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Weekend Update 2/5/17
« on: February 03, 2017, 07:24:14 PM »
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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2017, 07:39:00 PM »
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Hmm... I'll walk, thank
you...


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The cricket jumps across the room onto the other pad.
"It works! It works!"

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2017, 08:09:37 PM »
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Last week Jagged Ben linked to a tutorial he put together (on Trainboard) that showed how to use inexpensive magnets to mate containers together, regardless of the size and manufacturer.
I ordered 800 of these magnets and they arrived yesterday from a USA seller on ebay.
I got to work opening containers and installing per his instructions. I finished 183 containers late last night.
Here's the variety of brands and sizes. I've always wanted an easy way to mate them together that was messy or non-reversible. Now I can run a 45' on top of a pair of 20's, 53' on 40', etc. and without caring what

Deluxe Innovations 20'
Deluxe Innovations 40'
Deluxe Innovations 45'
Deluxe Innovations 48'
Deluxe Innovations 53'
Kato 40'
Kato 53'
Scale Trains 53'
Walthers 40'

Here's a link to the thread: http://www.trainboard.com/highball/index.php?threads/double-stacking-your-containers-the-magnet-method.26737/

And my source...I offered the seller a bit less since I needed 8 packages.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/100PCS-6-x-1-5mm-1-4-x-1-16-inch-Strong-Rare-Earth-Neodymium-Disc-Magnets-N35-/182402183887

Thanks Jagged Ben!

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2017, 08:55:35 PM »
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Making progress on Industrial Saticoy sign project.





Thanks,
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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2017, 11:32:25 PM »
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Beautiful scenes and modeling Wolf .

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2017, 11:45:34 PM »
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Work continues on CGW 1000 as I wait for my Shapeways order.



I made holes for all the handrails which I want to include to take away from the lack of rivets.  :P  Also finished the piping for the radiator.  What's left is the fuel tank, the coupler pads and I'm thinking about making the large brake cylinder since it's pretty easily seen.


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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2017, 02:16:16 AM »
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I'm with Dee.  I'll walk, rather than use that thing. 
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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2017, 12:16:07 PM »
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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2017, 04:24:23 PM »
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Did a little bit more scenery work to my HOn30 layout



Need to find some nice "woods" photos to put up on the backdrop.

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2017, 04:46:04 PM »
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Looks good Chris! How did the driver manage to get the truck up on that cliff?
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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2017, 06:01:30 PM »
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Looks good Chris! How did the driver manage to get the truck up on that cliff?
I wanna know where he got that raw plastic paint job.

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2017, 08:26:46 PM »
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I decided to add another project, I probably should actually finish something, a NS AC44C6M (rebuilt C40-9)

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #12 on: February 04, 2017, 08:38:35 PM »
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I decided to add another project, I probably should actually finish something, a NS AC44C6M (rebuilt C40-9)



Nice.  Is that the front of a Kato C44-9, and the back of an Atlas B40-8?

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #13 on: February 04, 2017, 09:02:21 PM »
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Nice.  Is that the front of a Kato C44-9, and the back of an Atlas B40-8?

Craig

The front is FVM ES44AC and the long hood is from a Kato C44-9W. The prototypes were converted from DC to AC traction and received the GEVO wide cab. These are one of NS' new rebuild programs for the standard cab dash 9s. Here's one of the prototypes, in one of their fancy paint schemes:

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Re: Weekend Update 2/5/17
« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2017, 09:23:04 PM »
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And my source...I offered the seller a bit less since I needed 8 packages.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/100PCS-6-x-1-5mm-1-4-x-1-16-inch-Strong-Rare-Earth-Neodymium-Disc-Magnets-N35-/182402183887

Thanks Jagged Ben!

I've been wondering if rare earth magnets could be embedded between the rails for use with magne-matic couplers.