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    I had never heard of canopy glue so I googled it...

    I had never heard of canopy glue so I googled it and found the following. It shows a picture of the bottle Jan showed as well as a bottle from Zap.
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    I have had quite a few Digitrax decoders and have...

    I have had quite a few Digitrax decoders and have never experienced problems with them but I have heard of other people having various problems. The only suggestion I have is to reset the decoder...
  3. I should have given a shout out to Paul Schmidt...

    I should have given a shout out to Paul Schmidt in my original post. He referenced this book in one of his posts on this form and that is what got me interested in reading it. So Thanks Paul!!
  4. I'm just reading the book "Track Planning For...

    I'm just reading the book "Track Planning For Realistic Operation" by John Armstrong. This is an excellent book that I wish I had read before building my layout. If you can, I would recommend...
  5. Hi, in my opinion the longer the rolling stock...

    Hi,

    in my opinion the longer the rolling stock you want to run the larger the radius of the curve you need to have. On a main line I would try to stay above 15” and as CodyO said 18” would be...
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    Hmmm. You must be running your house on a Fast...

    Hmmm. You must be running your house on a Fast Clock. :-/

    Anyway I like the Green better than the Blue as well. Painting looks good to me.
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    Hi, Well this is going to open up a can of...

    Hi,

    Well this is going to open up a can of worms as you are probably going to get a lot of opinions. There are a lot of different components that make up a DCC system. Depending on how far you...
  8. Happy Birthday!!!

    Happy Birthday!!!
  9. Happy Birthday Tony!!!

    Happy Birthday Tony!!!
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    I was able to put my gravel shoulders on the...

    I was able to put my gravel shoulders on the highway. My 5 year old grandson then suggested that we needed a gravel road to a lake with a boat launch. So I added the gravel road to the left in the...
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    That is a nice plan. You maybe able to get more...

    That is a nice plan. You maybe able to get more track length on your staging yard if you go with a compound ladder system.

    I really love the DC Heritage area.
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    My preference is the top right clearance light.

    My preference is the top right clearance light.
  13. I wonder if that was a European thing. I have...

    I wonder if that was a European thing. I have never seen a rural road made of concrete in Canada.
  14. I paint WS Asphalt on full strength and then once...

    I paint WS Asphalt on full strength and then once it has dried I lightly sand it with 600 grain sandpaper. I think it gives a nice weathering effect.

    Before and After Photos to keep Moose happy. ...
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    I have been working on building a road into my...

    I have been working on building a road into my village. I used WS Smooth-it to make the road.
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    I then cut some ditches into the foam on either side of the road, leaving room for the...
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    Hi Tony Your retaining wall looks really good....

    Hi Tony

    Your retaining wall looks really good. Real nice job!!!
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    Hi Tony, i used Water Tint from Woodland...

    Hi Tony,



    i used Water Tint from Woodland Scenics to tint my resin before pouring it. I used the Turquoise color but I believe it comes in different shades. You control how dark you want it by...
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    N Scale Architect Diesel Fueling Kit

    I spent the last week working on the N Scale Architect Diesel Fueling Kit. It was a fun kit to build. Instructions were fairly good but I built it to the dimensions that were given in the...
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    This is not a problem of Canadian Suppliers. This...

    This is not a problem of Canadian Suppliers. This is a problem with Canada Post and the United States Postal Service. I have the same issue with delay when I order from US Suppliers. Shipping within...
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    From the New York Times... ...

    From the New York Times...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/health/coronavirus-surfaces-aerosols.amp.html
  21. Hi, Luke Towan has built an HO diorama of a...

    Hi,

    Luke Towan has built an HO diorama of a Subway Station if you are interested.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-8hiy4oSJBg
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    Hi Danb, The Rapido Uncouplers work great in N...

    Hi Danb,

    The Rapido Uncouplers work great in N Scale. I have standardized on MT couplers but I would think other similar types would work.

    Check out out the thread below. It has a couple of...
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    I have 12 of these installed on my layout. They...

    I have 12 of these installed on my layout. They work great. I didn’t install the DPDT that came with them as I connected them to a Digitrax DS64 and use my computer software to turn them on and off.
  24. I am embarrassed to ask this because it is a...

    I am embarrassed to ask this because it is a really stupid question. :o

    How do you wet sand? Do you submerse the piece being sanded in water and sand it while it is submersed? Do you just spray...
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    I have never done this but could you use Velcro....

    I have never done this but could you use Velcro. Glue one side to the foam and the other side to the switch machine.
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