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Hi folks!

 

3 weeks ago I realized one of my dreams with my longtime partner.

Trainsetter Ulli Liedtke & Natascha Drews GbR in Germany is now at the model train market. We will produce selected products for the N (1: 150 & 1: 160) and Z (1: 220) gauge in the future.

 

Our first product, which we would like to introduce to you, is available soon in July 2019!

The starter set "Hänschen" contains a catenary for the track system Kato Unitrack and Tomix Finetrack in gauge N. 2 pieces long wires for 280mm and 4 pieces short wires for 140mm mast spacing in 0.25mm stainless steel. Of course, the wires are thus suitable for curves, which can be tailored to suit his needs. "Hänschen" is only suitable for the indicated overhead line operation, which means that the pantograph must not touch the wire.

 

Unfortunately we are not ready yet with a website! We are happy to answer your questions via trainsetter-gbr (at) gmx.net or on Facebook and Twitter.
Whether in English or German, we will answer your questions.

For mid-July, distribution via dealers is planned.

 

 

Yours sincerely

Ulli Liedtke
Trainsetter Ulli Liedtke & Natascha Drews GbR

 

Flyer 2019.pdf

 

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cteno4

Looks really nice!

 

jeff

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MichiK

Hänschen ?!?

Is this going to be some kind of Ikea style naming? 😂

 

Good luck with the buisiness, and I'm looking forward to the first z-gauge products!

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lighthouse

Hi MichiK,

 

my girlfriend came up with this idea. But she's right, because you can remember names better than any numbers or anything.

 

But the naming has another background:

Hänschen = Starterkit
Hans = Kit with short wires (available in august)
Johann = Kit with long wires (available in august)

 

Finding a name that can contain 3 names is quite easy in the German language. 🤣
(Hänschen = little boy name of Hans, Hans = adult name & Johann = older adult name)

 

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Sheffie

German is the LEGO of languages.

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MichiK

You mean... you should never ever and by no means step on it ?!? 😲

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cteno4

I speak some choice words in a few languages including German after the grand nephew has visited and I step on a tiny, strategically placed lego piece left behind...

 

jeff

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lighthouse

Good evening!
We did a stress test with our overhead wire. Unlike many a well-known bank, our product withstands all odds and keeps its promises.
The 140mm catenary was attached to a Tomix overhead pole using commercially available superglue.

 

 

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keiichi77

Looks great, if I ever get some time to work on my layout I will definitely be looking for these.

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Nick_Burman

Looks good. Some time ago I think Ginga Mokei made more or less the same thing, however their sheets have been OOP for ages now...

 

Cheers Nicholas

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cteno4

Nice!

 

So snipping off the end pieces and the end verticals will get you a Kato 248, correct?

 

jeff

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5 hours ago, Nick_Burman said:

Looks good. Some time ago I think Ginga Mokei made more or less the same thing, however their sheets have been OOP for ages now...

 

Cheers Nicholas

 

Our catenary has Ginga model as a basic idea. Since we do not use eyelets, the length is variable.

 

5 hours ago, cteno4 said:

Nice!

 

So snipping off the end pieces and the end verticals will get you a Kato 248, correct?

 

jeff

 

Yes! We will offer 140 mm and 280 mm pieces. You can use the distances of KATO and TOMIX by cutting to length. Also, the 140mm pieces are then very well suited for the curves from 240 mm radius.

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Finally our "Haenschen" overhead lines are available (limited stock). For 15,49 € (1875 Yen, 17.40 $) you get two 280 mm long and four 140 mm overhead wires made of stainless steel. Available over trainstetter-gbr(at)gmx.net

 

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shiniji

Hello Guy 😄

 

Friday I got my ordered overhead wires and also tried the same and now I would like to report from my experience.

As a tool, I use a Dremel / rotation tool (Proxxon or equivalent) with a cutting disc, a bending pliers and superglue. To remove the wires, I use the Dremel, with this one can also clean the protruding ends well. For 2-track cross members still missing side holder (see red circle in the picture) for the lower turns (I have already passed this as an improvement suggestion). The 140 wires also fit very well for the C354 radius, here a 158er wire would be useful to cover the C391er radius.

 

The installation of the wires was really easy and the look and the overall picture I find very great.

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lighthouse

Today we can introduce you our standard wires.

Johann = 280mm, Hans = 140mm and Hannes = 160-180mm.

 

Johann is suitable for straight lines and long curves from R = 600mm, Hans from R = 245mm to R = 320mm and Hannes from R = 350mm to R = 400mm.

All wires are made of 0.25mm stainless steel.

Hannes 180mm Drähte.JPG

Hans 140mm Drähte.JPG

Johann 280mm Drähte.JPG

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And another news. Soon you will be able to equip cars in N scale with our mirrors. For this we have made 3 types.

The mirrors are suitable for Kato & Tomytec vehicles and also for other manufacturers.

 

 

 

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