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    What the flock? Oh, right...
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    Not train related, except that it blew the rest of my train budget for 2019 (except for pre-orders, of course). Yesterday I bought this:

    2019-04-09 13.26.01.jpg

    She is a 5 year old Peruvian Paso mare. She is a gaited breed, which means she doesn't trot, resulting in a ride with no bounce, regardless of speed. Spent more on her than I have on trains in the past 3 or 4 years.

    Life is short, enjoy it while you can!
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    Can you put a decoder in that thing? Congrats and life is indeed short so enjoy every moment of it!!!!!

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    She is beautiful. What is her name?

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    Her name is "Magenta." I will be trail riding with my wife (and her Paso Fino, Alas del Viento) in the Colorado mountain country. It is a tough life, but somebody has to live it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    She is a 5 year old Peruvian Paso mare. She is a gaited breed, which means she doesn't trot, resulting in a ride with no bounce, regardless of speed. Spent more on her than I have on trains in the past 3 or 4 years.
    Ah, a horse, which as I learned from firsthand experience as the father of a teen-aged horse lover/owner, is a beautiful four-legged beast that converts $50 and $100 bills into manure with surprising rapidity. ...

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    My wife won a Paso Fino in a raffle when she was 12. Who knew you could raffle off 35 years of responsibility.
    WAAAAGH!! Wait, wrong hobby. TRAAAAAAIIIINNN!!

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    What a LUCKY 12 year old!
    Cheers!
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    Moose no have horse ... Moose have wood...

    1 - Bought Some Wood 20190410_151431.jpg
    ~ Moose (Co-founder of the Mt. Tahoma & Pacific Railroad, located some where in the Pacific Northwest)

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    Moose,
    Homer describes what can be done with a wooden horse,

    Doug

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    Quote Originally Posted by SluderD View Post
    Moose,
    Homer describes what can be done with a wooden horse,

    Doug
    Moose did not know Homer Simpson was so knowledgeable -- Oh, THAT Homer. Never mind...
    ~ Moose (Co-founder of the Mt. Tahoma & Pacific Railroad, located some where in the Pacific Northwest)

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    You're referring to Homer's third and lesser known poetic work "Oddity," correct? Even less known is his "Iliac," about a bunch of Hellenistic hipsters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Schmidt View Post
    You're referring to Homer's lesser known work "Oddity," correct?
    Doh!
    ~ Moose (Co-founder of the Mt. Tahoma & Pacific Railroad, located some where in the Pacific Northwest)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moose2013 View Post
    Moose have wood...
    Braggart!

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    I bought some woodchip cars fro BLW and a covered hopper. They are all Design Innovations
    They will work nicely servicing my Walthers Paper Mill.
    Sexiest fat man alive.

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    This is part 1. Part 2 to come soon.

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    Stuff has been trickling into the inventory for the past couple of weeks - mostly by mail, by also at an exhibition where I picked up some paints, masking tape and a cheap set of tools. The cutter is probably crap, but still better than the one I have. Why do I always get cheap when buying cutters?




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    The seller added a couple of cars for free ... a VW 411 and an Audi 100.






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    A Breuer tractor. Unpowered, put very purdy.
    There's a closed version (also unpowered) too that I have ordered along with a track spacing gauge for the rail anchors. Both types of Breuer tractors have been used here in Denmark, and some are still around. I have been driving a license built version of the closed one at the railway museum when I was a voluteer.




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    The Harz railways are a day's drive from home, but I've never been there.
    They have multiple steam trains operating daily all year.
    Guess where I'm going on my summer holiday ...



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    @SimRacin14, oh, Monon! I really like the Monon, another of those great vest-pocket Class 1s, like the SP&S and the Clinchfield.

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    That's quite a haul SimRacin! That cutter looks like someone was trying to copy a Xuron.

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    The Harzberge are some beautiful country, @SteamPower4ever! I had an Audi 100LS back in 1976-77. Great car to drive, but many mechanical problems and the dealer seemed to have a $500 rubber stamp every time I brought it in.
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