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    deleting this explanation, not going to be baited...

    deleting this explanation, not going to be baited into worrying about the wheels. really between the demands others post full size images and the passive aggressive finding of fault with others...
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    The Cab has proper scale, the trailer is a...

    The Cab has proper scale, the trailer is a Tranworx from MTS that seems like a knock off, the wheels are tiny and out of scale. not sure whats up with that.

    Interestingly, the T2 has offset front...
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    More 3d printing, and painting ground goop with...

    More 3d printing, and painting ground goop with washes to get location specific colors.

    New CAD model I am working on, Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor for my layouts intermodal area....
  4. I cant buy from shapeways because my home DLP...

    I cant buy from shapeways because my home DLP printer does 10x better surface quality. The prints in the advertising images look pretty bad compared to what a $250 printer will do. Probably because...
  5. Thread: Baro's 3x8

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    mask the rail with narrow pinstripe masking tape....

    mask the rail with narrow pinstripe masking tape. Apply static grass. pull up the tape. should be good for a weed trimmer along the rails neat clean edge.
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    Just waiting on Microscale decals, they have N SP MOW specific, should be perfect. Then a tiny bit more weathering after decals and final gluing together. ...
  7. Beautiful locomotive, and inspiring! Makes me...

    Beautiful locomotive, and inspiring! Makes me want to make something...
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    The abrasive pads mentioned, seen a brown version...

    The abrasive pads mentioned, seen a brown version recently, got some to try low bushes branches and trunks, I didn't particularly like the look without painting, looked to stringy and synthetic,...
  9. yeah I was not overly impressed with the...

    yeah I was not overly impressed with the equipment models, but they will do just fine until I can make better ones. I am appreciative of rivets, but not willing to pay to play and then brag that I...
  10. Did not expect to buy much, but then I spotted...

    Did not expect to buy much, but then I spotted this MT runner pack on a website and had to have it. My layout is all about a short line that serves an agriculture industry focused city, I had been...
  11. This layout and thread, so much fun! Love it...

    This layout and thread, so much fun! Love it thanks for posting!
  12. 3GS21B, because I need a few... Hey it cant hurt...

    3GS21B, because I need a few... Hey it cant hurt to ask!!! At least I hope it didn't hurt...
    https://s3.amazonaws.com/rrpa_photos/70227/PHL30_Wilmington%20CA_01-26-08_s.jpg
    Did it hurt?
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    3d printing my first custom rolling stock....

    3d printing my first custom rolling stock.
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    Not quite prototype yet, just a test model though it will get there. New to resin printing so learning the machines capabilities as well.
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    Pictures and a new CAD model print.

    First painted test model, not fully prototype, used for checking surface details. I am new to resin high detail printing so I need to test the machines...
  15. I use home made version of those terminals on a...

    I use home made version of those terminals on a small PCB as distributors. Work fine no issues. Running DCC with Kato Atlas and Peco track and switches. Use PSX (PSX-4) and 2 PSX-AR, both great...
  16. UP Coast Line, PHL, and SMVR, switching 3+ level shelf layout

    My layout as of August 2019.

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    View of Pacific Harbor Lines Berth 200 yard in the port of Long Beach (yard on the lower level), which I am calling 'Fog Beach' just for fun.

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    Sticky: Both scenic yards, one below is the Birth 200...

    Both scenic yards, one below is the Birth 200 yard for Pacific Harbor Lines at the port of Long Beach and the one above is the Union Pacific Guadalupe yard, Watsonville junction is at the far end of...
  18. Southern Pacific MOW Water Car (firefighting tank car) Project

    Hey there, I am getting really into this model railroading thing and recently started my first kitbash+scratchbuild parts freight car modification. I am attempting to turn a Bachmann single dome...
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    very nice demo thanks, I have to do this in a few...

    very nice demo thanks, I have to do this in a few places. For that wall, slide a card of plastic in between to save the paint, doing that on backdrop when I have to plaster up to it. remove when...
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    great review. I was thinking about buying a set of that model and road name myself, still might but its much better to have a good independent review first, less surprises and disappointments.
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    Sticky: New to model railroading and N scale

    Hi, I'm Milton, I am new to this whole model railroading thing. I ordered my first model train online on August 28 of last summer, coming up on my 1 year anniversary of model railroading. I really...
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