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Rob1962

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HO Live Steam Wanted
« on: August 31, 2020, 01:42:52 am »
Wanted HO Live Steam.
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Re: HO Live Steam Wanted
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2020, 08:00:35 am »
Hi Rob, LS Loc was the only maker I recall that made HO sized live steam.
They had a couple versions of the Rocket and another longer loco.


Here is Kenneth's video of one.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fqj5LwguPQ

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Re: HO Live Steam Wanted
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2020, 09:15:08 am »
If I'm not mistaken there has been a fairly recent Chinese produced HO live steam locomotive, but it wasn't very scale looking and had a clear glass bulb for a tender, that was the actual boiler. Many years ago there was a production run by a regular manufacturer (Hornby) , of an English prototype locomotive that was really well done to scale, but I think it often had issues with getting it to run properly, but when it did, it was impressive.

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https://www.scottpages.net/ReviewOfLiveSteam.html

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Re: HO Live Steam Wanted
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2020, 10:47:14 am »
The Sans-Pareil and the Crampton were also made by LS-LOC, I still NEED the Crampton...

Bill @AirSpyder recently bought one of the Chinese HO locos

Lutz Hielscher made several HO models, I was lucky to win 3 from the same seller. The Tram cost me the most

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Re: HO Live Steam Wanted
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2020, 11:59:21 pm »
I should have mentioned.I own 3 LS-Loc The Traction Engine & 2 Mini Rockets. Hornby Mallard Live Steam/Purchased new Came DOA.Sits in Closet.      4 Philcraft . Just into Minis Suddenly.Keep em coming but only Minis which are still produced.Thank you.I seen a Luton Bowman Palm size i wish i could own but cannot locate one.
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Re: HO Live Steam Wanted
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2020, 09:33:05 am »
I have a Lutz Hielscher HO Grasshopper and an LS-LOC mini-rocket.

A while back I made Dr. Senft's Dickins in O-gauge, and recently have been thinking of making another in HO; perhaps you'd like to try that.
Bob

 

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