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    • April 7, 2019 7:01 PM EDT
    • OK, except for maybe a bit of weather on the wood, this truck is hereby done...

       

       

      And next to Mackenzie's Mercantile:

       

       

      Thanks for following along!

       

      Erp! Just realized I need to build the front bumper. That won't take much...

       

      [edited to add the "Erp!"]

       

    • April 6, 2019 7:54 PM EDT
    • Make sure you video when you crank it up for the first time   Fine looking truck.

    • April 6, 2019 7:00 PM EDT
    • Starting to look like a truck. A few odds and ends, some more weathering, and then it will be time to add the wood back deck:

       

       

    • April 5, 2019 11:48 AM EDT
    • David Maynard said:
      " Rooster " said:

      He looks perplexed.

       

         He's mentioned lately that he's accustomed to communicating. His left hand is grabbing the leg of the guy behind him.

       

    • April 4, 2019 11:31 PM EDT
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      Why the birds need to be contained

      https://youtu.be/ByNWgi-UwFI

    • April 4, 2019 8:03 PM EDT
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      Tired of cleaning up after his GOATS already... He lets them run rampant and that is NO way to run a mercantile ?? They all want to reside on my side anyway ....the video is proof that you need to clean up your side!

    • April 4, 2019 7:36 PM EDT
    • Korm Kormsen said:

      well built!

      but with these two as neighbours...  you will need a sheriff's office and a Lawyer, or two, on the next block.

      No need for that ....I'll entertain his antics for awhile but if push comes to shove I'll just lite it up and burn down his side. There is a decent firewall between the two as codes require.

    • April 4, 2019 3:00 PM EDT
    • well built!

      but with these two as neighbours...  you will need a sheriff's office and a Lawyer, or two, on the next block.

    • April 4, 2019 7:03 AM EDT
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    • April 3, 2019 8:25 PM EDT
    • Ken Brunt said:

      Now that's funny. A KFC next door would keep Rooster in line...................;)

       I'm pretty sure THAT wouldn't work, either...

      Maybe something else?

       

    • April 3, 2019 8:14 PM EDT
    • Perfect!

      Your free range croc can hide in the bamboo I planted in front of your loading dock!

    • April 3, 2019 12:17 PM EDT
    • Hey Neighbor!! You don't keep those free range birds of yours and their chicken crap out'en my goat pen I'll import a free range croc to set guard.

    • April 2, 2019 8:14 PM EDT
    • Dennis Tetreault said:
      Marconi and Rooster are shrewd businessmen. I had to give them the first 6 months of rail service free. 

       

       

       

      You are dead to me DT !

       

       

    • April 2, 2019 6:35 PM EDT
    • Pete Lassen said:

      I have been looking at Colorado Model Structures, they seem to be fairly inexpensive compared to Pola and Piko , I am ordering some soon to see haw they are, but from the videos on their website the are pretty good

      We have quite a few of Colorado Model Structures on the Outside layout..   Jane paints them and puts them together..  To increase the weight and stability of the wall panels, she adds an inside wall of clear acrylic plastic that we buy at Home Depot..

      The acrylic we buy is used as window replacements for storm doors..  I believe it's like 0.93 thickness..  This acrylic plastic also creates the windows for the building..

    • April 2, 2019 5:27 PM EDT
    • Saw some at the last Florida rail fair in Deland, FL in January that a dealer had the are authorized by CMS to sell them, they paint, assy and decorate them, they looked nice and sturdy, Bill 

    • April 2, 2019 11:10 PM EDT
    • I'm glad I sent a pic before my latest round of Radiation and Chemo, 95% of my hair is gone! And liver spots are the new fashion accessories ...

      Thanks Boomer, I'm honored to be in that group.

    • April 2, 2019 6:13 PM EDT
    • Nice crew. You have a community of great people Boomer. Which one will be the Mayor?   

    • April 2, 2019 3:42 PM EDT
    • I will take it instead of a check for the things being mailed to you!! LOL awesome job Devon!!