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    outstanding, I love finding cheap ways to make...

    outstanding, I love finding cheap ways to make something that looks great.
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    Couple people have been asking about the weight...

    Couple people have been asking about the weight of these. If you look at the first picture one of them is turned upside down and it shows that I have 3 pieces of weight stuff inside. This is the...
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    One decoder in 2 locomotives question

    Has anyone ever tried to wire up an A and B unit with one decoder? I have a set of inter-mountain FT A and B units that are perfectly matched speedwise so I think I can wire them together with one...
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    Thanks much for the comments/compliments ...

    Thanks much for the comments/compliments


    good question, as with most of my projects, this one was a "work in progress" or a "learning project" . I made the first one then i said to myself,...
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    Yes, thanks for that link Nmanica. I would have...

    Yes, thanks for that link Nmanica. I would have never known that, very happy to know that.
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    homemade spine cars

    I was extremely disappointed when i found out that alan curtis models is no longer around. His kits were exceptional. I have the spine car kit from him and i love them. The weight is good, they...
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    Ok this might not work but here goes, try peanut...

    Ok this might not work but here goes, try peanut butter. Ok laugh if you want. :p Anybody who owns horses knows what I'm talking about. I have never owned horses but.... when a horse gets pine tar...
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    I forgot to add one thing, the light is bright...

    I forgot to add one thing, the light is bright blueish white. Now the model does come with 2 versions of lenses that you have to glue in but this has an advantage. After you glue them in, place a...
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    Here's a pic of mine and some thoughts from me,...

    Here's a pic of mine and some thoughts from me, who am I?, I haven't posted in a while I have been in the hospital, a few years, yuck!!!! Anyway.....
    I'm just started on it. As you can see it is...
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    I haven't posted in a while, i was in the...

    I haven't posted in a while, i was in the hospital for a while.
    Very nice, may i add one addition to your method (or the method you found and perfected for yourself perfectly valid imho). Mask off...
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    Re:Feet and inches vs. metric system

    For modeling I guess I always use 1.89mm = 1 nscale ft
    very strange now that I look at it, oh well :?
    -PJ
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    Re:Feet and inches vs. metric system

    Very good point. Not exactly based on mathematics per se but more based on "standards of nature". The aspect of wieght or mass has not even been touched upon yet in this discussion :shock: but...
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    Re:Didn't disappoint!

    SKMoss, in response to your aside here is some info taken from

    http://www.aopt91.dsl.pipex.com/railgun/Content/Railwayguns/German/k5.html



    -PJ
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    Re:Didn't disappoint!

    Yep, well I like all heavy artillery I guess. Have an M48 and a TigerI on the workbench right now. Very addictive :P
    -PJ
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    Re:Cleaning track after painting

    Opens door, peeks in and looks around. Now where did I put my bottle of lacquer thinner and where is that old piece of t-shirt ... I better find it while the paint is still tacky. And why in the...
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    Re:What are you doing this weekend?????

    No, No. YOU da man!!! :) :) Seriously, I'm impressed by Nscale.net. One of the first things that caught my eye was it was running on PNphp. Good job on the setup, administration, and whatever...
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    Re:What are you doing this weekend?????

    Thanks Todd,
    I cut my teeth many years ago in UNIX Sys 5 (seems like another lifetime ago) but work and school have made me use windows and I get forgetful at times. The code was written by hand...
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    Re:What are you doing this weekend?????

    Thanks for the compliment Bryan, there is some progress pics at my geocities site:

    http://www.geocities.com/peeg_dme/leopold/leopold.htm

    It gets entered in JaxCON modeling competion on friday. ...
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    Re:What are you doing this weekend?????

    Well it's been a long weekend (this thread started in Aug something :) )

    70runner: nice work on that TM
    fifer: the yard looks good with the airbrushing, it'll be great when you get the ballast...
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    Re:1:160 - A True Modeler's Scale?

    I think you meant 1/144 scale (just nitpicking :P ) I'm a member of Jax IPMS (international plastic modelers assoc) and even there, 1/144 is not an official class for contests. But in plastic...
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    Re:Layout Design open for suggestions

    Nice plan Colonel_26,
    Nice benchwork and nice trackplan! It looks like all operations will take place in CW direction. But .... if you had a desire to turn a train around, and if the grain elevator...
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    Re:LOOK OUT! Slew of newbie questions!

    Welcome Jason,
    Bryan covered alot for you already. That is typical pre-80's locomotive performance but don't toss them. Keep them in good shape and you will eventually be telling stories to your...
  23. Thread: Frog Stalls

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    Re:Frog Stalls

    Is the truck free rolling? When you push it, does it continue down the tracks or on a table for a while? If it doesn't you need a new truck. They are pretty cheap directly from atlas. If it does...
  24. Thread: UP's GEVO

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    Re:UP's GEVO

    There are some obvious external differences but I don't know which is the 44 and which is the 45? I'm guessing the 45 is the one on the head end but I'm probably wrong :oops:
    -PJ
    EDIT: changed my...
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    Sticky: Re:Welcome new nScale.net Members

    Welcome to all the new members. Both those that reply to this thread and those who just join and show up down in the "new members" list section down in the lower right corner.

    Not to belittle...
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