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    Hit the buy button already this morning. ...

    Hit the buy button already this morning. Kalmbach Publishing copy of 'The Model Railroader's Guide to Grain' new off Ebay. Should serve as a ideal reference companion to the CN boxcar with wood...
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    Maintenance of Way day. Did a polarity and...

    Maintenance of Way day. Did a polarity and voltage check on both loops. Matched polarity on the loops. They are both now positive (+) outer rail. Train runs to right (CCW) on both loops, with...
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    Have a similar challenge to NscaleRR's. Only...

    Have a similar challenge to NscaleRR's. Only place we could find to fit in a layout was against a south facing window. Light coming through that window overpowers any attempt at photography unless...
  4. Thread: It's time

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    +1 to this. Dick, may you and your wife enjoy...

    +1 to this. Dick, may you and your wife enjoy many more years together.
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    Thanks, Gordon. Perhaps it is because my layout...

    Thanks, Gordon. Perhaps it is because my layout is so small that it seems intimidating? On the other hand, it may be idea for a small layout. It goes up instead of spreading out.

    Indeed, the...
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    3-D printed grain elevator and two grain storage...

    3-D printed grain elevator and two grain storage silos arrived in yesterday's post. Opened the package over morning coffee today. Impressed with scale, quality and detail. Perhaps not as good as a...
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    Only now joining the read, Roger. Thanks for...

    Only now joining the read, Roger. Thanks for posting a most interesting article. The Garratt locomotive and Wickham Rail Cars are most unusual and apparently well-suited to their operational...
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    Good question, NJRR. Like you, new to the hobby...

    Good question, NJRR. Like you, new to the hobby here. Unaware that anything like T-Trak existed. Looked into it a bit, and yeah, I could see me building a 13" single. Be fun to carry it to a...
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    Introduction to Grain Operations

    https://www.grainnet.com/pdf/Operations_Slides.pdf

    Found this useful primer on grain opns while researching on line for the two grain elevators in planning for my branchline/shortline. Slide show...
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    Greetings NJRR. Following your build with...

    Greetings NJRR. Following your build with interest. Your enthusiasm is infectious. The road discussion above is already of use. Helps in planning width of gravel access roads to future grain...
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    Progress update. Puts the layout at what I call...

    Progress update. Puts the layout at what I call Interim, Phase 1.

    E-Z Track order arrived allowing completion in site set of the outer loop. Part of the order included a package of 'short...
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    https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?17991...

    https://www.nscale.net/forums/showthread.php?17991-Show-Us-Your-New-Rolling-Stock&p=519302#post519302

    Found this today scrolling back through the "Show us...sticky thread. Gives up the chimney...
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    Ordered up a 3-D printed grain elevator today. ...

    Ordered up a 3-D printed grain elevator today. Thinking give pre-built a try. Painting I can still do. Kit assembly in N scale might be a bit of a reach for me.

    Of course, a grain elevator...
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    Thanks for two really neat links, randgust. Now...

    Thanks for two really neat links, randgust. Now suppose I'm going to have to find a hook to go with the tender.

    Really like the UP flatty in the second link. Full of ash and trash like a...
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    Ordered up a Micro-Trains CNW bay window caboose...

    Ordered up a Micro-Trains CNW bay window caboose today. Will finally have a proper tail-ender for my fledgling freight consist. Have a CNW SW9/1200 on the watch list. Waffling on hitting the 'buy'...
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    Railroads in North Omaha (Nebraska)

    [ deleted link and article. comes up with personal comments instead of the history article. my apologies ] arnold
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    AhhHa. That explains it Dan. Thanks. Yes, the...

    AhhHa. That explains it Dan. Thanks. Yes, the searchlight car has popped up on some of my online browsing. However, never tumbled to the possible common use application between the two. Thinking...
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    Bachmann Crane Tender

    Got this one off the bench and onto the track today. Bought it off Ebay with "needs". Replaced the Rapido coupler trucks - they were missing wheel sets too - with a set of Timken roller-bearing...
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    Judging by the number of replies to this thread,...

    Judging by the number of replies to this thread, it would appear there are lots of camel noses in lots of tents out there? Perhaps a compromise is in order for the bytheyardcomics?

    Possibly she...
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    Sticky: Greetings and welcome, NEdinburgh, to Nscale and...

    Greetings and welcome, NEdinburgh, to Nscale and to the forum. Like you, I am new to the forum and building small to start with as well. You will find a lot of good information and good help on...
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    Saltgrass Short Line Railroad

    Greetings Nscalers. Here is my modest contribution to this LD&P thread. 4ft x 3ft reading room layout. Train board is done. Phase 1 -inner loop - operational, albeit not complete. Have...
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    Sticky: Welcome to the forum and back to Nscale with a...

    Welcome to the forum and back to Nscale with a hearty Texas "Howdy Partner", bambamshere. Anxious to watch your layout develop as you begin your build again. Cheers. arnold
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    Sticky: First addition to the freight line is a Bachmann...

    First addition to the freight line is a Bachmann old-time gondola. Everything about this piece of rolling stock was appealing. Color, lettering style, line history and versatility. The truss rods...
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    Looking at one of these as possible multi-use power unit for my short line. Found one pre-owned on Ebay. Will it have unrealistic overhang navigating 11.25in radius curves? Unable to find a...
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    "Give 'em an inch and they'll take a mile". Only...

    "Give 'em an inch and they'll take a mile". Only kidding. What a magnificent piece of woodwork to grace any room. Even if it is never used. And no batteries, aps or anything else but good old...
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