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Forum: S Scale Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
That is a great display of HO locomotives. One...

That is a great display of HO locomotives. One heck of an American 4-4-0 collection.
Forum: HO Scale Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By mopac
The DarkNarps, just give them a call. That will...

The DarkNarps, just give them a call. That will work the best. Ask for Service.

I have 3 Big Boys. All are Rivarossi. Not as detailed as BLI or MTH or Athearn.
They all run smooth. 4005, 4007,...
Forum: S Scale 01-25-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 51,937
Posted By mopac
Nice load from the show AL. Love the 312....

Nice load from the show AL. Love the 312. Congrats on the additions.
Forum: Union Station 01-25-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By mopac
Nice looking trophies flyernut. Good job. The...

Nice looking trophies flyernut. Good job. The guys will like them.
Forum: S Scale 01-24-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
If you keep it to one Flyer, you are a better man...

If you keep it to one Flyer, you are a better man than me. I wanted 3, then it went to 7,
and then 10. Somewhere around 20 now. I am pretty much done buying engines now.
I tend to go a little...
Forum: S Scale 01-23-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 41,385
Posted By mopac
That's going to make a great looking train. Very...

That's going to make a great looking train. Very nice. Those loads are expensive, even
the repros.
Forum: HO Scale 01-22-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By mopac
Somewhere in your manual will have the phone...

Somewhere in your manual will have the phone number. They are very good over the phone. They will help you. I sent one in and except being gone for weeks it was not bad.
You don't have a lot of...
Forum: HO Scale 01-19-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By mopac
I have to use something other than my fingers to...

I have to use something other than my fingers to push plug in all the way. I usually use the flat part of a small flat screwdriver. It will go in about 1/8 inch farther than I can do with fingers....
Forum: HO Scale 01-19-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By mopac
I thought so too on mine. But ok. Then I think...

I thought so too on mine. But ok. Then I think you need to send it in. Give them a call first.
Forum: HO Scale 01-19-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By mopac
I sent one back to BLI and the simple fix was I...

I sent one back to BLI and the simple fix was I did not have the plug all the way in.
My engine was gone for weeks. I thought the plug was in all the way and it wasn't.
Unplug and reinsert the plug...
Forum: S Scale 01-18-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
I use the wires soldered to bottom of rails....

I use the wires soldered to bottom of rails. Hardly shows and you have a solid hookup.
The track clips work most of the time.
Forum: S Scale 01-18-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
You have done an amazing job of bringing this...

You have done an amazing job of bringing this locomotive back from the grave.
Unlike us I do believe these locos can go forever. Mine will be around when I am long gone.
Forum: Union Station 01-18-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By mopac
So very sorry about Coko. I have been on that...

So very sorry about Coko. I have been on that last ride many times. It is one of the hardest things we do as part of a family. You did right Bob. Do read about the Rainbow
Bridge. Will go now...
Forum: Union Station 01-17-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 273,119
Posted By mopac
firescales22, I think you need to have your meds...

firescales22, I think you need to have your meds adjusted. Don't want to ruin your day
but not one funny post from you. Is English your first language? Maybe something in
the translation.
Forum: S Scale 01-16-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By mopac
I really don't think the fingers are stiff enough...

I really don't think the fingers are stiff enough to hinder the drum. The drum may be slow without the fingers. Clean the holes the ends of the drum go into. And then a small amount of oil on them....
Forum: S Scale 01-14-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By mopac
I think Broke has one of those. Maybe he can help...

I think Broke has one of those. Maybe he can help you with the wiring from the tender.
I think the reverse unit is in the boiler so probably only 2 wires from tender.
Forum: S Scale 01-13-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 696
Posted By mopac
Good job flyernut. You da man.

Good job flyernut. You da man.
Forum: S Scale 01-13-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By mopac
21 inch radius would be 42 diameter. I like...

21 inch radius would be 42 diameter. I like Gargraves but like Tom says they do not make a crossover. I am planning a S layout and want a figure 8. I am going to use original Gilbert track. Mainly...
Forum: S Scale 01-13-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 51,937
Posted By mopac
I don't have an original AF diesel. So no idea on...

I don't have an original AF diesel. So no idea on a good price for one.

WOW cramden, that PA set looks great. Nice condition.
Forum: S Scale 01-13-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
My son is a manager at a Harbor Freight store....

My son is a manager at a Harbor Freight store. May have to talk to him about one.
Just what I need, something else for the garage. Got 3 car garage and can't fit a car
in any of them. Too much lawn...
Forum: S Scale 01-13-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
Looking good. Its alive!!! Its alive!!! What...

Looking good. Its alive!!! Its alive!!!

What kind of blaster do you have. What kind of medium did you use?
Forum: S Scale 01-12-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
I have one repainted steamer. In fact it is the...

I have one repainted steamer. In fact it is the exact same model as yours. It was
painted with Krylon black satin. You will be happy with the result.


I was born in Charleston, WV. Moved away...
Forum: S Scale 01-12-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
Broken field leads are kinda common. I have had...

Broken field leads are kinda common. I have had one. And of coarse it was on bottom of the coil. I unwound all the wire. Soldered the lead and started winding. Got all but about 10 feet back on. I...
Forum: S Scale 01-11-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,242
Posted By mopac
Wow, it looks so clean. Good job. Does not look...

Wow, it looks so clean. Good job. Does not look like same engine. Did you fix the cab roof.
Ratchet part turns the drum inside reverse unit. Drum is what the fingers rub against. You can get drum...
Forum: S Scale 01-11-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,215
Posted By mopac
I am sure I will like the K-Line curves. It is...

I am sure I will like the K-Line curves. It is hard to find. I check ebay everyday for it.
Some will show up. I got 14 pieces off ebay and 9 pieces from flyernut. I always have my eyes and ears open...
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