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  1. Yes, they should work ok Adam.

    Yes, they should work ok Adam.
  2. Thread: ok steamers

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    If it's to haul those Bachmann old time coaches...

    If it's to haul those Bachmann old time coaches then something like the Model Power 4-4-0 or 2-6-0 or Athearn 2-6-0 would be ideal and has my vote!
  3. Thread: ok steamers

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    Really?? or are you confused with the 2-8-2??...

    Really?? or are you confused with the 2-8-2?? wombats are known for the ccasional confusion lol:p
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    @ ranulf, It's a local product, printed on a...

    @ ranulf, It's a local product, printed on a heavy paper. ...
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    SteamPower4ever That's some great shots of...

    SteamPower4ever
    That's some great shots of German and US trains!!
    The real railroads have rules about empty cars at the front of a train and how they're marshalled, guess you found out why......
  6. Perhaps make 2 seperate streets. One has the...

    Perhaps make 2 seperate streets. One has the fronts facing the viewer, the second has the rear -more of a back alley- for something different. That way you make use of the entire building and get 2...
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    They've moved headquarters back to the UK. They...

    They've moved headquarters back to the UK.
    They have dealers here in Australia, hobby shops that mostly order stuff in as needed with the wait for shipping from the UK.
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    Some form of detection. It depends on how close...

    Some form of detection. It depends on how close to the real thing you want, the closer you get the more complex and expensive it becomes. You not only have to detect locomotives but rollingstock as...
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    All of the above and i use a dab of Vasiline on...

    All of the above and i use a dab of Vasiline on the knife blade to stick the springs in. But yes, they're aggrivating little things.....
  10. Very true but it's the small things (N scale...

    Very true but it's the small things (N scale mostly) that can lift you out of the doldrums.
    Good on you mate!
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    Wow!! Great photos on a great layout!! Love that...

    Wow!! Great photos on a great layout!! Love that Baldwin transfer unit, also actually using spacer cars on the coal trestle, well done:clap:

    I just started drawing up a plan to scratchbuild a...
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    Nice one sid !! and you run your switcher at...

    Nice one sid !! and you run your switcher at proper switching speeds.
    The coaches are nice cars too, would make a good excursion train, especially with the caboose on the end...
  13. Happy birthday mate!!

    Happy birthday mate!!
  14. I just got sandstone printed sheets for a...

    I just got sandstone printed sheets for a structure project I'm about to start. Also a pack of 10 mini servo motors for future use....photos to follow

    *Edit...photos followed
    ...
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    Not so much toothpicks as kebab skewers. Longer...

    Not so much toothpicks as kebab skewers. Longer than toothpicks and tapered to a point, I used them on my old 'Inglenook' yard and before that on my HO logging line. You just need a light touch and...
  16. The only thing wrong with that NW2 is it has...

    The only thing wrong with that NW2 is it has 'radio equipped' on the left end of the hood. you should change it to 'DCC equipped' :lol:
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    I thought they originally had a good...

    I thought they originally had a good name/product. Granted not so any more but I wonder if their fortunes and reputation are suffering after the Chinese factory/production plant shutdown episode?...
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    Yes!! Some folks might shudder, but I like the...

    Yes!! Some folks might shudder, but I like the feel of a Digitrax throttle, not knocking other brands, but it's what I'm used to. I'f it's 'old' then so be it. It won't belong before manufacturers...
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    True if you want to look beyond the USA

    True if you want to look beyond the USA
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    Tony, the Japanese rail system -except for the...

    Tony, the Japanese rail system -except for the bullet train- is 3'6" gauge, the same as Queensland, parts of South Australia (Pichi Richi railway), New Zealand, South Africa and many other African...
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    I started out in 1995 with a Digitrax Challenger...

    I started out in 1995 with a Digitrax Challenger set, progressed to a Zephyr and intend going to it's new version in the next few months. That's as complicated as I intend to get. I don't have or...
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    Have a look for possible replacements on this...

    Have a look for possible replacements on this site...
    https://tramfabriek.nl
  23. And so much harder to see!! A lot of the small...

    And so much harder to see!! A lot of the small detail on locomotives is like that too....
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    I've had good success with Bachmann NW-2 locos....

    I've had good success with Bachmann NW-2 locos. As much as Bachmann is a mixed bag with a lot of things, the NW2 seems to be pretty good.
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    I actually have and have used the 9" template,...

    I actually have and have used the 9" template, being not very 'mainline' in my plan, it suits me. I used it the same as African Pirate said.
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