Search found 251 matches

by Tom Dempsey
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: TT Standards Gauge
Replies: 4
Views: 551

Re: TT Standards Gauge

Are the Coastal Engineering gauges no longer available?
by Tom Dempsey
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NorthWest Short Line Closing
Replies: 13
Views: 1743

Re: NorthWest Short Line Closing

I have not experienced those issues in my limited dealings with them.
by Tom Dempsey
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NorthWest Short Line Closing
Replies: 13
Views: 1743

Re: NorthWest Short Line Closing

When the wailing, moaning, and gnashing of teeth has quieted down a little more, remember that both SDP-SI and Boston Gear still exist, as well as their competitors.
by Tom Dempsey
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Motor Possibility
Replies: 17
Views: 2532

Re: Motor Possibility

In O Scale, the two motor set up is referred to as a "China Drive". It is extraordinarily unpopular and generally disdained by builders. The minimum fix is to connect the motors in series rather than in parallel as shipped. Only one decoder is required. Builders pretty much seem to universally go wi...
by Tom Dempsey
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there a market for US TT?
Replies: 214
Views: 13997

Re: Is there a market for US TT?

This is the way higher end models come to market in O Scale (SCALE not GAUGE) and a quick trip through their forums will illuminate how much rancor and disappointment the business model produces. I remember how unhappily the Russian SD-45 etch importation program went for me personally.
by Tom Dempsey
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Builders' Corner
Topic: Smoke generators?
Replies: 9
Views: 1080

Re: Smoke generators?

I prefer the ceiling in the train room stay unlubricated.
by Tom Dempsey
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there a market for US TT?
Replies: 214
Views: 13997

Re: Is there a market for US TT?

[/quote]Were you actually trying to sell TT at train shows? And what sort of TT were you offering?
- Terry C[/quote]

Kathy and I pack TT Scale product to every show we go to. A quick perusal of my website will answer your second question.
by Tom Dempsey
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there a market for US TT?
Replies: 214
Views: 13997

Re: Is there a market for US TT?

Only for the guy everyone sends their money to. It's foolhardy at best to place much credence in what folks at train shows assure you will sell like hotcakes. Of course they're very interested in TT, they're very interested in everything at the train show, sort of why they came. What people tell you...
by Tom Dempsey
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: Don Wright's TT Layout
Replies: 6
Views: 667

Re: Don Wright's TT Layout

Very nice, who's the track manufacturer?
by Tom Dempsey
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Builders' Corner
Topic: Two Stall Enginehouse
Replies: 21
Views: 3760

Re: Two Stall Enginehouse

But will you be able to maintain Jack's original pricing on it?

Go to advanced search