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Big_Bambu
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« Reply #20 on: Aug 21st, 2006, 7:10pm »
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Thank you.
 
It's a start.
 
It is all about having fun.


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« Reply #21 on: Aug 21st, 2006, 7:21pm »
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Matt, have you lay out pics?
 
What is your theme exactly? Frieght, passengers, coal?
 


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« Reply #22 on: Aug 21st, 2006, 7:28pm »
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AT the moment I am braking in a Bachman standard HO Shay. Likewise a Climax. The Shay preforms much better than the Climax.
 
I have been over the weekend converting Bachman and Life Like flats into log cars.
 
I have about 20 so far and think that is enough.
 
I have kit bashed a saw mill  compound from several differnt buildings and kits.
 
There about a dozen boxes of stuff, finished building, parts, half finished building in the garage. I forget what I accumulated this winter.
 


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« Reply #23 on: Aug 21st, 2006, 8:13pm »
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Yo Big Bambu,
 
I don't think that Doggie is HO Scale.


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« Reply #24 on: Jun 18th, 2007, 10:58am »
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I just want to post a reminder that this is not a for-sale board, please refrain from attempting to sell items here.
 
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« Reply #25 on: Jul 23rd, 2007, 2:20pm »
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[quote author=Henry link=board=HOScale;num=1017031005;start=0#7 date=03/31/02 at 00:32:27]
 
I'd say it's ok as long as people don't get carried away and hobby shop owners don't start posting their entire inventory weekly
 
Besides I have a whole mess of stuff I ought to sell.
 
Henry
 
 
I have several items that could be sold also.   It sounds like a good idea and pictures could be posted also to verify the model.  
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« Reply #26 on: Aug 18th, 2007, 4:28pm »
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Just a quick note to say thanks for having me.from what I have seen here,I better go back to school,your works are fantastic,I have been modeling for about 17 years and consider myself a rookie.I posted 1 picture on the site show us your model railroad.It was a lucky shot with the wifes camera.Well thats all for now,will be checking in from time to time,and posting,but theses 12 on 12 off shifts are killers.Till next post time,Thanks...
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sorry for the size guys,trying to figure out this new pc.
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« Reply #28 on: Aug 26th, 2007, 9:20pm »
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Alert!A new railroad is the works for me.It will be a western themed railroad.The name:Western Railroad,covering railroads such as:
 
UP
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MILW
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EMD Demo Units
C&NW
RI
 
That's all for right now,more when things come up.


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« Reply #29 on: Aug 9th, 2010, 7:14am »
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Hello !
 I am new to this forum. I have been coming here for years looking at the old photos. Well here I am. I m a HO scale modler, 64 years old, interested in North Eastern USA. I am from New Jersey so the CNJ LV, PRR, Reading, B&O, LNE,not necessarly in that order, are roads I am interested in.  I am not a strict prototypical modler. I just like to run my trains. I have a small layout in my attic at this time. My 5th layout. So much for now. Just want to say Hello !
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« Reply #30 on: Aug 10th, 2010, 7:50am »
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Hello Frank and Welcome.
 
I don't post often but I am here every day. I model a line that never was in Anderson Indiana, the East Central Indiana, so I am familiar with just running trains.  
 
I do some work however, but there are days when I just run trains.  
 


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« Reply #31 on: Aug 10th, 2010, 3:12pm »
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on Aug 10th, 2010, 7:50am, Roger_Hensley wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Hello Frank and Welcome.
 
I don't post often but I am here every day. I model a line that never was in Anderson Indiana, the East Central Indiana, so I am familiar with just running trains.  
 
I do some work however, but there are days when I just run trains.  
 

 Pleased to meet you Roger.
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« Reply #32 on: Oct 20th, 2012, 7:42pm »
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Anybody out there who knows PRR? My freind has a FM H24-66 that we are trying to make into A PRR for his layout. I have three questions:   1.How many decals do I need I was estimating 7 but I do not know.  2.I was thinking spray painting it black (The locomotive is blue) then putting road numbers and decals on it.         3.Where would I get them and how would I put them on? Please message me if you have answers!!

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« Reply #33 on: Oct 21st, 2012, 11:04am »
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DODX:
 
Welcome aboard!
 
A couple of things about the PRR's Train Masters.
 
1. The PRR had two different lettering schemes.  The first used the company roadname on the long hoods, spelled out.  The second one used only 6 of the keystones, no lettering.  Both had the loco's numbers on the cab underneath the window.
 
2. The loco numbers were in two different sizes.  The original were smaller numbered from 8699 to 8707.  In the renumbering prior to the PC merger, they were in the 6700-6708 series.
 
So, you'll need to decide which lettering scheme you want to go with.  If you can, find a copy of Paul Withers's PRR loco book.  It has the paint and number information you'll want, plus photos of all the units.
 
The PRR had only nine H24-66s.  
 
If you have any more questions, let me know.
 
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« Reply #34 on: Oct 21st, 2012, 1:43pm »
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Ok, now for Part 2 of my answer-got called away before.
 
MicroScale has the decals you need to do either version.  If you can find them, the old Champion PRR hood diesel set will give you enough decals to one loco with the larger PC style numbers.
 
While the PRR did not use black paint on their freight locos, the Brunswick green they did use is so close to black it can be hard to tell the difference in photos.  So, I'd go ahead and spray paint it black, unless you're a PRR "purist".  If you can, remove the old paint first.
 
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« Reply #35 on: Oct 8th, 2013, 11:02pm »
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I'm new to the site. Working on a more modern day HO scale model of two lines running north out of Pittsburgh and coming together at AK Steel in Butler, PA. More modern day than anything. The three railroads I'm sure of at this point are the Bessemer and Lake Erie, Buffalo and Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny Valley Railroad. Not sure if CSX even runs up and down the one line anymore because the AVR carries freight for them. I havent even really started buying anything yet, still doing research, photography, and mapping. I will keep everyone posted on any progress.
 
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I'm new to the site. Working on a more modern day HO scale model of two lines running north out of Pittsburgh and coming together at AK Steel in Butler, PA. More modern day than anything. The three railroads I'm sure of at this point are the Bessemer and Lake Erie, Buffalo and Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny Valley Railroad. Not sure if CSX even runs up and down the one line anymore because the AVR carries freight for them. I havent even really started buying anything yet, still doing research, photography, and mapping. I will keep everyone posted on any progress.
 
-Mr Bear

  Welcome to the Railfan-net HO forum. God luck Mr. Bear with you planning stage. I hope what ever you come up with will be accomplished. Keep us up to date with text and photos.  
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« Reply #37 on: Feb 17th, 2014, 11:53am »
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im curnly rebulbulding my layout because I tore it apart so ya it will be ns/sf coal layout

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on Feb 17th, 2014, 11:53am, nshotbox wrote:       (Click here for original message)
im curnly rebulbulding my layout because I tore it apart so ya it will be ns/sf coal layout

 
It sounds like your tour apart a perfectly good layout with a four track main line to mondernize it into a one track with passing sidings. Yep that is progress for you.
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