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Forum: N Scale 07-01-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By shaygetz
Older Kadee cars can be picked up for...

Older Kadee cars can be picked up for $8-10...well worth it and right within you desired specs. I have about 30 and they are quite nice.just stay away from the special runs and their later...
Forum: For Sale or Trade (member-to-member) 06-15-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By shaygetz
that's actually pretty cool...hope it finds a...

that's actually pretty cool...hope it finds a good home.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 06-15-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By shaygetz
...flame glow is quite effective.

...flame glow is quite effective.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 06-15-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By shaygetz
Thanks... I was told it could be Red...

Thanks...

I was told it could be Red Sonja...I found her badly wounded in a junk box, missing a hand and weapons. A little paint and putty and, at just over 7' 6" without the big hair 80s 'do,...
Forum: HO Scale 06-14-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By shaygetz
Thanks...just trying to stay busy...

Thanks...just trying to stay busy...
Forum: HO Scale 06-14-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By shaygetz
Good to see you too...:):thumbsup:

Good to see you too...:):thumbsup:
Forum: HO Scale 06-14-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By shaygetz
I love Mantuas...chunky and reliable, I have the...

I love Mantuas...chunky and reliable, I have the 2-8-2 from very early...around 1960, and the Big Six from the mid 50s. The 2-8-2 has flanged middle drivers, something they stopped doing early on,...
Forum: HO Scale 06-13-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By shaygetz
I used Intermountain 36" wheelsets...it took 4...

I used Intermountain 36" wheelsets...it took 4 axles as I could only use the insulated sides. I had to drill them a bit larger, but they are a press on fit. I used an NMRA standards guage to keep...
Forum: HO Scale 06-13-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By shaygetz
It's all metal, with no coal in the bunker, which...

It's all metal, with no coal in the bunker, which would put it as one of the first runs, around 1953 http://hoseeker.net/mantuainformation/mantuacatalog1953pg06.jpg ...the tender is a frameless...
Forum: HO Scale 06-13-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By shaygetz
Mantua Pacific....very early one. Interesting...

Mantua Pacific....very early one. Interesting wiring...
Forum: HO Scale 06-13-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By shaygetz
The Partridge Family bus 2.0...

Most older members here are familiar with my earlier rendition of this bus using a Bachmann cable car mechanism to power it. This one is powered by an Aurora Thunderjet slot car mechanism and, as...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 06-13-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By shaygetz
Thanks guys... That's why I went to a...

Thanks guys...



That's why I went to a lot of finagling to make that roof and the one for the tractor shed removable.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 06-12-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By shaygetz
...other shots... Hope this finds you all...

...other shots...

Hope this finds you all doing well.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 06-12-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By shaygetz
Hello...been awhile...

Just letting everyone know I'm still on this planet and still modeling. Some projects of mine...
Forum: Model Train Print Media 12-28-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,948
Posted By shaygetz
Yes...that would be Allan Rice. He wrote an...

Yes...that would be Allan Rice. He wrote an article on using stove black to paint engines. Floquil pulled their ads for about 5 years before coming back in the mid '50s. Al Kalbach just turned to...
Forum: HO Scale 12-11-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,902
Posted By shaygetz
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p96/1shaygetz/m...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p96/1shaygetz/malletA.jpg

Mine came to me in pieces after a swan dive off of a layout. After repairs and reassembly, it is one of my finest runners. While it...
Forum: For Sale or Trade (member-to-member) 12-01-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By shaygetz
Oh, I'm interested...my wallet is just sitting in...

Oh, I'm interested...my wallet is just sitting in the corner laughing uncontrollably while my car's transmission heads to the coast...sigh...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 11-27-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,972
Posted By shaygetz
A fortunate rescue from the dumpster...it was on...

A fortunate rescue from the dumpster...it was on its way there when offered to me.:eek::thumbsup:

I just love the scent of ozone it cranks out, my children called it the "sparkle train" when they...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 11-25-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,972
Posted By shaygetz
Hopefully the video link works... ...

Hopefully the video link works...

http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z454/2shaygetz/IMG_1177a.jpg

http://vid1190.photobucket.com/albums/z454/2shaygetz/IMG_1068.mp4
Forum: Union Station 10-22-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By shaygetz
I just want to see Charlie Sheen toss the first...

I just want to see Charlie Sheen toss the first pitch as Wild Thing to the tune of the same name...

https://youtu.be/4g545LhuEnI
Forum: For Sale Elsewhere (eBay, other forums etc.) 10-20-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By shaygetz
My wife has already been instructed on how to off...

My wife has already been instructed on how to off load my models, and is fully aware of their value. She and the kids have their treasure picks...the rest goes to Ebay...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 10-17-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,663
Posted By shaygetz
Proto 2K E8/9s, both powered...wasn't a load they...

Proto 2K E8/9s, both powered...wasn't a load they couldn't pull...the ground would vibrate as they passed by...almost a narcotic...ahh, the bliss.
...
Forum: HO Scale 10-16-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,630
Posted By shaygetz
MRC Golden Throttle Packs from the 70s, 3...

MRC Golden Throttle Packs from the 70s, 3 singles, 1 dual. I can't find a better way to enjoy my trains then running them the way I did when I was a teenager. I tried DCC, liked it a lot, simply...
Forum: N Scale 10-14-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By shaygetz
In N scale...nothing. Its simply for scale...

In N scale...nothing. Its simply for scale purity. On my HO models (I do both) it is noticeable, but only to those who look for such things...
Forum: Union Station 10-14-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By shaygetz
Why not...he left us such a legacy, Nicki Minaj,...

Why not...he left us such a legacy, Nicki Minaj, Marilyn Manson, Menudo, One Dimension to name a few...

Spend that cash well old man....
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