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Forum: O Scale Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By ERIE610
USA MEDIA BLASTERS DO NOT DISCRIMINATE

If one decides on using a media blaster. I would find a piece or two of scrap painted plastic to practice on before proceeding to blast the piece you want cleaned up. By doing so one will become used...
Forum: Forum News, Updates and Help Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By ERIE610
USA NIGHT OWL HERE

A good bit of my working years was on the 3:30 pm to midnight shift. So I became a Night Owl out of necessity. Now that I am retired old habits do die hard. I still stay up way later after everyone...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,062
Posted By ERIE610
USA Kansas City rolls past Tennessee, advances to Super Bowl

Chiefs vs. Titans. The 35-24 win over the Titans notches Kansas City their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years. Kansas City rolled past Tennessee and advances to Super Bowl 54. S.F. 49ers look...
Forum: O Scale 01-14-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By ERIE610
USA I COLLECT WHAT I LIKE

Nice find there again Ben. That extra helping of LUCK CHARMS cereal must be paying off for you. :appl: :appl:

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Forum: O Scale 01-14-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By ERIE610
USA MENARDS 15% BROWN BAG DISCOUNT THIS WEEK

For us fortunate ones that live close to a Menards the retailer is running their 15% off Brown Bag Special. What ever you can squeeze legally into the Menards supplied bag is given an immediate 15%...
Forum: O Scale 01-14-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By ERIE610
USA I COLLECT WHAT I LIKE INCLUDING MARX

Glad to see most everything is in great working order. Kenneth must have stored that Marx set in a vacuum sealed bag. At least the track looks like it was stored that way. Very very clean track for...
Forum: O Scale 01-13-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By ERIE610
USA BOTH WAYS WORK FOR ME

Boy I hope that there is not any upcoming discussions about Lionel pre & post war E units malfunctioning. Whole new ballgame there. Marx E units are simple in comparison to the Lionels in my opinion....
Forum: Union Station 01-12-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,062
Posted By ERIE610
USA Texans vs Chiefs Today · Final 31 - 51

What a game. I thought the Chiefs were in for an early exit after giving up 24 unanswered points to Houston in the first quarter. In the second quarter Patrick Mahomes & crew goes to work and never...
Forum: O Scale 01-12-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By ERIE610
USA I COLLECT WHAT I LIKE INCLUDING MARX

Wow. Very generous of Kenneth to entrust you with his boyhood Marx train set. Looks like Kenneth's gift will have you expanding your horizons when you have to get them accessories in proper working...
Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By ERIE610
USA WORKS FOR ME BUT

Another good buy. But that lead time is pretty long 30-50 days. Knowing myself I would probably forget what project I bought them for by the time they arrived.:D


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Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By ERIE610
USA LIGHTED BUT NOT MOBILE

As far as collecting Menards lighted vehicles I have not collected any so far. I have however collected the lighted Lamps as shown below. They are usually brought out in the stores during the Holiday...
Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By ERIE610
USA NEW ARRIVAL

I received the Menards BNSF covered hopper & the 1:48 Die-Cast Piggly Wiggly® Box Truck online. The 53 Ford pickups shown below were from the local Menards. The Blue 53 Pepsi pickup is now sold out...
Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By ERIE610
USA WORKS FOR ME FOR NOW

Just like "rogruth" I am using 027 & O gauge. Simply for the reason that I have mountains of the stuff that has accumulated over the years of buying train sets & garage sales & eBaying. It will work...
Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 01:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By ERIE610
USA WORKS FOR ME

I enjoy your videos posted here at MTF as well as on You Tube. I do glean information from your videos as well as add some information that I think may be relevant or helpful. Keep up the good work....
Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 304,629
Posted By ERIE610
USA BNSF HOPPER & PIGGLY WIGGLY

Finally they arrived from Menards. The BNSF covered hopper from Menards looks to be an online item only. Originally there was some Santa Claus figurines offered as the freebee when ordering any RR...
Forum: O Scale 01-09-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By ERIE610
USA MENARDS FORDS+

Menards also had some Shelby Mustangs & Shelby AC Cobras under the Shelby Collectibles Legend Series as well as the Denver Diecast brand. Camaros were in the Denver Diecast boxes as well. I think...
Forum: O Scale 01-08-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By ERIE610
USA I AM A LIKING MENARDS

Looks very familiar. I had to go our Menards Tuesday to exchange a defective Menards boxcar the wife got me for Christmas. Seems that the Chinese assembler did not rivet one of the trucks onto the...
Forum: O Scale 01-07-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By ERIE610
USA FIRST VISIT TO MENARDS

I came across this YouTube video from Nov. of 2019. This video is about a families First Visit to Menards. Nicely shot video of Menards Christmas items as well as Train Stuff. Worth a look see.
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Forum: O Scale 01-07-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By ERIE610
USA Lemax® Field Lights

I have been using one of these as a night light. Mainly just to see how long a trio of batteries would last if left on all night. So far I have not noted any dimming of the brilliance of the LEDs.
Forum: O Scale 01-07-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By ERIE610
USA WORKS FOR ME ALMOST.

That is a good price on the eBay Battery holder. About $0.72 each. Shipping is cheap for sure. PayPal only is a no-go type of payment with my wife however. What was the lag time for delivery from...
Forum: O Scale 01-06-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By ERIE610
USA BATTERY PACK HOLDER SOURCE.

Nice install there Ben. Your video did not mention a source for the battery pack holder. I found a cheap source for these at Dollar Tree. These lights shown below contains a clear plastic holder with...
Forum: O Scale 01-04-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By ERIE610
USA Lemax® Field Lights

I found this Field Light at my Menards marked down to half price. Regular price is $9.99 clearance price is $4.99. The light has 5ea. bright LED bulbs and is powered by 3 AA batteries or a 4.5 vdc...
Forum: O Scale 01-03-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By ERIE610
USA LOOKING GOOD

Menards had these at their stores as well as online during the Christmas Holiday Season. After Christmas they marked them down half price to $2.49. in the store or online. Our Menards store sold out...
Forum: O Scale 12-31-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By ERIE610
USA SOMETHING DIFFERENT

That is a neat idea for a powered caboose. You now have a helper engine disguised as a caboose. Just add some paint in your favorite livery scheme and you will be all set.

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Forum: O Scale 12-31-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By ERIE610
USA FAMILY TIME IS PRECIOUS

Family Time is precious. Many of the Baby Boomer Generation I know lost family members in 2019. The Holiday Season was not quite the same for us this year for sure. I have the memories to reflect...
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