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    Need a Plumber?

    Too cool!
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    Does anyone remember this structure?

    The article above references Architect Samuel Paul ... Is this the same as you remember?
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    Problem with joining Atlas HO code 83 flex track

    Do I understand your post correctly that you are using a mix of code 83 and code 100 rail?
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    Everyone doing okay? What's going on here?

    Sounds like it was a great weekend, Greg!
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    Everyone doing okay? What's going on here?

    Thank you! Happy Friday to you as well!!
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    Everyone doing okay? What's going on here?

    Have folks not been getting enough sleep lately, or has the isolation been causing people to forget how to be decent to one another? More than one thread lately has included what I would consider to be less than civil posts. There's enough anger and aggression going on in the outside world. Can...
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    3-D Printers

    In reference to the issues Patrick reference, filament based printers can only provide resolution to the thickness of the filament and can require a significant amount of cleanup to make useable. I've been eyeing the resin printers which offer much greater resolution than the filament-based 3D...
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    Looking for source of HO gauge scale ships

    Thank you for your service, welcome to the forum, and have you looked at shapeways? It's a marketplace for people producing items via 3D printing. 1:87 ships: https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace/miniatures/ships?tag=1%2F87 1:87 Vietnam Patrol Boat...
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    What brand of DAP to use for laying foam/ cork roadbed and track ?

    I use Liquid Nails Projects with no issues.
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    Model Railroading Tips for beginners Series

    Yah, I'm not that bright :D
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    Model Railroading Tips for beginners Series

    I use the flush cut rail nippers and have had great success with them...the only issues come when I'm trimming a small piece and it goes shooting off to never be found again, until I step on it.
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    How do I bring cork roadbed down to ground level?

    Can you raise the base board of the hidden staging area up by the thickness of the roadbed? Otherwise, woodland scenics have the risers at different grade percentages that you can use. https://woodlandscenics.woodlandscenics.com/show/Item/INCLDECLSET/page/1
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    Mail Call! Railway Post Office, commonly abbreviated as RPO has rolled in!

    https://modelrailroadforums.com/forum/index.php?threads/fs-code-83-various-pieces-of-track.32606/
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    FS: Code 83 Various Pieces of Track

    Since switching to flex track I have a bunch of track that I don't use anymore, so I'm listing it here to see if anyone needs any. Please feel free to make an offer on any or all of it if you'd like. Some notes: All of it is Code 83, nickel silver, with brown ties, except for the Shinora...
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    Mail Call! Railway Post Office, commonly abbreviated as RPO has rolled in!

    I'll do an inventory tonight. It's all nickel silver on brown ties.
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    Backing for a "Metal" Sign?

    There is also Bare-Metal Foil, which has a slightly adhesive backing: https://www.bare-metal.com/bare-metal-foil.html
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    Backing for a "Metal" Sign?

    brushed side of aluminum foil?
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    Mail Call! Railway Post Office, commonly abbreviated as RPO has rolled in!

    Are you short pieces? I have a bunch as I've gone fully flextrack.
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    Mail Call! Railway Post Office, commonly abbreviated as RPO has rolled in!

    Just received my Caboose from my winning ebay bid (OMI):




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