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58649RE: [Z_Scale] Re: Track Vac Time - Fall Layout Tuneup

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  • Matthew Parker
    Nov 1, 2008
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      You know, I never thought that the plural of caboose was cabeese. That's very interesting. If this is so, then why isn't the plural of moose, meese? Very interesting indeed.

      To: z_scale@yahoogroups.comFrom: glen@...: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 23:11:41 +0000Subject: [Z_Scale] Re: Track Vac Time - Fall Layout Tuneup

      My first reply overlooked the obvious...This is something that should be done BEFORE a show. Crud on rolling stock wheel deposits on rail joints on everyone's modules.--- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "Glen Chenier" <glen@...> wrote:>> Same way, turn them upside down, preferably in a styrofoam cradle > with carved recesses to accept rooftop protuberences such as cabeese > chimneys, and spin the wheels by hand while applying the Qtip wetted > with rubbing alcohol to each wheeltread. > > If the crud is caked on (as often happens with plastic wheels that > have not been cleaned regularly), very carefully use a blunt blade > such as a slightly worn small flat screwdriver tip to dislodge the > crud. Spin the wheel away from the metal blade, not towards it, do > not dig and gouge the plastic wheeltread. > > Then continue cleaning with the alcohol wetted Qtip.> > > --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, Edward Scullin <sculline@> wrote:> >> > Glenn> > Any tips on how to clean the wheels on the cars. Especially when > you have a bunch of cars to clean, like after a show.> > Ed Scullin> > Roanoke VA>


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