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Forum: General Chat 08-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Tjmarkert
What Locomotive Is This?

What type of locomotive was this live steamer modeled after? Any ideas? By the way, the lovely lady on the tracks is "Emma" or properly known as Diane Rigg...
Forum: HO & International 11-07-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,698
Posted By Tjmarkert
I gather you are talking about an electric...

I gather you are talking about an electric locomotive to pull some particular coaches. Roco, Lilliput or none of the other European manufacturers produce them?

Tom
Forum: OO Scale 09-07-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Tjmarkert
Sold before I bought it....must have been a good...

Sold before I bought it....must have been a good one...
Forum: General Chat 04-07-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By Tjmarkert
Thanks, guys. I have seen many of the you-tube...

Thanks, guys. I have seen many of the you-tube videos you mention. They are very interesting to see.

The "Shepparton Studio" style movies sound interesting. I will look into those. I have an...
Forum: OO Scale 03-07-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Tjmarkert
Hmmm...you are correct. Here is the listing I was...

Hmmm...you are correct. Here is the listing I was looking at. It could be a listing error..

http://www.ehattons.com/StockDetail.aspx?SID=130593

Tom
Forum: OO Scale 03-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Tjmarkert
R2328b-LN03......an older Hornby model I suppose,...

R2328b-LN03......an older Hornby model I suppose, as it is used.
Forum: General Chat 03-07-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,362
Posted By Tjmarkert
Good British Railway Movies

I was curious as to what movies with or about British railway subjects the members here may own or recommend?

I have a small collection of British rail DVDs like "Night Mail" and some...
Forum: OO Scale 03-07-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Tjmarkert
Ringfield Motor

What is a "Ringfield" motor? It is installed on a Hornby GWR Pannier I am considering...

Thanks.

Tom
Forum: General Modelling 02-07-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tjmarkert
That is interesting. From what I have seen of...

That is interesting. From what I have seen of third rail operations here in the U.S., the third rail is always on one side of the running rail. I don't know that much about it as I work under...
Forum: General Modelling 02-07-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,331
Posted By Tjmarkert
Nice picture. The detail/weathering on the...

Nice picture. The detail/weathering on the bumping block caught my eye right away. Nice ballast work too. Great work all around...

Tom
Forum: General Chat 02-07-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,917
Posted By Tjmarkert
I am guessing it does not get as hot as it is...

I am guessing it does not get as hot as it is there, on a normal basis? We have had a couple hot spells, but nothing like what you fellows are having on the East side of the pond...

Tom
Forum: N Gauge 01-07-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tjmarkert
Thanks for the helpful suggestion. My layout...

Thanks for the helpful suggestion.

My layout area is fairly well controlled, climate wise. But yes, I will be cutting gaps at certain locations for the electrical control blocks. I seem to get...
Forum: N Gauge 01-07-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tjmarkert
Atlas True Track currently only offers a number 4...

Atlas True Track currently only offers a number 4 turn out, which is seems to have a tighter radius that a Peco medium turnout. I needed curved points as well as double slip switches to get what I...
Forum: Wanted 01-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By Tjmarkert
You are right, they are out there. I have a few...

You are right, they are out there. I have a few sources I can inquire with...friends with large spares/junk boxes..lol. Let me know if you find them before I do.
Forum: General Modelling 01-07-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tjmarkert
I see. Thanks. I would guess it is a smaller...

I see. Thanks. I would guess it is a smaller signal box located at a passenger station?

Is the rail between the two tracks third rail for electrical traction ?
Forum: N Gauge 01-07-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tjmarkert
Peco Interlocking

I replaced a number of my Atlas True Track points with Peco points and ended up doing "some" track re-design. I added a crossover so trains on the left main can cross over to the small yard to the...
Forum: General Modelling 01-07-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tjmarkert
That would be another detail I would have never...

That would be another detail I would have never thought of. Thanks guys!

Tom
Forum: General Modelling 30-06-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tjmarkert
That works. I can enlarge it and the painting...

That works. I can enlarge it and the painting details are obvious.

Thanks for the info. When I get by the track and initial scenery work, the building work commences. I do divert to building kits...
Forum: General Modelling 30-06-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tjmarkert
Good suggestions. Thanks! I built it and just...

Good suggestions. Thanks! I built it and just gave it a wash of thinned black to make it look weathered. Sounds like a new project for me!

I have many British kits. Their architecture tends to...
Forum: Wanted 30-06-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By Tjmarkert
I didn't realize they were discontinued. I see...

I didn't realize they were discontinued. I see them at shows I attend now and then. The coupler, should be a standard Rapido coupler, same used on Brit stuff with the "T" shank.

The frame or floor...
Forum: General Chat 30-06-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By Tjmarkert
One hour a couple times during the work week,...

One hour a couple times during the work week, then 2-3 hours on a Saturday or Sunday, depending on family activities and stage of current project on layout.

I spent four hours replacing an entire...
Forum: General Modelling 30-06-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By Tjmarkert
Too German Looking?

I am putting some N scale building kits together. I built this signal box for one of my larger interlocking stations. It is a German prototype I believe.

I was wondering if you all might think it...
Forum: N Gauge 16-06-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By Tjmarkert
Yes. All in order now�� it went to my spam file...

Yes. All in order now�� it went to my spam file initially, and I missed it. Now I found it and all is well!

Tom
Forum: General Modelling 14-06-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By Tjmarkert
Here is a YouTube link....many different methods...

Here is a YouTube link....many different methods are out there. A cool idea actually....

http://youtu.be/4EoPhNLs-t0

Tom
Forum: General Modelling 14-06-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By Tjmarkert
Very interesting and informative. Thank you. It...

Very interesting and informative. Thank you. It sounds like the milk industry in the UK was paralleled by the U.S. in a historical and equipment sense. We had specialized milk cars too, but they...
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