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(Login RobertPotter) Missing-Lynx members from IP address 126.96.36.199
I recently read reviews of the re-released DML armored rail cars and the Trumpeter armored train cars and again was struck by the omission of a critical piece of information. I wish reviewers would identify what track gauge is represented by these pieces. The standard European railroad track gauge is 4'8 1/2"; Russian standard gauge is 5 feet. The Germans rebuilt Russian railroads so that their rolling stock could follow their advancing armies.
For a long time I wanted to build the K5E railroad gun, because my father told me he got shot at by Anzio Annie. I put off buying one until I ran into an old friend, an Eastern European railroad enthusiast, who told me that the Trumpeter kit is Russian standard and the DML kit is European standard.
I know it is possible to make the conversion, but for that kind of money for a kit, I'd like it to be right the first time.