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    It was bit of a tetris puzzle to fit my railroad...

    It was bit of a tetris puzzle to fit my railroad in the trailer and hatchback, but it all ended up fitting. The red box is out wi-throttle command station.
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    Modules back at home in the...
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    Quick (photo-less) update.... (will post photos...

    Quick (photo-less) update.... (will post photos this weekend, so please have the Moose Patrol stand down)....

    I moved all of the modules back home this past weekend to prepare for the upcoming...
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    I had to perform that operation a few times to...

    I had to perform that operation a few times to get some of the members to believe it. (Hence the penknife to keep our bearings.) We are really going to enjoy the flexibility that this module brings. ...
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    Tested out my reversing T module and it worked!...

    Tested out my reversing T module and it worked! Onto scenery next.


    https://youtu.be/doLsgyGro5s
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    No full trains due to space restrictions, but it...

    No full trains due to space restrictions, but it turns engines so I call it a success!!


    https://youtu.be/doLsgyGro5s

    Me holding the DCC controller and RR Club buddy watching as the engine...
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    Thanks Allen, I was itching to build another...

    Thanks Allen,

    I was itching to build another module but wanted something different other then another pass through. Our current modules are very linear.... they make a large rectangle. It was down...
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    You also have to consider that against that snow...

    You also have to consider that against that snow white back drop it may make it look darker then it really. It looks good to me though, the color variation is what really sets it off. Great work!
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    As long as everything goes to plan, I will be...

    As long as everything goes to plan, I will be trialing it this weekend!
  9. Can't wait to see this! Animated scenes really...

    Can't wait to see this! Animated scenes really bring a scene to life.
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    Thanks, el Gato Gordo . This module set will...

    Thanks, el Gato Gordo . This module set will solve an issue that we commonly have when operating our modular layout. Our standard is double mainline with each mainline running right hand forward....
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    All of the track on the reversing module has been...

    All of the track on the reversing module has been laid. This module required numerous custom length Unitrack sections, but it went together very well.


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    It has passed the initial 0-5-0...
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    +1 for the liquid nails for foam to plywood. ...

    +1 for the liquid nails for foam to plywood.

    For my modules that are transported several times a year, some of the ends or corners would separate due to handling. For the last few modules I have...
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    Time for an update post. The T module has foam...

    Time for an update post.

    The T module has foam glued on top and is painted a base color of black to hide the pink. Track is being laid out to prepare for the next step. There are numerous custom...
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    :yum: Whenever I see someone mention Esther's I...

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    Whenever I see someone mention Esther's I always throw a little plug in there for them. We discovered them by accident, but now make it a point to stop by for a treat on our trips to the...
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    I have relatives in the North Hills of...

    I have relatives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, so I am through fairly often. I always add some time to the trip to stop at Esther's and the little bakery place a few stores down for the wife.......
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    I guess I'll keep this thread going as the build...

    I guess I'll keep this thread going as the build thread.

    This weekend saw the construction of the bench work for the T module. It is a self supporting module at this point, so good weekend!

    The...
  17. I acquired all of the missing pieces for the T...

    I acquired all of the missing pieces for the T module w/ reverse loop that I posted about a week or so ago.

    19x Kato straights (bought a couple extra) and the Kato No.6's second hand.

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    Materials acquired for the module. Hopefully...

    Materials acquired for the module. Hopefully starting on it soon!
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    I like that idea a lot actually..... will make...

    I like that idea a lot actually..... will make for some cool photo ops. I guess I was trying to make the grey track a part of the reversing loop, but the next module down should be large enough....
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    Reverse Loop T Module

    I'm working on a "T" module that also includes a reverse loop. Needing to consult the Brain Trust to make sure this operates correctly.

    Here is the general plan for the module..... everything is...
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    Happy Day of Birth!
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    Thank you for the kind words ranulf . I am...

    Thank you for the kind words ranulf .

    I am pretty pleased with how it is turning out so far. This is only REV 2, and I expect at least another 3 before I consider it done.
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    I'm working on sourcing the right colors for my...

    I'm working on sourcing the right colors for my coaches. What better way to test the colors out, then to paint up some older revs. of the coaches. Hence the poorly masked roof line.

    The "old...
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    Made some great progress on some Nn3 equipment. I...

    Made some great progress on some Nn3 equipment. I found a flat car on thingiverse and resized it to a 30' Nn3 car. The wooden sides will be a nice variation for a consist.

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    Having found...
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    I agree Jugtown Modeler & el Gato Gordo The...

    I agree Jugtown Modeler & el Gato Gordo

    The barn in the picture may turn into an out building in another scene. I have trouble visualizing N scale in the 3d modeling software. I'll be making an N...
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