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    Make sure you don't bend the board and crack it...

    Make sure you don't bend the board and crack it when you screw it down on the foam. I'd just cut some small pieces of wood, drill them, and use them as spacers.
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    Wonder what engine it sounds like on a Harley.

    Wonder what engine it sounds like on a Harley.
  3. Check the size of the picture that you want to...

    Check the size of the picture that you want to post; they have to be less than 1MB to post on nscale.net. I regularly open a copy of mine in Paint and reduce the size using Paint's Resize menu in...
  4. Two bus wires, but yes. Not sure I understand...

    Two bus wires, but yes. Not sure I understand specifically what the worry is. DCC supplies AC to the track but the wiring is no different from a DC layout wired for a single train. With DCC you...
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    Just curious: would the containers come out nicer...

    Just curious: would the containers come out nicer if they were printed end up? It would make the layer striations run parallel to the ribs instead of across them.
  6. Wouldn't you need two throttles to do that?

    Wouldn't you need two throttles to do that?
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    Just some questions... What's the story behind...

    Just some questions...

    What's the story behind the name 14425?

    Amtrak pulls out of staging, stops at town and city, then how do you get it back to staging - long backup move?

    Looking at...
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    That settles it, I'm going with aluminum. That...

    That settles it, I'm going with aluminum. That means I need to make the entire insides shine, with a little coal dust left on the bottoms of the tubs and some silver on the top edges where the...
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    The more I look the murkier it gets. Is there...

    The more I look the murkier it gets.
    Is there a way to find out if these specific cars are aluminum, stainless, or steel?

    Bottom discharge cars have very specific patterns, shiniest (or rusted...
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    Not that we never model a model, but according to...

    Not that we never model a model, but according to the description the ring is specific to BN PRB cars and I've got CSX cars.
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    Thanks, good suggestion and message sent to...

    Thanks, good suggestion and message sent to DJSTRAINS. In the meantime I found this interesting info that at least applies to BNSF cars: http://theweatheringshop.com/kevinbethgon.html Since CSX's...
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    Excellent site but same issue - most searches...

    Excellent site but same issue - most searches return > 10k hits and they are 99.999% eye level shots centered on the engine. Closest so far: https://www.railpictures.net/photo/423816/

    I'm...
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    Inside a bathtub gon?

    I want to weather some of these bathtub coal gons: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/c-shops-scale-csx-johnstown-1807455601

    For some reason I'm coming up dry searching for photos that will...
  14. When we bought our house we had a similar...

    When we bought our house we had a similar situation, 4th bedroom but in the basement. The closet was added as an afterthought by the previous owner which made removal easy, no drywall work. Ymmv. ...
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    Can you tell us about your givens and druthers? ...

    Can you tell us about your givens and druthers? I'm guessing it will be scenery oriented. And where does the helix go?

    Only suggestion is if the duckunder is movable then reduce it to a single...
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    FYI as my four foot GE50K T8 bulbs fail I have...

    FYI as my four foot GE50K T8 bulbs fail I have been replacing them with drop-in LED bulbs from various stores including Costco, Home Depot and Menards. The ones I buy are "universal" instead of...
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    Beautiful layout. I'd love to model something...

    Beautiful layout. I'd love to model something scenic like the New River Gorge, to scale with no foreshortening. But honestly if I had miles of track to ballast then I'd never get past that stage of...
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    You just need something that won't bend on you on...

    You just need something that won't bend on you on the push stroke and a tube that you can ballast over.
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    The details on the outside of the shed building...

    The details on the outside of the shed building really make the scene look real. I've got to do that to some of my buildings. Nice job!
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    There is a pattern where all the distributors...

    There is a pattern where all the distributors seem to run out of something at the same time, like flex track or turnouts.

    Possible scenario: company orders stock from a factory in China. Volume...
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    Painted this mine truck that I got on ebay....

    Painted this mine truck that I got on ebay....
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    You have room on the yard lead for a runaround...

    You have room on the yard lead for a runaround track. Say you have two locos on one of the sanding stubs and you want to pull the one on the stub end out. You could pull them back to a runaround on...
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    I assume you can turn an engine on the loop. Add...

    I assume you can turn an engine on the loop. Add a runaround?
  24. Nice video. The yellow ties - are they...

    Nice video. The yellow ties - are they nationwide or are they a CSX thing?
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    If it helps here is a pic of a granite quarry in...

    If it helps here is a pic of a granite quarry in Mt Airy NC. The stone is monochromatic.
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