Search:

Type: Posts; User: NtheBasement

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    21
    Views
    195

    Eastern woods are a wall of green, all the way to...

    Eastern woods are a wall of green, all the way to the ground unless there are deer. You can't see into the woods unless you are in the woods already or they are being actively cut. WS trees are...
  2. The GS they sold last fall came with a plastic...

    The GS they sold last fall came with a plastic valve for the end of the nozzle that is supposed to stop the foam in the tube from curing. It's new this year; I was able to use the can a couple of...
  3. I use GS. Usage has been described in past...

    I use GS. Usage has been described in past threads here on nscale.net, but if you have used it on your house then you are aware of it's characteristics. Here is a WIP landscape.
    103666

    The...
  4. This is where you use your wife's Fiskars cutter....

    This is where you use your wife's Fiskars cutter. Square and straight without fail. https://www.amazon.com/Fiskars-Portable-Rotary-Trimmer-199080/dp/B000NUX180
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    183

    I did something similar but no math, similar to...

    I did something similar but no math, similar to WP&P. I don't trust the accuracy of my cuts enough to use math.
    Hardest part for me was beveling the roof sheets' ridge edges because if you go too...
  6. Replies
    281
    Views
    39,583

    I ran a train for the first time in a month in...

    I ran a train for the first time in a month in preparation for hosting a layout tour last weekend and everything was fine. Even Mr. Murphy behaved.

    I ran my finger a yard down a rail and got a...
  7. Replies
    41
    Views
    606

    Is this one Atlas or ME? I couldn't turn it over...

    Is this one Atlas or ME? I couldn't turn it over to see what was stamped on the bottom.
    103606
  8. Replies
    11
    Views
    205

    I don't know if it's changed but max photo size...

    I don't know if it's changed but max photo size on nscale.net was 1 MB. With my old phone that wasn't a problem, but the newer ones are much bigger than that. Now I load them on my laptop and edit...
  9. Replies
    18
    Views
    321

    I've gotta agree with Bronman, dried and sifted...

    I've gotta agree with Bronman, dried and sifted dirt is the cheapest way to go for brown.

    As for the sprayer, I use something a little smaller than a full blown garden sprayer but it works on the...
  10. Replies
    41
    Views
    606

    Maybe they bought a caboose!

    Maybe they bought a caboose!
  11. Replies
    7
    Views
    261

    Shoot, I wanted one of these in N scale so we...

    Shoot, I wanted one of these in N scale so we could play "Where's Waldo" on my layout.
    103576
  12. For N scale, 1966 per this:...

    For N scale, 1966 per this: https://www.nmra.org/sites/default/files/nmraorg/web/a_look_back_a_look_ahead.pdf

    The only things I've added weight to are engines that don't have enough pulling power....
  13. Replies
    2
    Views
    134

    I was thinking the same: your old Android will...

    I was thinking the same: your old Android will still work as a wifi throttle app even if you no longer have it registered with a telephone service provider.
  14. Replies
    10
    Views
    135

    For advanced consisting, from my NCE cab's POV...

    For advanced consisting, from my NCE cab's POV you are entering the full 4 digit loco address of the front loco on your cab when you want to select and run a consist. But to create the consist you...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    243

    Looks like a decoder board, similar to...

    Looks like a decoder board, similar to Spookshow's Mallet pic: http://www.spookshow.net/loco/bach2662.html
  16. Replies
    26
    Views
    584

    Rainy day so made a jig to cut 1/8" Evergreen...

    Rainy day so made a jig to cut 1/8" Evergreen angle to cover those ugly weights at the bottom of Atlas's 3-bay hoppers.
    103364
    I won't be making the transverse angles seen in MTL's hopper, 2nd...
  17. Replies
    14
    Views
    352

    Exactly. It's cheaper to set up a carboard base...

    Exactly. It's cheaper to set up a carboard base and use GS on that for mountains than it is to use the foam sheets. But foam sheets are still good for flat areas.

    Some pointers from someone who...
  18. I have a number of hoppers in my fleet and these...

    I have a number of hoppers in my fleet and these look good. In my book appearance when empty trumps proper weight, because properly weighted cars go overweight when I fill them with coal. The fact...
  19. Replies
    19
    Views
    290

    Why, Nscale.net of course!

    Why, Nscale.net of course!
  20. Not sure what you mean. Pick an end, drill a...

    Not sure what you mean. Pick an end, drill a quarter inch hole below it and center the throw arm end of the Tortoise below the hole using the template in the instructions, right? You could drill a...
  21. I was thinking it wouldn't hurt, but it might...

    I was thinking it wouldn't hurt, but it might because dirt sticks to grease. Seems like they wouldn't need it because the axle's needle is always spinning against the contact.

    Watch out, those...
  22. Replies
    14
    Views
    352

    I ended up stapling cardboard about an inch below...

    I ended up stapling cardboard about an inch below where I wanted to slopes to be as backer and just fill in with Great Stuff. As long as you are running beads all the way to wood its super solid...
  23. Replies
    1,746
    Views
    109,974

    Probably alread tried this but get up close and...

    Probably alread tried this but get up close and scrape the point rail and the outside rail where they make contact. I use an Xacto. Then vacuum the spot (important step) while switching back and...
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    521

    Hmm, 9 mm goes into 4' 8 1/2" 159.46 times. ...

    Hmm, 9 mm goes into 4' 8 1/2" 159.46 times.
    Isn't standard gauge in GB and Japan also 4' 8 1/2"?
  25. Replies
    281
    Views
    39,583

    My mileage did not vary and my trains did not get...

    My mileage did not vary and my trains did not get sluggish.

    I run a train at crawl speed thru a flood loader and for years I've used alcohol to to clean the track that day and the loco wheels that...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4