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    Go with your heart. Its your model railway & no...

    Go with your heart. Its your model railway & no one here is going to judge you, other than maybe you yourself.

    Not to mention the Rapido stuff is rather pricey, so buy the stuff you like, not what...
  2. aflica Just the regular Power cab. Keith

    aflica

    Just the regular Power cab.

    Keith
  3. Decided to bite the bullet & go wireless. Yup a...

    Decided to bite the bullet & go wireless. Yup a fair chunk of change for a lone wolf operator with a simple 4x12 oval switching layout.

    So far I've only played around with this for a few hours on...
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    Sacks of grain? Talk about labor intensive lol....

    Sacks of grain? Talk about labor intensive lol. That said, my dad had summer job in the '60s loading boxcars with sacks of flour, that was hard work I'm told. And he played football (the Canadian...
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    As Allen H. pointed it really was no different...

    As Allen H. pointed it really was no different than hauling grain in a boxcar. The door openings were boarded in from the inside (called 'coopering') leaving a gap at the top so guy the nailing in...
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    I can only speak for what was done in south...

    I can only speak for what was done in south eastern Alberta (specifically the Drumheller valley) but I'm sure this applies to all of western Canada where there was coal mining in the era you model....
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    Sticky: NAR & PGE meet at the station

    Meh, still a work in progress, but you get the idea.

    Besides, as far as I know, a Northern Alberta & Pacific Great Eastern passenger train never would've met in reality anyways.

    Not to mention...
  8. Thanks Mark Keith

    Thanks Mark

    Keith
  9. reinstalling bachmann doodlebug front truck

    So long story short does anyone know how to put the front powered truck back in?

    Problem I'm having is the little swivel knuckle u-joint thing on the truck has a square hole that of course mates...
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    Sticky: Sorry I'm obviously not much of a photographer...

    Sorry I'm obviously not much of a photographer but here are some pics of my yard.

    The layout is a simple 4x12 oval. Started building it February '04, and had a lot fun working on & running it, but...
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    If you had a DeLorean with a flux capacitor you...

    If you had a DeLorean with a flux capacitor you could've saved yourself all that tedious decalling and bought yourself one of these-
    ...
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    Its a Model Power "haunted house' Just...

    Its a Model Power "haunted house'

    Just happened to be here so I thought I'd field the question for him

    Keith
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    Oh yeah, the wagon story-forgot about that...

    Oh yeah, the wagon story-forgot about that :slap-head:

    In my defense I've spent more time in Shay than Hope, but still my bad :)

    Keith
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    I too like your farm scene, but I think a little...

    I too like your farm scene, but I think a little detail you could add is a rusted out car, pickup, grain truck, tractor, piece of machinery, etc rotting away in the weeds. Like the photo of the mail...
  15. If I follow the track plan properly it looks like...

    If I follow the track plan properly it looks like essentially a double track main with a yard/engine facility. This would mean two mainline trains running laps with a 3rd working the yard. But you...
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    Hey Moose, I was going to chime in earlier but...

    Hey Moose,

    I was going to chime in earlier but then I realized you wanted to keep the lights, so I couldn't help you there.

    But sorta in answer to your question, yes the MT #1017 trucks do...
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    Yes I've set all the sound related CVs (except...

    Yes I've set all the sound related CVs (except bell & horn of course) to 0 and it doesn't shut them off, but they are really quiet lol

    Setting the master volume to its lowest level just makes...
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    MRC 1909 HO sound only decoder

    Hello all

    I bought one of these awhile ago for stationary sound & just hooked it up last night.

    I don't want to be critical of it so I don't want to get into the reasons why, but long story...
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    Well Scotian_Huntress has certainly provided you...

    Well Scotian_Huntress has certainly provided you with a wealth of helpful information & resources, but as mentioned Rule #1 applies. Personally I don't think the 'too new' script logo will look all...
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    Poll: About 20 years ago MR built an N scale project...

    About 20 years ago MR built an N scale project layout based on the Arkansas & Missouri. Neat layout, but doesn't help answer any of your questions, however how the real A&M is set up might.

    At the...
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    I believe its Model Power #1519 freight depot.

    I believe its Model Power #1519 freight depot.
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    Sorry to resurrect an old thread. Any helpful...

    Sorry to resurrect an old thread.

    Any helpful tips on installing the peel & stick roofing? I know the instructions say to install the sub roof first then put on the stickers, but I think it would...
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    In my opinion, unless you're modelling a dome...

    In my opinion, unless you're modelling a dome car, no one is going to see the interior of an N scale passenger car at normal viewing distance, lighted or not. Myself I'd put that time, effort & money...
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    I completely agree. Also I've always liked...

    I completely agree.

    Also I've always liked Atlas' N11 Unhinged & Horizontal for some reason. In fact I once (on Right Track) stretched it to 8' long, and made some other changes. It does have...
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    I stumbled upon this today: ...

    I stumbled upon this today:

    http://thomas.tuerke.net/on/mrr/?thread=1465611785

    Dunno if this helps you @Moose2013 but it does back up what @ChicagoNW has been saying for years, that these Kato...
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