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Part I Part II Part III      OK when we last left this we had just poured the concrete and had designed the cabinet. As I have read back through the last article much has happened so we will get started. The first order of business was to build the yard cabinet. The idea behin...
Just found an ad for "wow sound" in the latest MRH.  I don't know how i missed this in the previous issues but aparently wow sound has been around for a while. Since my preference in sound has been PHOENIX and these sound every bit as good if not better I thought I would share this for those ...
RE: Ted Doskaris' Vignettes (articles) links Fellow Forum member, Sean McGillicuddy, suggested that links be provided for my articles. Articles include 1/29 scale American standard gauge locos, rolling stock, and turnout (track switch) products from Aristo-Craft, USA Trains, American Main Line (A...
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Ok, so start with removing the 6 screws to seperate the Boiler and Body from the Chassis. careful with a couple of delicates that need pulling out. Remove the black and red wires carefully and all their attachments.  The only wires left should be the power to motor and feedback for the chuff S...
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Hello, After modelling trains on and off for 60years, have decided to go from OO and HO to to G/scale1 as we will in a couple of years have the garden to do it justice.  Not sure we will have the funds yet!!! So have been doing research and going down a few dead ends!, have decided to go with...
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After a hot day of running trains with my MRC 6200, the trains stopped suddenly.  A quick check revealed no power going to the track.  There was power to the accessory terminals, however.  It was hot and the end of the day, so I decided to let it cool down overnight and check it out t...
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I thought I start another log here to make it a bit easier to follow. Part 7 had me working on repairs to the TT pit. I used those "For Rent" signs they sell at Lowes. They bend around the curves easy and Goop works fastening them in place. The veneer goes on top of that. With the veneer attached...
With most of the track work finally done, it was time to move on to all the little things I've been avoiding. First thing I wanted to do was replace the pipe trestle that connected Mancos and Hesperus. While I was at it, I also wanted to broaden the curves on both ends.  And have someth...
Part I Part II   OK so to provide and update. The patio is poured which includes the pad for the yard cabinet. The patio extends across the west side of the house to the south where the layout is.     There were some challenges along the way. The largest issue was the locati...
Part 1   So I kinda like how Ken is doing his article in parts and linking them to then newest one. So I will copy the idea. The links to each will be at the top for quick reference.   Welcome to part two.   Not much has happened physically. Where I last left things is where the...