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Forum: HO Scale Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Old_Hobo
Looks like the bottom one (8057) has a longer...

Looks like the bottom one (8057) has a longer back porch as well....
Forum: HO Scale Yesterday, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 101
Posted By Old_Hobo
That website describes the board as a way to...

That website describes the board as a way to power all the lighting on a layout.....no mention of powering the track.....:confused:
Forum: N Scale Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Old_Hobo
I believe that should be "capital letters".... ...

I believe that should be "capital letters"....

Just sayin'...... if we are going to school someone on proper spelling.....;)
Forum: N Scale Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By Old_Hobo
That is very obvious......:laugh:

That is very obvious......:laugh:
Forum: HO Scale Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Old_Hobo
Some more differences outlined here: ...

Some more differences outlined here:

http://cs.trains.com/trn/f/111/t/86451.aspx
Forum: O Scale 01-24-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By Old_Hobo
And therein lies the reason they price them that...

And therein lies the reason they price them that way.....there are plenty of folks who will spend the money.....when they start getting no sales, then the prices may go down....
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-24-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 466
Posted By Old_Hobo
Now that you have changed the title from "best"...

Now that you have changed the title from "best" to "favorite", my comment no longer applies.....and it was said as a light hearted jab, so please take no offence......:thumbsup:
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-24-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 466
Posted By Old_Hobo
John, please move this thread to the "Have a...

John, please move this thread to the "Have a Giggle" section.....:laugh:
Forum: HO Scale 01-23-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By Old_Hobo
Hey, I agree with you.....I can see the couplers,...

Hey, I agree with you.....I can see the couplers, so it matters to me how they look.....that's why all my locomotives and cars are Kadee equipped....

Again, I wasn't the one who originally said...
Forum: O Scale 01-23-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By Old_Hobo
I guess the government figures that if they...

I guess the government figures that if they legalize it, it will be legal/honest.....?
Forum: HO Scale 01-23-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By Old_Hobo
Easy buddy....I wasn't the one who said you can't...

Easy buddy....I wasn't the one who said you can't see them.....that was Severn......I was just asking the rhetorical question.....

As for the Lone Ranger movie, much of that train was pure CGI, so...
Forum: HO Scale 01-23-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By Old_Hobo
Well, I have seen what I have mentioned, actually...

Well, I have seen what I have mentioned, actually a couple of times, so I am already in reality....but thanks for your efforts anyway.....:rolleyes:
Forum: HO Scale 01-23-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By Old_Hobo
Sounds like if they're Lionel H.O. boxcars from...

Sounds like if they're Lionel H.O. boxcars from the 60's and 70's, they are probably not roller bearing.....but that's just a WAG on my part....
Forum: O Scale 01-23-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By Old_Hobo
And yet, locomotives are still allowed to...

And yet, locomotives are still allowed to smoke.....go figure.....:laugh:
Forum: HO Scale 01-22-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By Old_Hobo
Personally, I would stay away from sprung...

Personally, I would stay away from sprung trucks....other than looking more detailed, they really do nothing to improve the rolling of the car, and they are finicky, as you have pointed out....car...
Forum: HO Scale 01-22-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By Old_Hobo
IMHO, I think that is a fair price. :thumbsup:

IMHO, I think that is a fair price. :thumbsup:
Forum: HO Scale 01-22-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By Old_Hobo
Looks like the custom painted one sold for...

Looks like the custom painted one sold for $395.00....

I find that painted ones, painted properly, will go for more.....
Forum: HO Scale 01-22-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 205
Posted By Old_Hobo
Accurail makes some real nice trucks, you can get...

Accurail makes some real nice trucks, you can get them with or without wheels.....

http://www.accurail.com/accurail/parts.htm
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-21-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Old_Hobo
2 strikes and they're out? What game is that...

2 strikes and they're out? What game is that based on? :laugh:
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-21-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Old_Hobo
We bought a collection last year with a garage...

We bought a collection last year with a garage full of 1/18 die-cast cars.....ended up that we bought the cars for $5.00 apiece (all original, never opened boxes).

Re-sold them for between $20...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-20-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,265
Posted By Old_Hobo
Not inexpensive, but if it works, it is probably...

Not inexpensive, but if it works, it is probably worth the price....and it should last a lifetime!
Forum: Forum News, Updates and Help 01-20-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By Old_Hobo
I don't think John meant that we are "logged out...

I don't think John meant that we are "logged out automatically"..... He just said that the board monitors activity, and if after 15 minutes you are inactive, it does not include you in the statistics...
Forum: HO Scale 01-20-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 468
Posted By Old_Hobo
That loco is beautiful! :thumbsup: However...

That loco is beautiful! :thumbsup:

However thank the lord it's too new/modern for what I am going for, or I'd be more broke than I already am.....:)
Forum: HO Scale 01-20-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By Old_Hobo
To some of the "rivet counters", it may be worth...

To some of the "rivet counters", it may be worth it, to other modellers, maybe not.....

For me, Kadees are the best....they just plain work, as well as work with other brands, they are reasonably...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-20-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By Old_Hobo
I do know that at the train store I help out at,...

I do know that at the train store I help out at, the used items without box go for about 25-35% of used stuff with original box....

I dabbled in old matchbox/dinky toy cars awhile back, and cars...
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