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Forum: My Layout 11-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Stumpy
The weathering is just right. About those...

The weathering is just right.

About those trees...;)
Forum: My Layout 11-19-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
Thanks Michael. Yeah, I expect the buildings...

Thanks Michael.

Yeah, I expect the buildings will shift around. I don't really like those townhouses right at the edge. I can't get used to the idea that there's a world past the edge of the...
Forum: My Layout 11-19-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
Put a plug in it

I've started laying out "downtown" using the bases for the structures. Top left is Walthers Merchants Row 2, then Endoline's funeral home from IHC, then shoe shop & Dr's office cast buildings from...
Forum: My Layout 11-19-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By Stumpy
Very cool. :thumbsup:

Very cool. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 11-09-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 526
Posted By Stumpy
Another option for "risers" if you have scrap...

Another option for "risers" if you have scrap wood laying around.

https://www.modeltrainforum.com/showpost.php?p=2301100&postcount=65

No scientific measurements here, but the train does slow...
Forum: My Layout 11-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,325
Posted By Stumpy
I think the weathering looks great. It is a bit...

I think the weathering looks great. It is a bit heavy, but that's the thing about weathering (in modeling and prototype as well), the level of "distress" on cars and locos can go from complete...
Forum: My Layout 11-07-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
Thank you all for the kind words. Who...

Thank you all for the kind words.



Who woulda thunk? Finally found something constructive to do with my OCD. ;)
Forum: My Layout 11-07-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 19,082
Posted By Stumpy
This ^. I don't think I have any straight...

This ^.

I don't think I have any straight runs w/o a "wiggle" in it somewhere.
Forum: My Layout 11-07-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 18,639
Posted By Stumpy
The elevated freeway is a neat idea. :thumbsup: ...

The elevated freeway is a neat idea. :thumbsup:

I recently added a couple of roads to nowhere. I've seen layouts with tracks to nowhere. I think they add interest to a layout by inviting the...
Forum: HO Scale 11-05-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By Stumpy
Interesting. I have three Bachmann Spectrum...

Interesting. I have three Bachmann Spectrum steamers and neither has a draw bar setup like this.
Forum: My Layout 11-04-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
Down the line. Step 1a. of the Rust Rock...

Down the line.

Step 1a. of the Rust Rock Falls kit - bracing the mill wall sections.
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Forum: My Layout 11-04-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
The planning committee informed the building...

The planning committee informed the building committee that automobiles had no way out of town, so a resolution was drawn up and enacted.

Now we have roads to nowhere.
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Forum: My Layout 11-04-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
Henry Ford said, "You can have it in any color...

Henry Ford said, "You can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black."

Quittin' time at the mine.

After lunch.
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Forum: My Layout 11-01-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 19,082
Posted By Stumpy
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: My Layout 11-01-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 236
Posted By Stumpy
Looks just kike rock. :thumbsup:

Looks just kike rock.

:thumbsup:
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 11-01-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,068
Posted By Stumpy
A local business recently had a G scale layout...

A local business recently had a G scale layout professionally installed.

https://www.salisburypost.com/2019/04/30/produce-ice-cream-and-a-train-father-and-son-starts-ice-cream-depot/



Might...
Forum: HO Scale 10-31-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By Stumpy
Nice work! One of the great things about...

Nice work!

One of the great things about this hobby.. with every aspect you can do as little or as much as you like.
Forum: HO Scale 10-30-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By Stumpy
You would be correct. This is a little...

You would be correct.

This is a little better priced. 5 quart bag for $7... https://www.mckenziesp.com/ARTSNW-P14096.aspx?ItemId=247525
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-28-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,730
Posted By Stumpy
This^. My father had the foresight to...

This^.

My father had the foresight to start purging the junk a couple of years before he moved himself and my ailing step-mother into an assisted living facility.

He also had a will, a living...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-28-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Stumpy
I have the Xuron nipper/cutters and they work...

I have the Xuron nipper/cutters and they work fine. With the cutters or a saw the cut is going to need some cleaning up with a file to make it ready for a joiner.
Forum: My Layout 10-25-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 19,082
Posted By Stumpy
Very nice. Great weathering.

Very nice. Great weathering.
Forum: My Layout 10-20-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,887
Posted By Stumpy
Nice, clean work.

Nice, clean work.
Forum: My Layout 10-19-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 21,917
Posted By Stumpy
Thanks all! Back from a week at the coast...

Thanks all!

Back from a week at the coast and ready to start planning how the Rust Rock Falls kit is going to fit into the layout.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-09-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Stumpy
Interesting info. As was this bit from...

Interesting info. As was this bit from wikiknowitall...

"1878: Henry K. Porter continued the business on his own, as H.K. Porter & Co. He had established a reputation as a builder of rugged,...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-09-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,433
Posted By Stumpy
Drivers: .51"... that's the tread, not the...

Drivers: .51"... that's the tread, not the flange.

Boiler diameter: .65"

Overall length: 4.5"

Cab height is pretty much the same as the ten-wheeler, but I'll get an actual measurement this...
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