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    I am REALLY guilty about having to get the set,, you know,, cannot have duplicate numbers,, EVER!!!!

    Allen,, you need the cryo cars,, because they are cool!!,,, did not realize that was a pun till I typed it. I need to cool it with the puns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SOO View Post
    I am REALLY guilty about having to get the set,, you know,, cannot have duplicate numbers,, EVER!!!!
    Totally agree, got to keep a spreadsheet with me at all times to avoid picking up duplicates. Not a fan of same numbers showing up in the same train. If I do end up with duplicate numbers I make sure they never show up on the same train.

    On subject of pre-ordering, if it's something that I must really have I'll pre-order it in hopes that enough people want it too and it gets made but generally I'll wait for product release. Likely have missed out on somethings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SOO View Post
    I am REALLY guilty about having to get the set,, you know,, cannot have duplicate numbers,, EVER!!!!
    Can anyone actually read the numbers on an N scale car from 2 or 3 feet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    Can anyone actually read the numbers on an N scale car from 2 or 3 feet?
    Makes no odds, it's the 'knowing' that counts
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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    Can anyone actually read the numbers on an N scale car from 2 or 3 feet?
    No, but still/video cameras with macro focus can

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    It's not just seeing or knowing Gordon.
    If you are using a certain car forwarding system that relies on car numbers, if there are Dupes it can screw up the system a bit.
    One reason I use car tabs, don't have to worry about the numbers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Allen H. View Post
    It's not just seeing or knowing Gordon.
    If you are using a certain car forwarding system that relies on car numbers, if there are Dupes it can screw up the system a bit.
    One reason I use car tabs, don't have to worry about the numbers.
    I confess to total ignorance of operations and how they are run in N scale railroading!
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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    Can anyone actually read the numbers on an N scale car from 2 or 3 feet?
    Scale feet? Yeah, no problem. But never with my glasses on and then only after getting permission in writing from my opthalmologist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcook View Post
    Makes no odds, it's the 'knowing' that counts
    Right on! I have 94 C&O coal hoppers, each with a unique number. Whether or not they can be seen, each has a different road number.
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