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  1. Thread: Module ideas...

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    Heiko, Some of these industries typically do...

    Heiko,
    Some of these industries typically do not have such a large yard area. Some plastics plants in Erie PA have a siding off the main line or essentially a passing siding....
  2. Thread: Module ideas...

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    Something like that is typically for large...

    Something like that is typically for large facilities. Some ideas would include oil refinery, ethanol plant, paper mill, steel mill and intermodal yard. That said, a lot of those industries don't...
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    I am not sure if rockets were raised out of the...

    I am not sure if rockets were raised out of the silo, but it still looks cool. Consider adding a smoke generator to emulate exhaust?
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    You don't need to convert the solid body to a...

    You don't need to convert the solid body to a mesh. Just save as an STL file. Most printers have their own software that will open the STL and slice into layers for printing.

    We are years from...
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    I heard about this on a wargaming site. Working...

    I heard about this on a wargaming site. Working with a guy over there to see if we can make something work should he not be able to find an alternate to SW. We may be able to extend it to some MR...
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    It looks like you selected the track first. If...

    It looks like you selected the track first. If so, deselect everything, click on the track elevation command and then click on the track connection. You should get a red dot at the connection. You...
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    For Elevation, Click on the "Change Elevations"...

    For Elevation, Click on the "Change Elevations" button, click on track end, select the variable you want to use, and click Done.

    For the Display, go to Options>Display Options. Under "Label...
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    You are welcome.

    You are welcome.
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    The Deluxe Innovation building is based off of...

    The Deluxe Innovation building is based off of Armco Steelox panels which were around during this time. Here is an updated Steelox catalog: http://www.steelox.com/pdf/history_brochure.pdf

    As for...
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    N Scale Enthusiast:...

    N Scale Enthusiast: https://www.nscaleenthusiast.com/index.htm
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    For those who prefer flying into Midway, you can...

    For those who prefer flying into Midway, you can take the Orange Line on the L into the loop, transfer at Clark/Lake to the blue line, and ride the blue line to O'hare or Rosemont.
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    Same here. Work is moving me to Milwaukee. Now to...

    Same here. Work is moving me to Milwaukee. Now to have some product for the show.
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    That's not accurate. My brother-in-law works for...

    That's not accurate. My brother-in-law works for a molding company, and they are bring tools back from China. It depends on how your contract is written and who you do business with. Some companies...
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    Ethanol plants may also receive a random tanker...

    Ethanol plants may also receive a random tanker of gasoline to denature the ethanol. You also have biodiesel plants which look similar: https://goo.gl/maps/6HwtJNxXBTp This one is definitely trucks...
  15. Thread: Conveyors?

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    Try http://www.traincat2.com/d_aggconveyors.htm ...

    Try http://www.traincat2.com/d_aggconveyors.htm Not sure if he is back to making things yet.
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    Target has been doing this for a few years now....

    Target has been doing this for a few years now. Thomas has been in craft stores, Target and Walmart a little longer. Not like when we were kids though. I still miss drooling over the US1 Trucking and...
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    Another note, a passenger locomotive like the...

    Another note, a passenger locomotive like the Charger is usually not geared the same as a freight locomotive like the ES44AC. A good comparison is a Charger is more like a Corvette (up to 755 HP)...
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    The current president over at GE believes the...

    The current president over at GE believes the transportation segment is an under performer. If I remember correctly, he is trying to divest the company of quite a bit. They sold GE Industrial last...
  19. CF7, Various Gensets, Model 40, Steam Turbines,...

    CF7, Various Gensets, Model 40, Steam Turbines, Pennsy Electrics (Excluding GG1 of course), a whole slew of Baldwins...
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    Just found this neat little tool. Free to use...

    Just found this neat little tool. Free to use from Digi-Key: https://www.digikey.com/schemeit/project/
    You can place generic symbols or specific parts in Digi-Key's database. The latter is great...
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    If you are not concerned about matching a road,...

    If you are not concerned about matching a road, also check out Army Painter: https://www.thearmypainter.com/ They make colored primers that can be used as a base coat. I like this for my wargaming....
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    I have typically seen Createx more around air...

    I have typically seen Createx more around air brush artists, but I have no experience. Depending on what you want to do, Badger seems to be very popular and I think they have railroad matched colors....
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    Never had the joy of card readers, but my first...

    Never had the joy of card readers, but my first machine was a 286 and ran only DOS. So did the computers at my tech school where I first used AutoCAD, Release 11. 3D was a kluge on that machine.
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    Fortran! Oh man. My first semester of college,...

    Fortran! Oh man. My first semester of college, spring 96, we had a programming class. Fortran 77. That was a twisted kind of fun.
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    Ha! You want old, I was using these in middle...

    Ha! You want old, I was using these in middle school computer science class: http://oldcomputers.net/ti994a.html programing Basic.

    40 PRINT GETTING
    30 PRINT OLD
    10 PRINT I
    20 PRINT AM
    RUN
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