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    1955

    Thats why someone needs to make a time machine so I can go back with my whole college trust fund, and go to college, buy 3 new cars, and store them until now :D
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    Train room cleaning

    I'll take the wheels :) I will send you my shipping info later MLW
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    Train room cleaning

    I'll take the metal wheels if they are HO scale :)
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    1950's diner

    Thanks for the link!
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    1950's diner

    Hi guys, I am pretty new to the scratchbuilding. I model some small towns in the 1950-1960 period, and was wondering what would be a good substitute for stainless steel. I got my inspiration for this project after seeing an stainless steel covered diner boarded up and rotting away. Anyways, I...
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    DCC systems...

    My final decision is NCE power cab.. It's not pro cab, but it does look good from what I saw on a hobby shop's layout running NCE power cab! :D
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    Wiring a layout for DCC

    I'm new to the whole DCC scene here, and was wondering, what does DCC rquire as far as wiring to the layout? I understand the extension boxes, and boosters, but what involves wiring to the track? I don't plan on using turnouts via DCC, so is it just 2 wires to the 2 rails, and programming, or...
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    DCC systems...

    The prodigy express looks great for what I am doing :) The expansion will make it a mid sized personal layout, and basicly the only person running it will be me, and maybe a friend or 2. But I am :confused: when it comes to decoders and programming, so I will need to read the manuals quite a...
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    DCC systems...

    I am about to expand my layout, and get more engines, and I was wondering, what is the most affordable and user friendly DCC system? I have heard that the NCE pro-cab is nice, and I am looking for something under 300$ :) Please help me!




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