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Forum: O Scale Today, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By santafe158
Not all Lionchief is able to be controlled...

Not all Lionchief is able to be controlled through the Bluetooth app. I believe it's installed in just about all of the current production stuff, but as far as I'm aware it was only remote...
Forum: O Scale 12-08-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 290,489
Posted By santafe158
Thanks guys. The Christmas Vacation set seemed...

Thanks guys. The Christmas Vacation set seemed popular amongst our patrons visiting the theater to see the movie. It definitely stands out like a sore thumb, just like the "prototype." :D
Forum: O Scale 12-05-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 588
Posted By santafe158
My ZW-C does the job OK. I put a new chip in the...

My ZW-C does the job OK. I put a new chip in the controller unit from Lionel that supposedly helps some compatibility issues when operating with the Legacy system (would randomly act like I pushed...
Forum: O Scale 12-01-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By santafe158
It's actually only about $25 in parts according...

It's actually only about $25 in parts according to the Lionel site (possibly a little more, but hard to tell based on the photo). If you're handy you could purchase the parts and fix it yourself. ...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 12-01-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By santafe158
Looks like they're about the same other than...

Looks like they're about the same other than there being a searchlight car in the Keystone set. Bear in mind they've been making the same basic sets with slightly different markings for quite some...
Forum: O Scale 12-01-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By santafe158
I figured it might come in handy should I want to...

I figured it might come in handy should I want to wire in one or two street lamps later on... :rolleyes::laugh:
Forum: O Scale 12-01-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By santafe158
Christmas Tree Trains 2019

I may have missed a previous thread, but I didn't find one while searching so I apologize if there's one out there.

While my Redford Theatre layout gets all the spotlight, I've never not had a...
Forum: O Scale 12-01-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 290,489
Posted By santafe158
Not really a train, but it will be getting...

Not really a train, but it will be getting installed on my layout at the Redford Theatre this week. In honor of showing the National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation movie next weekend to open our...
Forum: O Scale 11-30-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By santafe158
Thanks for sharing that Joe. I was unaware that...

Thanks for sharing that Joe. I was unaware that was the case and I'll definitely be putting clips in those locations the next time I put my Postwar set up.
Forum: O Scale 11-28-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 880
Posted By santafe158
It's not terribly complicated. If they're both...

It's not terribly complicated. If they're both Lionchief equipped locomotives, put them both on the tracks and then run them with their individual remotes.
Forum: O Scale 11-28-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 608
Posted By santafe158
I purchased the Legacy DT&I one from a big dealer...

I purchased the Legacy DT&I one from a big dealer at a train show last year on a whim. Mostly the price was too good to pass up. It's definitely become one of my favorite pieces and is definitely a...
Forum: O Scale 11-27-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
Thanks for the suggestions. I've definitely been...

Thanks for the suggestions. I've definitely been planning nice tunnel portals since we went that route last year, but unfortunately I've not had the time to do the work up to now. At some point in...
Forum: Tinplate 11-27-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By santafe158
Could you perhaps epoxy some studs inside the...

Could you perhaps epoxy some studs inside the shell with threaded holes in them? You could then run screws in through the frame underneath.
Forum: O Scale 11-27-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
Thanks guys! I'm glad the video helped show off...

Thanks guys! I'm glad the video helped show off the layout a little better than the photos.

We definitely crammed a lot in and if anything it may be a little too busy... :D but I'm happy with...
Forum: O Scale 11-27-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
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Video/Photos

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Forum: O Scale 11-26-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 859
Posted By santafe158
Lionchief stuff will run on AC or DC power (the...

Lionchief stuff will run on AC or DC power (the starter sets include a DC wall wart power pack), so your CW-80 should be fine once you get the remote.
Forum: O Scale 11-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
Thanks for your constructive criticism. I've...

Thanks for your constructive criticism. I've definitely been considering every point.

As far as the lighting goes, we're pretty well stuck with what we have. The theater is an atmospheric...
Forum: O Scale 11-24-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
I'm not sure about that... but we were very...

I'm not sure about that... but we were very honored to have been contacted by Roger Carp at Classic Toy Trains last year about doing an article on the layout. We sent him the information and photos...
Forum: O Scale 11-24-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
Thanks Kenny, glad you enjoyed the article about...

Thanks Kenny, glad you enjoyed the article about last year's layout. Roger Carp did a great job with it and we're very excited to have it finally published.

We haven't had an article prior to...
Forum: O Scale 11-23-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
I'll see what I can do. I believe I'm going to...

I'll see what I can do. I believe I'm going to go over there tomorrow to do some work on the layout, so perhaps I can figure something out. I'm limited with the quality since all I currently have...
Forum: O Scale 11-23-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
I suppose there's nothing terribly new... yet :D...

I suppose there's nothing terribly new... yet :D I apologize for the novel that follows this...

In general everything is rearranged a bit from years past. We received another donation of...
Forum: O Scale 11-22-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
Thank you! We enjoy trying to improve it every...

Thank you! We enjoy trying to improve it every year. I still have a few tricks up my sleeve yet for this year as long as everything I have on order shows up in the next week or two.
Forum: O Scale 11-22-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By santafe158
You're definitely correct on all points. There...

You're definitely correct on all points. There was very little prep work with these other than wiping the grime off them before applying the paint over the original. The car bodies weren't perfect,...
Forum: O Scale 11-22-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By santafe158
I'll likely consider it at some point.

I'll likely consider it at some point.
Forum: O Scale 11-21-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,511
Posted By santafe158
Still no video (perhaps after this weekend), but...

Still no video (perhaps after this weekend), but we added in the huge collection of figurines, trees and other details to the layout. I always forget what a huge task that alone is, but we did it. ...
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