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    Building the Pinacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Thread Starter: HOexplorer

    This is my opening thread on the PCM&T. It is a small mining layout in SE Alaska up one of the fjords. It is October 1931. Shown is the woodworking being done over my old N scale layout. This layout will have three levels. The highest level will be reached by a switchback. There will be two...

    Last Post By: tootnkumin Yesterday, 03:14 PM Go to last post

    New Layout for LASM

    Thread Starter: logandsawman

    My first question is, do the delayed uncouplers work, like the magnet that goes under the track, manufactured by Kadee, Bachmann, ? ; and has anyone tried the hump in the classification yard? So the uncoupled cars roll into the classification area? KJC has posted a folded dogbone design that...

    Last Post By: Hawkesburytrain 02-08-2016, 01:56 PM Go to last post
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    How to Make Trees and Shrubs

    Thread Starter: grove den

    How to make shrubs I am aware of the fact that this may be the 20st version of how to make shrubs.I'll start with this item because I can do some experiences for the "bigger"item:How to make pine/decudious trees. Ingrdients:Fibres from filters they use in gardenpondequipments to clean/clear up...

    Last Post By: KB02 Yesterday, 07:17 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shoppe LX

    Thread Starter: santafewillie

    I guess Terry's sleeping in this morning, so I'll open the door of the new place. Willie

    Last Post By: logandsawman Today, 07:52 AM Go to last post
    Alan Curtis

    Building the Andersley Western Railroad

    Thread Starter: Alan Curtis

    New switching layout underway. All track is laid and ready for wiring of slide switches which both control turnouts and provide power to frogs. Some structures are being reused from previous layouts but more are needed, either kitbuilt or scratchbuilt/kitbashed. The AW is freelance, but set in...

    Last Post By: Alan Curtis 02-08-2016, 04:12 PM Go to last post

    Best Hobby Shops on the Web

    Thread Starter: bigB

    I think Ive become familiar with several over the past year or so, and google can find you some more, but Id like to hear what you guys view as the best hobby shops that can be accessed on the web. I few Ive found wholesaletrains.com tonystrainexchange.com modeltrainstuff.com...

    Last Post By: Happy Curmudgeon Yesterday, 07:40 AM Go to last post