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  1. migalyto

    JTEX A switcher junkyard

    Is there any out of the ordinary wiring for a 3-way?
  2. migalyto

    New Member Hello!

    Smitty, Welcome to the group!
  3. migalyto

    Can't Find Trophy Post

    That's a major award!!!!
  4. migalyto

    Beginner New Member

    Welcome to the group Joey! Both scales have tremendous possibilities. I Did N scale for many years before making the switch to Ho a couple of years ago. With the space you have now, N scale sounds like a perfect choice. Though with a dedicated area of that size, a large Ho layout would be...
  5. migalyto

    JTEX A switcher junkyard

    Where did you purchase your cork from? That's a great price.
  6. migalyto

    New member

    Welcome to the group Robert. Jump in, and enjoy the forum. Many knowledgeable modelers on here that will help you on your journey!
  7. migalyto

    Hello all from Central Ohio

    Welcome to the group!!!
  8. migalyto

    Basic Tools for starting and maintaining a Layout

    Some of my go to tools: All the tools Crandell hit on. Plus some others. Multimeter. Hot glue gun. Hot wire foam cutter. pocket screw jig brad nailer good hobby knife set with assorted blades. Especially a huge stock of #11s. cutting mat. putty knifes. scale ruler.
  9. migalyto

    Where do you get your balsa?

    Tower Hobbies. https://www.towerhobbies.com/
  10. migalyto

    Big Boy Locomotive Art.

    That is beyond a work of art!!! Beautiful!
  11. migalyto

    Running Bear's April 2020 Coffee Shop

    Happy April everyone!
  12. migalyto

    Hey Everyone!!

    From one Mike to another, Welcome to the group! You chose the right forum to join.
  13. migalyto

    BNSF Dieselshop

    Looks fantastic!!! Well done.
  14. migalyto

    Running Bear's March 2020 Coffee Shop

    Tom....That looks awesome! Going to put some graffiti on it?
  15. migalyto

    Running Bear's March 2020 Coffee Shop

    Sorry to hear of your loss Beady.
  16. migalyto

    Running Bear's March 2020 Coffee Shop

    Just got back from the grocery store , and wow what a difference 9 days make. The Friday they announced the shelter in place noticed, it looked like a store going out of business. Today it looked like a regular everyday grocery store. They had plenty of bread, water, milk, eggs, and even had TP...
  17. migalyto

    What trains did you run today?

    Built, and ran a stack train today. Pulled by a CitiRail ES44AC
  18. migalyto

    Running Bear's March 2020 Coffee Shop

    Curt....I'm running 31 1/8" radius with 34" easements throughout the entire layout. That's the biggest radius Kato makes. At this point I have built the benchwork to be able to go with 36" when I switch to flex track. I'm using the unitrack at this point to get something running. I will flip it...
  19. migalyto

    Running Bear's March 2020 Coffee Shop

    Greg....I made an order with Hogtrainz early last week, and received it in 4 days. Depending on what you need they might have it. https://hogtrainz.com/
  20. migalyto

    Running Bear's March 2020 Coffee Shop

    You bring up a good bullet point!




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