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  1. I used to get coffee and a bagel there!

    I used to get coffee and a bagel there!
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    Flowers for the park

    I have a scattershot mentality and it shows up here on nscale.net as clearly as anywhere else. Sometimes I use my blog as a "build thread" and sometimes I stick a thread in the forums. Since this is...
  3. There is an alternative to blue tape which might...

    There is an alternative to blue tape which might work for you. It is paper tape, in varying widths, from 2 to 6 inches wide, which makes it suitable for spraying. It has a narrow wax strip instead of...
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    Well it's finally happened! No, I didn't finish...

    Well it's finally happened! No, I didn't finish the terminal building, but at least I've glued it together, and for me, that is a huge step! I've gone quite a bit overboard with interior detailing,...
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    Can you show the other side? It looks great!

    Can you show the other side? It looks great!
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    I don't know if anyone cares but the stuff is...

    I don't know if anyone cares but the stuff is called "novelty siding". Each piece is actually two planks wide and it fits together tongue and groove style. I don't think it passes code any more so it...
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    Here in Mass every corner has a Dunkin Donuts or...

    Here in Mass every corner has a Dunkin Donuts or a CVS both of which have drive-thru windows. So I'm out of ideas.
  8. Thread: Amherst

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    and it tries to give you some idea of the massive...

    and it tries to give you some idea of the massive scope of the event. It's well worth the time!
  9. Thread: Amherst

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    Amherst

    Does anyone know if the Amherst model rr show, held in January in Springfield Mass has been cancelled? Thank you.
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    Luke has a lot of stealable ideas and this is a...

    Luke has a lot of stealable ideas and this is a good one. I plan to steal it myself for a couple of fences I have coming up. Nice job on the cattle pen! Keep it up.
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    Luke has a lot of very stealable ideas and...

    Luke has a lot of very stealable ideas and fence-post-gluing is a good one. You've done a nice job with the cattle pen. Keep up the good work!
  12. Happy Birthday Mosslake! Many happy reruns.

    Happy Birthday Mosslake! Many happy reruns.
  13. Thank you everybody!! At my age birthdays...

    Thank you everybody!! At my age birthdays generally go quietly into the night. You are all very kind.
  14. Thread: Upgrades

    by Albey25
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    If I had any brains I would have finished what I...

    If I had any brains I would have finished what I meant to include in that last post. That is, the trash train uses the bridge twice a day. Also the Cape Cod Dinner Train crosses it nightly. During...
  15. Thread: Upgrades

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    Well the project is finished. I stopped by...

    Well the project is finished. I stopped by yesterday and the only one there was the guy in charge of all the signaling devices along the route. He was making sure the bridge alerts etc. still work...
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    Perhaps you mean "coign?" Yes! I started in...

    Perhaps you mean "coign?"

    Yes! I started in the building business in 1976 and they were common on the new houses we were working on, but in all that time, I have never seen the word written out....
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    Well as promised, today we stopped by the...

    Well as promised, today we stopped by the construction site and had a chat with the supervisor du jour. We also got a different explanation of what is going on. Yes, they are putting in a new grade...
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    Thanks! I only wish I could stick to a plan. At...

    Thanks! I only wish I could stick to a plan. At this point any plan would do. With every revision the thing gets more complicated. My latest brainstorm involves what I've always called "coin blocks"....
  19. Thread: Upgrades

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    Good point! I hadn't stopped to consider where...

    Good point! I hadn't stopped to consider where they got the rubber.Discarded tires are a huge problem in the world of trash and recycling. I know some get ground up and mixed with asphalt. I'm told...
  20. Thread: Upgrades

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    Upgrades

    I wasn't sure which sub-category this belonged in, so feel free to move it to the most appropriate location. I'm also not sure anyone is going to care about the subject matter but it interested me....
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    Grand Union Terminal

    I have mentioned my current project, the Terminal Building in downtown Beaufield. So it's turning into a bit of a complicated project, since I've apparently taken leave of my senses and decided to...
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    Great video! I'd like to point out that last...

    Great video! I'd like to point out that last week's vid about the "Prettiest Railroad" was also first rate. Very similar color scheme to Mass Coastal RR, which plies the rails on Cape Cod and SE...
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    Good luck! This is a challenge, but that will...

    Good luck! This is a challenge, but that will just make the final result that much sweeter.
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    I'm on the canal, extreme south Plymouth. Got...

    I'm on the canal, extreme south Plymouth. Got lots of friends in Falmouth.
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    Thanks Gordo! It's been in my brain for quite a...

    Thanks Gordo! It's been in my brain for quite a while now, so it was about time to make it real.
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