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    Thanks for the foam tip. Enjoyed the video you...

    Thanks for the foam tip. Enjoyed the video you post of your layout with downtown Flagstaf.Nice reconstruction of the station there. Been through there many times on out trips between Utah and AZ. ...
  2. Been out of town so haven't been able to do...

    Been out of town so haven't been able to do anything physically on the layout but ....

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Coal%20Mine/22-05-21-Coal%20Mine%20Supports-1.jpg

    ... have been working on...
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    If I use them it will be like your first picture...

    If I use them it will be like your first picture but they will be used elsewhere like the second picture.

    Sumner
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    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Trackwork/21-12-26%20...

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Trackwork/21-12-26%20Rerailer-10.JPG

    I forgot about getting the print files up for the code 55 and code 70 rerailer up on my thingiverse.com account until someone...
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    Switching to acid flux took care of that but you...

    Switching to acid flux took care of that but you need to be sure to wash the acid off.

    Sumner
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    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Locos-1/21-08-28%20Ha...

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Locos-1/21-08-28%20Handrails-1.jpg

    http://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Locos-1/page-7.html

    Sumner
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    Do you have a link or part number? I like it an...

    Do you have a link or part number? I like it an the rest of the building. Nice work,

    Sumner
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    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/RR-misc/22-05-07-%20n...

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/RR-misc/22-05-07-%20new%20addition%20BACKUP55.jpg

    Sumner
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    Elevator Build Part 2...

    Elevator Build Part 2
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    This page is the start of the exterior box of the elevator that will be stationary and eventually be connected to the rest of the...
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    The following works well for me putting them on...

    The following works well for me putting them on ME Code 55 (not my idea, copied someone else, maybe got the idea from FastTracks).
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    Track Elevator Part 1: Next up is the build of...

    Track Elevator Part 1:

    Next up is the build of the track Elevator that will sit in one corner of the layout. It will hopefully move a train that is up to 10 feet long up or down 12 inches. The...
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    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/Turntable/22-05-05%20--%20Sketches-1.jpg

    Here are the links to the two sketches I used on the two Arduino's. This is the first coding I've done for Arduino's so one...
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    I bought two of those in the $25-$40 range and...

    I bought two of those in the $25-$40 range and really like them. I'm DCC but most all the locos I've bought are DC and I'm putting decoders in them as I find time. I use one on the test track and...
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    Build Framework Part 3 The following pictures...

    Build Framework Part 3

    The following pictures should pretty much tell the story.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/UP%20Canyon%20Division/22-04-28%20Benchwork%20Three-1.JPG

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    --- Build Framework Part 2 --- NOTE: I'll post...

    --- Build Framework Part 2 ---

    NOTE: I'll post this on multiple pages.

    We are all familiar with using risers on a layout for tracks on a grade or those at a higher elevation than the layout's...
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    Just put up a video of progress on the layout's...

    Just put up a video of progress on the layout's framework...



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DM04M1aBdTA&t=26s


    Didn't work on it today as I was working on final design work for the track...
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    Build Framework Part 1

    Part 1 of building the framework is the main cross-members/supports for the layout. I kept the cost down on these by using 1/2 CDX (rough framing plywood) and 1 X 2's. By cutting multiple pieces at...
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    --- Layout Framework Planning & Using Intermediate Frame Supports ---

    The next image shows the 'kind-of-what-will-be' track plan.

    https://1fatgmc.com/RailRoad/UP%20Canyon%20Division/22-04-25%20Plan-Layout-1.jpg

    The image top right above is the upper level over...
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    Yes all your points are good ones and I've...

    Yes all your points are good ones and I've considered them before now. Saying that at least for now I'm going onward knowing that I might be in a mess later.

    I'm not too worried about the...
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    Well maybe, kind of, probably,...

    Well maybe, kind of, probably, possibly..............yes to some degree:)

    For the layout in general I'm not at this point interested in any kind of automated running or turnout control. I want to...
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    Thanks for the input guys. Yes it is and...

    Thanks for the input guys.



    Yes it is and who knows if it is going to work or not. If It doesn't then might go back to a helix in the same area. I've got a 4 week commitment coming up so...
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    Union Pacific's N Scale Canyon Division....

    I started a build with this name a couple years ago (where does the time go??) and didn't get too far before as I decided to build a test track and got involved in way too much 3D print designing and...
  23. What's your address :)? Hard to answer that. ...

    What's your address :)?

    Hard to answer that. As per usual I'm doing about 4 things at the same time, some train related and some not.

    I have my test layout but actually starting the...
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    No laptop carrying required with JMRI ;). You...

    No laptop carrying required with JMRI ;). You still use your phone or tablet throttle. There is an option to use yet another throttle on the computer if you want but don't have to .

    With JMRI...
  25. For anyone at this point in time that hasn't seen...

    For anyone at this point in time that hasn't seen a 3D filament printer working I put up a video of the last print I did for the coal mine complex project...



    https://youtu.be/uzZZBJEYIJA

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