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  1. All I can say is WOW! If I had a basement!! I...

    All I can say is WOW! If I had a basement!! I would design something like this! Plus once you get started I can't wait to see some photos!!
  2. Thread: Tomix 4x8 layout

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    Yes, Hydrocal is a whole lot better and lighter...

    Yes, Hydrocal is a whole lot better and lighter than plaster. Only thing I might not do is permanently mount the buildings to the layout. Just in case I will need to move it. Plus some of the...
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    Yes ,Gordon this is the main reason why I want to...

    Yes ,Gordon this is the main reason why I want to build it for easy movement. Yes, I know it's larger than the N-Trak modules I would help tote around back in the day. With this being said This 4x8...
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    Yes ,Gordon this is the main reason why I want to...

    Yes ,Gordon this is the main reason why I want to build it for easy movement. Yes, I know it's larger than the N-Trak modules I would help tote around back in the day. With this being said This 4x8...
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    Cant wait to see the end results of your layout.

    Cant wait to see the end results of your layout.
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    Yes Plywood will have less tendency to warp due...

    Yes Plywood will have less tendency to warp due to the many layers of wood. So overall this table is working well? Once and whenever I arrive back in the USA, the oom size might be smaller than I was...
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    BINGO! these little brackets!

    BINGO! these little brackets!
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    I first considered 3" for the framing. But I...

    I first considered 3" for the framing. But I would like it to drape down a little bit more, just incase I wanted to add handles for movement. I was thinking about 2x4 for legs. Then I thought about...
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    I put some though in my post after the fact. Yes...

    I put some though in my post after the fact. Yes 3/4" panelling protecting the foam should be nominal and not using 2" thick lumber. I did also look into the slightly smaller track plan.
    It wound up...
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    Like I've mentioned before I have completely...

    Like I've mentioned before I have completely abandoned the idea of a quadruple continuous loop and I set aside the triple continuous loop due to the smaller yard versus the double continuous loop....
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    Great idea! I was thinking about adding two four...

    Great idea! I was thinking about adding two four foot tables under my design project, for easy transport if needed. I was thinking about the table itself and the difficulty of drilling through...
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    I will see what I can find. WOW! Your do know...

    I will see what I can find. WOW! Your do know your stuff if you taught the programs author on how to do this.
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    Sorry maybe with the new update, I don't see the...

    Sorry maybe with the new update, I don't see the auto terrain function/generator. Forgive me I am still new to this program.
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    Don't worry! Yes I too will be using Hobby...

    Don't worry! Yes I too will be using Hobby Search. I have already purchased my Z scale Rokuhan track from them last year. I haven't put to thought to use an dealer from the USA on stuff from Japan...
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    Excellent work on the train room! :thumbs-up:

    Excellent work on the train room! :thumbs-up:
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    Once again I see another issue. The westside...

    Once again I see another issue. The westside bullhorns! OMG! What was I thinking? Seriously! I have all of this wasted space for that? Anyway I went back and redesigned the westside by just using the...
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    The more and more I look at this I see other...

    The more and more I look at this I see other issues. For one later on I plan to add to this layout. To put it against the wall and have a wall layout connect to it. Yes, I know baby steps first....
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    Well, I've been going back in forth with this...

    Well, I've been going back in forth with this design. First I started out with quadruple and triple loops. Now I have exited the quadruple loop all together and added the double continuous loop.Plus...
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    How did you create the terrain? Forming the hills?

    How did you create the terrain? Forming the hills?
  21. Even with the link photos of the MT cars from...

    Even with the link photos of the MT cars from @bicknell post, the B&O hopper coupler is sagging slightly,
  22. It appears the B&O Hopper is slightly bent in the...

    It appears the B&O Hopper is slightly bent in the downward direction and small! The G&W boxcar couple look huge in comparison. It appears straight though. Yikes! Bending the trip pin would be my...
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    OK , I too am stumped. I would say that portion...

    OK , I too am stumped. I would say that portion of the track is not clean. But as you stated it only happens with this locomotive.
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    Hmm weird? Yes once you post the video someone...

    Hmm weird? Yes once you post the video someone might have a answer to your problem. Reason I stated what I said. Years ago when I was living in Norfolk Va. I had a hardwired DCC atlas locomotive that...
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    It might be a contact issue with these...

    It might be a contact issue with these locomotives? With going across the switch the power might be in theory working normal. But these locomotives with issues it might just be a contact issue. Maybe...
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