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    Yes, you can control multiple trains with it....

    Yes, you can control multiple trains with it. Generally speaking, you can always start one engine, leave it running and switch control over to another, on most DCC systems (that is to say: All DCC...
  2. Thread: The Soo's P-Line

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    And here I thought Moose were a hazard to...

    And here I thought Moose were a hazard to diesels...

    Heiko
  3. Basically, yes. And if you don't have two irons...

    Basically, yes. And if you don't have two irons or hot air, get one with a large(r) tip and place it in the middle of the part to heat up both pads at the same time, lift off the part with the iron,...
  4. If you can't get a "fitting" PCB replacement...

    If you can't get a "fitting" PCB replacement decoder for the loco and you have space for the wired decoder, it's a good plan to keep the light board. On my FEF3, I also soldered a sound decoder to...
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    Oh yeah, logistics companies... I had two DHL...

    Oh yeah, logistics companies... I had two DHL shipments come here on Saturday. DHL for some reason came by twice, first package at 11:54am, second at 12:13pm. I wasn't home, first package is waiting...
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    +1 for Atlas/ME Code 55. Mix and match as needed,...

    +1 for Atlas/ME Code 55. Mix and match as needed, and you can also add in a few special handlaid turnouts (if it's just a few, you don't have to buy the stuff, there are people who offer custom built...
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    Got an eight-pack of those:...

    Got an eight-pack of those: http://archive.atlasrr.com/NFreight/arc-nbx166.htm from a modeling friend. I had good resolutions not to buy anything, but he convinced me with a very good price. And with...
  8. Thread: Going Modular

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    Don't go for hump yard - that's going to look...

    Don't go for hump yard - that's going to look really strange and you will have a pair of cars/loco+car with wrong height couplers that will disconnect there. Sooner or later.

    I see multiple...
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    IMHO it depends on what you want to do with it -...

    IMHO it depends on what you want to do with it - a circle is better for constant speed (and I think the Accutrack II should fit over a reasonable radius curve as well?) but if you want to run in...
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    This probably still belongs into this update...

    This probably still belongs into this update thread: I took car card photos of my passenger and passenger related equipment - my modular club is now expanding operations from freight to passenger,...
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    I did get back to modeling today... we'll see if...

    I did get back to modeling today... we'll see if that was a good idea for my cold and my swollen ear...

    Those modules I was re-laying the track on got some paint on the track (and only on the...
  12. I've got a pair of Trainworx TripleCrown...

    I've got a pair of Trainworx TripleCrown trailers: http://www.train-worx.com/trailers-tripplecrown.htm

    They are 16.4mm wide, roof is 26mm above ground, height of the box (including the taillight...
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    Thanks guys, I keep responding and deleting my...

    Thanks guys, I keep responding and deleting my response cause it's got nothing to do with MRR. Ignore list here we go...

    Heiko
  14. Thread: What guage wire?

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    My guess, from comparing with other wire I have...

    My guess, from comparing with other wire I have at hand, is in the AWG24-AWG26 range.

    HTH,
    Heiko
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    Jigs. Helping people bend the world to their will...

    Jigs. Helping people bend the world to their will since... god knows when:

    http://he-ro.fairuse.org/krempel/2019-08-04_0001.jpg

    (the actual work behind this: CA-ing PCB-ties to the module ends...
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    The worst part: Sometimes they don't properly...

    The worst part: Sometimes they don't properly file all the paperwork, so you have to pay import duties again (at least to Germany). Might have been a glitch when it was introduced, but I'm not ready...
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    I'm not sure about building models, but I stick...

    I'm not sure about building models, but I stick my track feeders to my module undersides with CA - I don't want them just flopping around so they can snag somewhere and rip off the track.

    YMMV,...
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    Modeling a modern bikepath ;) ...

    Modeling a modern bikepath ;)

    http://he-ro.fairuse.org/krempel/2019-08-03_0001.jpg

    As a matter of fact, I didn't expect it to go so well... just soak for an hour, push a chisel to the right...
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    You may have some luck finding a match in the AMP...

    You may have some luck finding a match in the AMP Mate'n'Lock product line, but not without breaking out your calipers and reading datasheets... I don't think there is a real "standard" to them, they...
  20. Along with the SPSF-marked Kodachrome SD70s they...

    Along with the SPSF-marked Kodachrome SD70s they also announced (before any ATSF/BNSF or SP units...), I wouldn't be too surprised if those hoppers were alternate reality models too...

    Heiko
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    Herbie on Rails?

    Herbie on Rails?
  22. Twist and pull is what I remember... Any...

    Twist and pull is what I remember...

    Any reason you didn't go body-mount? That's what I did, didn't need a new tender truck, just cut off coupler from old one and screw a 1015 onto the tender...
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    Damn. There goes my money... reminds me of the...

    Damn. There goes my money... reminds me of the time when I looked for the last remaining Herpa/Concor tank trailers, but these look so much better :D

    Heiko
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    Allen, Yes, exactly. He made them...

    Allen,



    Yes, exactly. He made them specially for me to fit the 1015s/2004s instead of the old 1025s :)



    That's one of Athearn's ethanol tank cars, from the 2011/2012-run I believe.
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    I had one of those in a 100-box of FVM...

    I had one of those in a 100-box of FVM replacement wheelsets... guess it's Monday or Friday every once in a while at just about every factory :)

    Yes, it takes a while to locate the culprit. And...
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