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    That thought crossed my mind too. That is...

    That thought crossed my mind too. That is definitely a good poka-yoke.
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    Junior Railroad Engineer Controller

    Hey Gang,

    We are running NCE with the USB Interface to JMRI for our club's modular railroad using phones and tablets as throttles.

    At shows, I really enjoy letting the kids, mainly the few well...
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    I plan on getting a different cabinet for it....

    I plan on getting a different cabinet for it. That was one that I had paint stored in. I ended up finding a coiled cable to replace the chord that goes from the NCE USB Interface to the layout. It...
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    I haven't really had much hobby time lately, come...

    I haven't really had much hobby time lately, come to think of it, I haven't much sleep lately either.... the reason? We welcomed our first little bundle of joy into the world on June 14th!
    We...
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    A great time was had by all last Sunday. The...

    A great time was had by all last Sunday. The modules performed very well with all of the trains that we ran on it. Even the yard performed better then expected. The Roundhouse module was a hit with...
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    Allen H. Yeah, yesterday when I was down...

    Allen H.



    Yeah, yesterday when I was down there I immediately ripped all of that nonsense up. I got a little carried away there. Not one of my proudest moments....:rolleyes:

    Always great...
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    Worked on getting the yard module cleaned off...

    Worked on getting the yard module cleaned off last night. It had become a work bench/ catchall.

    I cut some pieces of Unitrack to fit the Return module, so now I can glue everything down. The new...
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    As promised, ugly temporary TT control panel. ...

    As promised, ugly temporary TT control panel.

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  9. dave68124 Don't tempt me >:-} :lol:

    dave68124

    Don't tempt me >:-}

    :lol:
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    I bought some cork to lay on top of the foam base...

    I bought some cork to lay on top of the foam base for in between track sections. This may take some time to cut pieces to closely fit.

    The Roundhouse area is already sitting on top of cork, so I...
  11. Maybe you meant "RUN" not "RUIN" your several...

    Maybe you meant "RUN" not "RUIN" your several hundred dollar investment.....?

    Ran Bachmann EZ track for years when I was first starting out. Didn't have any issues besides from the switches giving...
  12. Can't say that I have but, I am sure that with...

    Can't say that I have but, I am sure that with some work you could get a smooth transition.
    Other then their switches being unreliable for me, the sectional track was fine. Right out of the box the...
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    What do you cover the cork with then?

    What do you cover the cork with then?
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    el Gato Gordo Do you have a recommended way to...

    el Gato Gordo

    Do you have a recommended way to have the ties sunk into the ground? Plaster of Paris was able to achieve this look for me without buying a truckload of ballast.
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    When I read the title to this thread, I for some...

    When I read the title to this thread, I for some reason instantly thought Allen H. was switching scales.

    I was relieved to find this post was about a neat history tidbit instead! :slap-head:
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    I've been having fun running trains lately....

    I've been having fun running trains lately. Tonight a Chessie work train was on the outside loop, while the inside loop was shared between a B&O coal drag and a Chessie system passenger train.

    I...
  17. 103452 I didn't find much at the Ohio N scale...

    103452

    I didn't find much at the Ohio N scale Weekend, but I did manage to find some reasonably priced DCC ready Chessie and C&O engines.

    I had a decoder laying around for the he SD-9, but the...
  18. So who here likes Trains?! I do!:)

    So who here likes Trains?!


    I do!:)
  19. We use KATO for our modified BendTrack module's...

    We use KATO for our modified BendTrack module's mainlines. The expandable tracks sections are great for bridging the modular divides!

    We wanted our modules to be bale to be set up quick and to...
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    From what I've read it is also harder on the...

    From what I've read it is also harder on the rails/ track.
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    I agree that it is just wishful thinking....

    I agree that it is just wishful thinking. Unfortunately I doubt that I'll ever get to see it in action.

    I'll just have to wait a little longer to see Western Maryland Scenic Railroad's 1309 in...
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    I'm not sure of UP's plan on traveling with her,...

    I'm not sure of UP's plan on traveling with her, but I hope that they parade her around the country so that everyone can see her in action.
  23. Happy Day of Birth!:drunk:

    Happy Day of Birth!:drunk:
  24. Nskale 'Tis a good question indeed. The...

    Nskale

    'Tis a good question indeed. The likelihood is strong.

    Before I answer, may I ask what improvements/parts did you put onto your printer? From my research, I am reading of a number of...
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    Car count is up to 18. Two more cars (in the...

    Car count is up to 18. Two more cars (in the works) and I'll have the full length of the consist for the Chessie Steam Special!

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    It is hard getting this in one picture!
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