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Thread: Building the Pinacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

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    It means a lot to us for your generosity!! Ed

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    Congratulations Ed, a worthy winner.
    CONVICTED SERIAL KIDDER

    I'm lost. I've gone to look for me. If I should return before I get back, please ask me to wait.

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    Congratulations!!!

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    Contragulations Ed, And Jim thanks for all the insperation you give and the talent you share with everyone. I enjoy following this thread even if I don't contribute, I still love following along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tootnkumin View Post
    Congratulations Ed, a worthy winner.
    Thanks a lot Toot

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    Thanks Railrunner130

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    Thanks Bushel86

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    Congrats Edsland. Thanks again Jim.

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    Moving on: I've been in the hobby for about a dozen years. During that time I've made a couple of small contributions to the hobby. Back in 2007 Micro Trains came out with plastic ballasted track. Z scale needed that product. I was moderator of the largest Z scale site in those days. Soon folks where in a panic. "When will MT come out with smaller pieces of track?" Basically anything larger than a simple oval would mean some serious pushing and pulling. So I came up with this:

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ID:	62840Measure the section you need to cut out.

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ID:	62841Cut twice through center of holes

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ID:	62842take the piece out

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ID:	62843Clip off the beads that hole the track to the plastic.

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    Part Two

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ID:	62844Push the road bed together and snip the rails

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ID:	62845Pushed together nice and neat. Key is to saw through the holes

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ID:	62846Not too bad.

    This small offering still gets me thank you's ten years down the line. Jim

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