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  1. I have two Shapeways HEP cars (ARR and AMTRAK)...

    I have two Shapeways HEP cars (ARR and AMTRAK) that appear to be in Command Train consist. Plus I have the proper USAF and DOT decals in N scale. Biggest task will be the converting cars to resemble...
  2. Before I purchase a locomotive, I always check...

    Before I purchase a locomotive, I always check Spookshow. He publishes enough photos so you can actually check which model is offered in an ebay auction (most of the time), or enough information...
  3. Thread: P42 ABA Set

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    Received the TCS KOD8-A Board from Yankee...

    Received the TCS KOD8-A Board from Yankee Dabbler. Also ordered from KATO two sets of P42 Pilots (922163) and two sets of MU Hoses (934080) for the B conversion (and an extra set for a second B if I...
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    Bought at auction a KATO P42 Anniversary which...

    Bought at auction a KATO P42 Anniversary which advertised as DCC equipped. Arrived standard DC. I was annoyed, as I have been burnt on international auctions, and ebay/PayPal mumbo-jumbo by...
  5. In the last month I've purchased three KATO P42s...

    In the last month I've purchased three KATO P42s (two with TCS DCC, and one with standard DC lightboard). Also a P42 shell from KATO USA, and a TCS KOD8-A DCC board from Yankee Dabbler (waiting on...
  6. Started sanding off the side details. Also...

    Started sanding off the side details. Also fabricating dual boogie trucks. Have to construct a new undercarriage for both cars. 102943
  7. Thread: P42 ABA Set

    by CHUCKGEO
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    P42 ABA Set

    Decided to build a P42 ABA Set in Alaska Railroad 1990s livery. Fantasy, but ABA Set will look great pulling my fifteen custom ARR SuperLiners. Have two P42s with DCC TCS KOD8-A DCC, plus a P42 DC....
  8. Thread: Leaving

    by CHUCKGEO
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    Leaving

    I haven't posted since December 9, 2017, and I see no further advantage of remaining a member of this site.
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    I suppose I should also add that I am not aware...

    I suppose I should also add that I am not aware if a particular seller of custom repainted items I alluded to in my above post is the original custom painter, or just a reseller (by the volume of...
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    High priced custom (cr*p) on ebay

    I have to comment on some of the custom paint and decal offerings on ebay. Many have "less than" horizontal color separation lines, or just shoddy tape and paint work. Others have decals that appear...
  11. Thread: Local club

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    They had a long BNSF lash-up, and a local running...

    They had a long BNSF lash-up, and a local running on one of the tree mains. Layout is both DC and DCC. Ted, maybe I'll "accidentally" dust several feet of modules in flour, and "Alaskanize" it.
  12. Thread: Local club

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    Local club

    I visited the local N scale club, first time in probably ten years. They have an extensive HO scale layout, on multiple levels (of course), and an N-Trak layout, that has approximately a dozen or so...
  13. I've had several over the years. They last twenty...

    I've had several over the years. They last twenty plus years before the internal works burn out. They are great for performing electrical work on your home, but a little large for N scale delicate...
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    Shapeways UP Propane Turbine shell. Will fit onto...

    Shapeways UP Propane Turbine shell. Will fit onto ConCor Turbine frame. They have a deal today (Monday) with 10% off and free shipping. Normal cost is $72,00 plus around $5 shipping. With Code...
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    I had to purchase a new hard-drive, as mine died....

    I had to purchase a new hard-drive, as mine died. I lost everything (photos for last three years). Who knows where my thumb drives are hiding? Also received second Shapeways DDF40A for Bachmann...
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    It shows you don't have to be an elected...

    It shows you don't have to be an elected politician (or, an attorney. LOL) to be a dirty rotten scoundrel.

    :innocent:
  17. The manufacturers, should recognize that brick &...

    The manufacturers, should recognize that brick & mortar stores have an overhead, and extend discounts. In business, you usually receive items at 40% to 60% under retail costs. Stores should also have...
  18. MicroScale (preferred) or Circus decals for...

    MicroScale (preferred) or Circus decals for Alaska Railroad passenger cars (DOT and current era), and locomotive decals from the 50s through 70s. Currently, you have to purchase multiple decal sets...
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    Purchased another Bachmann DD40AX with DCC. At...

    Purchased another Bachmann DD40AX with DCC. At $65 total, a no-brainer. I will likely order a second Shapeways cowl body. I already have a substantial supply of brass detail parts.

    92085 Can't...
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    I've been checking it since forever. Before I...

    I've been checking it since forever. Before I purchase a loco, or need info for repair, or DCC application, you can't beat Spookshow for an answer or at least direction on how to proceed. Thanks.
  21. Thread: Photobucket

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    Most of my Choo Choo and Diecast photos were on...

    Most of my Choo Choo and Diecast photos were on that site. In my opinion, they broke their word, and stole from me. Another Dirt Bag business, that gets a tax break at our expense.
  22. Thread: Photobucket

    by CHUCKGEO
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    Photobucket

    Got an email from PHOTOBUCKET. To access MY Photos on their previous FREE site, they only want $1.10 a day (and I get a $10 coupon). They can kiss my ().()
  23. And here I thought it was October?

    And here I thought it was October?
  24. He applied Micro Set "before" placing decal??? I...

    He applied Micro Set "before" placing decal??? I wet the area where decal is to be applied with excess water (I use a Q-Tip to reduce larger droplets). Next I place decal, and position it using...
  25. I sent checks to friends that weren't as...

    I sent checks to friends that weren't as fortunate as I during Hurricane Irma. My area was in the direct target of the eye, but somehow, it skipped over, with minimal damage. I have a friend in...
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