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  1. How to get to Mars!

    Did you ever want to go?

    A great video - not of the Curiosity but one of the earlier Rovers.

    http://www.youtube.com/embed/XRCIzZHpFtY?rel=0
  2. Kato DCC install with Strobe Lights

    by , 25th Aug 2012 at 07:08 PM (My Model RR Adventures)
    I tried to post this several times here but for some reason I had bad luck. So I decided to post this article over at TheRailWire. This will be a pretty in-depth look at the decoder process as well as the installation of the strobe lights. If you have any advice please let me know.
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  3. Moving Update

    Hello nSn, just reporting that I have returned to Viginia Beach for the next 2 and a half weeks. Got the family and all my stuff moved down to Florida and into the house. On a positive note the place I am staying for that short time has room for my small layout so I can run trains while I am not at work. I will keep everyone, especially the chatbox crew, updated on how things go from here on out.
  4. A few Old Related Train Jokes

    by , 17th Aug 2012 at 10:40 AM (69Z28's Blog - A collection of train and general entries)
    Lawyer and a Farmer

    A lawyer gets on a train to go to London. He sits next to a poor farmer. To pass the time the lawyer decides to play a game with the guy.

    "I will ask you a question and if you get it wrong, you have to pay me 1 pound. Then you ask me a question, and if I get it wrong, you get 10. You ask me a question first."


    The farmer thinks for a while. "I know", he says, "what has three legs, takes 10 hours to climb up a
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  5. Mangadina station gets weathered

    Quote Originally Posted by howard View Post
    I was shocked just how plasticky my station and surrounding buildings looked when I recently posted pictures of them. I just had to get down to some serious weathering. I used powders applied with isopropyl alcohol. Here are some before and after shots.
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