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  1. Genetk44

    Avoid using FedEx if importing to Canada

    To all the Canadians, myself included ..... when buying or importing stuff from the USA...avoid using FedEx!!!!! Use the US postal service or UPS but do not use FedEx to get your stuff shipped to Canada from the US. FedEx, especially FedEx Canada is not the fast,efficient service it was 20...
  2. Genetk44

    New Sound-Value S2 is Buzzing and noisy

    I just received my B&O Sound Value S2 today and am a bit disappointed. So far I've had very good luck with my Bachmann locos including my 9 Sound Value ones,both steam and diesel. I'd say the worst problem I've had so far is over lubrication(grease) by the factory. Anyways my Sound Value S2...
  3. Genetk44

    Pan Pastels Review

    Pan Pastels One of the things I really enjoy about model railroading is testing my abilities and testing myself. I keep seeing modellers on various forums saying they are afraid to try this or that for fear of either damaging or ruining something or just failing at it. I decided early on in my...
  4. Genetk44

    Weathering test with new airbrush.

    Got a new Badger Sotar 20/20 airbrush on Friday. Unpacked it and did a quick weathering test on a couple of new Accurail boxcars with it. What an awesome airbrush!!!
  5. Genetk44

    Manufacturer ID codes as assigned by the NMRA

    Decoder Manufacturer by name and ID number http://www.nmra.org/sites/default/files/appendix_a2c_s-9.2.2.pdf
  6. Genetk44

    DCC Decoder and CV shortcut card

    Handy DCC Decoder and CV shortcut card http://00200530.pdl.pscdn.net/002/00530/MRH04/DCC%20Shortcuts%20Card.pdf
  7. Genetk44

    Bachmann HO 2-6-0 DCC Sound-Value CV # Defaults

    http://www.soundtraxx.com/factory/OEM_pages/bachmann/ho_2-6-0_sv.pdf
  8. Genetk44

    RTR Pet Peeves

    I was just wondering what pet peeves do folks here have with RTR locos and/or rolling stock. I don't mean the odd glitch like finding a broken handrail on a new loco or something like that but more towards the stuff that seems to be fairly common. I don't generally have any with most freight...




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