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    well I have 9 GP9's4 AC44003

    well I have 9 GP9's<div>4 AC4400<div>3 SD60<div>1 SD70<div>1 SD90<div>2 GP38<div>4 SD40-2<div>1 SD9<div>2 SD 24<div>2 P42<div>5 dash-8 BW<div>2 dash-8 B<div>2 U23-7<div>1 GP35<div>2 MP15<div>1 Green...
  2. nice layout, cool snow seen.

    nice layout, cool snow seen. That is a long layout, what is your layouts dimenions ? in your gallery Is that a british class 31 I see?
  3. I will take some pictures

    I will take some pictures after I finished nailing down the track. this is my third layout since oct 06. We moved this year so the second layout got taken apart. My first layout was cool, but I made...
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    Broken link....

    Broken link....
  5. BNSF UP

    I have 2 intermodel, kato AC4400, one in the new H3 the other in H2 with 18 kato intermodel double stacks(BNSF,TTX), the second is a intermodel empty with 15 double stack cars no containers pulled by...
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    Re:How Steep is too Steep?

    Well I here all this talk about grades. I live in Vancouver Washington. To get from the Port of Vancouver to the B yard you have a very high climb in a short distance. It seem like 10% climb, It is...
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    Re:Washington State Rail-fanning ?

    All depends where in Washington, I see so much BNSF, I live in Vancouver across from portland so any BNSF from the south or east going to or from seems to pass though here. We have lots of grain,...
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    Re:Why does my tender keep derailing

    What brand is you switches. I used to have problems with some locos and cars with bachmann. I found that I had to file the switch, so it would sit smoove when closed. atlas, pico and kato all have...
  9. Thread: SD90/43mac

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    Re:SD90/43mac

    I was meaning GE ES4400 (ES44) not EC4400. GE has a version of ac4400 that can do 6000HP.

    Here is a link to a trio

    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=187422&nseq=26

    link ES4400...
  10. Thread: SD90/43mac

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    Re:SD90/43mac

    Just to let you know some SD90 are ment to be 6000HP. EMD had probelms this the Higher 6000 so they were scaled back 4300 but the when the technical problems with the 6000HP motor is fixed then they...
  11. Thread: Kato/MRC

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    Re:Kato/MRC

    I have put a large speaker on a MRC, 4 inch, it has the same sound the quality or bass does not really improve moving to a bigger speaker, but it is louder. I will revert back to a smaller speaker...
  12. Thread: CSX Fans

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    Re:CSX Fans

    I live in Vancouver WA, we a major place for BNSF, and UP. I see NS running with BNSF out here on the westcoast. Also I see a lot of CN, CP running with UP on the BNSF line between Portland and...
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    Re:TGV breaks previous speed record

    It is not cost effective in the USA to run overhead power trains long distances. In the North East where commuter demand is high distance not to great it makes sense. Else where in the USA does not...
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    Re:Atlas U23B and Decoder?

    I have 2 U23B-7 and I have used Digitrax DN163A0 Works like a champ
  15. Thread: Atlas MP15DC ?

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    Re:Atlas MP15DC ?

    I have two of these, one is still a MP15 but the other I converted into a green goat. moved the door steps to the side and the window to the center, add a nose from a life like GP38. Looks like the...
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    Re:Chain Link Fence From Tea Bags

    You can make fence very easy using bridal Vale mess, just lay it out put plastic and metal post and spray it what color you want. It is a lot cheaper than and easier than other methods.
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    Re:Repainting Loco Shells

    With Kato and Atlas the whole shell breaks done into pieces. I have rebeuilt and a number of these. It is fun
  18. Thread: Diesel info

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    Re:Diesel info

    What ever! It's the same loco.
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    Re:OBRY's Progress

    That is why i do scatch designs on paper and they work out the rest when lying down the track. All that time on the computer seems such a waste of time, time I can spend playing with my trains,...
  20. Thread: Diesel info

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    Re:Diesel info

    There is such a loco as a GE dash 8-39B lots were made

    http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=170654
  21. Thread: Lucky drivers.

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    Re:Lucky drivers.

    $8 million in damage loco, just aswell they were GE and not EMD, then it would be a real shame
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    Re:does the daylight still run?

    yup, thats the one, now what state cuz i live in california :D
    thanks,
    Jordan[/quote]

    Brooklyn Round house at portland oregon
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    Re:Who Rides Amtrak?

    Just rode the starlight from San Jose to Klamath falls, then to Vanvouer Washington, then back to San Jose. Great ride, I been on 1000's of trains, all over the world, and by far Amtrak was the most...
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    Re: Lowering Walthers well cars & truck issues

    What MT couplers are you using I found the premade short and medium work just fine. I have 3 5 sets and they all have been converted to MT. I guess the MT drops them closer to the rails, the ones I...
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    Re:NCE PowerCAB or Digitrax Zephyr

    I have never found any problems using the NCE N12SR, they seem to install my better, for first off I tried to install a DZ123 in a GP9, the board was large, did not fit in the shell well, also the...
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