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Forum: O Scale 01-16-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By Volphin
+1. You need to change the momentum settings to...

+1. You need to change the momentum settings to match your running expectations. Try L, M and H.
Forum: O Scale 01-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By Volphin
I don't know very much about PW trains, so I find...

I don't know very much about PW trains, so I find your videos very helpful. I don't run PW, but when I meet someone who does- and who is experiencing issues , I'm able to make suggestions based on...
Forum: O Scale 01-11-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By Volphin
You know Bob, that's the risk with taking a...

You know Bob, that's the risk with taking a finely tuned layout and modding it... but it looks like you are making progress. It's not a race my friend... it's an adventure! I look forward to seeing...
Forum: O Scale 01-09-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Volphin
The answer is, it depends. All track systems...

The answer is, it depends. All track systems conduct electricity and command signals fine. You or your trains won't notice any difference there, hollow or solid. It's all in how you wire it.
...
Forum: O Scale 01-07-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Volphin
Our tree deconstruction begins tonight. Funny...

Our tree deconstruction begins tonight. Funny thing is, I'm positive this has been the BEST live tree we have ever put up. It still hasn't lost a lot of its needles and is still taking water. Get...
Forum: O Scale 01-05-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Volphin
That's a sweet looking layout Tom! My cats are...

That's a sweet looking layout Tom! My cats are long gone... even so... a feline CAN be trained. :laugh::laugh:
Forum: O Scale 01-05-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Volphin
That's a really nice space Maxum! Is that...

That's a really nice space Maxum! Is that Gargraves track?
Forum: O Scale 01-05-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Volphin
Thanks Ed! Members, please use this video as...

Thanks Ed! Members, please use this video as leverage to what could happen if you don't get enough train room space. The reported scowls can be turned to your advantage! ;)
Forum: O Scale 01-05-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Volphin
At key floor traffic points it take a LOT of...

At key floor traffic points it take a LOT of abuse. But it's Fastrack, it bends right back into shape when required. The trolley line is the only holiday track addition. The rest stays up all...
Forum: O Scale 01-05-2020, 12:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,471
Posted By Volphin
I snipe as well, but I've also secretly enjoyed...

I snipe as well, but I've also secretly enjoyed bidding up an item I've lost... LOL
The last guy paid $154 for a 50 dollar caboose. HAHAHAHA.
Forum: O Scale 01-04-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Volphin
The best way to do that is have a house BEFORE a...

The best way to do that is have a house BEFORE a wife. :laugh::laugh::laugh:
Forum: Union Station 01-04-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Volphin
I kicked DirectTV to the curb 3 years ago. I...

I kicked DirectTV to the curb 3 years ago. I bought 3 powered antennas and do free OTA, plus the wife has a Roku she watches a few shows on. I got tired of 1) paying for stuff I didn't watch, and...
Forum: O Scale 01-04-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 776
Posted By Volphin
Take a Ride on My Layout.

If you have the time, take a ride around my layout. I hope everyone's holiday season was awesome!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW_hqq5wiso&feature=youtu.be
Forum: O Scale 01-01-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By Volphin
Tom, that loco would now be controlled via TMCC...

Tom, that loco would now be controlled via TMCC with the ERR upgrade... So it would be command mode using the CAB2.
Forum: O Scale 01-01-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By Volphin
Did you add a cruise board to that loco as well...

Did you add a cruise board to that loco as well as the super chuffer?
Forum: O Scale 01-01-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Volphin
That's an old French broomstick... a...

That's an old French broomstick... a Chatellerault Mle 1874, 11mm. I have it's matching pointy end as well. ;)

It was what Germany copied to create their Mauser.
Forum: O Scale 12-31-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Volphin
Here's a look with the lights dimmed. Happy New...

Here's a look with the lights dimmed. Happy New Year's my friends! Many happy polished rails in 2020!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5L2SISYdj0&feature=youtu.be
Forum: O Scale 12-31-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Volphin
Always. LOL :laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:

Always. LOL

:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
Forum: O Scale 12-31-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Volphin
Outside main is two large reverse loops with one...

Outside main is two large reverse loops with one in the den-formal living room and the other loop is contained in my library.

The inside main is a single direction loop only, but connected to the...
Forum: O Scale 12-31-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Volphin
Fireside Chat

Here's a little video of some of my trains running by the fireplace... what I call a fireside chat. Turn it on and talk trains. Happy New Year to all my friends here on MTF!
...
Forum: O Scale 12-28-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By Volphin
Where on the MTH site can you do that Bob?

Where on the MTH site can you do that Bob?
Forum: O Scale 12-24-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,511
Posted By Volphin
I also had to add a little detail to the dining...

I also had to add a little detail to the dining car. ;)

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Forum: O Scale 12-24-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 514
Posted By Volphin
I can see why you those them! Very colorful and...

I can see why you those them! Very colorful and great paint work! A stunner for sure! :)
Forum: O Scale 12-24-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Posted By Volphin
Water from a firehose is not going to be clear......

Water from a firehose is not going to be clear... it's aerated, and disperses as it hits a structure. So you could use resin to model a skinny tree trunk and branches-esk water column and airbrush...
Forum: O Scale 12-23-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By Volphin
I've often found that these little trolleys get...

I've often found that these little trolleys get stuck in "neutral". Not that they have a neutral per se, but a good click of each bumper resets the switch contact inside, and voila! Running...
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