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Lionel 153IRM controller Has anyone used the Lionel 153IRM controller with D.C. to control something like Piko (or Pola) crossing gates? Al
alguckes2001
Jul 15, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project I should have thought of this! I'll put some up in the next day or so. They will be as I find them with the default photo numbers. Later I'll rename them for
Mike Bauers
Jun 28, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project ... From: "Don Ross" Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 4:55 PM To: Subject: Re: [largescaleTrolley] Re:
David Halfpenny (y)
Jun 26, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Correction http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net/
Don Ross
Jun 26, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Here is a page on MDs from my site http://donsdepot.donrossgroup.net./dr278.htm I recently found out that some guys were still not knowing that I moved my
Don Ross
Jun 26, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project ... Hi, Mike: Just create a North Shore MD Album in our Group's Photos area. Let me know if you need help with that, okay? . . . Jan /(a Wauwautosa native) /
Jan Girardot
Jun 26, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project This has me thinking of the many detail shots I have of the trolleys in IRM. I know I have a lot of the MD cars, and will be getting there for more in the next
Mike Bauers
Jun 26, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project I live in St. Louis--I was just at the museum a few weeks ago. We rode Illinois Terminal #415 and had a great time:
Jeff
Jun 25, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Jeff, I am not sure what part of the country you reside in, but if you are ever in the Midwest, stop in and see us at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL.
trolleycar68
Jun 25, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project From: Ray Webster Sent: Monday, June 25, 2012 6:40 AM To: largescaleTrolley@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [largescaleTrolley] Re: Freight Motor project ... NO !
David Halfpenny (y)
Jun 25, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Thats a great door, a little filler and I would cast it. Ray
Ray Webster
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project That door actually looks very nice, Jeff. Joe
joecrea@...
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project You don't need a Chopper to cut one of anything to the same size, but it sure comes in handy for multiple duplicates! Joe
joecrea@...
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Here's a freight door for the MD freight motor--I built this up from individual pieces per Joe and Bob's suggestions. I think it will look ok once I've applied
Jeff
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Your models look great, Ray! Guys like you and Joe Crea show what can be done in this scale. A chopper is definitely on the horizion...as I can't seem to cut
Jeff
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Jeff, I have built 5 interurbans and 3 baggage cars (waht you call freight motors)(see "BCER 1200 wood interurban" and "baggage Car" in the the files section)
Ray
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Heck, guys, don't apologize--I value your advice! I really appreciate the suggestions. I'm new to scratchbuilding and I can use all the help I can get. I'm
Jeff
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Yeah, I apologize too. I was just making a suggestion. And the only passenger trolley I have ever built I did using two Bachmann coach bodies, since I HATE
joecrea@...
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Yes, I have done that also. Basically build up a sub side with large chunks of styrene sheet to block out openings, etc. Then add material layer by layer for
trolleycar68
Jun 24, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Jeff, you might try, for the windows, using an alternate construction. Rather than cutting each window out of a sheet of styrene, build it up with strips of
joecrea@...
Jun 23, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project I built another end out of styrene last night and this morning and I'm getting more comfortable with using it. Cutting out the windows is still cause for
Jeff
Jun 23, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project My cardstock experience (an O gauge Springfield Terminal combine & HO NYC Mercury observation) has been that of fuzz. Styrene cuts are clean, the material
Gordon Davis
Jun 23, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Styrene is also my material of choice, especially for representing metal on rolling stock. I do use cardstock in building construction, but buildings normally
joecrea@...
Jun 23, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Yikes, I have started a great debate with my comment on using styrene. My primary concern is that the cardstock can move, warp, or otherwise twist and dimple
trolleycar68
Jun 23, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project I think that's the beauty of the file folder cardboard--it cuts very well and leaves a clean edge that rivals styrene. I will have a better basis for
Jeff
Jun 22, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project ... With good quality card stock, a sharp scalpel and a metal straight edge, its very easy. Cheers, Bill
Bill Bolton
Jun 22, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project Great shot and thanks for the update.  I have not worked with cardstock but how hard is it do get clean cuts.  I sould think styrene would have cleaneer
Craig Gleason
Jun 22, 2012
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Re: Freight Motor project I decided to build the same end using styrene after reading your post, mainly to see if I liked using plastic for modeling. Here is the finished end (once
Jeff
Jun 22, 2012
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Re: Today in RR History Christof I started that as a means to get more storage for photos as Yahoo were so mean on the amount available, unfortunately nobody was interested in it so I
Mike Brown
Jun 22, 2012
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Re: Today in RR History ... Ah, so you were referring to a forum that "spun off" from our Yahoo Group, back in 2010. I think it had to do with of photos: anyone else remember? . . .
Jan Girardot
Jun 22, 2012
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