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Re: Why Do You Think People Quit Model Railroading?
« Reply #75 on: March 31, 2009, 12:30:49 PM »
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- for some it is weathering, others it might be super detailed models, and for yet others, it might be fine tuned operating plans that capture a specific location, date, and time perfectly. 

-steve

And with our powers combined we are Captain Planet!

But that didn't happen overnight, I've been at this off and on for over 30 years. And things didn't start really coming together until around 5-6 years ago....

...but it's always been where to set the bar....

Modeling is like a nice pine bat in baseball when swinging for the fences -it's always about finding that sweet spot. I am/was a rivet counter, and because of it, almost driven to go HO (and sometimes I still drawn to it -Athearn Genesis WM F-7's are heroin...). Dissatisfied I finally stepped back, looked at what others were doing and compared it to what I was doing and finally found a sweet spot where I think I can be happy with my work in the sport. The more I focus on honing the skills, adopting standards and practices the better results I get and the happier I am.

-The S