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HO house scratch
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 9:27 AM
looking for plans on the net or other people's buildings/houses to make for my HO set up. I'm new to train modeling.

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HO house scratch
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 9:27 AM
looking for plans on the net or other people's buildings/houses to make for my HO set up. I'm new to train modeling.

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Posted by dknelson on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:16 AM
The internet has lots of stuff but do not limit yourself to model train websites. Historic structures, home builder websites sometimes have useful drawings
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Posted by dknelson on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:16 AM
The internet has lots of stuff but do not limit yourself to model train websites. Historic structures, home builder websites sometimes have useful drawings
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:42 AM
thanks dave will have a look
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:42 AM
thanks dave will have a look
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Posted by Sperandeo on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:50 AM
Hello "lordbullfrog,"

Try the Model Train Magazine Index on this Web site. Scroll up to the top of the page and click on "Index of Magazines." I tried a keyword search on "house" and came up with several pages of entries.

Of course, this is just an index. Once you know what drawings you're looking for you still need to get the magazine issue or a copy of the drawings. For MODEL RAILROADER drawings, you can order copies from out-of-print issues from customerservice@kalmbach.com. For magazines of other publishers you'll have to contact those companies. Or, if you belong to the National Model Railroad Association, you may be able to obtain copies from the NMRA library.

Good luck,

Andy

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Posted by Sperandeo on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:50 AM
Hello "lordbullfrog,"

Try the Model Train Magazine Index on this Web site. Scroll up to the top of the page and click on "Index of Magazines." I tried a keyword search on "house" and came up with several pages of entries.

Of course, this is just an index. Once you know what drawings you're looking for you still need to get the magazine issue or a copy of the drawings. For MODEL RAILROADER drawings, you can order copies from out-of-print issues from customerservice@kalmbach.com. For magazines of other publishers you'll have to contact those companies. Or, if you belong to the National Model Railroad Association, you may be able to obtain copies from the NMRA library.

Good luck,

Andy

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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:50 AM
Buy old MR's and RMC's (especially from the 70's and early 80's), they usually had at least one set of drawings and/or article about scratchbuilding and kitbashing buildings, anything from houses to coaling towers.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 10, 2003 8:50 AM
Buy old MR's and RMC's (especially from the 70's and early 80's), they usually had at least one set of drawings and/or article about scratchbuilding and kitbashing buildings, anything from houses to coaling towers.
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 10:05 AM
thanks guys for the input.

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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 10:05 AM
thanks guys for the input.

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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, July 20, 2003 8:41 PM
First time on. Looking over this topic to gain knowledge. Have not begun any specific layout. Just gathering information in preparing my hobby when I retire in four years. Old time American Flyer guy. Don't have any of the AF equipment any more. Thanks for letting me view your conversations.
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, July 20, 2003 8:41 PM
First time on. Looking over this topic to gain knowledge. Have not begun any specific layout. Just gathering information in preparing my hobby when I retire in four years. Old time American Flyer guy. Don't have any of the AF equipment any more. Thanks for letting me view your conversations.
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 23, 2003 8:13 PM
Try these two sites. The "Hotbox" has lots of articles:

http://www.nmra.org/beginner/structurewithwood.htm
or
http://data.detnews.com/hotbox/hotboxstory/details.hbs?myrec=156
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 23, 2003 8:13 PM
Try these two sites. The "Hotbox" has lots of articles:

http://www.nmra.org/beginner/structurewithwood.htm
or
http://data.detnews.com/hotbox/hotboxstory/details.hbs?myrec=156
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 24, 2003 4:16 PM
I have found some places on the net with house and buildings plans that are helping me making up new scratch buildings.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 24, 2003 4:16 PM
I have found some places on the net with house and buildings plans that are helping me making up new scratch buildings.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 24, 2003 4:18 PM
and i have found ljealexander sites great refs to use
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 24, 2003 4:18 PM
and i have found ljealexander sites great refs to use

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