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    A tale of two b'mann plymouths.

    My fellow N-scalers

    I have a problem which (as can be seen from the thread heading) concerns two B'mann Plymouth Switchers, one new, one older.

    The problem is this:

    I have an exhibition...
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    Very interesting. To elaborate on Russ's comment,...

    Very interesting. To elaborate on Russ's comment, at 6.37 minutes, the locomotive illustrated is a New Zealand Govt. railways Ja (Jay-a) class 4-8-2, which, ironically, is of a narrower gauge (3 ft....
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    Thanks for the question. FWIW, herewith my...

    Thanks for the question.

    FWIW, herewith my indespensable tools:

    Scale ruler

    Ballpoint pen (Black ink)

    Craft knife (the sort from the dollar store with 'snap-off' blades)
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    (Admins: please remove this; double posting)....

    (Admins: please remove this; double posting). Thank you.

    Whether what follows could be considered 'Great' modelling, I have no idea. I am however very pleased with what has resulted.

    As some...
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    (Admins: please remove if not appropriate) ...

    (Admins: please remove if not appropriate)

    Whether what follows could be considered 'Great' modelling, I have no idea. I am however very pleased with what has resulted.

    As some of the...
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    Mark Thank you. Perhaps surprisingly (at...

    Mark

    Thank you.

    Perhaps surprisingly (at least to you as an American), my hospitalisation, operations and post-op follow-up have cost me absolutely NOTHING financially; one of the advantages (I...
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    :wishes: A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU SIR....

    :wishes: A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU SIR. CONGRATULATIONS INDEED :wishes:

    ​(And a huge THANK YOU for making this the best N-scale site anywhere :) )
  8. FWIW: Whatever the width of the gap between the...

    FWIW: Whatever the width of the gap between the edge of the loaing dock / bank, it ALWAYS has to be narrower than the very small area of contact betwen the bottom of the forklift tyre and the 'road'...
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    Mark Wow!! Five!! Thank you; my cushion and I...

    Mark

    Wow!! Five!! Thank you; my cushion and I are developing a very close relationship!! :)

    (it only hurts when I sneeze, or cough, or turn suddenly. or....!! A very steep learning curve!)
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    AN UPDATE I have survived! I am now home,...

    AN UPDATE

    I have survived!
    I am now home, have a zipper-like scar down my chest (sorry, no pics https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/images/emoji.php/v9/ta5/1.5/16/1f642.png ) and are both very tired and...
  11. Thread: Colourful Steam

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    Herva Most excellent research Sir. Thank you. ...

    Herva

    Most excellent research Sir. Thank you. Might I suggest that you keep a note of your sources, as others will inevitably want to use them. Again, thanks.
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    An important announcement from komata

    Some of the memberhip may have noted my absence from the site over the past few weeks.

    Don't be concerned; I' m still an 'N' scaler (and always will be) although I will admit that I am currently...
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    NYC54 re: 'Anybody else modify the course of...

    NYC54

    re: 'Anybody else modify the course of history on their layout as well?'

    Definitely and thanks for asking. FWIW, my method was to create a 60 mile-long Public Carrier railway in a...
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    Moose: All may not be lost!! Due to the...

    Moose:

    All may not be lost!! Due to the advent of viable, small, radio control systems in our hobby, it's no longer necessary to use METAL rails!

    'Dead' rail has arrived, so now wooden trains...
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    O/t: Seasons greetings

    I would like to wish all my fellow nSn members a

    MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR

    and to particularly thank Bryan (our esteemed Moderator) who does a fantastic job of running this place...
  16. Thread: Trees ... ?

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    FWIW 'N' scale trees are simply too small and...

    FWIW

    'N' scale trees are simply too small and unrealistic for the purpose, so over the years I have used HO-scale items instead. Not sure if that helps, but the larger scale seems to give a...
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    Russ For some reason the Detail Associates kit...

    Russ

    For some reason the Detail Associates kit didn't appear when I was doing a 'Google' search for 'Batteries' and until I read your post I wasn't aware of its existence; the HO scale one I...
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    Thank you. :)

    Thank you. :)
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    O/T HO Scale 10-stamp Battery ('Mill')

    (Admins please remove if not appropriate: I couldn't find anywhere else to place it; it's a 'structure' but not 'N')

    AT LAST I'VE GOT ONE!! (A pair of Stamper Batteries that is)

    As some of the...
  20. Thank you folks. Your wishes are greatly...

    Thank you folks. Your wishes are greatly appreciated and yes, I have had a great day. :)
  21. Thread: My first steps

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    KiwiMatt Thank you for the additional info. It...

    KiwiMatt

    Thank you for the additional info. It sounds an impressive project.

    In view of your comment 'I would like to run trains from all over the world, with perhaps the excuse that companies...
  22. Thread: My first steps

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    KiwiMatt At the risk of asking the obvious,...

    KiwiMatt

    At the risk of asking the obvious, have you decided what path you are going to follow: American, British, Japanese or European? As you no doubt know 'Kiwi' 'N' is a non-starter (although...
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    Ed FWIW: Have you considered using Coreflute...

    Ed

    FWIW: Have you considered using Coreflute and literally 'Cutting your own'? The stuff is used to produce light, cheap signage and considts of a series of layers placed one on top of each other...
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    Russs Thanks; all the best.

    Russs

    Thanks; all the best.
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    Russ Are you still with 'the railways' and, if...

    Russ

    Are you still with 'the railways' and, if so, which network?
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