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  1. Coin operated turnouts? ;)

    Now that is an idea! [/QUOTE]

    Coin operated turnouts? ;)
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    This is my personal favorite for resizing images...

    This is my personal favorite for resizing images on Windows, simply select the images you want to resize, right-click, select resize images from the right-click menu, choose the size you want, and...
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    Driving home today, I ran across the #3 out...

    Driving home today, I ran across the #3 out making a delivery! So awesome to see the S4 back up and running again!!!

    https://youtu.be/Pk2S4ggCGz8
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    You seem to me to be someone like me who did tons...

    You seem to me to be someone like me who did tons of research into building layouts, so I'm not going to go into the how of all this, but rather give you an idea of the process. I STRONGLY recommend...
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    That was exactly the cause of my paralysis as...

    That was exactly the cause of my paralysis as well. I was a teen in school without a job and very little money when I started, so it was hard to commit to spending all that money. I ended up starting...
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    Just a thought. Without having read all of every...

    Just a thought. Without having read all of every post above after the first few pages, you seem to be dealing with something I've struggled with in the past. I designed literally hundreds of layouts,...
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    From the email: "From now through midnight...

    From the email:
    "From now through midnight November 28, 2017, ONLY, use the special code "MERRY17" to receive 25% off the MSRP for any items currently in stock through our online Web Store (does not...
  8. At one point, MRH offered $40 per published tip....

    At one point, MRH offered $40 per published tip. I don't know if they still do or not, but I submitted something once and it was published a little over a year later. Mine was a very simple tip of...
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    Yep! Those are self propelled locomotives,...

    Yep! Those are self propelled locomotives, typically narrow gauge, that run between the normal tracks. An arm drops down from the side to allow it to shove cars on the adjacent track. Cool critters!...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynjSgkwDL8c ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynjSgkwDL8c

    Shows the cable hitting the underside of the car.
    Interesting.... the barney is completely below track height on the way down, and completely above on...
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    Figured I better draw a diagram, I might not be...

    Figured I better draw a diagram, I might not be explaining the thought well.

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    Using a short bit of line to connect the barney to the cable might allow another possibility for raising the...
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    https://www.nationalcar-bg.com/resources/images/co...

    https://www.nationalcar-bg.com/resources/images/content/2017/2/coal-car-dumper-coal-car-dumper-at-pennsylvania-rr-dock-1-flickr.jpg

    Looks like this pit is relatively deep, and if you put the...
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    HO scale again, but it does have an uphill...

    HO scale again, but it does have an uphill barney. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWa3UhV96WQ
    Doesn't look to be hinged, using an extra drop in the barney track to get under the cars.

    This area...
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    Fox Valley wheelsets come to mind as one sided...

    Fox Valley wheelsets come to mind as one sided insulated wheels, there are others, but I don't have personal experience with them.
    Fiber optics can be easily had from the internet with a quick...
  15. Wiring resistors in parallel (side by side)...

    Wiring resistors in parallel (side by side) reduces the resistance, series (end to end) increases the resistance.
  16. Pretty sure that's what they use, with the...

    Pretty sure that's what they use, with the coupler box and body mount made by Trainworx. If they aren't Micro-Trains couplers, they are perfect enough clones to fool me, and I've assembled and...
  17. Sounds like you've found a fix, but another...

    Sounds like you've found a fix, but another solution might be to file down the truck mounts, depending on the mounting style.

    Andrew
  18. http://www.nscale.net/forums/attachment.php?attach...

    http://www.nscale.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=54673&d=1391216464

    There's this one I use, but you need to open up the Kato #6 turnouts to access the frog connection, so if your track is...
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    My shelf layout was a shadowbox kind of...

    My shelf layout was a shadowbox kind of arrangement with a shelf over the layout that I hung a cloth valence from. As long as the shelf over the layout is high enough to where it doesn't cause...
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    I personally know one of the developers of...

    I personally know one of the developers of OpenLCB, which as I remember, LCC is taken from or been renamed from. At train shows starting from a few years back, he's had demonstration boards showing...
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    The way I understand it, no, this is not a...

    The way I understand it, no, this is not a wireless replacement for the PR3 as such.

    Andrew
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    Digitrax WiFi Interface

    Saw this online today.
    http://www.digitrax.com/news/2017/08/03/digitrax-inc-proud-announce-new-lnwi-loconet-wifi-/

    "The LNWI allows you to connect compatible WiFi devices to LocoNet and run...
  23. Thread: Deadrail

    by conrailandrew
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    Welcome to NSN, Bob! Seeing as how the title...

    Welcome to NSN, Bob!

    Seeing as how the title of your post is dead rail, I'm guessing you're referring to battery powered RC operated trains? I'm not aware of that being commonly done in N scale...
  24. If the pilot picks up power, make sure it didn't...

    If the pilot picks up power, make sure it didn't swivel around backwards.
    I'm not familiar with this loco, so just guessing though.
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    When you say power is cut, are you referring to...

    When you say power is cut, are you referring to turning the speed all the way down using the throttle, or actually pushing the power button or unplugging the controller and removing all power to the...
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