these E7 are extremely rare and listed as "limited". Does somebody have more information about this?
AZL # Single | Set Road Name Road Number 1891 Single Southern 2914, 2916, 2918, 2919 2840 2844 NYC 2841 A-B-A Set PRR | Green 2842 A-B-A Set PRR | Red 2843 A-B-B Set SP | Daylight 2844 A-B Set UP 2845 A-B Set Seaboard Air Line 2846 A-B Set UP | City Of Los Angeles
That is a fantastic set. Do you have some pictures? I read that our European friends swop the chassis with the ones from the most recent releases because of better running performance and value protection. What is your running experience? Digital? Sound?
Post by davestubbs on Jun 27, 2017 17:22:00 GMT -5
As far as the E7 stock they ran great as long as they only turned left (or only right I forget). the truck gear that is driven by the motor worm gear was not cut correctly to mate with a worm gear. it was cut straight so when you turn the truck in one direction the gear would line up with the worm gear perfectly. turn it the other way and it would misalign so badly it would hop gear teeth causing damage to the main truck gear. I believe this was a problem with all the E7s but I might be incorrect. The new E8 chassis fit very nicely and is held on by some rubber/tungsten pads I filed down to fit. I'll look for the pictures I took during the mod. If not I'll take some more this weekend. Still runs like a champ.
If we are going to talk brass, don't forget the passenger train sets, IMHO some of the most unique rolling stock in Z.
Will not, Mark, Especially since they have been produced at the same time as the locos and therefore the colours match nicely. -) Here one example (thank you, Sascha!) for NYC. A perfect match !! Very nice set.......
-) Dirk's PRR train (Thank you, Dirk!). Colorwise less perfect, i sense, but.......
Here the overview by AZL:
AZL Brass Cars: AZL # Road Name Road Number Notes
2601 NYC Set Of 6 Brass Cars 2, Road Numbers Available 2602 PRR Set Of 6 Brass Cars 2, Road Numbers Available 2603 SPSet Of 12 Brass Cars 2, Road Numbers Available
.... and AZL released some more brass steam locomotives.... Now more focusing on UP:
AZL Challenger: AZL # Single | Set Road Name Road Number 17054-1 Single D&RGW 3800 17054-2 Single D&RGW 3802 17054-3 Single D&RGW 3803 17052-1 Single | Gray Goose UP 3977 17052-2 Single | Gray Goose UP 3981 17051-1 Set | Coal Tender | Red Caboose | 12 Reefers UP 3942 17051-2 Set | Coal Tender | Red Caboose | 12 Reefers UP 3950 17053-1 Set | Coal Tender | Yellow Caboose | 12 Reefers UP 3960 17053-2 Set | Coal Tender | Yellow Caboose | 12 Reefers UP 3968 17053 Set| Oil Tender| Yellow Caboose | 12 Reefers UP 3985