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    There is a pattern where all the distributors...

    There is a pattern where all the distributors seem to run out of something at the same time, like flex track or turnouts.

    Possible scenario: company orders stock from a factory in China. Volume...
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    Painted this mine truck that I got on ebay....

    Painted this mine truck that I got on ebay....
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    You have room on the yard lead for a runaround...

    You have room on the yard lead for a runaround track. Say you have two locos on one of the sanding stubs and you want to pull the one on the stub end out. You could pull them back to a runaround on...
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    I assume you can turn an engine on the loop. Add...

    I assume you can turn an engine on the loop. Add a runaround?
  5. Nice video. The yellow ties - are they...

    Nice video. The yellow ties - are they nationwide or are they a CSX thing?
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    If it helps here is a pic of a granite quarry in...

    If it helps here is a pic of a granite quarry in Mt Airy NC. The stone is monochromatic.
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    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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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.
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    The...
  10. 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
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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...
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    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...
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    Maybe they bought a caboose!

    Maybe they bought a caboose!
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    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.
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  18. 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....
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    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.
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    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...
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    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
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    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.
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    I won't be making the transverse angles seen in MTL's hopper, 2nd...
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    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...
  24. 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...
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    Why, Nscale.net of course!

    Why, Nscale.net of course!
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