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Forum: Union Station 01-17-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 387
Posted By machinist
Bob, You have my sincere sympathy for the...

Bob,

You have my sincere sympathy for the loss of your pal and what you are going through. We have had to put to sleep numerous family felines over the years, including one just before this...
Forum: O Scale 01-16-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By machinist
Whoops, my eyes & brain aren't in sync Pete:D

Whoops, my eyes & brain aren't in sync Pete:D
Forum: O Scale 01-16-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,473
Posted By machinist
Lionel 2020 Volume 1 catalog

Good Evening Everyone,

Well, since I haven't seen anybody starting rumors or leaking info about the upcoming Lionel 2020 Vol. 1 catalog, I figured I may as well get the pot stirred.

I...
Forum: Union Station 01-07-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By machinist
My sincere sympathy and condolence to his family

My sincere sympathy and condolence to his family
Forum: O Scale 01-07-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By machinist
Couple of photos from Grand Central VFD train show

Good Afternoon Everyone,

This past Jan 4-5 weekend, my club, the Pittsburgh Independent Hi Railers participated and set up a display at the Grand Central VFD train show in Elizabeth, Pa. We...
Forum: O Scale 12-25-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 608
Posted By machinist
Merry Christmas to yinz!

Merry Christmas to yinz!
Forum: O Scale 12-11-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By machinist
Jeff, Thanks for bringing this to our...

Jeff,

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. While I was an OGR Forum member, Marty helped me out several times and even mailed me some MTH parts free of charge(he absolutely refused any...
Forum: Union Station 12-07-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By machinist
I wish to sincerely thank everyone for their kind...

I wish to sincerely thank everyone for their kind comments and words of support-it helps. Once a pet(doesn't matter what kind) is in your home and heart, they ARE family.
Forum: Union Station 12-07-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By machinist
very sad time for us

We are just heartbroken today. Yesterday, we had to put our beautiful little Belle to sleep. After a trip to our cat vet for breathing difficulty and fluid retention, a ct scan revealed she was...
Forum: O Scale 11-27-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,759
Posted By machinist
Great job! There's never enough lights

Great job! There's never enough lights
Forum: Union Station 11-27-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By machinist
Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone. I have a lot to...

Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone. I have a lot to be thankful for especially this year!
Forum: Train Shows, Events 11-26-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By machinist
Here's the information on the Washington. Pa...

Here's the information on the Washington. Pa train show.


Tri State Train Show
Saturday Dec. 7, 2019
9AM-3PM
South Franklin VFD Social Hall
101 Jolly School Road(right off Pa state route...
Forum: O Scale 11-23-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
Thanks John. I'll have to lean on someone else...

Thanks John. I'll have to lean on someone else in my area for that procedure, as that's way beyond both my equipment and DCS knowledge.
Forum: O Scale 11-23-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By machinist
Good job Tom. Looks like it came from the...

Good job Tom. Looks like it came from the factory that way. I'll post a couple of finished photos of my swap once I teach those D*** markers who's boss-LOL
Forum: O Scale 11-23-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
Update on my MTH dummy shell onto PS3 power...

Update on my MTH dummy shell onto PS3 power chassis swap/conversion with illuminated marker lights.

Thanks to GRJ providing me with the necessary marker light blocks, contact springs, and led...
Forum: O Scale 11-23-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By machinist
Tom, Glad the conversion worked out. ...

Tom,

Glad the conversion worked out. Always liked that GN paint scheme. I hope when you get to the markers, they don't become a problem child like I've run into on my dummy shell to power...
Forum: O Scale 11-16-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By machinist
You have most of the battle won with the two...

You have most of the battle won with the two engines both running long hood forward-let us know how it worked out when you're done.
Forum: Train Shows, Events 11-15-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By machinist
Good Evening Scott, There are a couple of...

Good Evening Scott,

There are a couple of shows coming up in the next few months.

Nov. 24 Fort Pitt TCA Train Meet Shriners Convention Center, Cheswick, Pa

Jan. 4-5, 2020 Grand...
Forum: O Scale 11-15-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By machinist
Good Evening Tom, I've done a few of these...

Good Evening Tom,

I've done a few of these MTH Premier dummy shell swaps onto an MTH Premier powered chassis. The posts above have given you some good tips. I have a few suggestions from my...
Forum: O Scale 11-15-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
John, in your bottom photo, I would need the 4...

John, in your bottom photo, I would need the 4 contact block on the left. You can private message me with cost & shipping for everything. Or I can just email you personally with my address and...
Forum: O Scale 11-15-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
Good Morning John, Still kicking after...

Good Morning John,

Still kicking after surgery yesterday. Had a small tumor removed from under my right jawbone. Looks like I took a few good uppercuts(especially with my now semi-red hair and...
Forum: O Scale 11-13-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
Pete & GRJ, Thanks for the help with the...

Pete & GRJ,

Thanks for the help with the diagrams. I thought this would be a plug and play, but not so fast Ke-Mo-Sabe! With your diagrams and some digging on the MTH site that has exploded...
Forum: O Scale 11-12-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
Hi Pete, Thanks for your response. That...

Hi Pete,

Thanks for your response. That PS3 upgrade board wiring diagram looks close but there are some differences from mine and a couple things I don't understand. On the upgrade wiring...
Forum: O Scale 11-12-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
[QUOTE=T-Man;2470918]I found this, Does it match...

[QUOTE=T-Man;2470918]I found this, Does it match at all?


T-Man,

Thanks for your response, but unfortunately my PS3 setup looks completely different as far as the arrangement of the...
Forum: O Scale 11-12-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By machinist
need help adding led marker lights to factory PS3 engine

Good Evening Everyone,

I have an MTH GP38-2 from 2013 that is factory PS3 equipped. This particular engine did not come with ditch lights, strobe light or front & rear marker lights. I am...
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