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  1. Someone try to convince me ...

    . . . that this forum isn't the best of its genre, regardless of scale or specific interest.

    We all get along pretty doggone well here. Any spats are more of a fraternal nature -- and soon forgotten (well, unless some joker, namely me, gets on his high horse about code 80 rail).

    Although I quit posting there almost a year ago, the forum linked to an online model railroading magazine has had remarkable run lately of rancorous or nearly-so topics regarding post contents, ...
  2. What are your other interests?

    Aside from this hobby of ours, what other interests do you guys have?
  3. It's been a LONG hard Year

    Hey Gang... Remember me??!!
    Well it's been a CRAZY Year:

    Here is where we left off with my build.
    I had been making some really good progress with things if you were following my thread:
    (See Sig Line Below)
    Then Life happened.
    I lost an AC unit last summer, and that effectively killed every spare dollar I had to spend on the layout. It took a couple months to recover from that Then life the wife had some health issues that forced me to put everything on hold ...
  4. Musings Of a Re-New modeler (What I want to be when I grow up...)

    So I told my wife the other day that I have the next 25 years of my hobby life planned out. She didn't seem as excited as I felt. That might be because she already feels overrun by my sports card collection. Or that she just doesn't get model railroading. Or maybe from our lack of sleep provided by our soon-to-be-three-year-old and 8 week old boys?? Any way you cut it, my hobbies help me retain my sanity even as I cycle through the ups and downs of interest/energy/time available. I ...
  5. My apologies...

    I wanted to drop in and say hello to everyone, as itís been a while since Iíve participated on the forum. I have been pretty busy with work & life issues for the past several months. My job has been (and is still), very demanding over the last couple of months. I have been busy creating guides for our newest employees, for them to use their computers in their jobs. And, having to re-write some older work distribution guides and manuals, to keep everything and everyone up to date. Hard to ...