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    Gordon, It's this one:...

    Gordon,

    It's this one: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LULUYHC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Seems fairly good thus far. My only quibble is it allows the tablet to...
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    Amongst other progress this week is this: another...

    Amongst other progress this week is this: another tablet mount, this time for the Scalley operator.

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    It's showing the work-in-progress staging control panel. I've gotten all the staging...
  3. The designer has a couple other diesels available...

    The designer has a couple other diesels available as well:

    https://www.thingiverse.com/Jesus_Leyva/designs

    He used to have a 3GS21C available as well, a non-dynamic brake version, which I've...
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    JMRI 4.16 released

    Stable, production version just released. Notes and downloads are over at the JMRI site.

    Sam
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    Gordon, I've encountered some melting before...

    Gordon,

    I've encountered some melting before as well: https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?44277-Kato-SD70ACe-As-Easy-As-That!&p=528683#post528683

    I think it's less to do with the...
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    I'm afraid my dignity is a lost cause; my...

    I'm afraid my dignity is a lost cause; my priority is attempting to protect the models. The most vulnerable areas are the hidden staging track. Some - but, regrettably, not all - tracks have fall...
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    The 660 (scale) foot plunge... happened a couple...

    The 660 (scale) foot plunge... happened a couple of times already this year, gotten very lucky with minimal damage.
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    The folks over at TRW indicate that Kato is...

    The folks over at TRW indicate that Kato is planning a 2021 date... said at the t-track dinner, apparently.
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    On the prototype? I should imagine so, or at...

    On the prototype? I should imagine so, or at least chalk with perhaps some sort of fixative?
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    Their announcement didn't make much sense to me....

    Their announcement didn't make much sense to me. #30206 is as you state, and the only apparent difference between that model number and "ATH04014" is that there is the chalk 'big boy' on the smoke...
  11. You can also add in a few oddballs, such as...

    You can also add in a few oddballs, such as Sea-Land's 35' boxes. Matt's place has some interesting photos: http://matts-place.com/intermodal/part4/35foot.htm

    I believe oddballs such as the 24'...
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    That's what I've done: I use an old iPhone 4 and...

    That's what I've done: I use an old iPhone 4 and some sort of Android as my principle throttles. Most of the time I use JMRI as the host as doing so allows one to relabel function buttons to...
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    Heiko, You may well be correct. I don't recall...

    Heiko,

    You may well be correct. I don't recall if the Digitrax software set the channels ten apart or not. At any rate, Paul's linked graphic is an interesting depiction of the channels and worth...
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    If you dive into the Digitrax knowledge database...

    If you dive into the Digitrax knowledge database for the LNWI, or browse around at the Digitrax groups.io site, there is guidance about setting the LNWI and UR92. Basic info is that the LNWI channel...
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    Been an uncomfortably long time since the last...

    Been an uncomfortably long time since the last post in this thread (although there have been glimpses here and there) but things were going well last week as I worked on staging and I wanted to thank...
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    Haven't done a 40 but on my SD45T-2 I installed...

    Haven't done a 40 but on my SD45T-2 I installed my speaker in the long hood, using an 8x12mm (I think) speaker. Attached some sort of SMD LED to the rear of the speaker for rear light illumination. ...
  17. JTC is fixing to get a lot of money from me this...

    JTC is fixing to get a lot of money from me this year...
  18. Thread: Kato SD 40

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    That's good to know. It's too bad the N scale...

    That's good to know. It's too bad the N scale detail parts market isn't great yet; late last week I was eyeing up a BN SD60M and wondering how I could get sideframes with the exposed roller...
  19. Thread: Kato SD 40

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    A couple other minor details to note as I look at...

    A couple other minor details to note as I look at 6318 a bit closer: this unit may have been another railroad's order that the BN took over - the brake wheel on the rear of the long hood is...
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    A slightly darker patch would be appropriate......

    A slightly darker patch would be appropriate... also, it appears the horn is on the long hood.

    http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1383396

    Per RR Picture Archives, BNSF 6318...
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    It is one of the circus cars... for comparison, I...

    It is one of the circus cars... for comparison, I paid $15.00 for my version of the car. This one has had the factory air let out, so $44 is more than I'd pay. Of course, it's more than I'd pay with...
  22. Amazon acquisition: a tablet mount. Came with two...

    Amazon acquisition: a tablet mount. Came with two sizes of tablet holders (larger is pictured below empty, smaller with a tablet installed). Quite happy overall aside from the smaller being a bit...
  23. There isn't much N scale in the SW portion of DC,...

    There isn't much N scale in the SW portion of DC, an arc from Alexandria, VA west through about Manassas. Haven't had the opportunity to sample the north and east areas as we usually go into Dulles...
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    Could be pickups as well: try setting the...

    Could be pickups as well: try setting the locomotive on a level piece of track, with lights on. Gently pick up one truck so it is free of the track and the lights should stay on. Replace the truck on...
  25. Moose2013 Rules are rules... Arrived...

    Moose2013

    Rules are rules...

    Arrived Tuesday, picked up yesterday:

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    NP 10-6 Pullman sleepers from Lowell Smith's RailSmith Models.
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