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    Yeah, I'm aware of that, just frustrated, that's...

    Yeah, I'm aware of that, just frustrated, that's all. Oh well. At least I can use some of my upcoming Stimulus Check on the TBOX cars when they do come out...
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    I thought the MTL TBOX cars in the Red TTX scheme...

    I thought the MTL TBOX cars in the Red TTX scheme were coming out this month, but apparently it's mid-March. Sigh...
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    Doesn't it also depend on the radius of the...

    Doesn't it also depend on the radius of the curves? Surely a short/nonexistent transition would be best offset with wide-radius curves at either end, right?
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    Happy 2021! Here's to more releases and completed...

    Happy 2021! Here's to more releases and completed projects!

    Already anticipating the release of those Micro-Trains TBOX cars in Red TTX logo scheme!
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    LOL, if you're a tea drinker, it's recommended...

    LOL, if you're a tea drinker, it's recommended that you own two of them then.
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    I personally recommend applying it by putting a...

    I personally recommend applying it by putting a couple spoonfuls into a tea strainer like this one, and shaking it over the desired area (I hold it over the area and repeatedly tap the sides...
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    Perfect. Yeah I bought a couple of the 20lb boxes...

    Perfect. Yeah I bought a couple of the 20lb boxes several years ago and I still have them taking up space, lol. What part of the country are you modeling?
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    They now sell Polyblend tile grout in 1lb...

    They now sell Polyblend tile grout in 1lb containers, so you don't have to deal with all that grout that you might not need (unless you're laying tile in your backyard).

    Sanded grout has some...
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    I ordered a couple bags of ballast from them last...

    I ordered a couple bags of ballast from them last year, back in the pre-COVID/messed-up USPS world. It took over a month to arrive, and this was after following up with them via phone.

    Keep in...
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    Question - what is "North American N Scale" (as...

    Question - what is "North American N Scale" (as in the use of the wording, not the literal definition) - is that going to be the new name of the magazine, or just a description of what N Scale...
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    Thanks for the perspective! Please do share any...

    Thanks for the perspective! Please do share any of your modeling projects made with Glowforge, regardless of whether they're successful or unsuccessful. I'd love to see the potential of this and...
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    Apparently there are a handful of precision...

    Apparently there are a handful of precision cutting devices out on the market. Here's an option that's a fraction of the price of the Glowforge:

    Brother ScanNCut DX
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    Glowforge Laser 3D Printer/Cutter?

    I normally ignore online ads, but I saw this recently that struck my curiosity:

    https://i.all3dp.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/29033643/glowforge-basic.jpg

    It's called a Glowforge - It's...
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    One disadvantage about Hollow Core Door layouts...

    One disadvantage about Hollow Core Door layouts though is that they force you to settle for very tight radius track - 9 3/4" or 11" are the tightest common radius track you'll usually find. If you're...
  15. In terms of new releases: 1. ScaleTrains...

    In terms of new releases:

    1. ScaleTrains MultiMax autoracks
    2. Anyone (@JaxTerminal?) 3-unit NSC 53' wellcar set
    3. SD70ACe-T4



    In terms of Re-Runs:
  16. I paid someone $50 for a fully-assembled...

    I paid someone $50 for a fully-assembled passenger station that has been discontinued by the manufacturer for years, and the size and architectural style of the model was perfect for my layout, so...
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    I have all metal wheels on my cars, I can't stand...

    I have all metal wheels on my cars, I can't stand the sound of plastic wheels and no rolling stock runs on my layout unless it has metal wheels. But I do get gunk too.
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    Both metal and plastic wheels will get gunk on...

    Both metal and plastic wheels will get gunk on them. Because of the size of N scale, sometimes the gunk can even cause derailments!
    I get the gunk out by just wetting a paper towel with isopropyl...
  19. Newly-arrived from the Suburban Baltimore Online...

    Newly-arrived from the Suburban Baltimore Online Hobby Shop! Belated Happy Birthday to Me!

    https://www.nscale.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=116101&stc=1
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    Digitrax DCS51. No other throttles in the system....

    Digitrax DCS51. No other throttles in the system. This is the only loco/decoder that does this.
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    Doesn't look like it. It would stop at random...

    Doesn't look like it. It would stop at random times and locations.
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    Digitrax SDN144K0a - Strange Behavior

    I have a Digitrax SDN144K0a sound decoder installed in my Kato P42. I haven't run my P42 in several months, but now it's exhibiting some strange behavior - When I run it, the loco runs for a few...
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    I only cuss when I'm assembling Micro-Trains...

    I only cuss when I'm assembling Micro-Trains couplers and parts fly out in random directions. :lol:
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    I really, really want the Wednesday boxcar to...

    I really, really want the Wednesday boxcar to have this ironically printed on:

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTcqvDBf8dTTHqISxBkOt30vQVWI294ozNeng&usqp=CAU
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    I use Micro-Engineering Code 55 flextrack and...

    I use Micro-Engineering Code 55 flextrack and Atlas Code 55 turnouts/sectional track for my main line and yard, and Micro-Engineering Code 40 track for my spurs.

    For the roadbed I use Woodland...
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