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  1. Poll: Did a little more work tonight. 1. Got the...

    Did a little more work tonight.

    1. Got the stone work on the front done.
    2. Got the corner trim pieces cut.
    3. Painted the roof overhang.

    I'm not real crazy about the doors, but they're the...
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    The old corner store is up for sale ....

    The old corner store is up for sale ....
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    If the CA doesn't work, try some old-fashioned...

    If the CA doesn't work, try some old-fashioned contact cement. I'm using it to adhere styrene to aluminum on my 'Peltier Heating & Cooling' project.
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    Just thinking out loud .... My arm is 36...

    Just thinking out loud ....

    My arm is 36 inches long from the shoulder to the tip of my middle finger, so I probably wouldn't want a switch control panel further than 2 feet away at any given...
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    Had a thought on the way in to work this morning...

    Had a thought on the way in to work this morning (yes, dangerous, trying to do 2 things at the same time).

    You might want to check the leather craft aisle of your local artsy store to see if any...
  6. Poll: I've always wondered how long it takes to make a...

    I've always wondered how long it takes to make a moose mad :lol:
  7. Poll: Peltier Heating and Cooling construction

    Well, folks, Construction work has begun on Peltier Heating & Cooling.

    I won't repost the 'before' photos as they can be found here: ...
  8. I personally would be interested in Rock Island...

    I personally would be interested in Rock Island style wooden depots.

    GDR
  9. Looks like I might have some free time this...

    Looks like I might have some free time this weekend to begin working on the facade.

    Anyone have any recommendations for 'modern' window and door detail sources?


    thanks,
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    MicroMark sells a scale ruler covering N, HO, and...

    MicroMark sells a scale ruler covering N, HO, and O scales. A must-have in my tool box.

    https://www.micromark.com/Model-Rr-Rule

    I'll load my image into PowerPoint, make a best guess as to the...
  11. PBPBPBPFFFTTTTTT! :) GDR - If it's not a...

    PBPBPBPFFFTTTTTT! :)


    GDR
    - If it's not a diesel, it's just full of hot air.
  12. Early XMAS delivery

    My XMAS present arrived today, despite USPS trying their best to lose it.
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    I'll recommend Luke Town's you tube videos. He's...

    I'll recommend Luke Town's you tube videos. He's HO I believe, but an excellent modeler regardless.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neAbGyHFFUE
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ky39Y1P02A4

    ...
  14. Diesels are the best. Everything else is just...

    Diesels are the best. Everything else is just full of hot air. :smile:

    GDR
  15. Thanks to the Fox Valley special : Arkansas...

    Thanks to the Fox Valley special :

    Arkansas & Missouri SD70ACe #'s 70, 71, 72.

    Now if someone would just produce some more of the A&M Alco C420's ....
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    Nice work, keep the videos coming !!! GDR

    Nice work, keep the videos coming !!!

    GDR
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    Does it have to be 13 volts? Can it be 3.3v? ...

    Does it have to be 13 volts? Can it be 3.3v? What does that do to the overall power requirements and battery size?

    A nRF24L01 Wireless RF Module uses 3.3 volts. There are are micro controller...
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    The first thing that pops into my head is...

    The first thing that pops into my head is feathers. Something like this from Hobby Lobby:
    ...
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    Awesome!!!

    Awesome!!!
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    I like to use a pair of self-closing forceps...

    I like to use a pair of self-closing forceps (tweezers) to hold the wire against the rail while soldering. Once cooled, any excess wire can be nipped off and disguised with weathering.


    GDR
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    Interesting thoughts. Years (many, many) ago, I...

    Interesting thoughts. Years (many, many) ago, I dreamed of having RC trains but at the time, the electronics was over my head and the cost was out of my reach. Just this last week, I stumbled...
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    I once saw a passenger car named 'Susacapejo'. ...

    I once saw a passenger car named 'Susacapejo'. The story I heard was that the owner took the first 2 letters of each of his children's (or maybe his grandchildren's) names and stuck them together. ...
  23. Couldn't sleep last night so I fiddled a bit and...

    Couldn't sleep last night so I fiddled a bit and came up with this mock-up for 'Peltier Heating and Cooling, Inc.':
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    Well, the PCF8574 chips arrived a couple of days...

    Well, the PCF8574 chips arrived a couple of days ago. Unfortunately, it's super-busy time @ work so I haven't had the time to do much more than study the data sheets (anyone speak Greek?).

    I do...
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    Do you have any way of switching trains between...

    Do you have any way of switching trains between the 2 main tracks?
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