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1  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: Trainworld on: January 29, 2021, 06:16:12 PM
TrainWorld tends to offer discounts every few weeks and sometimes free shipping on orders over $100 so I usually save up my purchases from them.
2  Discussion Boards / Plasticville U.S.A. / Re: can I use ho scale plasticville buildings with 1/64 scale diecast cars on: October 17, 2020, 12:17:32 PM
On My layout I use Matchbox Semi Trailers, Garbage trucks, cement mixers and other assorted Trucks or construction equiptment but not the cars they are just too big.  Some of the Hess Mini trucks work as well.

3  Discussion Boards / Plasticville U.S.A. / Re: can I use ho scale plasticville buildings with 1/64 scale diecast cars on: September 21, 2020, 03:09:15 PM
It depends I use 1/64 scale Semi Trucks on my layout but the cars are way too big.
4  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: Modular Club meet Ups - What's Appropriate? on: August 16, 2020, 01:18:16 PM
At the club in question, before my time  they ripped out all the steam facilities and basically told the steam guys their engines werenít welcome any more.

Itís just as well.  One guy seemed to be the dictator there.  Maybe all clubs have one.

That was one of the reasons I didnít join a local club and tye club I would like to join you s not feasible until I retire.Ē
5  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Jonathan's Layout #3 on: April 17, 2020, 10:19:03 AM
Might just be the angle but that last car looks like the right headlight is out.  Donít want a ticket now  Smiley
6  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / RDC on: April 13, 2020, 10:40:44 AM
Has Bachmann ever made RDCís?
7  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Jonathan's Layout #3 on: April 05, 2020, 09:55:43 AM
I thought the 4 door version of the Galaxy was the Custom 500 which my parents and later my older brother owed for years.
8  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: 4-4-0 Confederate train problem on: February 25, 2020, 08:43:39 AM
Doesn't that point to a need for more weight also?
9  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: curved feeder on: February 05, 2020, 08:52:56 AM
I would go with another brand of turnouts such as Atlas.  You might have to use cork roadbed underneath as a shim.  You can use caboose industry ground throws for levers.
10  Discussion Boards / HO / Poultry cars on: January 26, 2020, 07:46:25 PM
When will these new cars be at dealers?
11  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Life-Like Power-Loc Track on: December 27, 2019, 12:21:53 PM
My bad if the adapter track is hollow then no you donít have to remove the tab.  You would if you were connecting ez track to say flex track.

I ike your staple idea.
12  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: Life-Like Power-Loc Track on: December 27, 2019, 08:45:39 AM
Len,

Yes as I recall you have to remove the plastic tab from the EZ track and join the transition piece with regular rail joiners.  It would also work with conventional track though you woul need roadbed underneath.
13  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: Donít buy me a train. Please. on: December 22, 2019, 06:11:19 PM
I have had similar issues with people giving me inappropriate train gifts so now I just order and let them wrap.  Or let them order something such as a sweat shirt that wonít be on the layout.
14  Discussion Boards / HO / Re: 0-6-0 wonít smoke? on: December 11, 2019, 08:27:34 AM
Depending on the model you may not have to remove the smoke unit there is an on/off switch in the cab.
15  Discussion Boards / General Discussion / Re: Wake up Maggie I think I got trains to show to you. on: November 13, 2019, 07:52:14 PM
He had an article in Model Railroader a few years back showcasing some of his work (and work ethic).
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I know I was thinking of bringing my copy to one of his concerts and waving it to try and get it autographed.
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