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    Walthers GOO Out of stock!

    Say it isn't SO, Ethel!
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    Making mountains

    To get rid of the gauze texture on the plaster cloth I used spackling paste. I wore disposable rubber gloves and just globbed it on, then dipped my fingers in water and smoothed it out. You only need a thin layer. It works well and isn't as heavy as drywall compound or plaster. The brand I used...
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    Bulb and Wiring Help and Advice Wanted PLEASE!!!

    You will have to solder the wires to the leads and use heat shrink tubing to insulate them. Don't stress out! It's not a big deal. If you're going to be involved in this hobby, sooner or later you need to learn how to solder.
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    my dcc loco wont respond????

    He may not reply. He hasn't been on here in almost 7 years.
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    Foam, glueing foam, painting foam

    Coming along nicely! 👍👍
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    The Union Pacific Soggy Bottoms Subdivision (HO scale)

    I wish life would stop being so crazy! It seems like forever since I've really had an opportunity to get anything done on the layout, plus I have a locomotive project I need to find the time to get back to! I'm going to try and get something done tomorrow, I promise! I did get something done in...
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    Yes, on more than one occasion. They have good service and pretty good shipping times. I have no qualms about ordering from them.
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    NCE Powercab famine

    I work for a company that manufactures seat components for a major auto maker. Things are a bit slow right now due to the auto maker not being able to buy enough computer chips. There is a computer chip shortage/backlog right now, and that may well have something to do with the shortage of NCE...
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    The FINAL Expansion

    When my daughter was a toddler my wife took her to see Santa Claus. Santa asked her "What do you want for Christmas?" My daughter replied "A pack of gum." "Anything else?" "No. Just a pack of gum." Santa looked at my wife as if to say "Enjoy this while it lasts!" It didn't last long.
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    I have read that if you apply a couple of light coats of clear paint they can sometimes be salvaged.
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    Have You Ever Wondered?

    They probably never sued geared locomotives because they knew they'd never collect a payout.
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    The FINAL Expansion

    The "final" expansion? We've all heard THAT story before! Looks like you've got a good start there, along with a dedicated helper! A few trips to McD's should pay him nicely!
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    Northeastern HO scale switching layout

    Modern 6 axle locomotives are not going to play nicely with #4 turnouts.

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