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  1. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Hmmmm, lotsa legs in Willieland!
  2. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang. Too pooped to focus on the 2-8-0 last night, work was crazy yesterday. Turned in early, woke up at 3 a.m. to pee and been awake since. Dr. Ken, glad to hear the surgery was a success. Jesse, Hope you feel better soon, and its not the C-bug. Wow, 103, your Dad sounds like...
  3. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang! Coffee to go Flo, gotta run! Days like this make me wish I had a gubmint job!
  4. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good evening gang! Been a busy 2 days, can't wait to get back to work so I can relax! (yeah, right!) 😉 Been down the basement for a good part of it. More on that later. Chet, the puppers are cute! You and Garry both posting CB&Q f units ! Its no secret, If I wasn't modeling local stuff, the Q...
  5. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang 34 degrees under cotton candy skies the morning! Soent the whole day yesterday in the basement with some success. Film at 11. Phil, Sherrel, just cuz you on a diet doesn't mean you can't look at the menu!
  6. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang T.G.I.F! Flo, how about another order of biscuits and gravy, yesterday's was soooo good! Patrick, watch your mailbox, we'll see if the USPS has gotten any better lately. Curt, we will add Mom to the prayer list. Joe, I know how frustrating medicating a cat can be. I had 2...
  7. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Curt, 1 is a full body shell, the other was just the cab and cab base. I still need to strip the rear hood before painting. For anyone who is following along with these, my mistake, they are not 3D printed, they are resin castings. 😳
  8. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang! 30° and partly sunny, heading to 47°. Another day, another 50 cents. Flo, can I please have some sausage biscuits and gravy? Another 3D print project. WM chop nose on an Atlas-Kato drive GP7, along side of yesterdays GP9. It was meant for a Proto drive, but I modified it to...
  9. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Patrick, I checked my parts bin and found 75% of what you need. I found the rest of an Atlas set that has the right and left front side handrails and the left (fireman's) side long railing, but not the right (engineers side) ) . 2 sets actually, I gray, 1 black, both sets the same. They are...
  10. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Chet, That was Boris who went to the doctor, I was just teasing him about his coffee consumption!
  11. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    On my 3rd mug right now! 🍺 ooops, wrong mug!😁;)
  12. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Patrick, If its an Athearn "blue box", it's a GP7. Athearn miss labeled them as GP9s . No matter, as they are Identical except for the battery box vents.
  13. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Didn't I tell ya that yesterday?? Could have saved ya the trip! ;) 😁 I must confess though, I am guilty of partaking of the fruit of the bean a little too frequently myself. ☕
  14. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Patrick, do you need the whole set, or just pieces?? I'll dig through my handrails tonight, IIRC I may still have some GP7 parts. I sold off all of my Athearn Geep 7s a while back with parts, but something tells me I still have some. BTW with minor modification, Atlas "yellow box" GP7 handrails...
  15. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang 26 and clear, might see 45 today. Flo, can I get a fried egg and scrapple sammich on a Kaiser roll? I'll be in the corner booth with my coffee while you wake up Mel.
  16. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Well I made it down to the basement tonight. my first project was to retruck an RS3, however we'll took the trucks out of the package, they were damaged.I have sent correspondence to eBay seller to see if he can make it right. Project number 2, picture is attached below. it's a 3D printed model...
  17. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang! Flo my dear, some coffee and 2 blueberry muffins please, those donuts look like pure sugar to me, I'll abstain. Ken, Glad to see you got your snow blower, BTW were having daytime highs in the 50's this week. Thanks!! ;) Boris, lay off the coffee before you see the...
  18. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Me, I'm still looking for them 1:87 bees!🐝
  19. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang! 28° and partly cloudy, Terry, keep that sn*w down south of us will ya, I just got my truck cleaned!! Flo, a large cuppa Joe please, and a short stack of blueberry pancakes to start. New vendor has been buying us lunch all week, pizza, fried shrimp and crab cakes today...
  20. kbkchooch

    Running Bear's January 2021 Coffee Shop

    Good morning gang 5:33 this morning, the Ring doorbell goes off, saying there is motion in the front yard. Usually this means a deer. This morning it meant an Amazon delivery, something the kid ordered yesterday!!! Flo, no coffee today, maybe some milk and a Zanex, I'm too wound up right now.




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