2014 HO Scale Modeler's Survey Results

2014 Survey Results

Total Responses: 92

Which group best describes your age?

2.17%
 
2.17%
 
5.43%
 
14.13%
 
27.17%
 
36.96%
 
11.96%
 
Total Responses: 92

Are you a member of the PRRT&HS?

68.48%
 
31.52%
 
Total Responses: 92

Are you a member of the NMRA?

32.61%
 
67.39%
 
Total Responses: 371

What forms of media do you access to support your hobby interests?

21.56%
 
19.14%
 
22.91%
 
9.7%
 
2.96%
 
23.72%
 
Total Responses: 92

What is your primary modeling era?

4.35%
 
7.61%
 
68.48%
 
6.52%
 
13.04%
 
Total Responses: 92

How is your model railroad powered?

20.65%
 
78.26%
 
1.09%
 
Total Responses: 71

If your railroad is powered via DCC, which system do you use?

56.34%
 
32.39%
 
4.23%
 
7.04%
 
Total Responses: 90

What is your modeling focus?

25.56%
 
10%
 
10%
 
17.78%
 
8.89%
 
23.33%
 
4.44%
 
Total Responses: 209

What Pennsy steam locomotive would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are ready-to-run, detailed, DCC and sound, such as recent releases by Broadway Limited Imports, Athearn Genesis, Walthers Proto, and Bowser Executive. Select up to three.
3.35%
 
0.48%
 
11.48%
 
2.39%
 
5.26%
 
9.09%
 
6.7%
 
1.91%
 
6.7%
 
9.57%
 
4.78%
 
27.27%
 
6.22%
 
2.87%
 
1.91%
 
Total Responses: 165

What Pennsy electric locomotive would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are ready-to-run, detailed, DCC and sound, such as recent releases by Broadway Limited Imports, Athearn Genesis, Walthers Proto, and Bowser Executive. Select up to three.
17.58%
 
13.94%
 
6.06%
 
4.85%
 
32.73%
 
24.85%
 
Total Responses: 193

What Pennsy diesel locomotive would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are ready-to-run, detailed, DCC and sound, such as recent releases by Broadway Limited Imports, Athearn Genesis, Walthers Proto, and Bowser Executive. Select up to three.
7.77%
 
22.8%
 
2.59%
 
2.07%
 
1.55%
 
3.11%
 
14.51%
 
4.66%
 
3.11%
 
0.52%
 
1.55%
 
5.18%
 
4.15%
 
4.66%
 
6.74%
 
4.15%
 
10.88%
 
Total Responses: 187

What Pennsy hopper car would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to three.
0.53%
 
0.53%
 
2.67%
 
21.39%
 
6.42%
 
11.76%
 
24.6%
 
13.37%
 
6.42%
 
4.81%
 
7.49%
 
Total Responses: 184

What Pennsy box car would you like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to three.
1.09%
 
6.52%
 
10.33%
 
6.52%
 
7.07%
 
20.65%
 
11.96%
 
6.52%
 
3.8%
 
4.35%
 
2.72%
 
2.17%
 
0%
 
4.35%
 
8.7%
 
3.26%
 
Total Responses: 163

What Pennsy flat car would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to three.
4.91%
 
19.63%
 
12.27%
 
10.43%
 
23.93%
 
19.63%
 
9.2%
 
Total Responses: 167

What Pennsy gondola would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to three.
2.99%
 
4.79%
 
3.59%
 
20.36%
 
14.37%
 
10.78%
 
8.38%
 
4.19%
 
10.78%
 
4.19%
 
6.59%
 
3.59%
 
5.39%
 
Total Responses: 42

What Pennsy stock car would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to one.
54.76%
 
45.24%
 
Total Responses: 60

What Pennsy reefer car would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to one.
21.67%
 
11.67%
 
66.67%
 
Total Responses: 184

What Pennsy non-revenue car would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed with ready-to-run preferred. Examples are Exactrail, InterMountain, Tangent Scale Models. In leiu of ready-to-run, highly detailed kits are desired. Examples are Funaro & Camerlengo, Westerfield. Select up to three.
14.13%
 
25.54%
 
5.98%
 
14.67%
 
15.22%
 
7.61%
 
16.85%
 
Total Responses: 183

What Pennsy passenger head end car would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, ready-to-run. Examples are Walthers, Broadway Limited, Rapido. Select up to three.
20.22%
 
16.39%
 
13.11%
 
11.48%
 
6.56%
 
19.67%
 
12.57%
 
Total Responses: 206

What Pennsy passenger coach would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, ready-to-run. Examples are Walthers, Broadway Limited, Rapido. Select up to three.
1.94%
 
12.14%
 
13.59%
 
6.31%
 
10.19%
 
14.56%
 
12.62%
 
15.53%
 
8.25%
 
4.85%
 
Total Responses: 160

What Pennsy passenger lounge/observation would you like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, ready-to-run. Examples are Walthers, Broadway Limited, Rapido. Select up to three.
8.13%
 
3.75%
 
9.38%
 
6.25%
 
10%
 
18.75%
 
5.63%
 
13.13%
 
6.88%
 
12.5%
 
5.63%
 
Total Responses: 160

What Pennsy passenger sleeper would you like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, ready-to-run. Examples are Walthers, Broadway Limited, Rapido. Select up to three.
20%
 
20.63%
 
10.63%
 
16.25%
 
10%
 
5.63%
 
3.13%
 
13.75%
 
Total Responses: 140

What Pennsy diner would you like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, ready-to-run. Examples are Walthers, Broadway Limited, Rapido. Select up to three.
9.29%
 
14.29%
 
11.43%
 
20.71%
 
8.57%
 
12.14%
 
5.71%
 
7.14%
 
10.71%
 
Total Responses: 162

What named train would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, ready-to-run. Examples are Walthers, Broadway Limited, Rapido. Select up to three.
5.56%
 
13.58%
 
6.79%
 
4.94%
 
8.64%
 
17.28%
 
11.73%
 
16.05%
 
8.02%
 
3.09%
 
4.32%
 
Total Responses: 148

What Pennsy tower would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, craftsman-quality kits. Examples are Bar Mills Models, Railroad Kits, Foscale. Select up to three.
15.54%
 
11.49%
 
11.49%
 
1.35%
 
10.14%
 
10.81%
 
15.54%
 
8.78%
 
2.7%
 
12.16%
 
Total Responses: 310

What Pennsy structure would you most like to see in HO scale?

The criteria are highly detailed, craftsman-quality kits. Examples are Bar Mills Models, Railroad Kits, Foscale. Select up to three.
10.27%
 
7.57%
 
8.11%
 
6.49%
 
6.49%
 
4.86%
 
5.95%
 
1.62%
 
4.86%
 
3.24%
 
2.16%
 
3.78%
 
4.86%
 
6.49%
 
2.16%
 
7.57%
 
7.03%
 
6.49%
 
Total Responses: 205

What other Pennsy item would you like to see in HO scale?

7.8%
 
11.22%
 
14.63%
 
21.95%
 
0.49%
 
10.73%
 
9.27%
 
4.39%
 
4.88%
 
3.41%
 
6.34%
 
4.88%