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    Looking for cheap trailers

    I need to acquire about 6 trailers in the 45 to 53 foot trailers range for background scenery. As you can see in the photo, they will sit behind a building, so details won't be seen. I have another...
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    Beware scammer using Bowser name

    Hope this is the correct place to post this. Just a warning for my fellow modelers. Bowser sent this out recently to their mailing list. Apparently a scammer is using their name on a fake web-site to...
  3. Stopped at the local hobby shop for the first...

    Stopped at the local hobby shop for the first time in over a month. Had to buy something so I got this Atlas Railbox "On Track for a cure" Boxcar. The calendar was produced by a Local Railroad...
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    Does anyone know if there are any clinics...

    Does anyone know if there are any clinics associated with this event?
  5. 126397 A few cars I bought from a private sale....

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    A few cars I bought from a private sale. The Railgon is a Concor, the green Conrail box is Roundhouse, 40 ft. B&O box is Bachmann. I do not know who made the two 60 ft. double door boxcars....
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    I have been calling my layouts the Luzerne &...

    I have been calling my layouts the Luzerne & Lackawanna Railroad, because that is the name of the two counties in Pennsylvania that it serves. Originally, when I lived in a an apartment, I modeled...
  7. I have not tried the turnouts but have used the...

    I have not tried the turnouts but have used the curves in set CV-1. I made a small oval for a Christmas tree layout. I used mostly old time cars and a Bachmann GE-44 tonner diesel without problems. ...
  8. Bernard from Miniprints is pretty good about...

    Bernard from Miniprints is pretty good about doing things in N-scale. If he has something you want that isn't listed in N-scale, just send him an e-mail. I have several times and he has managed to...
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    Car projects! 125917 My friend Thom Placier...

    Car projects!
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    My friend Thom Placier models the early 80's B&O in Chillicothe and Oak Hill, Ohio in N-scale. In Oak Hill there was a company called Cedar Heights Clay that used the railroad...
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    Some purchases from Caboose Stop Hobbies through...

    Some purchases from Caboose Stop Hobbies through their YouTube show. Two boxcars from Micro/Trains and a Roundhouse Gondola. A small garage and two sheds of unknow manufacturer. A resin dump truck...
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    What percent alcohol, 90% or 70% or other?

    What percent alcohol, 90% or 70% or other?
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    Removing lettering but not the paint

    Is it possible to remove only the lettering but not the paint from a freight car? My friend Thom Placier had some custom decals made for covered hoppers for an industry on his layout. This is an...
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    What are you buying this month? (June 2022)

    Four freight cars and a bus.
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    The Atlas Conrail boxcar came from Model Train Market. Yellow door cars were for "clean" lading, usually paper. I needed this for the printer on my layout,...
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    Hey, where is the caboose? I think the...

    Hey, where is the caboose? I think the Conducter's Union will be filling a grievance! LOL Good to see the trains running. Those hobos better watch out that the bears might decide that cave would be a...
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    No. only headlights and tailights. I think there...

    No. only headlights and tailights. I think there is room for standing figures but it will be tight. Might require a little sanding.
    Cheers. Maurice
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    Finally got mine. Here are two shots with the...

    Finally got mine. Here are two shots with the body off to show how much room there is for passengers and a driver. Not much. Going to have to chop off some legs to get them to fit. There are for...
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    More goodies! 125501 The orange reefer and...

    More goodies!
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    The orange reefer and Conrail boxcar on the left are from Brooklyn Locomotive Works. It was a good deal I couldn't pass up. The Conrail boxcar on the Micro/Trains card was off...
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    Previous owner had a cat but I do not. (I am...

    Previous owner had a cat but I do not. (I am barely housebroken myself) Maybe the ghost of the previous owner's cat?
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    Brief update here. I managed to cut the longest...

    Brief update here. I managed to cut the longest piece of back drop cut, but going to wait to take it outside to paint in the garage before I mount it. Today I walked down to do a few things and found...
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    What are you buying this month? (May 2022)

    I picked this up from an E-Bay store. I haven't seen them before so I figured I should grab it. I don't know much about these cars. I have only found one photo in the Conrail Color Guide from Morning...
  21. Round 2 does a monthly video on YouTube showing...

    Round 2 does a monthly video on YouTube showing what is coming out in all their lines. It is segmented so you don't have to watch it all.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3b3Yqp_mlk
    Model Railroad...
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    Does Frackville have a Micro-brewery?

    Does Frackville have a Micro-brewery?
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    Where's the Yuengling? Maurice

    Where's the Yuengling?
    Maurice
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    Purchased this new Bluford shops caboose from the...

    Purchased this new Bluford shops caboose from the Local Hobby Shop. They actually made two different road numbers but I only bought one. They also made a sharp looking Delaware & Hudson version that...
  25. Always nice to find a package from a hobby shop...

    Always nice to find a package from a hobby shop on my doorstep when I get home. Today it was these items from Caboose Stop Hobbies.
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    First we have an old "Kit" for a Micro-Trains boxcar. I...
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