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  1. elythomaslumber

    Need information on Broadway Limited SW7

    I've got the SW7 and NW2 last year and I'm fully satisfied. I would like to say that the quality is the same as ATLAS Gold Series or LL Proto 2000. I use them in a multitraction with a LL GP9 and a Lenz 100 system. All three are sound equiped and the Quantum sound decoder is state of the art! If...
  2. elythomaslumber

    GP38-2 Life-Like detail parts

    Meanwhile I've got a picture and some answers from a German forum following also your ideas. It seems that the grey part is a drill-template but where to place and for what? The small parts on the bottom are sockets I think. Meanwhile I've got a photo from the prototype of the #2026: - no...
  3. elythomaslumber

    GP38-2 Life-Like detail parts

    Just got a GP38-2 Life-Like (Missouri Pacific Line #2026). The locomotive includes a lot of detail parts but unfortunately with the new box LL use there's no more picture or information how to apply the detail parts to match the prototype. Does anybody know if the detail parts LL delivers with...
  4. elythomaslumber

    Billboards HO size help

    Hello Willis, just have seen the postings about billboards. Below you'll find one of mine. At the moment I've only 2 but looking for more especially from the 70th. Unfortunately I've found only more from the 40th, 50th and 60th. Here's a good adress for download...
  5. elythomaslumber


    I found a lot of new model railroad backdrops for H0 and G on the web page of my model railroad dealer. These are imports from the US. Does anyone know the name or web-page of the vendor in the US? The only information I found was the name "JoWi". If you want to see all, follow this link...
  6. elythomaslumber

    Do you use DCC?

    I've just add a second system to my old one. I had a simple multi protocol system which can handle DCC, the Maerklin "Motorola I and II" data format and DC (really DC on the track, but not at the same time in digital mode). Now I've the LENZ Set 100 system and I'm totally satisfied. I've a...
  7. Parkview Terrace ???

    Parkview Terrace ???

    Have a look at the original Cornerstone "Parkview Terrace". You'll see the difference...
  8. elythomaslumber


    Sorry for my very late answer, had not much time for model railroading last months... But now I'm back. Yes, the building on the left is from Walthers Cornerstone series. It's the "Parkview Terrace" builidng. Hartmut
  9. elythomaslumber


    Not finished yet but couln'd wait to show my latest progress on my layout. It always was one of my dreams to implement parts of an "Elevated" like can be seen in Chicago or NY. So I took the Bachmann Spectrum Bus Station kit and did some heavy kit bashing. Finally I made 2 buildings from one...
  10. elythomaslumber

    Bachmann Spectrum goes DCC

    Bachmann is following other manufacturers way to offer DCC decoder equiped locos: Have a look at the price (GE70Ton, GP40)! :D Hartmut
  11. elythomaslumber

    Any suggestion on a DCC equipped 4-6-2 locomotive?

    If you will wait: Hartmut
  12. elythomaslumber

    Lifelike dockside switcher

    Today I've seen some pictures form the MRC "Little Critter" taken from the Chicago show by my model railroad dealer. So they will come... Hartmut
  13. elythomaslumber

    ATHERN Challenger

    The loco is now in production and will be delivered within this month! Hope the sound is as good as known from Quantum sound decoders. Hartmut
  14. elythomaslumber

    ATHERN Challenger

    Price for Athern's Challenger has been dramatically reduced before delivery. I've heard that Lionel who is in big trouble will deliver remnants of their Challengers for low price. Here in Germany price for Athern's Challenger is fallen from 570,- Euro to 350,- Euro ($685 to $420,-). I've...
  15. elythomaslumber

    Athearn Blue Box!

    No but my German dealer gets every week some dozen blue box cars from the US. Can't stop buying them since quality for me is compatible to pricing ($6,- $ 10,-) and I love to mount the kits. Hartmut
  16. elythomaslumber

    Cotton Belt Boxcar Weathering

    ...not perfect??? It is perfect!!! And for me a good pattern when I come to do the same with some of my cars. Hartmut
  17. elythomaslumber


    Claudia I meant the refreshment stand in the front...not the tender in the back... Hartmut
  18. elythomaslumber

    ATLAS FM H24-66 Problem

    Yesterday evening I tried it again and needed 5 times (programming, reset, removing the loco from the track,...) Finally it runs. Maybe it's time for me to buy a more comfortable DCC system with F0 - F12 since I ordered more locos with sound (LL, Athern,...) Hmmm... think I will give an order to...
  19. elythomaslumber

    ATLAS FM H24-66 Problem

    Got my CP ATLAS FM H24-66 yesterday! Great packaging (!), nicely detailled locomotive and finally a great sound from the Quantum decoder !!! Best locomotive I ever got from ATLAS. :) But with a little problem. Does anyone also receive his H26-66 (Sound-version)? I had twice the problem when...
  20. elythomaslumber

    Refreshments... I thought about coke but now I see what's in the back... Hartmut

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