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    Sorry about that. The Trix eLok 16102 that...

    Sorry about that.

    The Trix eLok 16102 that matches this set was announced as new for Fall 2018. I just checked the Trix website and it is now scheduled to be available in the 3rd quarter 2020. ...
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    Anyone want to go to the Tattoo Convention...

    Anyone want to go to the Tattoo Convention advertised in the left poster? Photo from Dresden, 2015.
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    I did this on Monday. Being Memorial Day, that...

    I did this on Monday. Being Memorial Day, that qualifies for the "Weekend" (being retired, what is a weekend?). I did some interior work on my dome car of my 1962 Rheingold set. I painted the...
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    Okay, I just checked his profile and his last...

    Okay, I just checked his profile and his last post was April 30. This may be serious.
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    If you align the tops of those wall sections, do...

    If you align the tops of those wall sections, do the windows line up? If so, is it possible to sand off the excess from the bottom of the oversized one?
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    Those look fantastic, dave68124!

    Those look fantastic, dave68124!
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    Bruce, I think you missed the part about the 3/4...

    Bruce, I think you missed the part about the 3/4 inch plywood that is the ceiling to a stairwell.
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    Just the question I raised in another thread. ...

    Just the question I raised in another thread. We are in imminent danger of mayhem with photo-less postings! Say it isn't so!
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    Sorry to hear about this. How frustrating! I...

    Sorry to hear about this. How frustrating! I hope they get off their duff and make good. Reminds me of an old southern saying, "If you do it right the first time, you don't have to make it right...
  10. I use Lexel clear silicone adhesive. As...

    I use Lexel clear silicone adhesive. As BruceNscale said, it has a certain resilience. I travel with my layout quite a bit and probably have $300 worth of population. Travel vibration rarely...
  11. Price of gas seems a bit steep. (There's a whiner...

    Price of gas seems a bit steep. (There's a whiner in every crowd. )
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    That sounds like a great idea, jfarr1! Maybe not...

    That sounds like a great idea, jfarr1! Maybe not for every window, but only on windows where you want people to see a particular interior scene.
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    Looks good, Dave. Yeah, me too. But the...

    Looks good, Dave.

    Yeah, me too. But the list doesn't get any shorter.
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    When I said it should keep you busy until lunch,...

    When I said it should keep you busy until lunch, I was merciful and didn't name a particular day. I always get more done before lunch.
  15. Us senile guys need a beer. In the words of the...

    Us senile guys need a beer. In the words of the sage, Cliff Clavin, Beer kills off the slow and weak brain cells, leaving you with the faster, smarter ones. Much like the lion kills the slower,...
  16. I must be getting senile. I just got the pun in...

    I must be getting senile. I just got the pun in the name of your railroad. Sigh.
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    Just my opinion, but I think your order should be...

    Just my opinion, but I think your order should be :

    1. Attach and level the extension.
    2. Mark locations of track and structures.
    3. Sand and contour the landscape.
    4. Paint in prep for...
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    I like both the current stage of your landscape...

    I like both the current stage of your landscape and the photo of the Victorian High Plains. Not every layout should be forested, for variety's sake.
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    Speaking of Moose2013, he has been mighty quiet...

    Speaking of Moose2013, he has been mighty quiet lately. As they said in the old Westerns, "Too quiet."
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    This is how I would tackle it. First, I...

    This is how I would tackle it.

    First, I would examine the hinges. Are they tight? Has the wood on which they are mounted shifted or have the screws pulled the grain apart at all? Especially...
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    Aside from the cork roadbed, does the swing gate...

    Aside from the cork roadbed, does the swing gate still open and close smoothly? If so, the problem may be mainly with the cork. If this is the case, I would cut the roadbed just short of flush. ...
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    And to me as well!

    And to me as well!
  23. I have quite a bit of expertise in doing that. ...

    I have quite a bit of expertise in doing that. You wouldn't think of it as a lesson that bears repeating.
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    Pretty tricky, Spookshow, interspersing prototype...

    Pretty tricky, Spookshow, interspersing prototype photos with layout photos, so we have to guess which is which.
  25. Since your connectors are for #18, and you have #...

    Since your connectors are for #18, and you have # 20, I would recommend stripping about 3/4 inch of the #20 and doubling over the stripped portion before inserting in the connectors. While not...
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