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Forum: O Scale 07-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By shael_richmond
They mentioned during the trip that folks out...

They mentioned during the trip that folks out there could flag down the train and catch a ride to the city.
Forum: O Scale 06-27-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By shael_richmond
Anchorage to Seward

Anchorage to Seward
Forum: O Scale 06-27-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By shael_richmond
Here are some pictures - Denali to Anchorage

Here are some pictures - Denali to Anchorage
Forum: O Scale 06-27-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By shael_richmond
Alaska Railroads

To go off topic a bit, we just returned from our Alaskan vacation which included two train rides.

The first was from Denali to Anchorage. This was an Alaska RR engine pulling 6-7 custom dome...
Forum: O Scale 06-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,670
Posted By shael_richmond
There is a Fastrack transition piece that...

There is a Fastrack transition piece that connects to tubular. It works great.
Forum: O Scale 12-10-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,417
Posted By shael_richmond
Notch6 had an interview with Miller Engineering...

Notch6 had an interview with Miller Engineering and said Coke and Harley Davidson are the two most requested items. Generally the biggest problem is getting to the right person to talk and past the...
Forum: O Scale 10-07-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,417
Posted By shael_richmond
Probably should be a clamp truck and not a fork...

Probably should be a clamp truck and not a fork lift.

That way you can play hulk and squeeze the barrels until the oil spills out!

We have the same problem with the forklifts at the paper...
Forum: O Scale 06-22-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By shael_richmond
I thought it was here, but apparently was...

I thought it was here, but apparently was mistaken. The memory isn't what it used to be!

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Forum: O Scale 06-22-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By shael_richmond
We have success. Obviously can't read...

We have success. Obviously can't read directions! The wife found it in the OGR forums(guessed I missed it). Apparently there are two screws on each end. The easy to see one actually holds the...
Forum: O Scale 06-22-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By shael_richmond
Opening MTH Daylight Passenger Cars

Trying to open the cars to put people inside. Took out the 2 screws and tried twisting like the manual showed but it doesn't pop off like it shows. I hate to put too much pressure on it and break...
Forum: O Scale 06-21-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,739
Posted By shael_richmond
I had seen these LED "bulbs" on e-bay before as...

I had seen these LED "bulbs" on e-bay before as well and just looking for opinions. Might want to use them in the lighted lock-ons, lighted-bumpers, even the crossing gate. We use the LED's from...
Forum: O Scale 06-20-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,739
Posted By shael_richmond
LED bulblike Replacements

Has anybody used the LED replacements that look like bulbs? I was looking around to get some new bulbs($.55/ea) and was looking at some of the replacements. Some some that were $2.98 at...
Forum: O Scale 06-20-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,646
Posted By shael_richmond
We just made the switch from the DCS remote...

We just made the switch from the DCS remote commander to the full DCS. Yes it's tough to go back. The remote commander is definitely a good entry point and works well. We were running it on our...
Forum: O Scale 06-09-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,167
Posted By shael_richmond
Here's the reversing layout. But it only...

Here's the reversing layout. But it only reverses one way.

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Forum: O Scale 06-08-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By shael_richmond
You should have seen her trying to run two trains...

You should have seen her trying to run two trains with one remote and running around manually doing the switches. It was quite funny! Had a few crashes and some loud yelling at the trains to go.
Forum: O Scale 06-08-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By shael_richmond
We actually did think about doing the expansion...

We actually did think about doing the expansion in Fasttrack and using the transition piece back to 027.
Forum: O Scale 06-08-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,167
Posted By shael_richmond
Ok here you go. Draw away! The black in the...

Ok here you go. Draw away! The black in the lower right corner is a tunnel. The rest is just marking where the table is. We have a version without any switches and also one with a reversing loop....
Forum: O Scale 06-07-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,167
Posted By shael_richmond
Need some suggestions about the expansion. ...

Need some suggestions about the expansion.

This is our current mainline.
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This is additional tablespace
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This is one proposal
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Forum: O Scale 06-07-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,625
Posted By shael_richmond
DCS and O27 Switches

Has anybody gotten O27 switches to work with DCS? We are looking at expanding and might want to put back some switches we took out! I thought I read where you can cut a wire in the switch so it can...
Forum: O Scale 05-16-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,280
Posted By shael_richmond
Does it matter if the engine is in shutdown mode?...

Does it matter if the engine is in shutdown mode? Or does it have to be idling(started up) to accept the reset?

He followed the same steps as you said but the engine was shutdown.
Forum: O Scale 05-13-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,280
Posted By shael_richmond
We should give you the full story - we bought the...

We should give you the full story - we bought the set this weekend and they told us it had some issues. It was a consignment item.

Everytime they tried to run it conventional, they had to...
Forum: O Scale 05-13-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,280
Posted By shael_richmond
The part number is 30-4039-0 which indicates...

The part number is 30-4039-0 which indicates Locosounds not PS2. The 30-4039-1 is PS2 from what I could find.

The part that is confusing us is the tender has a PS2 Passenger sticker on it, has...
Forum: O Scale 11-16-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By shael_richmond
That's what I did for some of the LED lamp posts....

That's what I did for some of the LED lamp posts. 3 Lights connected to the bridge rectifier and resistor. It works despite the bad soldering job!
Forum: Technical Model Train Forum 02-25-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By shael_richmond
Sorry four wires. Red, Green, Yellow cathodes,...

Sorry four wires. Red, Green, Yellow cathodes, and common black anode.
Forum: Technical Model Train Forum 02-25-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,379
Posted By shael_richmond
That worked - I just used two AA's to test the...

That worked - I just used two AA's to test the LED. I plan on using a 1amp bridge rectifier - Mouser 512-MDB10S with a 390 ohm 1/4 watt resistor for 3 LED lamps. My input is 14volts AC.
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