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Forum: Union Station Today, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By prrfan
Agree. The pneumonia shot is actually two ...

Agree. The pneumonia shot is actually two
shots, given one year apart. 65 is the age that they recommend getting it.
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By prrfan
I can only speak for myself, but I wasn’t trying...

I can only speak for myself, but I wasn’t trying to tear anything down. You may have noted in the last sentence of that post that I too drink OJ.
(Last sentence of this post deleted in the interest...
Forum: Union Station 02-24-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 513
Posted By prrfan
More likely an insecticide. Specifically, Temik....

More likely an insecticide. Specifically, Temik. No longer sold but who knows how much is still out there in farmers storehouses?
Extremely toxic and the thing that always amazed me about it is...
Forum: Union Station 02-24-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By prrfan
Good point. The same holds true for birth...

Good point. The same holds true for birth certificates. Many of us ‘boomers’ who still have our originals without the raised seals will find out the hard way that they’re no longer valid. This...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-24-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By prrfan
There is a section of the forum specifically...

There is a section of the forum specifically designed to help members with technical issues. It’s called Forum News, Updates and Help.
If you post your problem in that section an Administrator will...
Forum: Union Station 02-22-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,011
Posted By prrfan
We’re fortunate that our two states share The...

We’re fortunate that our two states share The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A beautiful place with no check stations at the entrances or admission fees.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-22-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By prrfan
Craigslist can be a good resource for train...

Craigslist can be a good resource for train supplies if it’s checked regularly. Last year I found a guy in Crossville who had a bunch of unbuilt HO kits, but by the time I saw it and contacted him he...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-22-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By prrfan
Steve: I think the hobby stores that you found on...

Steve: I think the hobby stores that you found on online are probably it. I can’t imagine in this day and age that a business of any size would not have an Internet presence.
We may not have a lot...
Forum: Union Station 02-21-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,365
Posted By prrfan
Yeah, but its not that bad. Just paid the tax on...

Yeah, but its not that bad. Just paid the tax on my Mustang, just a year old now. $416. Reasonable as a road tax, in my opinion.[/QUOTE]

No, it’s not bad, considering the NC sales tax is 2 to...
Forum: Union Station 02-20-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,365
Posted By prrfan
Wow!! I live in North Carolina and think I get...

Wow!! I live in North Carolina and think I get alot for my state and local taxes. We have good roads and good police and what I see as above-average schools. Guess people here voted for the right...
Forum: HO Scale 02-20-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By prrfan
Those are switchers. They didn’t leave the area...

Those are switchers. They didn’t leave the area they worked in, such as a large yard or dock so they didn’t need a tender. Or they just ran on a short branch line, like Thomas.
(Some steam...
Forum: HO Scale 02-20-2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By prrfan
No tender with that one. Notice the coal bunker...

No tender with that one. Notice the coal bunker behind the cab?
Forum: HO Scale 02-19-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By prrfan
To do what MichaelE suggested you will need a...

To do what MichaelE suggested you will need a strong magnet. If you don’t already have one, those small magnetic stud finders will work. They are inexpensive and very powerful.
Forum: New Member Introduction 02-18-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By prrfan
Glad to hear Hobbytown still handles trains. I’ll...

Glad to hear Hobbytown still handles trains. I’ll stop in there in a week or so. They all need to be supported. Have fun building your layout.
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-18-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By prrfan
Why not? I’m guessing that not many of us have...

Why not? I’m guessing that not many of us have ever tried it, so in that regard, most of us would be beginners.

It’s certainly been done. As forced perspective it works best in large layouts,...
Forum: New Member Introduction 02-17-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By prrfan
Hi Steve: Welcome to the forum. I’m glad to see...

Hi Steve:
Welcome to the forum. I’m glad to see that you found Dan’s Trains and met Randy. He is a great guy and very helpful in all areas of the hobby.

There is also Hobby Town in Farragut, at...
Forum: N Scale 02-16-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,140
Posted By prrfan
-------------- "wwubt" is unknown to me. ...

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"wwubt" is unknown to me.
Anyone know of a dictionary or lexicon somewhere on the Web?[/QUOTE]

https://www.urbandictionary.com/
Forum: Union Station 02-16-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 391
Posted By prrfan
Lol. I second that, Fire.

Lol. I second that, Fire.
Forum: N Scale 02-16-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,140
Posted By prrfan
wrong.[/QUOTE] No, right, actually. Ok, up...

wrong.[/QUOTE]

No, right, actually. Ok, up to this point I think we have given you (Firescales) the benefit of the doubt. Maybe part of that is that you disclosed that you are a 13 year old girl. ...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 02-16-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By prrfan
I always used distilled water mixed with the...

I always used distilled water mixed with the white glue thin enough where the mixture would flow through an eye dropper. This also had a small amount of Dawn dish soap added.
I only used the...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 02-15-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,432
Posted By prrfan
A few years ago there was a guy on here who...

A few years ago there was a guy on here who showed us how he took flex track, cut it into sections in various lengths of curves and straights, glued it onto cork roadbed and ballasted it.
He then...
Forum: HO Scale 02-15-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By prrfan
Hi Sebastian: That model # comes up as an O...

Hi Sebastian: That model # comes up as an O scale DL109 locomotive. Is that correct?
If it is O, it may be better to post your question in the O scale forum section. A lot of those members never...
Forum: HO Scale 02-15-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By prrfan
You also might think about a few inches of wall...

You also might think about a few inches of wall along the outside edge. Clear plexiglass works well. Any derailments, even at low speed, might result in equipment hitting the floor.
Forum: HO Scale 02-15-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By prrfan
Take a look at some of those videos on the Tyco...

Take a look at some of those videos on the Tyco forum. You may decide to keep the set.
Classic “grass cloth” layouts, pier systems, operating accessories, and trains running flawlessly on the...
Forum: Union Station 02-14-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,058
Posted By prrfan
There’s a good question. It has evolved towards...

There’s a good question. It has evolved towards that with each new generation.
We grew up in the beginning of the modern technical age. We watched in awe as the atomic bomb was built, atomic energy...
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