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    Building the Pinnacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Congrats Jim, you've been busy! :)
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    Home page photo needed

    I vote your first photo, Sedalia Sunrise
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    Building the Pinnacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Jim Once they are cut they are the same length as the Tichy ore cars. :D I prefer short (and light) for my layout (small)
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    Bachmann EZ Track vs Peco

    Peco has downloadable drawings that you can print out to scale. http://www.peco-uk.com/page.asp?id=pointplans Lay your other turnouts on top to make a comparision. I replaced several Atlas customline turnouts with Pecos in a yard, they weren't too far off and there are tricks you can use to...
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    Building the Pinnacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Thanks Jim Those are actually MDC Gravel Cars that they suggested you to bash (3-n-1 kits) into smaller cars. They were fun to do btw. As far as not linking :( :eek: so sorry, that 4 letter word (work) has been sucking my modeling and website time away from me. (it took me 8...
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    Building the Pinnacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    MDC Old Timers For my friend Jim :)
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    Building the Pinnacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Hey Jim The link is fixed. :)
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    Building the Pinnacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    It's best to buy direct for Tichy stuff, my favorite kits. http://www.tichytraingroup.com/Default.aspx
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    Read it and weep

    You apparently have no experience in manufacturing, I do, so I will attempt to explain it to you. Even with vendors inside of the states, you have no control over what can happen to them. Any company worth it's salt will always try to maintain multiple sources in case something happens to one of...
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    Lima Shay sn-1643 Rebuild

    More news on the boiler inspection, starting to map the ROW, and a new speeder. http://gearedsteam.blogspot.com/2012/09/lima-shay-rebuild-libby-montana-pt-iii.html
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    azrock

    I second Motley's opinion, very good product.
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    DCC Sound Value? Is there a decoder installed?

    Yes it does, it's a motor/sound decoder.
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    BNSF going natural gas

    No they are not switching over next year, the key word in both articles is TEST. "to Test Gas in Locomotives" "BNSF Railway to Test Switch to Natural Gas" Big difference in what your thread header says, you must be a journalist. :)
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    Are the Chinese Watching Us?

    Yep, nothing is private, Google is selling us out
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    Running in trains/Breaking them in

    I'll take her off your hands of you don't want to fix it. :D The shay are easy to work on. I'll make it a two truck, already did that to one of my 3T's.




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