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  1. Installing Windows 8.1 Preview - 4: Summary

    If you have followed along through the first three parts regarding the installation of Windows 8.1 Preview and worked through all the steps I have outlined, you now have a working copy of Windows 8.1 installed and set up for working in a desktop environment.
    The steps I have documented are exactly the same steps I followed when doing my install.

    In this entry I will discuss Windows 8.1 as I see it. There will be no attempt to cover every aspect of the new OS; in fact, the new ...
  2. Hey, I have one of those? Huh...

    While setting up a shot of my tiny Micro Trains scale test car for a forum thread, I noticed something I didnít know I had: an undecorated Kato RDC. I knew I wanted one to turn into a Boston & Maine car, but didnít remember actually BUYING it. I suddenly remembered finding one on Ebay for a good price. My memory now jogged, it then occurred to me I need decals to do the project. Had I already bought some back in my halcyon days of employment?? A search of all modeling supplies for the correct ...
  3. my layout thread

    Work that's been done so far on layout with my boyfriend. It's looking good
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    Been about a year since i posted any updates. Made some good progress on the layout, enjoying the trains be able to run.

    The outside of the board is a gloss hunter green with white trim. the last photo shows the nce dcc jacks, the audio jack for the speakers under the board for music while working, along with two usb outlets for charging. also raised the layout with electrical conduit, we used folding table
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  4. more on trains

    Sorry I haven't posted lately been busy. Well to update everyone on progress I have painted rocks as I said pictures on way having some problems getting them to show up will have them up very soon. I decided to raise the area which will be the town, liking how it turned out pictures of that will be up soon as well. Also had a slight mysterious issue happen where it look like something fell on one of the turnouts bending the rod and breaking a piece of the rail off to point it was not anywhere ...
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  5. starting out from Detroit to Toledo

    this will be my first full layout and was looking for help with it. so i turn to you the community to help. first i want a modern time frame of the detroit metro area. second i have the whole basement to use. third i want to be able to grow to the use of the entire basement and use a modular system if i move I wont have to tear down all the work i have done. and lastly i want to model NS, AMTRAK with trackage that will allow CP, CN, CSX to operate. can you all help me with this? thanks
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