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Forum: For Sale or Trade (member-to-member) Today, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By wvgca
a good deal for someone , too bad it's local...

a good deal for someone , too bad it's local pickup only .. :)
Forum: For Sale or Trade (member-to-member) Today, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By wvgca
seems cheap, doesn't it retail for $6.25 a length...

seems cheap, doesn't it retail for $6.25 a length now ??
Forum: My Layout Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,200
Posted By wvgca
yes, thanks for sharing ... it's looking quite...

yes, thanks for sharing ...
it's looking quite good :)
Forum: N Scale Today, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By wvgca
yes, if it has the 'dummy plug' it can be...

yes, if it has the 'dummy plug' it can be reverted to a DC system by removing the DCC decoder ... although more cost is involved [the cost of the dummy plug] , it can be done without access to a DCC...
Forum: HO Scale Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 353
Posted By wvgca
kinda, lol the kadee gauge has the coupler...

kinda, lol
the kadee gauge has the coupler shelf about 0.031 above the rail ...
a -standard- plastic credit card is 30 mils [0.030] thick ...
so a properly functioning coupler gauge should give...
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By wvgca
I didn't even know what it was until several...

I didn't even know what it was until several years after ... being 16 then wasn't the same as being 16 now , :)
Forum: Union Station Yesterday, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By wvgca
i enjoyed the links ... nice stuff :)

i enjoyed the links ... nice stuff :)
Forum: HO Scale 10-11-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 353
Posted By wvgca
if you are setting the air line above the rails,...

if you are setting the air line above the rails, it's way too high, lol
Forum: HO Scale 10-11-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 353
Posted By wvgca
you can also buy a gauge that will help you set...

you can also buy a gauge that will help you set the kadee coupler, available in metal [conductive] or plastic
Forum: Union Station 10-11-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By wvgca
Woodstock, 1969

Woodstock was fifty years ago, August 15-18 ... located in Woodstock, [actually in Bethel, New York, 43 miles south] ..

I had just turned 16 years old ...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 10-10-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By wvgca
okay, you've had an hour .. :) how did the 260...

okay, you've had an hour .. :)
how did the 260 watt do ??
Forum: HO Scale 10-10-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By wvgca
someplace I do have track cleaning cars .. they...

someplace I do have track cleaning cars .. they are the type that dribbles alcohol on a pad that cleans .. and I think one home made that uses a rubber eraser.. it's probably been six years since...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 10-09-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By wvgca
I didn't realize that you needed for one inch...

I didn't realize that you needed for one inch solid stainless steel rod ... no , 140 watt probably wouldn't be enough, even with the household wire trick ...
I have soldered quarter inch solid...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 10-09-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By wvgca
the Weller, if it's the same as the one i got, is...

the Weller, if it's the same as the one i got, is 100 watt low, and 140 watt high ...
the household wiring thing works great .. it -may- be enough , easy to try it out ??
Forum: Union Station 10-09-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,394
Posted By wvgca
you really tried to join brians club, silly :) i...

you really tried to join brians club, silly :) i might get away with it , you, not
Forum: North America 10-08-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By wvgca
just wondering what you use for a drone and...

just wondering what you use for a drone and camera ...??
Forum: Beginner Q & A 10-08-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By wvgca
for a little more heat on the 300 watt iron,...

for a little more heat on the 300 watt iron, replace the tip with a piece of ordinary house wall wiring, in 14 or 12 gauge ... they make excellent tips, and the cost is very low .. solid copper wire...
Forum: HO Scale 10-08-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By wvgca
They can be ganged together on either side,...

They can be ganged together on either side, basically it depends on where you want to put the switch .. and [to a lesser extent] what type of switch ...
Forum: Beginner Q & A 10-08-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 726
Posted By wvgca
The electrodes shouldn't get hot to the point of...

The electrodes shouldn't get hot to the point of glowing .... at least on mine they don't ??
Forum: O Scale 10-08-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By wvgca
That's quite a bit less than what it would have...

That's quite a bit less than what it would have taken me ...:appl:

good [and fast] work on that project :)
Forum: O Scale 10-08-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By wvgca
It's a good job ... you must have plenty of...

It's a good job ... you must have plenty of spare time to take on a project like this ??
Forum: HO Scale 10-07-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By wvgca
weathering is fairly light, looks good to me ..:)

weathering is fairly light, looks good to me ..:)
Forum: HO Scale 10-07-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By wvgca
it depends on what it looks like underneath ......

it depends on what it looks like underneath ... some couplers use the NEM socket, which means it's a relatively easy snap change .... if it uses a screw [like -most- horn-hook] then it's more...
Forum: HO Scale 10-07-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By wvgca
i know, but i really dislike redos ... at least...

i know, but i really dislike redos ... at least it isn't a quarter million dollar combine, or tractor, or sprayer, or air seeder, lol ..
old habits die hard, it's very little money invested, just...
Forum: O Scale 10-07-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By wvgca
good luck ...:) wishing you a speedy recovery ..

good luck ...:)
wishing you a speedy recovery ..
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