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Forum: Union Station Today, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 21
Posted By Fire21
I don't understand all the effects of Brexit. ...

I don't understand all the effects of Brexit. But the majority of British voters did vote to leave the EU, and it's good to see that their government will try to do that. Governments should do what...
Forum: N Scale Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Fire21
Welcome to the world of miniatures, Robert! Yes,...

Welcome to the world of miniatures, Robert! Yes, N is small, but someday find a Z scale train...they are microscopic!! :eek:

One thing about N, you can get a lot of railroad in a small space. ...
Forum: O Scale 12-08-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By Fire21
To me a toy train is like Thomas the tank and...

To me a toy train is like Thomas the tank and friends, the cheaper Lionels and that sort of thing that LOOK like toys. Serious in-depth work, to me, is called "model railroading".
Forum: Union Station 12-08-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Fire21
So sad to see the term "Final Runs". Sure hope...

So sad to see the term "Final Runs". Sure hope they're able to bring her back.

I couldn't help noticing engine 4960 in the video. I have a photo that shows her when she was still with CB&Q. The...
Forum: HO Scale 12-08-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By Fire21
I noticed the F-unit pushing the snow plow had a...

I noticed the F-unit pushing the snow plow had a lot of power fluctuation, as indicated by the light inside. I assume that was due to the moisture on the rails and wheels.

I was, and still am,...
Forum: O Scale 12-08-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 734
Posted By Fire21
A very interesting question. I supposed most...

A very interesting question. I supposed most here would be operating in scale, and I'm surprised by the answers so far.

My trains are N scale, so whenever I buy something, I stick to scale. But...
Forum: Union Station 12-08-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Fire21
Now that you mention it, I didn't see any in my...

Now that you mention it, I didn't see any in my area either. Man, that's truly sad! :(

This is the first year that I haven't seen such movies. Truly sad! :(
Forum: Beginner Q & A 12-07-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Fire21
From what I read of the HV5, it is a set of...

From what I read of the HV5, it is a set of track. So yes, you will need a power pack, an engine and some rolling stock (cars).

Have you studied enough to understand DC (direct current) versus...
Forum: Union Station 12-07-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By Fire21
We've had a number of cats over the many years. ...

We've had a number of cats over the many years. The best and most loving was Tinker, who was with us for 21 years. Parting is not sweet sorrow, it's horrible!

I know you will miss her, but I...
Forum: DCC Forum (Digital Command Control) 12-07-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By Fire21
It pretty much is that easy EXCEPT for the small...

It pretty much is that easy EXCEPT for the small size you are working with. And it involves using some insulating tape in a couple places...unless MRC has changed that. MRC doesn't have the highest...
Forum: Union Station 12-07-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Fire21
USA Dec. 7, 1941

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6cz9gtMTeI&t=22s
Forum: HO Scale 12-06-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Fire21
Why did you post this story twice? :confused:

Why did you post this story twice? :confused:
Forum: My Layout 12-06-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Fire21
I did that some years ago with some of my N scale...

I did that some years ago with some of my N scale stuff. I used wires to attach the wooden circle to tree branches. Yes, the track moved as the train circled, but the train never fell off. I only...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 12-06-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By Fire21
I probably don't know what I'm talking about, but...

I probably don't know what I'm talking about, but in the 5th picture the linkage connecting points look misaligned too. Looks like it'd lock the wheels. Someone tell me if I'm wrong.
Forum: North America 12-06-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By Fire21
Where? How often? How much?

Where? How often? How much?
Forum: Union Station 12-06-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 264,001
Posted By Fire21
Aside from the impeachment fiasco, that's the...

Aside from the impeachment fiasco, that's the funniest thing I've read all week!! :laugh:
Forum: O Scale 12-06-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Fire21
WOW!!!

WOW!!!
Forum: O Scale 12-05-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By Fire21
AMEN! :thumbsup:

AMEN! :thumbsup:
Forum: S Scale 12-04-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By Fire21
I also kinda understand where you're at since my...

I also kinda understand where you're at since my youngest daughter suffers from migraines. Best of luck to you, and I hope the rest does you a world of good.
Forum: O Scale 12-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Fire21
Model Railroad Hobbyist is a free online...

Model Railroad Hobbyist is a free online magazine. It has loads of how-to articles. I do find many of them to be above my skill and energy levels. Check it out...
...
Forum: O Scale 12-03-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By Fire21
The amazing thing about open countryside is that...

The amazing thing about open countryside is that eventually someone settles in, like you mentioned a couple farmhouses. Then a few more move in, and then someone builds a store...and another one and...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 12-02-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By Fire21
Right, that's what most thieves are after...model...

Right, that's what most thieves are after...model trains! :laugh:
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 12-02-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By Fire21
Nice displays. Thanks for the pics. Where is...

Nice displays. Thanks for the pics. Where is this museum?
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 12-02-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By Fire21
In case y'all haven't caught on to the idea,...

In case y'all haven't caught on to the idea, consider going to your profile and entering your location, at least what state or country you are in. It kinda gives the rest of us an idea of your...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 12-01-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By Fire21
Gillette, Wyoming...Northeast corner.

Gillette, Wyoming...Northeast corner.
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