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• Multi-Scale Rulers
• Road Crossings
• Track Add-ons
• Loads
• Metal
• Cast Resin
• Highly Detailed
#NZT-002 1:220 English/Metric Z Scale Ruler
#NZT-002   1:220 English/Metric Z Scale
• Designed for Z Scale modelers
      1:220
  $9.00 retail ea. • $9.00
Designed for modelers working at 1:220 (Z Scale), this handy ruler has both foot and meter markings. It measures 6" long by 1.25" wide. Made from flexible yet durable 0.5mm stainless steel, it features permanent, chemically-etched (not printed) precision markings, plus a non-slip waterproof cork backing.
1:220

$9.00
Yes, there are scale rulers available from other manufacturers; however, there are differences in features and quality. I design my tools to be as useful as possible and to last a lifetime. This may be the only stainless steel ruler made exclusively for Z scale that features both English and Metric scales!
Packing Crates
These detail sets feature wooden crates in various sizes and groupings. All of the masters were meticulously crafted from hand-cut strip wood, with some strips measuring as small as .012 x .006 inches. The smallest crate is a mere 7 x 8 x 18 inches in Z Scale. No shortcuts were taken, either: the small plain crates are not simply "cubes" of solid wood—they're each assembled from seven individual parts, while boarded sides are made board-by-board. These details are suitable for foreground settings on any layout.
#NZT-106 Small Crates, Two Groups
 
Includes:
    Two Groups of Small Crates; made up of 20+ Crates.
    Product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
    Manufacturer Part Number MD-001.

      ZSM $3.00 - $3.00 retail ea.

       
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted a wood color to make painting easier, or even optional.
#NZT-107 Medium Crates, Four Groups
 
Includes:
    Four Groups of Medium Crates; made up of 12 Crates total.
    Product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
    Manufacturer Part Number MD-002.

      $5.00 retail ea.
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted a wood color to make painting easier, or even optional.
Switch Machine
*These are non-functional models of prototypical track switch devices.
The humble switch machine is perhaps one of the most frequently overlooked details in small scale model railroading. One reason is they're not available commercially. NZT is fixing that. Based on one of several common prototype styles (right), the NZT Z Scale switch machines are finely detailed, thanks to exquisite laser mastering by Stonebridge Models.
The switch machines are cast in black (the prototypes are usually either black or silver), and the roadbed parts are textured and tinted to match the corresponding roadbed track products as best as practical. Assembly is simply a matter of coloring the ties (brown and/or black Sharpies work well for this), bonding the switch machine to the roadbed, and bonding the assembly to the switch; the switch machine can be attached to either side of the switch.
#NZT-108 Switch Machine “Narrow Tie”
(Two-Pack)
 
Includes:
    One pair of switch machines in each pack.
    Narrow Tie Spacing for U.S. Standard Track/Tie Spacing.
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-006.

      $5.00 retail ea.
These are non-functional models of
   prototypical track switch devices.
#NZT-109 Switch Machine “Wide Tie”
(Two-Pack)
 
Includes:
    One pair of switch machines in each pack.
    Wide Tie Spacing for European Standard Track/Tie Spacing.
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-007.

      ZSM $5.00 - $5.00 retail ea.


       
These are non-functional models of
   prototypical track switch devices.
#NZT-110 Switch Machine “MTL Track”
(One-Pack)
 
Includes:
    One switch machine.
    One roadbed part, unassembled.
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-008.

      $6.00 retail ea.
These are non-functional models of
   prototypical track switch devices.
Twelve Household Appliances
#NZT-113 Twelve Household Appliances
 
Includes Twelve appliances, all different:
    Three refrigerators, two ranges, a top-loading washer.
    a front-loading washer, two dryers, two flat-screen TVs.
    a big projection TV atop a storage cabinet.
    Product color may vary somewhat from photo.
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-013.

      ZSM $6.00 - $6.00 retail ea.

       
Although originally created for the TBS Jay Kay Appliances kit, this set seemed like a good candidate for the detail department. They should appeal to modelers into interior detailing, among others; for instance, given some rust and dings, they could be fodder for a junkyard. Or, strap some to the back of a pickup truck, and watch your visitors' eyes pop!
The appliances come suspended in a carrier film. Simply cut the desired appliance out with a sharp knife. The sets feature only first-generation castings; all molds and castings are cured under high pressure for optimum quality, and the resin is pre-tinted a neutral color to make painting easier.
Gas Meters
• Found on countless homes across the country (indeed, the world), gas meters come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. For this reason, a carefully-chosen meter size will suit both N and Z Scales. Now you can add that final touch to your layout's houses, thanks to the fine laser mastering by Stonebridge Models.
• All molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality. The resin is pre-tinted an appropriate color to make painting easier—a few hints of rust here and there, and a dab of white paint on the meter display, are all that's needed.
#NZT-116 Residential Gas Meters
(Two-Pack)
 
Includes:
    Two Residential Gas Meters as shown in photo.
    Product color may vary somewhat from photo.
    Manufacturer Part Number MD-003.

      ZSM $5.00 - $5.00 retail ea.


       
IMPORTANT: The parts in these kits are extremely small and delicate, quite possibly the tiniest parts you've ever handled! Consequently, the kits are not intended for beginner modelers. Great care and precision must be exercised when handling them to avoid breakage. A sharp knife, tweezers, thick CA, good light and magnification are required for assembly.
#NZT-116-6 Commercial Gas Meters
(Six-Meter Set)
 
Includes:
    Six-Meter Set as shown in photo.
    Product color may vary somewhat from photo.
    Manufacturer Part Number MD-004.

      ZSM $4.00 - $4.00 retail ea.


       
IMPORTANT: The parts in these kits are extremely small and delicate, quite possibly the tiniest parts you've ever handled! Consequently, the kits are not intended for beginner modelers. Great care and precision must be exercised when handling them to avoid breakage. A sharp knife, tweezers, thick CA, good light and magnification are required for assembly.
Commercial Exhaust Fans
#NZT-119 Commercial Exhaust Fans
(Three-Pack)
 
Includes:
    Three Commercial Exhaust Fans as shown in photo.
    Product color may vary somewhat from photo.
    Manufacturer Part Number MD-006.

      $5.00 retail ea.


       
Any commercial establishment where food is prepared, you'll find exhaust fans like these. Real ones come in a wide array of sizes and shapes.
All molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality. The resin is pre-tinted an appropriate color to make painting easier. A few streaks of grease is all that's needed in most cases to add a super-detailed look to your buildings
IMPORTANT: These items are extremely delicate! Great care must be exercised when working with them. They are not recommended for beginner modelers.
Wood Retaining Wall
#NZT-120 Wood Retaining Wall
  Includes:
    Resin casting.
    Measures 3" long by 1-1/2" tall.
    (76mm x 38mm).

      $7.00 retail ea.


       
The master was fabricated from individual basswood boards, and the castings are tinted a neutral earthen color to make painting easier, or even optional—in most cases, a light India ink wash is all you'll need to achieve a finished appearance and bring out the wood grain and fine detail. Suitable for either N or Z Scale applications.
Track and timber portal not included.
Rulers and Tools
#NZT-001   N/Z/T English Scale Ruler
• For modelers who work in multiple scales:
      1:160       1:220       1:450
  $9.00 retail ea.
Designed for modelers who work in multiple scales, this handy English (US Customary) ruler has foot scales for 1:160, 1:220 and 1:450. It measures 6" long by 1.25" wide. Made from flexible yet durable 0.5mm stainless steel, it features permanent, chemically-etched (not printed) precision markings, plus a non-slip waterproof cork backing.
multi-scale

$9.00
Yes, there are scale rulers available from other manufacturers; however, there are differences in features and quality. I design my tools to be as useful as possible and to last a lifetime. This may also be the only precision ruler to include a 1:450 scale!
#NZT-003   1:160 English/Metric N Scale
• Designed for N Scale modelers:
      1:160
  $9.00 retail ea.
Designed for modelers working at 1:160 (N Scale), this handy ruler has both foot and meter markings. It measures 6" long by 1.25" wide. Made from flexible yet durable 0.5mm stainless steel, it features permanent, chemically-etched (not printed) precision markings, plus a non-slip waterproof cork backing.
N Scale

$9.00
Yes, there are scale rulers available from other manufacturers; however, there are differences in features and quality. I design my tools to be as useful as possible and to last a lifetime. This may be the only stainless steel ruler made exclusively for N scale that features both English and Metric scales!
#NZT-004 Z Scale Clearance Gauge Set
  Designed for Z Scale modelers:
        1:220

    $9.00 retail ea.
This set of three clearance gauges handles different railroading eras as defined by the NMRA: pre-1920, 1920-1969, and post-1969. The dimensions adhere strictly to NMRA spec S-7 (02-11). Each gauge has index pins that align it precisely to the rails, plus a hole in the center so it can be affixed to a rod and inserted into tunnels, between buildings and in other tight spots where fingers won't fit. Precision milled from durable 0.5mm stainless steel, these tools will last a lifetime.
NOTE: These gauges are designed to meet NMRA specifications. NZT cannot be held responsible for commercial products that do not comply with NMRA clearance specs. Please check your rolling stock against the gauges to verify compliance, and adjust your modeling practices accordingly!
Railroad Ties
#NZT-101 New Railroad Ties, 6 Bundles
 
Includes:
    One hundred fifty scale ties have been assembled in
      six different prototypical stacks and banded with steel
      strapping. No fillers used here—every stack
      contains 25 individual ties for maximum realism.
    Product color may vary from that shown.

      $6.00 retail ea.

       
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted an appropriate color to make painting easier, or even optional.
You'll be amazed at how much more realistic your layout can be when you add details such as this.
#NZT-102 Used Railroad Tie Stack
 
Includes:
    One hundred sixty-seven scale ties (give or take)
      were lovingly aged and abused individually to imbue this
      everyday trackside detail with maximum character and realism.
    You can even see the tie plate indentations.
    Product color may vary from that shown.

    $5.00 retail ea.
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted an appropriate color to make painting easier, or even optional.
You'll be amazed at how much more realistic your layout can be when you add details such as this.
#NZT-112 Used Ties, Small Piles & Singles
 
Includes:
    28 pieces, varying from single ties to small random piles,
      all set in a carrier frame to make handling easier.
    Just slice the part you want out of the carrier film with a
      sharp knife, and glue it in place.
    Product color may vary from that shown.

    $6.00 retail ea.
NZT brings you a unique yet simple detail loaded with character. Real wood scale ties were carefully distressed to mimic the features of real used ties, right down to the splits and tie plate indentations, then faithfully replicated.
Often you'll find small piles of decades-old ties sprinkled here and there along the right of way, slowly decaying in the sun.
You'll be amazed at how much more realistic your layout can be when you add details such as this.
55-Gallon Drums
What makes these drums stand out from the crowd? They're not made in two-part molds; they're pulled endwise from one-part molds, so they have no parting lines. This requires the use of special slow-cure, high-resolution casting resin and deep, high-strength molds. We happen to think it's worth all of the extra work—these Z Scale drums look better than many available for larger scales. They are definitely foreground details!
#NZT-103 Five Individual 55-Gallon Drums
 
Includes:
    These drums come attached to a sprue for easier handling.
    Use a sharp knife or flush cutters to remove from sprue.
    Handle them with care—they're easy to lose!
    Product color may vary from that shown.

      $9.00 retail ea.

       
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted in various colors to make painting easier, or even optional.
#NZT-104 Three Groups of 55-Gallon Drums
 
Includes:
    Twelve 55-Gallon Drums in three groups.
    Product color may vary from that shown.

      $7.00 retail ea.
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted in various colors to make painting easier, or even optional.
#NZT-105 One Group of 55-Gallon Drums
 
Includes:
    Twenty Four 55-Gallon Drums in one group.
    The ends of this cluster of drums interlock with one another,
    It's easy to make a "sea" of drums of practically any size!
    Product color may vary from that shown.

      $5.00 retail ea.
Only premium first-generation castings are used for production molds, and all molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality—air bubbles are practically non-existent. The resin is pre-tinted in various colors to make painting easier, or even optional.
Re-Railer Road Crossing
At last, Z Scale has a rerailer that looks as good as it works—and it works like a champ. Made to fit
Micro-Trains' Micro-Track, the NZT MTL rerailer is available in two flavors:
• One that looks like a wide paved road (ZD-019) • One that looks like a narrow dirt road (ZD-021)
There's also a parallel track add-on option for the paved road version (ZD-020) that allows you
to create grade crossings that cross as many parallel tracks as you might have.
-The NZT MTL Rerailer is very easy to install-
Simply glue the three parts to the roadbed of any straight stretch of track (it does not need to be in the center of a track section). If the track already has ballast or scenery material on it, this will have to be completely removed in order for the rerailer to fit properly.
#NZT-019 Re-Railer - Wide Paved Road
  Includes:
    Two crossbuck signs correctly-sized for Z.
    Snap to assemble w/ peel-n-stick labels.

      $7.00 retail ea.
There's a footing molded into the rerailer to hold the signpost.
Comes in a neutral grey color, ready to paint.
The sides are textured like dirt slops, which you can paint tan.
Or add grass and other vegetation for a completely finished effect.
Track not included.
NOTE: Product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
#NZT-020 Add-on parallel track kit
                    - For use with #NZT-019 above
  Includes:
    One center section.
    One track insert.

      $4.00 retail ea.
Add-on for the #NZT-019 above.
Comes in a neutral grey color, ready to paint.
The sides are textured like dirt slops, which you can paint tan.
Or add grass and other vegetation for a completely finished effect.
Track not included.
NOTE: Product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
#NZT-021 Re-Railer - Narrow Dirt Road
  Includes:
    Two crossbuck signs correctly-sized for Z.
    Snap to assemble w/ peel-n-stick labels.

      $7.00 retail ea.
There's a footing molded into the rerailer to hold the signpost.
Comes in a neutral grey color, ready to paint.
The sides are textured like dirt slops, which you can paint tan.
Or add grass and other vegetation for a completely finished effect.
Track not included.
NOTE: Product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
#NZT-022 Crossbuck Signs
  Includes:
    Two pair (Four signs) per kit.
    Crossbuck signs correctly-sized for Z.
    Snap to assemble w/ peel-n-stick labels.

      $6.00 retail ea.
If your Z Scale layout has roads, chances are you'll need railroad crossing signs. These crossbucks are accurately-scaled and feature readable lettering. The kit includes four signs—enough for two grade crossings—and consist of fine resin castings and peel-and-stick graphics.
Track not included.
Ground Throws
*These are non-functional models of prototypical track Ground Throws.
Real track switches will always have some visible means of actuating them. If it's not a powered switch machine, then it will be a manual device, such as a switch stand or ground throw. NZT's ground throws are modeled after one of many designs. These replicas are as close to scale as practical thanks to exquisite laser mastering by Stonebridge Models.
Two types of ground throw are offered: an older style which is still very prevalent today and a newer version, which is nicknamed the "backsaver" because of the larger, ergonomic lever retrofitted to the original gear case.
These ground throws come as unassembled kits. Each kit includes enough parts to make a pair of ground throws. The two castings in the older style kit have the lever facing alternate directions, so as to reduce the "clone" effect where multiple throws are in close proximity. For the newer style kit, the backsaver lever can be attached facing in either direction. Both kits include four variations of the red target shape, and spare target parts are provided, since they are incredibly small.
The kits feature only first-generation castings; all molds and castings are cured under high pressure for optimum quality, and the add-on details are finely laser-cut. All parts are made in appropriate colors, so painting is not required, although a little rust and grime will enhance realism.
#NZT-114 Ground Throws, Older Style
(Two-Pack)
 
Includes:
    Two Ground Throws
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-011.

      $9.00 retail ea.
IMPORTANT: The parts in these kits are extremely small and delicate, quite possibly the tiniest parts you've ever handled! Consequently, the kits are not intended for beginner modelers. Great care and precision must be exercised when handling them to avoid breakage. A sharp knife, tweezers, thick CA, good light and magnification are required for assembly.
#NZT-115 Ground Throws, "Backsaver"
(Two-Pack)
 
Includes:
    Two Ground Throws
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-012.

      $9.00 retail ea.
IMPORTANT: The parts in these kits are extremely small and delicate, quite possibly the tiniest parts you've ever handled! Consequently, the kits are not intended for beginner modelers. Great care and precision must be exercised when handling them to avoid breakage. A sharp knife, tweezers, thick CA, good light and magnification are required for assembly.
Fire Hydrants
#NZT-117 Fire Hydrants (Three-Pack)
 
Includes:
    Three Fire Hydrants as shown in photo.
    Product color may vary somewhat from photo.
    Figure in photo not included.
    Manufacturer Part Number ZD-014.

      $6.00 retail ea.
It's hard to go far in the real world without coming across a fire hydrant. NZT offers fire hydrants in Z scale that are about as close to scale as humanly possible. Shown below with figures for scale reference, they come molded in the appropriate color and are offered in sets of three.
These castings are pulled endwise from the molds, eliminating any parting lines. This is harder to do, but the results are worth the extra effort. All molds and castings are cured under high pressure for optimum quality. For the curious, there's a blog post showing how they were made.
Commercial Air Conditioning Units
#NZT-118 Commercial Air Conditioning Units
(Two-Pack)
 
Includes:
    Two commercial air conditioning units as shown.
    Product color may vary somewhat from photo.
    Manufacturer Part Number MD-005.

      $5.00 retail ea.


       
While the're harder to spot in real life, since many reside on building rooftops, we get to see them more readily as modelers looking down on our layouts. The units are also found sitting on concrete pads along the sides or backs of stores and small factories. Put 'em where you need 'em and enjoy their exquisite laser mastering by Stonebridge Models.
All molds and castings are cured under pressure for optimum quality. The resin is pre-tinted an appropriate color to make painting easier or optional—a little weathering is all that's needed to add a super-detailed look to your buildings.
Track Bumpers
NZT is proud to announce a series of four different track bumpers designed specifically to fit Micro-Trains' Micro-Track.
The castings come in a neutral grey, as seen in the image. They just need some dabs of paint, stains and rust as appropriate to bring them to life. They are highly detailed: look for the bolts on the Hayes wheel stops -or- the remains of the clamps that held the forms together on the "Medford" bumper. Installation is a snap: simply remove the one rail joiner at the end of the track, and slip the wheel stop right into place. Shown below are the test castings.
  #NZT-015 "Medford" Style Bumper
    Designed for MTL's Road Bed track
      $5.00 retail ea.
This is based on a prototype found in Medford, Oregon, that I've not seen anywhere else, hence the name. Utter simplicity is the order of the day: concrete was poured into a wooden box to create a monolith that seems to dare anything to pass. Its prototype twin still has the plywood form mostly intact.
NOTE: product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
  #NZT-016 Hayes Wheel Stops
    Designed for MTL's Road Bed track
      $5.00 retail ea.
Western-Cullen-Hayes Inc. is the manufacturer of these steel assemblies, which can be bolted to the track quickly and easily—almost as easy as it is for the modeler to install. Cosmetically matching roadbed wraps all the way around for a seamless, finished look with Micro-Track.
NOTE: product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
  #NZT-017 Generic Wood Earth Bumper
    Designed for MTL's Road Bed track
      $5.00 retail ea.
Likely there are no two of these ubiquitous bumpers to be found that are the same. In their simplest form, they're nothing more than a heap of dirt; the fancier ones, like this one, feature wooden cribbing to hold stone, sand or earth in place, and present a steel striking plate to take the hits from couplers.
NOTE: product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
  #NZT-018 "Pennsylvania" Style Bumper
    Designed for MTL's Road Bed track
      $5.00 retail ea.
Vaguely resembling pyramids with their tops chopped off, these massive cast concrete blocks can be found on many roads besides the PRR, which presumably invented it. When you're serious about stopping cars, this'll do the job.
NOTE: product color may vary somewhat from that shown.
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