricey)
    Meng Taiping Chinese Steamer 1/150 - pricey

    Probably more important ask what era you are looking for?
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    I'm going to have some card stock kits for a 16 ft rowing Pram on site as soon as Will can get them on line. One card that has 6 boats and oars on it.
    Easy build as card is pre-painted a light tan and can be colored with a felt tip pen. $9.99 each
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    Try N Scale Ships.

    I'm planning on ordering a tug and barge soon.
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