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    I have 2 of these that haven't seen the light of...

    I have 2 of these that haven't seen the light of day for over 25 years, I need to dig them out and see what is on the bottom plate. One of them was kitbashed into a SP AC3.
  2. Motor selection for a scratchbulit loco's

    This is more or less directed to victor miranda.

    I need help deciding on a good motor for a steam loco kit. I'll be using Kato mike drivers and other parts for the chassis, so would the mike...
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    Got a good laugh out of that one, Paul. BTW,...

    Got a good laugh out of that one, Paul.
    BTW, the wife has been sewing masks up the last 4 days. I bet she could make one to fit "the moose" if he decides he needs a stampede.
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    No, no, no, Tom. I do run these when I want to...

    No, no, no, Tom. I do run these when I want to just run some trains ,:D and not in a Ops session.
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    Tony, Are these dcc ready or the older...

    Tony,
    Are these dcc ready or the older style????? I have a lot of parts for either and should be able to find something that would be speed matched.
    If they are the non dcc frames, I have a...
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    My n scale list Just over 200 steam loco's ...

    My n scale list

    Just over 200 steam loco's (will have 4 on the layout)
    About 300 diesel (about 85 on the layout)
    Over 1500 pieces of rolling stock ...
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    This why this is one of the best places to be a...

    This why this is one of the best places to be a part of.
  8. Happy Birthday. Hope your day is a great one.

    Happy Birthday. Hope your day is a great one.
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    The reason for no label quoted from the page. ...

    The reason for no label quoted from the page.

    In the early years Keith would sometimes produce no more than 6 sample cars and send them to friends for their comments. If the comments were ...
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    Crap, Allen, I knew that, but was just thinking...

    Crap, Allen, I knew that, but was just thinking code 55 and not about the "new" code 80 #8's
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    Fast Track Templates though,they arn't Atlas...

    Fast Track Templates
    though,they arn't Atlas (Atlas doesn't make a #8) they are very good



    https://www.handlaidtrack.com/track-templates-n
  12. Bronman, really sorry to here of your loss.

    Bronman, really sorry to here of your loss.
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    Now working on opening the doors ...

    Now working on opening the doors



    https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/922/yfJmlG.jpg
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    It's glued together and painted a grayish brown....

    It's glued together and painted a grayish brown. I'm ready for windows and doors.






    https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/921/Zq6heW.jpg
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    Poll: Not anywhere near a pro, just like making things...

    Not anywhere near a pro, just like making things for the rr.

    Yes, better screen=better prints

    That is very good rendering, Gary. I'll say "you can draw" good enough to print.

    Amazon has...
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    Poll: Gary, I'll start by saying that I have 3...

    Gary,

    I'll start by saying that I have 3 Photon's now. I've had the first two for about 16 months and I just got the third one about 3 weeks ago. I've used over 8 liters of resin since I got the...
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    The points and frogs of Atlas code 55 are cast...

    The points and frogs of Atlas code 55 are cast out of zinc and nickel silver plated, so they cannot be soldered.
    That being said, I have made new points and cut the hinge area out so I could...
  18. But they do have foam between the rows of cars....

    But they do have foam between the rows of cars. It may not be as wide as the Axian are, but it does protect the cars well.
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    I think that Mantua made kits and Tyco was RTR. ...

    I think that Mantua made kits and Tyco was RTR.


    They were one of the pioneers of HO scale and one of the reason HO took a strong hold in the model railroad world. Athearn and Hobbytown also...
  20. Too bad "V-line" isn't around any more. They had...

    Too bad "V-line" isn't around any more. They had some real nice storage boxes.



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    Back in the day, Sears and Roebuck (Sears)...

    Back in the day, Sears and Roebuck (Sears) published a "Christmas Wish Book" and they had Tyco and Bachmann HO train sets among other scales. They also had Aurora Model Motoring that was also HO...
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    There is no scale as far as rail joiner goes. As...

    There is no scale as far as rail joiner goes. As ranulf said, code 70 rail is code 70 rail regardless the scale. Same with code 55 joiners and transition joiners. I used ME code 83 to 55 to join...
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    I used the ME plastic ones and they worked fine.

    I used the ME plastic ones and they worked fine.
  24. Happy Birthday!!

    Happy Birthday!!
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    wishing you a very Happy Birthday

    wishing you a very Happy Birthday
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