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    • May 2, 2021 12:18 PM EDT
    • Ken Brunt said:

      I was thinking about going, but on Thursday had 10 yards of mulch delivered, so I didn't think it would be prudent to drive to Annapolis with all that sitting in the driveway..............

      That was supposed to be your incentive - clear the driveway, THEN go to the show!

    • May 1, 2021 5:26 PM EDT
    • I was thinking about going, but on Thursday had 10 yards of mulch delivered, so I didn't think it would be prudent to drive to Annapolis with all that sitting in the driveway..............

    • May 1, 2021 5:14 PM EDT
    • Here's a few pics from ECLSTS 2021, starting with the vendor area, looking toward the entrance.

       

       

      There were two clubs who set up layouts.

       

       

      I was there on Friday with Jerry B, and RR buddies Mark and Dwight.

       

      I didn't buy anything here at the show proper, but I saw a number of people walking out the door with large boxes, so that was great. I did buy from Star Hobby, who's store was right  next door. Their always-huge "display" isn't in the pics here, because it was their whole store on the other side of the wall!

       

      In view of all the changing factors involved, I think Star did a great job pulling this together at the last moment. Sure, it was small. But Star got ECLSTS back on its feet, after York being closed to them after the 2019 show, and getting hit with Covid and the night-before-the-show closure in 2020. So my hat's off to them.

       

      Had a great time. And here's to a blast in 2021!

      Cliff

       

    • April 28, 2021 7:13 AM EDT
    • Ed Halo said:

      going.  Will we have a "get together" on friday evening?????

       

      Ed, I haven't heard of any "D&B" plans. I suppose some will go over to that fisherman's restaurant on the eastern shore, where there's an LGB train running around the ceiling. Might talk to the Star guys on Friday, maybe they'd know more.

       

    • April 27, 2021 4:37 PM EDT
    • going.  Will we have a "get together" on friday evening?????

       

    • April 27, 2021 11:05 AM EDT
    • Who is going?

      Me, buddies Mark, Dwight, Dana, and of course Cliffy.

      I am getting excited, an actual gauge 1 train show!

       

      Jerry

    • April 27, 2021 7:34 AM EDT
    • Stuart Moxley said:

      We know who isn't going; but who is . Ken? I am currently living in Maryland less than an hour from the show and working on a new rearyard layout so I need track, switches and  other items.  Intend  on going Friday.  

      Stuart it would be nice to see you at Ken's. I'm all for Saturday if it matters.

    • April 26, 2021 9:59 PM EDT
    • David Marconi,FOGCH said:
      Andy Clarke said:

      Not planning on the Train show...   

      Current plans are to be at Ken's OPS, then down to Baltimore to see (pester) the kid..

      Don't forget the kid will have his hand out for the $20.00 you owe him

       

      Hollywood, that's the kid I try to avoid at Ken's...   (Whom never pays one back, mind you....)

       

      ""See (Pester) the kid'' is my son, stationed at Ft Meade..

      Yanno, the one who never asks for 20 bucks....

       

    • April 26, 2021 9:18 PM EDT
    • We know who isn't going; but who is . Ken? I am currently living in Maryland less than an hour from the show and working on a new rearyard layout so I need track, switches and  other items.  Intend  on going Friday.  

    • April 26, 2021 12:53 PM EDT
    • Andy Clarke said:

      Not planning on the Train show...   

      Current plans are to be at Ken's OPS, then down to Baltimore to see (pester) the kid..

      Don't forget the kid will have his hand out for the $20.00 you owe him

    • April 26, 2021 10:07 AM EDT
    • Not planning on the Train show...   

      Current plans are to be at Ken's OPS, then down to Baltimore to see (pester) the kid..

    • April 25, 2021 5:15 PM EDT
    • I think Andy will be at the Ops session, too.

      The show dates are Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1.

    • April 25, 2021 4:35 PM EDT
    • Our plans are to be at Bluestone Southern Ops.  Don't know AndyC's plans, he might be going to the ECLSTS.  His son is stationed near there.

    • April 30, 2021 7:11 PM EDT
    • Jon Radder said:

      I have a few things destined for the trash at work that may be of interest and can be delivered to Ken's in a few weeks...

       

      Short sections of PVC posts. Most about 4x4x12" Most white, a few painted black and a few 5x5 about 24".  Can be used to make equipment sheds, etc.

       

      Small collection of air solenoids, valves and regulators.  These came out of a flat bed printer we scrapped a few years ago. The valves are DC operated I need to check the voltage on Monday. Air solenoids are heavy duty with a fairly long throw. The regulators include a moisture trap.

       

      All of the above is, of course, free.

       

      I won't be bringing any scrap acrylic, PVC board, or anything else unless specifically requested.

       

       

      Rooster has reported this post to the moderator: Jon said acrylic

    • April 30, 2021 2:17 PM EDT
    • I have a few things destined for the trash at work that may be of interest and can be delivered to Ken's in a few weeks...

       

      Short sections of PVC posts. Most about 4x4x12" Most white, a few painted black and a few 5x5 about 24".  Can be used to make equipment sheds, etc.

       

      Small collection of air solenoids, valves and regulators.  These came out of a flat bed printer we scrapped a few years ago. The valves are DC operated I need to check the voltage on Monday. Air solenoids are heavy duty with a fairly long throw. The regulators include a moisture trap.

       

      All of the above is, of course, free.

       

      I won't be bringing any scrap acrylic, PVC board, or anything else unless specifically requested.

    • April 29, 2021 6:22 PM EDT
    • Ric Golding said:

      Rooster,

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      Is that a recent picture of your yard?  Quite the changes from the olden days.

       

       

       

       

      Ric,

       

      Not sure what that has to do with "Train Ops" which was the topic that you asked about?  However answering your question ......" yes "

       

       

      This post has been edited by Rooster: Not even page one and Ric derailed it !

       

    • April 29, 2021 7:59 AM EDT
    • Rooster,

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      Is that a recent picture of your yard?  Quite the changes from the olden days.

    • April 27, 2021 7:04 PM EDT
    • Ric,

       

       I think the CVRR could be ready for a southern extension of "train ops" if it happens this fall. 

       

      I honestly have no clue on a track plan for the area I am making.... ops or not..... nor do I care but,butt. (corrected for proper speling)

       

      After 14yrs I'm repurposing reusing what I got. I'm more focused on photo ops myself but I am interested in putting in some industries for "ops" while running roundy round which is what I like.

       

       

      Perhaps you could talk Shawn V and a few others into an "ops" session within the East Coast Crew?

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

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    • April 27, 2021 2:42 PM EDT
    • I have nothing planned at the moment, the summer is still up in the air for us.  The RR is severed in three places for RR work/house work/garden work.  If anything happens, it may be very informal and in the Aug/Sept timeframe.

    • April 26, 2021 8:39 PM EDT
    • Hey Bob, Stan and Al,

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      Any chance of an event this year?