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    mu26aeh

    What are you buying this month? October 2021

    Too many boxcars at once

    Working night shift this week allowed me to be home during the day, and take part in a Stout train auction online.

    mu26aeh Today, 01:06 AM Go to last post
    Stu

    My First Train set

    Gordon, Heiko and others have steered me to websites for information on various German locomotives and rolling stock.

    Take a look in my build

    Stu Yesterday, 05:22 PM Go to last post
    SteamPower4ever

    My First Train set

    Good choice to start with. There's a lot of used Fleischmann on the German eBay site if you want to expand, but be careful with the older locomotives

    SteamPower4ever Yesterday, 05:17 PM Go to last post
    el Gato Gordo

    My First Train set

    This is good advice, though you probably will have very few problems using Fleischmann track. Just keep glue away from these turnouts. Not just the

    el Gato Gordo Yesterday, 03:54 PM Go to last post
    Stu

    My First Train set

    I have DB rolling stock and engines, too. I really like my Fleischman locomotive, it's a DB218, diesel.

    I love steam, too, and have two:

    Stu Yesterday, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  • Barn build

    Nine years ago I made this sketch set (https://www.nscale.net/forums/downlo...?do=file&id=36), but never got around to building it. I know why I didn't, I knew the doors were gonna be tricky. Thats an understatement (they were a real bear, and took me a full week to do just the doors). Lower main doors are the sliding type with an upper door rail and bottom retainer, while the upper loft doors are inward swinging utilizing duct tape hinges.

    Eight doors total meant 40 pieces of .015 x .030 trim that always seemed to find the floor instead of my work table. Persevereance won though, and the completed project looks pretty good.

    Footprint is 2 3/4 by 4, and if you have a farm on your layout with no barn, this may work for you. I don't have a layout anymore (downsized to a condo) so this barn is for sale. PM me if interested.

    https://i.imgur.com/YZlCSzx.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/hF0NjhW.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/HhROwuC.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/clZwkLs.jpg
    Comments 4 Comments
    1. nscaled's Avatar
      nscaled -
      Nice job! Lots of amazing detail. I wouldnt have attempted it so Kudos to you!
    1. txpitmaster's Avatar
      txpitmaster -
      Very impressive! Love the details
    1. Paul64's Avatar
      Paul64 -
      Looks very good nice job
    1. Michael's Avatar
      Michael -
      Very impressive - well done.