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Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Millstonemike
The classic postwar ZW; variation C being one of...

The classic postwar ZW; variation C being one of the designs during it's production lifetime?
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,232
Posted By Millstonemike
I wonder if the creation of the European...

I wonder if the creation of the European "Economic Community" resulted in VAT being charged on inter-country purchases.

On a ski vacation in Canada, I paid VAT for new skis and boots purchased at...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 293
Posted By Millstonemike
NJ has had it for well over a decade, possibly...

NJ has had it for well over a decade, possibly early 2000's.
Forum: Union Station 02-20-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By Millstonemike
I don't understand why the following worked ... ...

I don't understand why the following worked ...

Was it always there but not visible in the network list?

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Forum: Union Station 02-20-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By Millstonemike
Add the cost of a new Chrome Book to the shipping...

Add the cost of a new Chrome Book to the shipping cost because you'll never see your Chrome Book again.
Forum: O Scale 02-20-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 449
Posted By Millstonemike
What's the term when a car derails because it's...

What's the term when a car derails because it's too light to carry the load behind it - too much drag pulls it off the curve? An incline just adds to the effective drag.
Forum: Union Station 02-20-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By Millstonemike
It's brand advertising. And not just for car...

It's brand advertising. And not just for car mfg.'s. Your brand is displayed on national TV to a specific audience when ever your sponsored car is near or at the front.

I would think sponsor...
Forum: Union Station 02-20-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 218
Posted By Millstonemike
I'm actually surprised the NFL allowed that show....

I'm actually surprised the NFL allowed that show. I read a comment from a father saying he was embarrassed watching it with his pre-teen son.
Forum: O Scale 02-19-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 449
Posted By Millstonemike
I did that in the late 80's. And it comes out...

I did that in the late 80's. And it comes out very well for a couple of reasons. For one, the the (1/4") plywood ensures the grade is very smooth - no humps or dips at track connections and an...
Forum: O Scale 02-19-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By Millstonemike
Excellent craftsmanship and documentary. ...

Excellent craftsmanship and documentary.

Made me select an on-demand showing of "The Right Stuff".

And I here the trains are up for a best supporting award :)
Forum: O Scale 02-19-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Millstonemike
This statement throws me off track (no pun...

This statement throws me off track (no pun intended). I took it as the loco's speed is the same at 16 V with or without towing a train.

If there was a poor connection it would add impedance...
Forum: O Scale 02-19-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 449
Posted By Millstonemike
Having both a (basic) table saw and miter saw, I...

Having both a (basic) table saw and miter saw, I would use the miter saw to cut 2x4s to length. Much easier and more accurate than cross cutting a 2x4 on a table saw for basic woodworkers. A table...
Forum: Union Station 02-19-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Millstonemike
When talking to a colleague about his 60 mile...

When talking to a colleague about his 60 mile commute he said: "Here Dr. Laboney is boss. At home Mrs. Heinemann is boss. When I'm driving, I'm boss."
Forum: O Scale 02-18-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Millstonemike
+1. And buying another used loco may likely have...

+1. And buying another used loco may likely have it's own problems.
Forum: Union Station 02-18-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 658
Posted By Millstonemike
What happens when you play a country record...

What happens when you play a country record backwards?

You get your dog back, your truck back, your girl back ...
Forum: O Scale 02-18-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By Millstonemike
Me, I figure out all the parts I need for all my...

Me, I figure out all the parts I need for all my trains and place an order with ttender.com (http://www.ttender.com/partslist.html).

He has drums, fiber plates and pick-ups, a bazillion parts. I...
Forum: Union Station 02-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Millstonemike
LMAO ...

LMAO ...
Forum: Union Station 02-18-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 658
Posted By Millstonemike
#31 on Rolling Stone Magazine's Greatest Songs of...

#31 on Rolling Stone Magazine's Greatest Songs of All Time (Link) (https://www.cs.ubc.ca/~davet/music/list/Best9.html). I'd bet it's number 1 on other lists.

For me Rolling Stones "Beast of...
Forum: Union Station 02-18-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 385
Posted By Millstonemike
"No, no, he didn't slam you, he didn't bump you,...

"No, no, he didn't slam you, he didn't bump you, he didn't nudge you... he *rubbed* you. And rubbin, son, is racin'."

Robert Duval as Harry Hodge from the movie Days of Thunder.
Forum: O Scale 02-18-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Millstonemike
Here's a different angle Maxum posted a while...

Here's a different angle Maxum posted a while back ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8JJGGyzH74&feature=emb_logo
Forum: O Scale 02-18-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Millstonemike
A quandary for sure. Some SWAG ... ...

A quandary for sure.

Some SWAG ...

Previous owner put a diode in line with the field winding thus cancelling half of the power from the transformer. Perhaps to slow the engine for more...
Forum: O Scale 02-17-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Millstonemike
Here's a Link...

Here's a Link (http://pictures.olsenstoy.com/searchcd1.htm) to Olsen's service guides. You can navigate to your loco.

Here's the first page for the 384.

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Forum: O Scale 02-17-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By Millstonemike
I just keep it in my head. If I can't do that, I...

I just keep it in my head. If I can't do that, I have too many.
Forum: O Scale 02-17-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By Millstonemike
A page out of Lione's "Golden Age". Beautiful. ...

A page out of Lione's "Golden Age". Beautiful.

This works on faded car headlight lens: clean them up, use steel wool if they have a yellowed coating. Then drench a paper towel in 90%+ nail...
Forum: O Scale 02-17-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Millstonemike
That was good. Thx. Interestingly they're...

That was good. Thx.

Interestingly they're using Lionel tubular as their test track.

Can anyone correlate Lionel's quality woes between China and South Korea manufacturing?
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