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    115927 Test image.

    115927
    Test image.
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    Hmm, how about the Laurel Creek Branch?

    Hmm, how about the Laurel Creek Branch?
  3. "Hiding" in paint jargon is a term that describes...

    "Hiding" in paint jargon is a term that describes how well a different color can obscure the color underneath it. Yellows, reds and deep blues don't hide as well as beiges or off-whites. Has to do...
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    Absolutely! And to that I would suggest adding...

    Absolutely! And to that I would suggest adding Tony Koester's Realistic Model Railroad Operation.

    https://www.amazon.com/Realistic-Railroad-Operation-Layout-Planning/dp/0890249393

    And Allen...
  5. Moose2013 might be wanting to prime first. Yellow...

    Moose2013 might be wanting to prime first. Yellow is notoriously difficult to get to "hide" in any brand, it seems.

    And with a greyish-brownish undercoat, Moose could get a more aged effect.
    ...
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    I just posted some thoughts about planning for...

    I just posted some thoughts about planning for operations here:https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?49139-Planning-for-operations&p=599225#post599225
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    Planning for operations

    By no means am I holding forth here as an authority on operations. In fact, I used to stiff-arm the somewhat evangelistic fervor some modelers had for operations, while I still engaged happily in...
  8. Would be clever if someone could pull it off. A...

    Would be clever if someone could pull it off. A take on John Armstrong's "loads-out/MTYs in" designs.
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    I have incoporated some, but by no means all, of...

    I have incoporated some, but by no means all, of the possible answers on the Slate Fork: 1) Plan for operations (What does the layout do?); 2) use scenic dividers where possible; and 3) get the small...
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    Arr, we migh' be facin' the grates, mate,...

    Arr, we migh' be facin' the grates, mate, awaitin' the tickle of th' Moose o' Nine Tails.
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    What glue are you using, Steve? I'm thinking of...

    What glue are you using, Steve? I'm thinking of the OP's question here: https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?49134-Red-caboose-coil-cars-what-kind-of-glue-to-use-for-cover-details.

    He'd...
  12. Testors is good, I use plain ol' MEK, some other...

    Testors is good, I use plain ol' MEK, some other folks like Fallers, Tenax 7R or Plastruct's Bondene. As long as it's liquid and for styrene, you'll be fine.
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    I think the SS "Salish Sea" would be an excellent...

    I think the SS "Salish Sea" would be an excellent choice.

    Or name it after Mrs. Moose. Hard to go wrong there.
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    Just watch out for Race Rocks off Cape Calver, ...

    Just watch out for Race Rocks off Cape Calver, Moose2013. More than 35 vessels lost there. The cape marks where Vancouver Island is closest to the Olympic Peninsula.
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    rhikdavis, any other thoughts on the size of your...

    rhikdavis, any other thoughts on the size of your layout?

    Being at the "clean sheet of paper" stage can be invigorating!
  16. Liquid plastic cement applied with a fine, fine...

    Liquid plastic cement applied with a fine, fine brush should do the trick. Just let any excess sit and flash off; resist the tempation to fuss with it.
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    Or the good ship "A Deuce of Moose." Actually,...

    Or the good ship "A Deuce of Moose."

    Actually, that one could be misconstrued.

    Moose2013 still has not confirmed as to whether the vessel is steam or diesel. ...;)
  18. Bad motor driver, maybe, or, as I recently found...

    Bad motor driver, maybe, or, as I recently found with my new SD-9 chassis running under Southern 208, a bad motor. The 208 would suddenly slow down on almost the exact same spot on two curves. Not...
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    Me neither. And I wonder how many Unitrack users...

    Me neither. And I wonder how many Unitrack users have ever tried to lay flex track. Unless someone is a complete klutz, or can't figure out how to use a trammel, or should never handle sharp tools,...
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    And jpwisc hits one out of the park to lead off...

    And jpwisc hits one out of the park to lead off this week.

    Excellent, sir!

    I miss the WC; heck, miss the Soo too.
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    TD! Where you been hiding?

    TD! Where you been hiding?
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    I think your instincts about it being top heavy...

    I think your instincts about it being top heavy on the smaller frame are correct.

    Have you considered using a hollow-core door?
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    But here I am being funny schtick guy and...

    But here I am being funny schtick guy and forgetting to congratulate da Mooses on a fine-looking craft.

    Just a question: Is the engine diesel by any chance?
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    Ah, the SS Tax Shelter. However, I have heard...

    Ah, the SS Tax Shelter. However, I have heard such vessels also referred to as the "SS Do It Yourself Divorce Kit" or the "SS Chapter 7.":lol:
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    It's got a wye on the mountain line. Oh, it's...

    It's got a wye on the mountain line.

    Oh, it's built squarely, a sure-fire sign I didn't build it.:lol:
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