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    Ah, remember the good old days when you could...

    Ah, remember the good old days when you could always go down to the old hobby shop and you knew track would ALWAYS be there. It was like a commodity. A constant.

    :D

    Doug
  2. 12/24/1962 :D Doug

    12/24/1962

    :D

    Doug
  3. Economy of space. Doug

    Economy of space.

    Doug
  4. Funny, I don't remember dirt being around back...

    Funny, I don't remember dirt being around back then.

    :D

    Doug
  5. Yeah, I'm surprised nobody ever made a Santa Fe...

    Yeah, I'm surprised nobody ever made a Santa Fe GG1. Or did they?

    :D

    Doug
  6. My post was predicated on determining which ones...

    My post was predicated on determining which ones at least run to begin with. The other stuff like disassembling, cleaning, etc. can come later. Now, don't get me wrong. I have done what you guys...
  7. I would just put each one on the track and slowly...

    I would just put each one on the track and slowly increase the speed control. If the loco doesn't start moving fairy quickly at about a 9 - 10 o'clock setting on the control, stop and the loco will...
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    OK, great yours ARE Atlas. I actually call the...

    OK, great yours ARE Atlas. I actually call the plastic spring arm version the "Austrian version" even though they were originally made in Italy and the PC board version, the "Italian version" since...
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    Those were supplied with Atlas switches from the...

    Those were supplied with Atlas switches from the start of their N scale involvement in 1967 through sometime in the 1970's. Does yours actually say "Atlas" on it? I ask because every one of the ones...
  10. Yes. Transfusions MUST be Lone Star or scratch...

    Yes. Transfusions MUST be Lone Star or scratch built.

    :D

    Doug
  11. Anything "OOO" has my heart for obvious reasons....

    Anything "OOO" has my heart for obvious reasons.

    Doug
  12. I would actually be interested in finding out...

    I would actually be interested in finding out what Arnold Rapido catalogs or other literature you have.

    Doug
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    Found On Rail Dead. :D Doug - - -...

    Found On Rail Dead.

    :D

    Doug

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    Fix Or Rerail Daily.
  14. Which specific "EL" loco are you looking at? But...

    Which specific "EL" loco are you looking at? But yes, the early Rapido stuff was all made by Arnold itself.

    Doug
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    I'm sure they were making up time because they...

    I'm sure they were making up time because they were about an hour and twenty minutes late leaving Albert Lea. I heard them discussing some valve timing issues which they had to sort out. Due to leave...
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    My brother-in-law had a Vega in the mid eighties...

    My brother-in-law had a Vega in the mid eighties and it had very little rust and ran well. In Minnesota.

    Doug
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    Yeah, or Tallulah Bankhead? :D Doug

    Yeah, or Tallulah Bankhead?

    :D

    Doug
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    Yeah, I'm halfway thinking of following it north....

    Yeah, I'm halfway thinking of following it north.

    Doug
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    Albert Lea, MN - Wednesday! As far as it's...

    Albert Lea, MN - Wednesday!

    As far as it's sound, they are definitely taking it easy on the Big Boy. Note the diesel helper and it's such a short train. Listen to some old films of one in revenue...
  20. I need an N scale shot glass... Oh, and a...

    I need an N scale shot glass... Oh, and a toothpick too, and an olive...

    :D

    Doug
  21. Scenery. Ugh. :D Doug

    Scenery. Ugh.

    :D

    Doug
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    Does the new one have a headlight? If so, when...

    Does the new one have a headlight? If so, when the erratic behavior occurs, does the headlight flicker with the erratic movement or does it stay on steady? If it flickers, it's a current pickup...
  23. Thread: Atlas track

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    Jeez, that is an absolute STEAL, these days. ...

    Jeez, that is an absolute STEAL, these days.

    Doug
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    Ausgezeichnet! Good ol' Deutsche Genialitaet! ...

    Ausgezeichnet! Good ol' Deutsche Genialitaet!

    Doug
  25. If the track staying in place, why do anything to...

    If the track staying in place, why do anything to it? I actually have never understood gluing track down outside of when it's ballasted. Yeah, I know about the "nail showing" argument but that's...
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