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  1. Thread: Nskale's Layout

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    Don’t feel bad. I just added figures to the...

    Don’t feel bad. I just added figures to the inside of several Kato passenger coaches and a dome car, and in order to fit them in, I wound up doing some very major “surgery.” CSI would have had a...
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    David Smith's thread is also connected to that...

    David Smith's thread is also connected to that from one of my favorite N scale websites, Rick Spano's "The Sceniced and Undecided." Another example of the very finest scale modelling. The animations...
  3. Thread: Just starting

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    Nice progress. My one regret is not having longer...

    Nice progress. My one regret is not having longer tracks in my yards. I have a lot a rolling stock sitting in drawers and really like those layout photos where multiple rows of cars are on display....
  4. Thread: kato sd40-2

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    There is a sound level CV that can be programmed...

    There is a sound level CV that can be programmed to adjust the sound level up or down. Check the ESU website to download their manual. Page 34 shows the sound level adjustment CVs. CV 63 is the...
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    And it actually has one five star review:...

    And it actually has one five star review: “Delivered as advertised. No problems at all.” Can someone enlighten me as to what might not work for an empty box? :lol:
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    Kato sells them for their steam locos. Not sure...

    Kato sells them for their steam locos. Not sure whether they are same diameter.
  7. I agree with Migalyto. It is your railroad and...

    I agree with Migalyto. It is your railroad and you should do whatever gives you the most relaxation and satisfaction. That is why they call this a HOBBY rather than a JOB!

    When I started out, a...
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    I rarely buy from Walters anyway - I prefer to...

    I rarely buy from Walters anyway - I prefer to give my business to smaller hobby shops run by fellow modelers, whether local or on the net, e.g. Mike and Robin Fifer.

    My main gripe with Walthers’...
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    With the shell off, push down on the decoder to...

    With the shell off, push down on the decoder to see if that works. If so, then it’s the brass motor tabs as mentioned above. I don’t know about NCE decoders, but for Digitrax a gentle bit of solder...
  10. Thread: Storage drawers

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    Nice looking drawers. Is that birch plywood?

    Nice looking drawers. Is that birch plywood?
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    Nice modeling. It is small details like this that...

    Nice modeling. It is small details like this that really can make a difference.
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    Thanks. Anyone know why some of these pics came...

    Thanks. Anyone know why some of these pics came out rotated? They are right side up on my computer or iPad. How can I adjust them?
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    All the local merchants were getting impatient,...

    All the local merchants were getting impatient, so I realized it was time to start populating my small town. I got out my Optivisor, tweezers and some CA and painted some unpainted figures that I did...
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    After seeing these photos, I may go back and...

    After seeing these photos, I may go back and replace some of my foreground trees with slightly taller ones.

    One thought about modeling vs. prototype (in agreement with Siegmund’s post): our...
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    I think it wasn’t just the smoke in NY, but...

    I think it wasn’t just the smoke in NY, but electrification was driven by a number of terrible fires.
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    Awesome model.

    Awesome model.
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    One of the reasons they developed cab forwards!

    One of the reasons they developed cab forwards!
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    Newly exposed to a blowtorch?

    Newly exposed to a blowtorch?
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    Sticky: That is a fine piece of modeling. Wow!

    That is a fine piece of modeling. Wow!
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    Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

    Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
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    Indeed, brute force works with these. I managed...

    Indeed, brute force works with these. I managed to puncture a nice hole in my thumb trying! Now I use a cut piece of rail as a joiner inserter. Pecos are tight.
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    It is for things like this why JMRI is so helpful...

    It is for things like this why JMRI is so helpful - you can usually see each of these options, rather than pouring through tables of CVs. I am still learning how to use Decoder Pro, but it is worth...
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    You didn’t say which DCC system you’re running,...

    You didn’t say which DCC system you’re running, but try calling up one of the trailing loco addresses (not the top loco of the consist) and see if you can control the sound, e.g. bell or horn or...
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    I have a Chopper and have gotten a lot of use out...

    I have a Chopper and have gotten a lot of use out of it. I scratch built a wooden trestle bridge requiring lots of duplicate cuts and could not have done it as easily or accurately without it. Good...
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    Mark: where did you get that phonebooth from?...

    Mark: where did you get that phonebooth from? I’ve been searching for one for my Main Street.
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