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  1. Thread: NWSL shutting down

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    https://www.facebook.com/NorthWest-S...05458132214...

    https://www.facebook.com/NorthWest-S...0545813221465/

    "This is the post I don’t want to make but the time has come. I just can’t do this without Lynda. Following is the notice I sent to all the...
  2. Cool... Correct me if I am wrong but in...

    Cool...

    Correct me if I am wrong but in addition to reducing speed that should increase torque as well (which would mean, correct me if I am wrong again, that you could weight your loco even more...
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    ummm... Kato... yeah sure... ...

    ummm... Kato... yeah sure...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kato-N-Gauge-Chicago-Japanese-0-6-0-Steam-Loco-Repaint-Needs-Attn/132985430958

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/iSoAAOSw8adcX3zC/s-l1600.jpg
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    Another lot came in today -- an interesting lot...

    Another lot came in today -- an interesting lot of steel mill cars -- seems like enough cars here to make an impressive steel mill...

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    My 2nd Shay and a couple of European Steam...

    My 2nd Shay and a couple of European Steam Engines (and token European switcher).

    Shays are always so expensive but this one was a decent deal at $90 shipped.

    The 0-10-0 Fleischmann had one...
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    “Very good used condition but not tested.” ...

    “Very good used condition but not tested.”

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/GsUAAOSw81lceXDW/s-l1600.jpg
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    I noticed a D&H RF-16 Set that just sold for $280...

    I noticed a D&H RF-16 Set that just sold for $280 if I recall correctly.

    There are definitely modelers out there who do not care [much] how much things cost... From what I have heard it is...
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    It wound up selling for just shy of $400 in...

    It wound up selling for just shy of $400 in auction after relist...
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    As a complement to the above, the show Japan...

    As a complement to the above, the show Japan Railway Journal is broadcast in USA and provides some really interesting insights into the business, technology, and history of various railways in Japan....
  10. I picked up an interesting lot of NASA Cars... ...

    I picked up an interesting lot of NASA Cars...

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    The Three Stage Rocket Carrier is a particularly interesting set...

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  11. Any updates on the Erie Built shells?

    Any updates on the Erie Built shells?
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    The subways in Mexico City run on rubber tires......

    The subways in Mexico City run on rubber tires...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber-tyred_metro

    Apparently some other metros do as well but I noticed it first in Mexico City...
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    Anyone else have these units by chance? Just...

    Anyone else have these units by chance?

    Just trying to understand if the A and B-units always have different mechanisms or if this is a strange set I got...
  14. The Life Like Erie Built horns are quite simple /...

    The Life Like Erie Built horns are quite simple / elegant single horns (and easy to break off). You can see it pretty well here:...
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    This was the info I was going by:...

    This was the info I was going by: http://www.spookshow.net/loco/hallmarkf.html
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    Thanks Victor -- I was thinking something similar...

    Thanks Victor -- I was thinking something similar -- it seems like it would be difficult to find a different chassis that would fit the A-unit and there were no holes for the outside bearing mounts...
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    Hallmark/Samhongsa F7 A-B Mechanism Question

    I own few, if any, Brass Locos but I just got a Hallmark/Samhongsa F7 NYC Set (supposed to be "mint").

    Is anyone familiar with these units? Do the A and B units have completely different...
  18. So I bought a couple of BLMA Trinity 53' 5-Car...

    So I bought a couple of BLMA Trinity 53' 5-Car Spine Car Sets... These are really nice looking but I am not sure I can justify keeping them since they are selling for around $200 a set. My logic is...
  19. I wound up taking more pics from all angles and...

    I wound up taking more pics from all angles and weighing the set (with a picture of it on scale) and also shook it gently and you could hear something (e.g., trains) clunking around a bit (I took a...
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    So I am coming over to the dark side and getting...

    So I am coming over to the dark side and getting more into this new DCC system...

    I am pleased to report that I got all the components of the DCC system tested and both the main system as well as...
  21. I know this is an old post but I got both these...

    I know this is an old post but I got both these Big Boys running with sound.

    Turns out that my old MRC DCC controller was not doing well with long addresses or something - does CV 8 = 8 not reset...
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    When you need to test your new-to-you DCC locos...

    When you need to test your new-to-you DCC locos as well as a new-to-you DCC system and have lots of new-to-you Kato Unitrack that you want to mess around with your dining table might become...
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    Maybe it can be used like a megaphone to increase...

    Maybe it can be used like a megaphone to increase the volume on your sound-equipped locos...

    Seriously though, I wonder how much of the miss-categorization we see on Ebay is because of their...
  24. Thanks everyone... I think the weighing is a good...

    Thanks everyone... I think the weighing is a good option -- take a picture of the box on the scale with weight shown (small comfort but...). Actually my wife made a good point that I should have...
  25. What to do when you sell something factory sealed and cannot see what's inside?

    I just sold a relatively expensive Z-scale set I bought a couple of years ago that is still factory sealed with shrink wrap. However, I cannot see what is inside the box.

    I am thinking I could...
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