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  1. Thread: Model Drought

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    Or, we could go back to the days of manufacturers...

    Or, we could go back to the days of manufacturers each offering four locomotive models in six road names and one number each, with a new product offered every other year. It was great if you wanted a...
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    It's been Minnesota Commercial for more than 30...

    It's been Minnesota Commercial for more than 30 years now.
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    Since you asked... The abandoned property is...

    Since you asked...

    The abandoned property is too well kept
    There's no clear delineation between the farm and its neighboring industry
    The corn is too uniform
    If that truly represents the Rock...
  4. Thread: CN Schedule?

    by railohio
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    If you just want to jump out and catch trains on...

    If you just want to jump out and catch trains on your lunch break, then the bridge position or signals are still the best indicators.

    There is ATCS Monitor coverage on the line, as far as I've...
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    I can't be the only modeler that keeps a stock of...

    I can't be the only modeler that keeps a stock of couplers, trucks, wheelsets, and other parts on-hand. I try to keep a full 10-pair pack of Micro-Trains trucks with couplers, short extension in both...
  6. Hopefully the mention of "illuminated preprinted...

    Hopefully the mention of "illuminated preprinted numberboards" on the locomotives is just a copy and paste error.
  7. Great news if it includes the false-roof dining...

    Great news if it includes the false-roof dining car!
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    For a better coach trip, consider taking: ...

    For a better coach trip, consider taking:


    Refillable water bottle(s), or travel mug(s) if you prefer coffee
    Light blanket(s) that you don't mind getting dirty
    Snacks
    Powdered drink mixes...
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    Coach or room?

    Coach or room?
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    Amazon does.

    Amazon does.
  11. Thread: Atlas track

    by railohio
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    This is why I'm going Peco for the basement...

    This is why I'm going Peco for the basement layout I'm starting this summer. Brexit worries me less than on going supply issues from China.
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    Micro-Mark has three varieties in packs of 25 for...

    Micro-Mark has three varieties in packs of 25 for $9-14. I used to buy mine from MB Klein, but that seller no longer lists them individually, only in wiring kits from NCE.
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    That's some neat modeling. As much as I like...

    That's some neat modeling. As much as I like Rick's F unit drawings, have you considered putting up a blue skyboard for photos? Ought to be able to fashion one for a few bucks out of foam core board...
  14. Sometimes this: ...

    Sometimes this:

    https://www.walthers.com/clear-parts-cement-1oz-29-6ml

    And sometimes this:

    https://www.walthers.com/bondene-plastic-solvent-cement-2oz-59-1ml
  15. I bought a NWSL Chopper II and a spare cutting...

    I bought a NWSL Chopper II and a spare cutting mat, because that seems to be the thing to do now.
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    Per email earlier today, 10 percent off all...

    Per email earlier today, 10 percent off all Bachmann through May 2. Unfortunately, the items I would be interested in are all out of stock and removed from the site.
  17. If you've got the $$$...

    If you've got the $$$...
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    tl;dr: Some don't buy old stuff because they...

    tl;dr: Some don't buy old stuff because they don't see the value in it. Some don't buy new stuff because they don't see value in it.
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    I've got a Chopper II and spare mat on order. One...

    I've got a Chopper II and spare mat on order. One of those items I've always planned to get "someday." A friend that works on the retail side of the industry says there's a lot of demand for NWSL...
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    After the upgrades, it's still a 50 year old N...

    After the upgrades, it's still a 50 year old N scale locomotive. Model railroading has come a long my in my 30 years in the hobby, far enough that I'd have to be pretty hard to up to buy a locomotive...
  21. There is a lounge car, but it's open to both...

    There is a lounge car, but it's open to both coach and sleeping car passengers, so it it crowded. The Pacific Parlour Car was only open to sleeping car passengers, but is no longer on the train.
  22. Roomette: Upstairs and downstairs Bedroom:...

    Roomette: Upstairs and downstairs
    Bedroom: Upstairs only
    Family bedroom: Downstairs only
    Accessible bedroom: Downstairs only

    The Pacific Parlour Car is the sleeping car-only lounge I mentioned...
  23. All the revenue equipment is Superliner. There...

    All the revenue equipment is Superliner. There will likely be a Viewliner baggage car and possibly some non-revenue single-level equipment deadheading on the train, but not open to the public.

    In...
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    You can start here:...

    You can start here: https://woodlandscenics.woodlandscenics.com/show/category/LAKits
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    I'd buy one Bipolar, three or four Little Joes...

    I'd buy one Bipolar, three or four Little Joes (and another if offered in South Shore paint), and none of the rest.
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