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    Thread: Muddy Poppins YouTube Video's
Post: RE: Muddy Poppins YouTube Video's

Howdy Super! I do believe this is a push towards the new, redesigned motor since its introduction in 2012-2013; James was the first, followed shortly by Gordon, so having Edward and Henry follow suit...
HankAmericanEngine General Forum 790 278,335 11-26-2018, 02:28 PM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

I've been exhausted! Jet lag, amongst other things, while working on a few videos; will be reviewing this set and the Hurricane & Frankie. Thanks for this info-- absolutely helpful!
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,180 557,716 04-09-2018, 09:43 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

(02-25-2018, 04:54 AM)Super Wrote: I really like the black wheels and side rods on Thomas and also the black wheels on the hopper cars. I sure hope this isn't another prototype picture by Plarail an...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,180 557,716 04-09-2018, 09:27 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

Howdy Super! I think that's right; Thomas' decals, asides from his face, have slight adjustments to them. Interesting to see them update Percy's face; makes me wonder if Edward and Henry will receive...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,180 557,716 03-13-2018, 02:25 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

With Plarail's releases of Caitlin and Red Rosie, my wallet will weep. Five of Caitlin (one to keep, four of her and her tender to sell; will be keeping the coaches), and Rosie, it's going to be a gi...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,180 557,716 03-12-2018, 01:29 PM
    Thread: Trackmaster Revolution (TMR) New releases
Post: RE: Trackmaster Revolution (TMR) New releases

(03-02-2018, 02:07 AM)Bkvir208 Wrote: Fisher Price has released the “Greatest Moments Collection” in the Revolutions. They advertise Steelworks Hurricane in this collection, I’ve been to countless W...
HankAmericanEngine Trackmaster Thomas and Friends 834 510,108 03-03-2018, 07:58 AM
    Thread: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES
Post: RE: Plarail TOMY Thomas NEW RELEASES

If you're looking to preorder these new JBS Plarail items, HobbySearch.com has preorders opened up as of this morning; I've got the Merlin & Thomas set, as well as Frankie and Hurricane preordered...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 1,180 557,716 03-01-2018, 07:52 AM
    Thread: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Steam Thomas
Post: RE: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Stea...

(03-01-2017, 03:34 AM)Off The Rails Wrote: Well, he's 4 and usually prefers Plarail to Trackmaster 2 when there's a choice, so I have a feeling he'll give them high marks. I also preordered the Teko...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 45 15,820 03-01-2017, 03:36 AM
    Thread: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Steam Thomas
Post: RE: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Stea...

(03-01-2017, 03:18 AM)Off The Rails Wrote: Well, I know my son is going to be thrilled! I'd love to know his thoughts about these! I won't be buying them (big surprise, I know), but I'd love to hear...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 45 15,820 03-01-2017, 03:20 AM
    Thread: N-Scale
Post: RE: N-Scale

KATO is good with that; other companies, I'm not too certain of.
HankAmericanEngine N Scale discussion 18 10,757 03-01-2017, 03:18 AM
    Thread: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Steam Thomas
Post: RE: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Stea...

(03-01-2017, 02:53 AM)Super Wrote: So its not these trains that upset you its more the fact that they didn't make a Flying Scotsman? Do you like the Trackmaster versions better? I know I am not hip ...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 45 15,820 03-01-2017, 02:56 AM
    Thread: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Steam Thomas
Post: RE: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Stea...

(03-01-2017, 02:45 AM)Super Wrote: What does Ew. stand for? I've already spoken to a close friend of mine about these releases, and I pity that Plarail didn't actually come up with the Flying Scotsm...
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 45 15,820 03-01-2017, 02:48 AM
    Thread: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Steam Thomas
Post: RE: New Shooting Star Gordon & Stream Lined & Stea...

This is absolutely sacrilegious for me to say about the new Plarail releases... Ew.
HankAmericanEngine Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 45 15,820 03-01-2017, 02:26 AM
    Thread: Any movie trains you know of?
Post: RE: Any movie trains you know of?

(02-08-2017, 09:37 AM)Miksolo Wrote: Do documentaries really count tho? Recently I heard of an old movie that Flying Scotsman is in. The story is about the express train too for the mostpart, but it...
HankAmericanEngine General Forum 14 5,917 02-08-2017, 12:33 PM
    Thread: Any movie trains you know of?
Post: RE: Any movie trains you know of?

There's Canadian Pacific's 2816, a 4-6-4 Hudson locomotive in the 47 minute documentary "Rocky Mountain Express". I may or may not have been watching that documentary every single day since I got the...
HankAmericanEngine General Forum 14 5,917 02-08-2017, 08:21 AM
    Thread: Bachmann Oliver?
Post: RE: Bachmann Oliver?

(11-10-2016, 05:25 PM)Miksolo Wrote: You're doing a Nathan, HankAmericanEngine? If UpsideNow's son is Vinnie, and yours is Oliver, then my son is Ryan. Oliver, Toad, and Hank are my children, Miksol...
HankAmericanEngine OO Scale discussion 19 18,698 11-11-2016, 07:00 AM
    Thread: Bachmann Oliver?
Post: RE: Bachmann Oliver?

With thanks to my good friend HenryNWR3.... One of my children has finally arrived in HO Scale... Now Toad won't be so lonely anymore.
HankAmericanEngine OO Scale discussion 19 18,698 11-05-2016, 03:37 AM
    Thread: N-Scale
Post: RE: N-Scale

(09-21-2016, 02:27 PM)Ucwepn Wrote: I used to tinker when I was much younger mainly with British stuff, then a few years ago with a mix of American and British but my dreams of building a layout nev...
HankAmericanEngine N Scale discussion 18 10,757 09-22-2016, 01:17 AM
    Thread: N-Scale
Post: RE: N-Scale

(09-21-2016, 06:17 AM)Nigels Wrote: I've actually got some Kato track that has the normal 'clip' type adaptors seperate, I figure if I want to connect it to another brand the best way would be to us...
HankAmericanEngine N Scale discussion 18 10,757 09-21-2016, 09:56 AM
    Thread: N-Scale
Post: RE: N-Scale

(09-20-2016, 10:01 AM)Nigels Wrote: Actually no that's not true, I got rolling stock/loco's from Tomix, Kato (of course), MicroAce (including a Nankai Rapi:t :)), Graham Farish, basically I'm pretty...
HankAmericanEngine N Scale discussion 18 10,757 09-20-2016, 10:13 AM