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    PowrCab replied to the thread Nickle silver rail color.
    ADDENDUM.. I was incorrect..Bmann has 22"r steel alloy curves as well.. only, it's all in their True Track shouldered ballast, hook 'em...
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    PowrCab reacted to D&J RailRoad's post in the thread Trix Big Boy with ESU Decoder with Like Like.
    Good point. I thought most here would just want to see it running down the rails. I'll break out the cam again this evening and capture...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread Trix Big Boy with ESU Decoder.
    6:04.... I love the very last clickety-clacks over the joined rail before the tunnel...gives it that sort of 'last goodbye in 'train...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread Nickle silver rail color.
    Even if, IF steel flex were more expensive and too costly for new comers, that doesn't mean the other stuff would not be there to chose...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread Nickle silver rail color.
    Selector and others, I've stated that a full sized club here in L.A. has all hand laid steel rail and is my sworn testimony that they...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread Nickle silver rail color.
    So here we are: Though not orange like brass rail, yet still not completely gray-shiny-gray like steel, NS possessing an unwanted amber...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    ADDENDUM # 2 !! Thanks !! But get this !! Just for the halibut I was watching a couple Vids from Britain about their track v gauge...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    ADDENDUM TO ABOVE I wonder if it is at all possible that NS ages and turns a bit yellow ? The piece of track I grabbed (above) is about...
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    PowrCab reacted to Selector's post in the thread Nickle silver rail color with Like Like.
    I agree fully with the ambient lighting, and that's a very astute observation on MilWRoader-Steve's part. Even cameras' settings for...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread Nickle silver rail color.
    Hi ! I am the 'member' Dan is referring to... I have been arguing against him in that his claim of NS rail having a goldish tint to it...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    DAN L !! THIS JUST IN !! Turns out you are right !! I was communicating with you outside home...Last night I grabbed a piece of Atlas...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    Well, OK.. But to me and I'd think most others, Peco, Atlas, Walthers, ME, is silvery-chrome looking, not gold or yellow..Perhaps you do...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    Good decision !! Just curious tho - What goldish color do you speak of ? The 1:1 is chrome-like to gray on top..and the NS 1:87 is...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    Then you'll have to skip the idea of a steel railed layout unless you want to settle for sectional track with no wider than 18"r curves...
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    PowrCab replied to the thread HO steel rail flextrack.
    Not sure about the Pasadena being all steel. But for sure the Highland Park Society of Model RR Engineers, a club I visit here in Los...




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