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  1. I started in N when I found some Lone-Star cars...

    I started in N when I found some Lone-Star cars and track in my easter baskets in 1969, I was just shy of 6 years old. It wasn't too long after that that my father came home from Freese's Hobby...
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    And speaking of white, you can't print white,...

    And speaking of white, you can't print white, unless you have a very expensive and specialized printer. White letters --- forget about it. Something with a white background is possible if it's...
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    This is where one of those visor magnifiers comes...

    This is where one of those visor magnifiers comes in handy. I have a cheapy from Harbor Freight that I spent about 5 bucks on and I've gotten about 500 bucks worth of use out of it.
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    I've not had trouble with Rustoleum spray bomb...

    I've not had trouble with Rustoleum spray bomb paint for plastics.
  5. Big fan of those myself. They accept Kato...

    Big fan of those myself. They accept Kato couplers very nicely.
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    My GBW source replies, "Though early FA units...

    My GBW source replies, "Though early FA units were lettered for both KGB&W and GB&W, all units roamed the entire system freely." Which would only make sense...one wouldn't buy a brand new unit...
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    Here's a little side project I've been working...

    Here's a little side project I've been working on, with an eye to the future. You might recall that the original Soo Line "P-Line" ran from Plover, WI to Portage, WI, a distance of about 70 miles,...
  8. Thread: Decal help

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    The set in question is no longer stocked. I...

    The set in question is no longer stocked. I wonder if that's the reason. I have had great results with every other set that I've used, except for this switcher set. Perhaps they made a bad run...
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    Thank you TOM! Joy Joy Joy Joy!!!!! :D

    Thank you TOM! Joy Joy Joy Joy!!!!! :D
  10. Thread: Decal help

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    for reference ...

    for reference

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/rrpa_photos/30733/20130410090749_06.jpg
  11. Thread: Decal help

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    Decal help

    I'm looking for some help with Decals. The Microscale set for early Soo Line Switchers (black with yellow chevron and lettering scheme) is awful. I mean AWFUL. I have tried for three years from...
  12. I also have to say that if you buy *new* from a...

    I also have to say that if you buy *new* from a trusted dealer...and even then make sure that new doesn't mean new old stock, then Bachmann *Spectrum* steamers are pretty good.

    In fact, the...
  13. Most locos that have been sitting for a long...

    Most locos that have been sitting for a long while could stand a blast of DeOxit wherever their elecrical pickup wipers are. That will get the +'s and -'s flowing.
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    Fresh out of the paint shop. Still needs...

    Fresh out of the paint shop. Still needs couplers and weathering
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    And now for a tale of encouragement regarding...

    And now for a tale of encouragement regarding everyone's love/hate auction site. I recently spied a new BIN listing for 15 assorted freight cars that included a nice heavyweight, a couple of gons,...
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    I grew up with the Abbey scheme, though I do...

    I grew up with the Abbey scheme, though I do vaguely remember some "Pine Tree" maroon units when I was small. Definitely remember the black switchers with the yellow chevrons, got a cab ride in one...
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    The Soo had but one SD-9, #2381. And she's...

    The Soo had but one SD-9, #2381. And she's coming to the P-Line! In the form of Atlas Norfolk and Western #2349, due for a trip to the paint shop upon arrival.


    Soo 2381 is rarely seen in...
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    As promised, the Steam Fleet in the Liberty Bluff...

    As promised, the Steam Fleet in the Liberty Bluff yard. All of them got some run time yesterday...some needed it!
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    Exercising the steam fleet today, a group pic...

    Exercising the steam fleet today, a group pic when I'm done. :D
  20. I've had decent experiences with Shapeways. ...

    I've had decent experiences with Shapeways. Other than being a bit pricey, if the choice is Shapeways or nothing...I'll take Shapeways.
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    I FINALLY finished the Soo M1. This is one of...

    I FINALLY finished the Soo M1. This is one of the units that actually ran on the real P-Line. Mine was a UP doodlebug off of Ebay. I fought and fought and fought with the damned Microscale Soo...
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    Oh, it'll hang around. It has future plans, for...

    Oh, it'll hang around. It has future plans, for the day when I build the actual P-Line. It will be at Plover, WI, switching the GBW interchange.
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    Haven't posted in a bit...so here's a little...

    Haven't posted in a bit...so here's a little teaser photo for you. Green Bay and Western 305 is on short term lease to the Soo and is working the P-Line.
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  24. Baldwin lagging behind even further! And don't...

    Baldwin lagging behind even further! And don't talk about production numbers. They made 25 Big Boys. Yet everybody seems to have to have a whack at offering a model of one. I'm tired of K4's...
  25. HOW ABOUT A RS-27? You'd make more than Alco...

    HOW ABOUT A RS-27? You'd make more than Alco ever did!

    Seriously, though. There's a lot of GBW and Soo folks who'd love several. And one is STILL in service in MN! Soo Line had the...
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