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Posted by NWP SWP on Friday, April 13, 2018 7:41 PM

In hindsight I should've checked the oil, the guys brother said he holds me at no fault, his brother should've had everything checked and good to go, I offered to buy it off him to do a motor swap on it to get it running, he said it's probably 30 years old or older!

Ken, sounds great! I am really looking forward to the package, thank you again!

Top of page, drinks are on me.

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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, April 13, 2018 10:45 PM

Just stopping in to get the Tex-Mex combo platter to go! Thanks Mr. Otte and thanks for the beverage Steven SWPNWP.

cudaken
Dryer Front But down a $100.00 deposit on a used dryer today.

Ken, did you try a decoder reset? I think Whirlpool is CV8 = 8 and Kenmore is CV8 = 30. Try that first! Smile, Wink & Grin

I went through the whole dryer thing a few months ago (two of them, actually) and they are pretty straightforward to diagnose and fix.

On one of them I replaced the thermal switch (3 for $5 from Amazon) The vent was plugged so the heater got too hot and tripped the thermal cut-out. Is yours gas?

Have a great weekend, everyone! We survived Friday the Thirteenth (I hope you all did, anyway!)

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Posted by NWP SWP on Saturday, April 14, 2018 8:41 AM

GOOD MORNING!

EVERYBODY WAKE UP!

I woke up this morning to my family doing the tornado terror bit, I have gotten pretty laid back when it comes to weather because where I live if a tornado comes there's not much you're going to do about it. 

Well it may not be Sunday morning quite yet! Laugh

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Saturday, April 14, 2018 8:59 AM

Howdy ..... Coffee and a pecan roll, please. 

I hope everybody has recovered from Steve O's Tex Mex food by now. 

Yesterday, I did more outside work. Today is a rain day, and I hope to have model railroad time today. .... The shipping channel is re-opened under the new bridge, and barge companies have resumed operations. I can hear and see the tow boats from here.  ... The piers for the old brdge are still up, however. 

Steven NWP-SWP and everybody else..... Feel free to post more photos of Deep Southe railroading ... 

 

Cheers. 

 

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:09 AM

Steven Otte
Good morning, everyone! Today's lunch special is the Tex-Mex Combo Platter. Dig in! Beano is extra.

 

LIONS do not eat cheseey, beany stuff...

 

LION went to Applebees (not a fav place) 'ad a rare steak, him did.

Told the server that undercooked was OK, but the slghtest amlunt of pink was not.

 

STEAK was PURRFECT!

 

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Posted by BATMAN on Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:15 AM

Good soggy morning from the West Coast. It has been April showers in the extreme this week. I have company this morning.

I kept trying to drop in but as soon as I put my hand on the door of the joint another "Mayday" would go out and my services were required. Took the wife and trailer to a dog show about an hour and a half away on Wednesday morning and Thursday she had a fireworks display at the 30 amp plug where the trailer plugs into the power at the dog show, fried it. I guess water leaked in somewhere and poof! 

So Friday morning I loaded up the truck with tools and the generator in case I couldn't fix it, stopped and bought a new cord for $80.00 and was on my way. It was pouring rain but I got it fixed with no issues, however, they never make it easy.

I have to pick her up Monday night. I could have gone and stayed but I have some paint to watch dry.Whistling Dog shows are sheer torture for me.

That Tex-Mex sure looked good, any leftovers? I'll pass on the Beano though, with five Golden Retrievers by my side it is always the dog.Whistling

Lion, my belated condolences on the loss of Momma Lion. I think Moms are the toughest to lose. My parents and I were close as I am with my kids. It was/is like we are best friends. Nothing left unsaid and no regrets made their passing easier to take I think. 

Ken, dryers are very easy to fix, not a lot to them. I have waved the white flag on washers now though as the electronics in those things are beyond my capability. 

Kevin, cool find on the restaurant car. It always made my travel day to find something unique that I was not expecting.

Big Daddy, Valves are as easy as light bulbs to change, just make sure the water is off, drain the pipes and change it out. When I venture into repairs where I am unsure, I do it in the morning on a weekday in case I need professional help. I can call for help and it won't be at premium prices.

Ray, Glad to hear your lunch date went well. Every relationship I have ever had was started by just being friends. You never know what can happen down the road. I was friends with my wife for fourteen years before we actually hooked up. I don't think I could ever do the dating thing.

Oil and engines! Don't get me started, Lawn tractor, pressure washer, weed trimmer, chainsaws I will not lend to anyone. I am on pressure washer #7. For some reason, people don't think pump oil is their responsibility. My neighbour came over and asked to borrow my lawn tractor once, the reason being his engine seized due to lack of oil. I said I no longer lend out anything with an engine as people don't look after them. I change the oil in all my equipment every Spring and it serves me well.

Kid is home from Ottawa late Thursday and early Friday morn I will take him to Bridge studios for his wardrobe final. Then Monday they are taking him out of town for a two to three-week shoot. Everything is top secret about this one, much like Deadpool 2 was. We have been wondering how much of all the things we have planned to do together will actually happen. We usually buy all our Vancouver Whitecaps tickets for the Summer, but not this year. He does hope to make the big annual multifamily camping trip this year.

I still have about two yards of dirt to move out of the twenty they brought, so that will be the project for today.

I bought myself a couple of bottles of really nice wine last night and I hate to drink alone so drinks on me today.

All the best to all.

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Posted by NWP SWP on Saturday, April 14, 2018 3:01 PM

Afternoon diners, I went and found a sleeping berth after I stopped in earlier took a little nap, there wasn't much else to do this morning with all the rain.

Yesterday I planted 4 Privet Hedge clippings around the property hopefully they'll root up.

I've been bidding on two locomotives, the first was a Bachmann Spectrum SP 2-8-0 with DCC/sound it was at $100 now it's up to $150 so I gave up, the second was a Athearn SP U50 with DCC/sound, it went up to $220, way too rich for me. Ehh I'll save my money for something else...

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Posted by The Jet Clipper on Saturday, April 14, 2018 3:36 PM

Good afternoon, folks!

 

The weather here in the good ol' Golden State has been odd. Monday and Tuesday were burning hot, while the rest of the week was obscenely windy. I don't know why this has been happening.

So... the Walthers George Washington cars came in two months earlier than I expected, so I'm getting my 10-6 sometime in the next month, so that's nice. I'm also getting my Highliner F3A kit in two weeks(?), so I'm preparing for that. I just got my hands on a BLMA handrail drilling guide. I wasn't not freehanding a row of holes, so I'm happy I snagged that.

Let's see... what else do I have going on?

I have the basic idea of what I want that F3 to look like:

I imagine that it'll look like your standard F3A. Chicken wire grilles, ladder grabs, Nathan M5R24 and Leslie A-200 horns, Great Northern-styled snowplow, and so on. But, there's a little curve ball I'm throwing. 

I found a picture of Amtrak E8 430 (ex-UP 957), and it had two Pyle headlights in place of the standard nose and door light.

So, instead of the nose light being the gyralight, I'm intending on getting a Details Associates DA-101004 Pyle Dual Headlight and stick it on the door. I am also on the fence about getting an SP-style Emergecy Light to put underneith the de-facto Gyralight, so I'll think about it for a while.

Ultimately, I want it to be as unique as I possibly can make it without staying too far from the realm of possibility.

The thing that I like about having a freelanced road is that I can do whatever I want when it comes to details, so my imagination tends to run wild.

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Posted by MisterBeasley on Saturday, April 14, 2018 6:53 PM

Officially, it's been spring for almost a month, but I think we had our first day of that yesterday, and today we're back to The Endless Winter.  It was warm enough to grill outside, though, so I did a couple of small tenderloins and broiled just a few big sea scalloprs for surf & turf.

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Posted by Track fiddler on Saturday, April 14, 2018 7:44 PM

Hey how y'all doing.

I'll have the usual, you got it, the Canadian walleye fillet. Give an order to Wayne too and put it on my tab.

Yuck day in Minnesota. The biggest snow storm for April in Minnesota History. Predicted 12 to 20 inches. But it gets worst.

I don't mind a little snow. I have a 4x4 Dodge Ram so I went to my usual Breakfast Club to see my friends on a Saturday. When I was done and went to leave my truck wouldn't start. My buddy Jerry had a plug in diagnostic unit. Plugged it in, bad fuel pump. The part alone cost between 500 and $1,000 depending on which one my vehicle wants.

My independent mechanic I've been with for years is plowing snow, so no go till Tuesday.

I am blessed though my friend Mike gave me a 4Runner vehicle to get home and figure out what I'm going to do. 

My AAA said they may be able to get to me by Monday to tow it but it's not for sure.

What are you going to do though. I just hope you all had a better day than I did.

Take care.      Track Fiddler

 

                         

 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:24 PM

Good afternoon. 

Track Fiddler ..... Your April showers are heavy and white, apparently. 

Keeping up with the Deep South theme ..... Here is the KCS Southern Belle  train that went to New Orleans from Kansas City. 

 

I certainly miss the pre-Amtrak trains. 

GARRY

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Posted by BigDaddy on Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:44 PM

Heartland Division CB&Q
I certainly miss the pre-Amtrak trains.

Garry Right you are.  I remember the myriad of cars at the old Penn Station in NYC.

Fiddler There's a reason most of us do not live in Minnesota, where are the men are strong, all the women are good looking and all the children are above average.

Brent Three attempts at repacking the valve above and it still leaks.  Doesn't look like rocket science to me, but it still leaks, worse than my other attempts.  I have successfully repacked valves before.  To turn off the water, I need a socket shaped like a pentagon to open the county water valve cover then a really long extension to reach below the frost line to turn another nut.   My neighbor had a plumber turn off the water at the street and cap a water line..$345 !!

Steven I'm sorry to bust your chops in your other thread.  I realize you are in the spectrum, and you are still a kid with no money.  MR is all about imagination, which you have plenty of, you just need to harness it into output.  Maybe a job at MR is in your future.  They don't just think about things that could be built, they build them and show people how in the mag an on their video series.   

Don't expect your first kitbash to look great.  It may not even look good.  Everything has a learning curve, even brain surgery.  A bad outcome in kitbashing won't wake you up at night or even be a memory for the rest of your life. 

where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.
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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:13 PM

I have had a good time this weekend in Roanoke, Virginia.

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This of course included a trip to the Virginia Museum of Transportation. The J was off in Spencer, but the rest of the locomotives were amazing.

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I loved looking at all the early diesels they had, I really wish I could have opened up the doors and had a look at all the mechanicals.

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-Kevin

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Posted by BATMAN on Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:31 PM

Good afternoon from the pleasant Edge of the Pacific.

My dirt pile is so saturated with all the rain I gave up trying to move it. Being nothing but a mucky mess. So continued to purge and get rid of stuff.

The insurance company offered $.25 on the dollar for a cash settlement on contents so it looks like we are going shopping. I lost about $1500.00 in R/C stuff, so I will go to the local R/C shop that sells a little bit of train stuff. Give him my order for all the airplane stuff, get a receipt and return it for a store credit and order up two or three new engines.Yes

Henry, sorry to hear it is a hassle to turn off the water. I can turn it off under the sink, or in the crawlspace where it comes into the house, or on either side of the water meter out by the road. If we want to turn it off at the main every firehall has the long tool to do it that we can borrow, or we can borrow one from the City works yard. Definitely, overkill in the shutoff department. Our firehalls will also refill our fire extinguishers for free if needed and recertify them. 

Kevin looks like he had another fun day.Yes

Talked to the kid on video Facebook for three hours last night. So much going on for him I get tired just helping him out. He has three final exams this week, he gets on the plane right after his last one. He and the movie company (they wrote a nice letter) asked the Dean if he could defer two of his exams so he could make the shoot, surprisingly he agreed, so he had two of his exams deferred and will write at the University Of British Columbia next month. He gets home at 0300hrs Friday morning, has to be at Bridge studio's early Friday. I will drive him so he can sleep on the way just to be safe. Plus you never know, I might get discovered.Laugh Of course, I'll be tired as well from picking him up.Hmm Maybe I'll send the wife and she can get discovered.Laugh 

I hope my Daughter will lead a less hectic life after High School. She is a much quieter bookworm type, so I think we're good.Laugh

Well, I bought myself a nice "T-Bone" steak to cook for dinner and still have a really nice bottle of wine to go with it, so I will enjoy the peace and quiet before the wife returns with the other half of the canine fleet tomorrow. Could life be better!

All the best to all.

 

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Posted by moelarrycurly4 on Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:41 PM

Good Evenin all,

 

Back from the South from week end of the Blues......

we spent the weekend in Clarksdale MS for the Juke Joint Festival

 

Made it back this afternoon. we drove down Friday morning we had to use the car AC, drove back having to use the car heater.... Boy that was some wind down there and a gully washer to boot. ( That is a Texas term) we were woke up at 3am with flash flood warnings alerting on our phones.  I was just glad it was flood and not Tornado. 

 

I will have the super gas special bean burrito.... 

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Posted by cudaken on Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:48 PM

 Eveing Diners

 Flo, give the gang a Beer please and give Steven and Rick what they like. Yes Flo, leave a Stein outside for Ulrich as well.

 Work Front, where did they all come from? Surprise Yep I was busy all day? 7 customers in 5 hours? Yesterday I had 3 in 8 hours? It was a good day for me and the company, company got $4033.00 in sales and I made a extra $250.00 in spiff money.

 Train Front

  Daydreming about a new layout! This one has served me well over the last 10 years and I like it! But it is to darn wide with it being against the wall at 44". Plus it is blocking the garage door. Reason my 68 Road Runner is at a friends house. I am thinking about 18 to 30 inch aginst the wall max. Lift out sections will me a must have!

 Later, Ken

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Posted by maxman on Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:58 PM

BigDaddy
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Posted by hon30critter on Sunday, April 15, 2018 9:04 PM

So this is mid-April eh?!? We had better weather in February!!!

I don't usually complain about the weather but after two days of ice pellets and freezing rain I've had about enough. The ice is getting thick, the trees are sagging and by mid-afternoon there were about 100,000 people in Ontario without power. What happened to Spring????

I know we don't have it nearly as bad as many in the northern US or in southern Ontario, but when my BBQ is frozen shut I get pretty fiesty!AngrySmile, Wink & GrinLaughLaugh This is the worst weather that we have had all winter, for several winters in fact!!

I'm supposed to be driving Dianne to work tomorrow morning so I can have the car. Oh joy!!! We'll see if I can even get the car doors open!Laugh

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Posted by NWP SWP on Monday, April 16, 2018 12:41 AM

Good morning, err late night,

Henry, don't worry, I completely understand, my stagnation has gotten annoying even to me, my parents don't understand the whole thing about model railroading, this makes my attempts at the hobby VERY difficult, the whole situation should solve itself once I get a building for trains built.

Anyways, I'll have the Cajun Roast Beef and Provolone sandwich, a glass of half and half with it please.

We bought a new weed eater today, got a brush blade set instead of string, makes life much easier, did all the areas that have gotten overgrown.

Well its late so gotta head out, goodnight everyone.

 

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Monday, April 16, 2018 9:23 AM

Good morning, everybody .... Dinner ...... Coffee and a pecal roll, please .. 

GARRY

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Posted by gmpullman on Monday, April 16, 2018 9:55 AM

NWP SWP
my parents don't understand the whole thing about model railroading,

There was a pretty decent introductory video hosted by Michael Gross called Model Citizens but I can only find it on Amazon Prime.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4985564/?ref_=nv_sr_3

Would your parents be willing to spend a few minutes to learn about all the opportunities this great hobby offers and watch a few videos on the subject?

 

Might be worth a try?


 

 

Thanks for the java and pecan roll, Garry! I'll take mine back to this comfortable chair on the L&N's observation car "Royal Street" named after that famous New Orleans thoroughfare!

 RoyalStOBS by Edmund, on Flickr

High of 36° today and... more snow for NE Ohio! The Web is acting goofy this morningGrumpy

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Posted by Heartland Division CB&Q on Monday, April 16, 2018 10:34 AM

Ed ... Good suggestion to Steven NWP SWP ..... Kalmbach has a lot more promtional material with the theme, "World's Greatest Hobby" .... Perhaps more of it can be accessed to help out. 

Also Ed .... I like the interior of the L&N observation car. .... I sure do miss pre-Amtrak passenger trains. 

 

Here is an L&N heavyweight observation at the KY Ry Museum 

GARRY

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Posted by Lonehawk on Monday, April 16, 2018 12:10 PM

Hi all,

Flo, I'll have a cup of coffee to go.  Gotta get back to work in a few.

Well, I just found out that my prospective train room is going to be the only reliably dry room in my basement.  After an ice storm the past two days and a day of rain here in sunny Buffalo, I've got an inch of water in my laundry room and workshop, which are on either end of the train room.  But the trainroom's dry as a church during prohibition (not counting the communion wine).Laugh

Best part is, this never happened before.  We used to have floor drains, which handled any water that got in, so instead of puddles, we'd have a narrow rivulet of water from the drain tiles to the drain.  But the Town, in their infinite wisdom, decided that those are now verboten and made us cap them.  No reason why, just "That's the code now, so you gotta do it."  So now - water where once there was none.  Thanks, building inspectors!  Bang Head

Did I mention they gave us the list of "official" contractors to choose from for the job? Confused

Okay, rant over.  Back to work, then after that, off to find a suitable bucket (or floor pump).  Enjoy the day, all!Smile

- Adam


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Posted by Steven Otte on Monday, April 16, 2018 4:07 PM

Brent, when are you going to tell us "the kid"'s name? Every time you mention him working on some TV project or movie, it's usually something I've seen, so I go to IMDB.com and look at the credits to see if I can figure out which part he's playing. But so far I have yet to find any name in common between the credits of the movies and shows you've mentioned. So either he's operating anonymously or he needs a better publicist. Smile

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Posted by ricktrains4824 on Monday, April 16, 2018 4:36 PM

Good evening all.

Zoe - A nice plate of some of the BBQ Bourbon chicken, with smashed taters and corn please, along with a Coke. Thanks.

Steven - Are your parents even opposed to a smaller sized layout? Like a shelf style switching layout? I know it's not what you were hoping for, but even a small layout is better than no layout. Trust me, I know...

Weather - Freezing rain on Sat night - Sun morning, then rain last night, now snow today. I'm beginning to get tired of this weather now...

W*^k - Inventory took longer than expected... That was irritating.

Trains - Moving a few things around, and will be arranging to place the industry building foundation and spur soon.

Hope all are well, and all enjoy the evening!

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Posted by NWP SWP on Monday, April 16, 2018 5:24 PM

Rick, their exact words are, No layout or train related spending until you have a building for it, period. So no small layout. But I'm working on saving money and buying wood for a building so it'll work itself out.

Steven

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Posted by FRRYKid on Monday, April 16, 2018 9:19 PM

Evening All!

Hobby Front: The day that I have been dreading may have come: Moving the layout. Sad I think I can move part of it to my bedroom. (Would need to do some rearranging.) Most likely I could move the new yard pieces (which aren't even completely assembled), corner section and the turntable/car shop in without a problem. (Getting them into town: Esto es un caballo de un color diferente. For those that don't speak Spanish, that translates to: That is a horse of a different color.) I would also like to move the car ferry yard/lake but I will have to some more measuring. I would also have to do a little bit more building to make a corner. I would need to get some levelers as the floor has a bit of a slope to it. (Already found online.)

We shall see but it doesn't look promising.

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Posted by NWP SWP on Monday, April 16, 2018 9:47 PM

Evening diners,

I worked on my grandpa's pressure washer today, gassed it up, the fuel line was rotted out, had to scrounge around the shop to find a "replacement", rigged it up well enough for it to run, it ran until it ran out of gas, gassed it up again went to start it up, snapped the starter cord, replaced it with a length of paracord, couldn't get it started so I gave up for the day.

Nothing to report on the modeling front because of the embargo on railroad spending that the Joint Chiefs have instituted. Best course of action right now is to keep quiet about it and build a building when I can. At least I still get my Model Railroader and I get to go to the railroad club.Laugh

Here's some southern railroad action.

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Posted by ricktrains4824 on Monday, April 16, 2018 10:24 PM

Good late evening all.

Zoe - Just a RBF please. Thanks.

Trains update - Finally got into the steam loco I was given. The bad news, it has the old open frame motor.

The worse news, the magnets are shot.

Unsure at this point if I will replace the magnets and then check power draw, and if acceptable add a decoder, or if I will just yank the worm gear and make her a dummy for now. 

Or just bite the bullet and repower. Eventually.

I'm leaning towards dummy to be repowered eventually, but am curious about replacing the magnets... If I turn her into a dummy unit, she would have to lead, as the pilot is scale, with no room for a functioning coupler. (At least without major reworking of the pilot.) 

On more train stuff - I think the industrial building will get painted prior to assembly, as it will be easier to handle that way.

Yes, I know that makes it tougher on assembly, and will possibly require touch-ups in a couple places, but it will be way easier to paint in sections than assembled. (I looked at the sizes with a small test section, just held in place by hand. It will be tough to airbrush once assembled.) 

That just means I need this weather to start cooperating prior to moving forward much more.

Weather - Still snowing. So, no painting in the garage right now. (Snow outside means it's a bit chilly in the garage....) 

Steven NWP- Ok. Not much can be done on that issue at this point. Just concearned that doing a whole seperate building might be biting off a bit much, as they say... Make sure all your ducks are in a row before starting anything on that building. Permits, inspections, and all the required pre-planning and a hard set of plans, along with the correct budget for it. 

Everyone have a good night!

Ricky W.

HO scale Proto-freelancer.

My Railroad rules:

1: It's my railroad, my rules.

2: It's for having fun and enjoyment.

3: Any objections, consult above rules.

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Posted by cudaken on Monday, April 16, 2018 10:28 PM

 Eveing Folks!

 Flo, give the gang and I a Beer and yes the smart aleck Gary one as well! Give Rick and Steven what they want and leave a stein outside for Ulrich.

 Gary Super Angry Very funny, buy the passangers cars I want and cut them in half! Whistling Ok, it was funny but you must have been bored! Whistling

 Work Front Another good day, seems tax taxes are a little late this year. $3500.00 in sales sure helps!

 Steven I know what you mean about folks not understanding about be a Modle Train Person. My car friends thought spending $10,000.00 on a Supercharged 440 that made 689 HP was a great idea! Yes  Now this was a street engine not a races engine! You should have seen there faces when they came over and saw my layout taking up the garage! HmmConfusedConfused

 These are folks that think nothing on spending $2500.00 on a new set of heads and cam to go 0 to 100 mph in 1.8 seconds faster than before for a street car. Yes I was one of them. But why would I bulid a train layout that I could not drive?

 Later Ken

I hate Rust

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