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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, October 11, 2003 11:19 PM
Might as well take this opportunity to showcase my Gnome Garden Railway.
http://www.trainweb.org/gnomegardenrw
Thanks in advance for checking it out.
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, October 11, 2003 11:19 PM
Might as well take this opportunity to showcase my Gnome Garden Railway.
http://www.trainweb.org/gnomegardenrw
Thanks in advance for checking it out.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, September 25, 2003 11:23 AM
The only thing that slows me up on the "Iver" is oscillating cylanders...... I'm not familar with them although I have taken the time to read about them. Why not? Last season I was'nt familiar with any steamers, More homework to do. May end up springing for the upgraded cylanders for "Ruby-Mimi", hmmmm.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, September 25, 2003 11:23 AM
The only thing that slows me up on the "Iver" is oscillating cylanders...... I'm not familar with them although I have taken the time to read about them. Why not? Last season I was'nt familiar with any steamers, More homework to do. May end up springing for the upgraded cylanders for "Ruby-Mimi", hmmmm.
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, September 24, 2003 10:17 AM
Slick, yes I'm looking at those Cheddars myself. High quality stuff.

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, September 24, 2003 10:17 AM
Slick, yes I'm looking at those Cheddars myself. High quality stuff.

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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 21, 2003 6:39 PM
Vettbass, I'll check the two sites you suggest.... I've always liked the "Lion". It is remarkable just how many "mid" priced loco's there are out there. Mid priced to me would be $600.00 - 1,200 US, offered in gas or meths... It does look like the "Ruby" kit makes sense at this point, it would provide me with a real good look at "Mimi's" construction, also I think some upgrades are in order for both of these engines, better burners, Goodall Valves and if I can find a North American supplier , larger cylanders.... lots of potential. BTW, are you or anybody else familar with the Cheddar "Iver"? The "Sampson" also is being considered strongly. Ah yes, the hunt......
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 21, 2003 6:39 PM
Vettbass, I'll check the two sites you suggest.... I've always liked the "Lion". It is remarkable just how many "mid" priced loco's there are out there. Mid priced to me would be $600.00 - 1,200 US, offered in gas or meths... It does look like the "Ruby" kit makes sense at this point, it would provide me with a real good look at "Mimi's" construction, also I think some upgrades are in order for both of these engines, better burners, Goodall Valves and if I can find a North American supplier , larger cylanders.... lots of potential. BTW, are you or anybody else familar with the Cheddar "Iver"? The "Sampson" also is being considered strongly. Ah yes, the hunt......
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 21, 2003 1:07 PM
Yeah Slick, I know the feeling. Since I moved here from HI, we're still looking for the ideal property between Las Vegas (NM) and Santa Fe, a respectable distance off I-25.

I had to pack up what I had in HI and can't put it down again until I get out of rental property. We've got a couple of locs in the fire but will probable not be able to think about a new layout until next year. So....

The C&S loco is sitting in it's glass case, the Deltons are back in the box, the track is still packed, and I'm going to spend the winter kitbashing a Mimi or a Sampson, and if luck holds out, Mama will get me the SR&RL for my b-day so I can have it over the winter to tackle on the table alongside whatever I bash.

I hope to get the modified site up within the next month with leftovers from the HI site and some new stuff.

I'm just following all these great folks here who ar bringing their extensive modeling experience outside that I do not have, getting some great ideas in the process, and trying not to be TOO big of a pain in the *** along the way. The first word after my age profile is 'curmedgeon'. I'm hope I'm not TOO big of one.

BTW, Aster has some less pricey stuff than the C&S (and pricey-ER to be sure), but you can get a good lower end piece for the price of a good Sparkie and it will still go up in $$$ as time goes by. Have you seen this one:

http://www.sidestreetbannerworks.com/railways/Lion/review.html

..or you could check the page of good RTR stuff at:

http://www.wagonandcarriage.co.uk/

There's quite a bit of good RTR stuff for sale here for both Steamers and Sparkers. It's a large site and can take a while to get thru, especially when your mouth starts watering.

Regards,

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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 21, 2003 1:07 PM
Yeah Slick, I know the feeling. Since I moved here from HI, we're still looking for the ideal property between Las Vegas (NM) and Santa Fe, a respectable distance off I-25.

I had to pack up what I had in HI and can't put it down again until I get out of rental property. We've got a couple of locs in the fire but will probable not be able to think about a new layout until next year. So....

The C&S loco is sitting in it's glass case, the Deltons are back in the box, the track is still packed, and I'm going to spend the winter kitbashing a Mimi or a Sampson, and if luck holds out, Mama will get me the SR&RL for my b-day so I can have it over the winter to tackle on the table alongside whatever I bash.

I hope to get the modified site up within the next month with leftovers from the HI site and some new stuff.

I'm just following all these great folks here who ar bringing their extensive modeling experience outside that I do not have, getting some great ideas in the process, and trying not to be TOO big of a pain in the *** along the way. The first word after my age profile is 'curmedgeon'. I'm hope I'm not TOO big of one.

BTW, Aster has some less pricey stuff than the C&S (and pricey-ER to be sure), but you can get a good lower end piece for the price of a good Sparkie and it will still go up in $$$ as time goes by. Have you seen this one:

http://www.sidestreetbannerworks.com/railways/Lion/review.html

..or you could check the page of good RTR stuff at:

http://www.wagonandcarriage.co.uk/

There's quite a bit of good RTR stuff for sale here for both Steamers and Sparkers. It's a large site and can take a while to get thru, especially when your mouth starts watering.

Regards,

LDH
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, September 20, 2003 6:49 PM
Except for a brief visit to an Open House in Ringoe's New Jersey last year, all of my contact with the "outside world" of Garden railroading has been via magazine or on the Web..... Job and family constrants dictate this situation, in the mean time fellows like yourselves and all of the others who share their Garden Railways are my source of inspiration...... Thanks so much! For others in my sort of situation, hang in there, change is the only constant..... Enough for now, I've got to continue the lonely, hermit type activity of "Choosing The Next Steam Engine." What a Bummer........
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, September 20, 2003 6:49 PM
Except for a brief visit to an Open House in Ringoe's New Jersey last year, all of my contact with the "outside world" of Garden railroading has been via magazine or on the Web..... Job and family constrants dictate this situation, in the mean time fellows like yourselves and all of the others who share their Garden Railways are my source of inspiration...... Thanks so much! For others in my sort of situation, hang in there, change is the only constant..... Enough for now, I've got to continue the lonely, hermit type activity of "Choosing The Next Steam Engine." What a Bummer........
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, September 20, 2003 1:34 AM
Nice looking work friend. The models AND the site. I am partucularly intrigued by your trestles and bridges.

I'm in the process of re-putting up the site I had 3 years ago when I lived in Hawaii but have had to revamp a few details on since I'm now in NM.

Would love to trade links with you when I'm done.

Regards,

LDH
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Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, September 20, 2003 1:34 AM
Nice looking work friend. The models AND the site. I am partucularly intrigued by your trestles and bridges.

I'm in the process of re-putting up the site I had 3 years ago when I lived in Hawaii but have had to revamp a few details on since I'm now in NM.

Would love to trade links with you when I'm done.

Regards,

LDH
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SHARING GARDEN RAILROADING VIA WESITE.
Posted by Anonymous on Friday, September 19, 2003 2:02 PM
I HAVE BEEN A MODEL RAILROADER FOR 20 PLUS YEARS AND HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED SHARING MY LAYOUT AND IDEAS WITH OTHERS. I HAVE RECENTLY STARTED A GARDEN RAILROAD THIS PAST JAN. I THEN STARTED ONE OF THOSE FREE WEBSITES TO SHARE MY PROGRESS. MY PROGRESS HAS OVERTAKEN THE BOUNDRIES OF THE FREE WEB PAGES. I ALSO RECEIVED A LOT OF EMAIL COMPLIEMENTS ON THE WORK THUSFAR. I CONTINUE TO HAVE STEADY PROGRESS OF MY RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION. I HAVE GOTTEN MOST OF MY IDEAS FROM OTHER GARDEN RAILROAD WEBSITES, WHICH HAS HELPED ME ADJUST FROM INDOOR N SCALE TO OUTDOOR LARGE SCALE. I HAVE PURCHASED A NEW WEBSITE WITH NO POP UPS TO CONTINUE TO SHARE MY PROGRESS WITH OTHER MODELERS, LIKE THEY HAVE DONE FOR ME.
http://www.rockcreeksouthern.com
THANK YOU
RICHARD SEGAL
ROCK CREEK AND SOUTHERN GARDEN RAILROAD
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SHARING GARDEN RAILROADING VIA WESITE.
Posted by Anonymous on Friday, September 19, 2003 2:02 PM
I HAVE BEEN A MODEL RAILROADER FOR 20 PLUS YEARS AND HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED SHARING MY LAYOUT AND IDEAS WITH OTHERS. I HAVE RECENTLY STARTED A GARDEN RAILROAD THIS PAST JAN. I THEN STARTED ONE OF THOSE FREE WEBSITES TO SHARE MY PROGRESS. MY PROGRESS HAS OVERTAKEN THE BOUNDRIES OF THE FREE WEB PAGES. I ALSO RECEIVED A LOT OF EMAIL COMPLIEMENTS ON THE WORK THUSFAR. I CONTINUE TO HAVE STEADY PROGRESS OF MY RAILROAD CONSTRUCTION. I HAVE GOTTEN MOST OF MY IDEAS FROM OTHER GARDEN RAILROAD WEBSITES, WHICH HAS HELPED ME ADJUST FROM INDOOR N SCALE TO OUTDOOR LARGE SCALE. I HAVE PURCHASED A NEW WEBSITE WITH NO POP UPS TO CONTINUE TO SHARE MY PROGRESS WITH OTHER MODELERS, LIKE THEY HAVE DONE FOR ME.
http://www.rockcreeksouthern.com
THANK YOU
RICHARD SEGAL
ROCK CREEK AND SOUTHERN GARDEN RAILROAD

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