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Conrail up in Coal Country
« on: October 05, 2019, 03:30:46 PM »
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Ladies and gentlemen, it has begun.

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The planning thread, for reference: https://www.therailwire.net/forum/index.php?topic=47948.0
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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2019, 03:36:52 PM »
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Hell yes.  The blank slate.  Perhaps my favorite part.

Hopefully you have enough track and roadbed on hand to make magic happen while the adrenaline is still pumping!
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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2019, 03:55:54 PM »
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Just in time for Christmas light season.

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2019, 06:49:15 PM »
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Yes!  I enjoyed discussing your plans at Perryville last night.  The blank slate is always exciting.  Have fun!

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2019, 07:16:51 PM »
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Almost appears as though the door came pre-printed with a topographical map of the area you're modeling.

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2019, 08:06:25 PM »
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Almost appears as though the door came pre-printed with a topographical map of the area you're modeling.

Lol.

Yes!  I enjoyed discussing your plans at Perryville last night.  The blank slate is always exciting.  Have fun!

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Thanks! Your layout and experience is largely to thank for my decision to pull the trigger today.

Hell yes.  The blank slate.  Perhaps my favorite part.

Hopefully you have enough track and roadbed on hand to make magic happen while the adrenaline is still pumping!

Haha, probably not, but I guess I better stock up before the 29th...

Just in time for Christmas light season.

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2019, 12:14:20 AM »
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I see three HCDs.  I've never seen a triple deck HCD layout before, where's the helix gonna go?  :trollface:

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2019, 04:44:44 AM »
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I see three HCDs.  I've never seen a triple deck HCD layout before, where's the helix gonna go?  :trollface:

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2019, 06:39:04 AM »
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Kudos to you, @Ed Kapuscinski for sticking to your guns, even after much ribbing and such from others (myself included). And I'll agree, the "blank slate" stage is the most exciting. Two questions. How will you be holding the doors up? Also, how high will they be off the floor?
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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2019, 10:58:08 AM »
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So... Coal country...

Does this mean big consists of MP15s?

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2019, 12:42:01 PM »
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I'm gonna reuse the chains that were hiding up above the drop ceiling. Don't know what they were from before but they end up about waist high.

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2019, 12:42:15 PM »
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So... Coal country...

Does this mean big consists of MP15s?



Yessir!

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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #12 on: October 06, 2019, 12:57:17 PM »
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Yessir!

Nice... Those scenes have always caught my eye, lots of modeling opportunity there...

I'm gonna reuse the chains that were hiding up above the drop ceiling. Don't know what they were from before but they end up about waist high.

Hmmmm... Should be strong enough to support a person leaning on the layout...  :trollface:
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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2019, 01:00:14 PM »
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I'm gonna reuse the chains that were hiding up above the drop ceiling. Don't know what they were from before but they end up about waist high.

Sounds to me like the people you bought the house from were...fun.   :scared:
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Re: Conrail up in Coal Country
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2019, 01:16:08 PM »
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