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  1. If you want to (literally) spotlight a model

    ... like I did with my brand new (from Jeff at the Milwaukee Road Paint Shop) much-lusted-for 'Little Joe' EP-4 ... here's a nice, cheap and easy way to do it.

    I wanted something to stand out, and...
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    Sticky: Fault?!?! No fault here!!! If that was what...

    Fault?!?! No fault here!!! If that was what allowed my Little Joe to fill a gap, I am in your debt, intermodalman :thumbs-up:

    Dave
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    Sticky: Yes! Little Joe!

    Thankfully Jeff King had an opportunity to move me up in the queue so ...

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    (my crummy camera photo first, Jeff's good photo second)

    Woo hoo!
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    How did this change from a topic about eBay and...

    How did this change from a topic about eBay and become a p-and-m about overseas shipping costs?!? Sorry, but you think flying (is boat an option?!?) across the Atlantic should cost the same as...
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    73 here. Use reading glasses when working on the...

    73 here. Use reading glasses when working on the trains, otherwise post-cataract surgery vision is great. Just installed a couple of those wee gooseneck lights on a RR station I am building so that's...
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    Pinstriping? Not by me, for sure - I guess my...

    Pinstriping? Not by me, for sure - I guess my oyster is shucked. :eek:

    Your other ideas sound really good, though. Thanks!

    But I'd rather a manufacturer stepped up.

    Dave
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    Southern PS-4

    OK I am going to come right out here and say, if there is a true-to-prototype model made in N scale, whatever the cost, I am all in.

    Ever since seeing the original at the Smithsonian many MANY...
  8. Here are all of them:...

    Here are all of them:
    http://www.nscalesupply.com/BLI/BLI-Mikado.html
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    Sticky: I'll get the ball (re)rolling - and you can see...

    I'll get the ball (re)rolling - and you can see where my username comes from :)
  10. Just received one of these: 104150 And some...

    Just received one of these:
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    And some more Kato track and bumpers, to set up another track to include these that I have had for years:
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    The new 'flask' and...
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    Hmmm ... my local Ace Hardware store has a gizmo...

    Hmmm ... my local Ace Hardware store has a gizmo that you show it a sample of paint and it will mix up that exact color house paint, is there no such thing for model paints?

    And, not to hijack...
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    btw the set came in Con-Cor 'wood-grain' box with...

    btw the set came in Con-Cor 'wood-grain' box with some interesting literature:
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    Very nice! The double-heading is particularly...

    Very nice! The double-heading is particularly nice.

    Dave
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    Right on! I have 94 C&O coal hoppers, each with a...

    Right on! I have 94 C&O coal hoppers, each with a unique number. Whether or not they can be seen, each has a different road number.
    Dave
  15. The final car for my businessman's local

    The final car for my businessman's local
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    Does the interior include the Uniscope instrument...

    Does the interior include the Uniscope instrument pod?

    Thanks,
    Dave
  17. Thread: Bachmann E-1

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    Oh my. I resisted buying one last time because I...

    Oh my. I resisted buying one last time because I had too many B&O locomotives. Maybe this time I can convince myself to replace my ancient ConCor/RivaRossi 2-8-8-0 (which I suspect is not really an...
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    Sticky: On the outside track, yes, thanks. Love that...

    On the outside track, yes, thanks. Love that SkyTop and SuperDome :) and a LifeLike Erie-built heads it up.

    The inside track is the newest addition, a Model Power 4-4-0 and MicroTrains...
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    Sticky: And I just added another Milwaukee Road train by...

    And I just added another Milwaukee Road train by the depot - and this Arnold "500 Years of America" set is one I bet not many have seen:
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    Sticky: I forgot to mention that I also like Circus...

    I forgot to mention that I also like Circus trains and Armed Forces trains - I have a bunch of them, some shown here:
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    Sticky: A few more are in process, but that pretty much...

    A few more are in process, but that pretty much covers it. As you can see, I am more of a collector than an operator (although I can run 2 trains at a time in the coffee table layout). I guess we...
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    Sticky: and during the holidays (Halloween is my wife's...

    and during the holidays (Halloween is my wife's favorite):
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    Sticky: OK here's a few more:

    OK here's a few more:
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    Sticky: and yet still more:

    and yet still more:
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    Sticky: and here are some more:

    and here are some more:
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