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Forum: General Model Train Discussion 09-30-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
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The railroad companies need to be responsible for...

The railroad companies need to be responsible for cleaning up the remnants of their trains and infrastructure on abandoned lines. The toxic long-term damage probably would be consider massive toxic...
Forum: My Layout 09-11-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,595
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Success to you in your efforts. "Never look...

Success to you in your efforts.

"Never look back, unless you are planning to go that way." Henry David Thoreau
Forum: Union Station 08-06-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,358
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The transition away from a fossil fuel economy...

The transition away from a fossil fuel economy can be done. Not overnight, but it can be done.
Forum: Union Station 08-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,358
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The previous administration wanted to ween our...

The previous administration wanted to ween our economy off of fossil fuels and replace it with solar and wind. Both solar and wind are currently providing more jobs than the fossil fuel industry. We...
Forum: Union Station 08-05-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,358
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No worries. Mitch McConnell will take care of...

No worries. Mitch McConnell will take care of them. He's their Senator and he has connections. He'll get the coal companies back on their feet and get the payroll going again.
Forum: HO Scale 08-04-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By scaleddown
To those who choose to put down others because of...

To those who choose to put down others because of their views, I got this for them.

"To belittle, you have to be little" ~ Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
Forum: HO Scale 07-03-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By scaleddown
Pretty cool. Thanks for the image.

Pretty cool. Thanks for the image.
Forum: Union Station 06-10-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By scaleddown
When I shop at a locally owned and independent...

When I shop at a locally owned and independent establishment, I don't have to return the item.
Forum: HO Scale 06-01-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By scaleddown
A little off topic here. I am about to construct...

A little off topic here. I am about to construct my bench-work, but I am curious as to the various heights folks have from the floor to the working table top surface level. What is the measurements...
Forum: HO Scale 05-29-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By scaleddown
I am learning so much. Thank you all for your...

I am learning so much. Thank you all for your comments. Please keep them coming. I hope to start the build in mid- July.
Forum: HO Scale 05-27-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By scaleddown
Thank you all for the comments. Back to the...

Thank you all for the comments. Back to the drawing board. Maybe I will depict crossing the Plains.
Forum: HO Scale 05-26-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,692
Posted By scaleddown
3% grade ~ Is that too steep? (HO scale)

I am designing a layout on a 5' x 8' table and I find that I am getting stuck with a 3% grade track section. The curve is an 18" radius. The run is about 124" long. Is that too steep?
Forum: Union Station 05-21-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By scaleddown
Just for starters. 1) Assess the total lost in...

Just for starters. 1) Assess the total lost in monetary value. 2) divide the cost among those involved in the crime and assign a retribution payment plan to the victims. 3) Have them serve several...
Forum: Layout Design Forum 02-12-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By scaleddown
Thanks for the input. All are great ideas....

Thanks for the input. All are great ideas. Looking forward to more posts regarding this subject. Hope the input will help others.
Forum: Layout Design Forum 02-11-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By scaleddown
Table size preferences

I am considering a 5' x 8' table layout. I am not certain how high it should be from the floor to "first ground level" of track way. Also, is a 5' wide table too insane as far as reaching to the...
Forum: Union Station 01-05-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By scaleddown
The question that should be asked is how many of...

The question that should be asked is how many of these jobs provide a living wage. In addition, do they track those individuals who have to work three different jobs in order to make it in today's...
Forum: Union Station 11-18-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By scaleddown
Pass federal/state legislation that requires...

Pass federal/state legislation that requires political ads to provide truthful statements based on facts. Make it unlawful to deliberately mislead the voters. A candidate can still put their spin on...
Forum: Structures Forum 11-11-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By scaleddown
Rookie question here: Can a bridge be part of a...

Rookie question here: Can a bridge be part of a 2% grade that ends in about 10" from the bridge's attachment to the higher land mass (a small hill)? I have not noticed any bridge that is part of a...
Forum: HO Scale 08-10-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By scaleddown
Thank you, Traction Fan, for the detailed...

Thank you, Traction Fan, for the detailed explanation. Sorry for the delay in responding, I had a family medical emergency that required a 1,300 mile automotive round trip. All is good, for now....
Forum: HO Scale 08-04-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By scaleddown
What about a PECO turnout conductive frog that...

What about a PECO turnout conductive frog that connects to a short turnout and then returns to the mainline via another turnout conductive frog. Is there a special need to be cautious about wiring it...
Forum: Union Station 06-25-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By scaleddown
You can mess with North Korea, You can mess with...

You can mess with North Korea, You can mess with China. You can mess with the elderly, the disabled, the homeless, the immigrant. But, when you mess with Model Railroaders' access to inexpensive...
Forum: My Layout 05-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,600
Posted By scaleddown
How is the arm reach being a 5 foot wide table...

How is the arm reach being a 5 foot wide table vs. 4 foot wide?
Forum: Union Station 04-16-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By scaleddown
I enjoyed his movie The Siege of Firebase Gloria.

I enjoyed his movie The Siege of Firebase Gloria.
Forum: Union Station 04-14-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,797
Posted By scaleddown
Got two of these....

Got two of these....
Forum: Union Station 03-05-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By scaleddown
Accountability for one's actions or inactions as...

Accountability for one's actions or inactions as a political leader must be paid attention to. Those who vote must make the word citizen a verb. To citizen is to hold oneself accountable for their...
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