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    Another month another purchase:



    THIS will be my last buy for my layout, but had to have at least a Fire Station, and a Volunteer one at that Now all I need is people to be volunteers and something for them to drive - don't like where that is going considering I am way over my self allotted budget already
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    Quote Originally Posted by wombat457 View Post
    Another month another purchase:

    https://i.imgur.com/930BgeB.jpg

    THIS will be my last buy for my layout, but had to have at least a Fire Station, and a Volunteer one at that Now all I need is people to be volunteers and something for them to drive - don't like where that is going considering I am way over my self allotted budget already
    I wouldn't worry to much about people right now. They're all sheltering at home
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    @Gary Rowan

    Good point - I have some relief then !
    Cheers Tony

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    Oh another one from AMB , never seen this one.
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    @Janbouli

    Yeah another AMB but it was the closest I could find for the era of my Town. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this AMB is one of their better/newer ones. Most of the others I looked at were too modern.
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    @wombat457 I think it looks perfect for your town. Nice and small and oldie goldie, just what was needed
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    @tomcook

    Thank you and all I have to do now is find a spot for it I think I need a bigger layout
    Cheers Tony

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    It's a great little kit Wombat. My favorite from AMB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wombat457 View Post
    Thank you and all I have to do now is find a spot for it I think I need a bigger layout
    We always need a bigger layout , isn't that a famous phrase , or was that "we need a bigger boat".
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    Bigger layout, did this not start out as a test/interim build. In truth Tony, I think there are many who would love to have what you created (myself included). Cheers
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    First of three orders from different sources. This was purchased by ordering through my local hobby shop. Two items (Blair Line one car garage and some evergreen plastic rod) were on back order. The Blair Line Section House tool shed I plan on using as a one car garage for Red's Store. The Micro Engineering Garage will be for one of the other houses in the neighborhood I am building. That was a bit of a surprise as I ordered it after seeing the photo in Walther's catalog but didn't read the description. I was expecting another laser cut wood kit, then I turned it over. It's photo etched brass! That should be interesting. Glosscote is for some decaling on some motive power. Plastic rod was for the flat car load I am working on. I guess I should say "was" working on all these projects as I put everything away while I re-think and redesign my layout. These three projects, the neighborhood, the locomotive repaint and the flat car load I plan on finishing eventually.
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    No photos because the items are already scattered throughout the workshop, but since April 1 I've had orders come in from Hobby Lobby, N Scale Supply, and Walthers already. I'm waiting on items from Atlas and eBay. And I may also put in an order with Wig-Wag-Trains before May is over. But, most importantly, stuff is getting done, and I'm saving a ton of money not traveling these few months.

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    Steel Blocks from Shars arrived this afternoon:

    Cheers Tony

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    I finally found someone to do the mudding and taping of the new train room. He started last week, working nights and expects to finish this coming Friday night. Not much left to do.



    Then comes painting - a coat of primer on the walls and ceilings, then light blue all around. And then! And then!!!!!
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    I have the MTL Southern Pacific tank car Runner Pack and an Oriental Limited Southern Pacific 2-8-0 coming from my favorite pusher. I am also working on some one of a kind models.....you will know them when you see them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by el Gato Gordo View Post
    And then! And then!!!!!
    Trains trains trains, bring 'em on



    Quote Originally Posted by Bremner View Post
    I am also working on some one of a kind models.....you will know them when you see them.
    Now that's just cruel not showing us, so I politely request a build thread ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcook View Post
    Now that's just cruel not showing us, so I politely request a build thread ?
    Can't just yet, no supplies for the build....but expect a Class One car that is 36mm long in N.....
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    Just a few items I picked up. This is actually two orders, one from M.B. Klein/Model Train Stuff and one from English's/ Toy Train Heaven. I ordered both within minutes of each other and they arrived here on the same day. I really thought I would be waiting a while for the order from Toy train Heaven after reading their Covid statement on their web page. It makes it sound like they won't be shipping until the all clear is given.
    We have some creosote tie stain, some "used" ties. a couple of castings of an acetylene cart, some microbrushes (they are useful for many things) and couple of Rix Picks uncoupling tools. I already have a couple of the Rix Picks and just want to be able to leave them at different parts of the layout. The Piper Cub model is just something different to build, plus I know several people that worked at the Piper factory in Lock Haven, PA. No place to put it on the layout unless I suspend it from the ceiling. Now back to track planning.
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    That Piper is cool!
    Cheers!
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