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    Anybody custom paint?

    To all, I am not longer soliciting custom work. I have everyone's stuff, and fully intend to return everything with a full refund. It's been a tough few years, and I'm finally going to be back on my feet with a new job, and it'll allow me to pay the refunds. Please contact me, as I'm unsure...
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    Computer room Switching layout

    Close, but not always. I work evenings (swing shift) and she worked days. The days I was off, I would come out right when she got home. If she had something to do, say homework, I'd head back in. However there were numerous times when I would come out to say hi, then head back in. She...
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    Dry-Bulk Semi Trailer Project (caution - photo intensive)

    Very nice work. I found a cheap $5 Matchbox truck that was similar in design. I have the shell stripped, but never had the time to finish. Needs to be narrowed down a little.
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    Has model railroading ever gotten you into trouble?

    Yes. At least I can partially attribute my pending divorce to the fact that I spent so much time secluded in the train room...
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    Computer room Switching layout

    It's looking ok so far. I should know today or tomorrow if I got the apartment I placed a hold on on Monday. I've removed two sections of the layout so far, saving the track. Both sections were on the far left end of the plans shown earlier, both had been recently sceniced. I recently (as of...
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    Computer room Switching layout

    it's gone! News today... The layout is officially retired. Sunday the 22nd my wife told me she wants a divorce. Today I officialy started to dismantle the layout in preparation to move into a smaller apartment. I'm not sure what the future holds for me, but for now, I'll have no layout.
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    HO Scale Walthers Paper Mill

    Makes me want to break out my older run kit, that included both buildings in one package. Nice work!
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    Wpf 4-6/4-12

    Yes, Genesis unit. The stripes on the SP unit gave me some issues when stripping. Basic stripping & repainting... QRR Fan (Nicholas) sent the unit to me last fall, and I just finished up, after waiting on some replacement parts from Athearn (those dang headlight lenses disappeared). The...
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    Athearn Stackable JB Hunt Container

    Take a small drill bit an core out the stacking points. They should work then.
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    Smokey Valley

    Drop Larry an email: http://www.smokeyvalley.com/
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    Wpf 4-6/4-12

    Completed SP 2873.
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    post your model RR tips........

    Some nice tips so far guys!
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    Central Ohio Prototype Modeler Meet

    I wish. I'll be preoccupied with the RPM West Coast meet.
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    Custom Painting and Detailing Services?

    Drop me an email if you don't find anyone. http://blockchoice.com/ http://gallery.blockchoice.com/ admin@blockchoice.com
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    Swing bridge and piers build

    Nice work Rico!





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