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by ConnRiver
Sun May 21, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: My dream TT layout . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

Re: My dream TT layout . . .

Vegetation . . . that is an advantage ;-)

I'm reading more: at least two SW1200's stationed there.

Big complex, four piers, extend 2 miles into the bay, three piers form a "trident" shape, pretty interesting.
by ConnRiver
Sun May 21, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: My dream TT layout . . .
Replies: 9
Views: 1718

My dream TT layout . . .

one of 'em, anyway. http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/016436.jpg Wisconsin (BB-64) berthed at Pier 4 East of the Leonardo Pier Complex at the Naval Weapons Station, Earle, NJ, during 10-13 March 1990 to on-load ammunition. The railroad at the complex consists of 130 miles of track, nine locomotiv...
by ConnRiver
Sat May 20, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Possible Halloween Southern California
Replies: 18
Views: 1624

Re: Possible Halloween Southern California

Here's an LA museum possibility. (I gotta get there some day fairly soon.)

http://www.pacificbattleship.com/
by ConnRiver
Thu May 11, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Rail TT TT Scale Models
Topic: Automobiles
Replies: 217
Views: 29592

Re: Automobiles

Posted the question on my Cyclones athletics boards, too. Turns out Lee Iacocca named the car after my Cyclones won a particularly gritty football game.

The things one can learn at TT_Nut . . . wow!
by ConnRiver
Wed May 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Layouts / Track Plans
Topic: "The GuiTTar Case"
Replies: 52
Views: 5469

Re: "The GuiTTar Case"

It looks fantastic with life! Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before. -Star Trek Cue the music: https://www.youtube.com/...
by ConnRiver
Wed May 10, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Rail TT TT Scale Models
Topic: Automobiles
Replies: 217
Views: 29592

Re: Automobiles

Man, I'm a big Iowa State University Cyclones fan . . . really, there was a car named 'Cyclone'? Wow. Glad to find that out. ;-)
by ConnRiver
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: TT Scale ships
Replies: 9
Views: 844

TT Scale ships

I keep daydreaming about building a TT scale USS Iowa (BB61). Iowa at that scale would be 7ft-4.7in (88.7") long. Just right for an eight-foot-long module ;-) For trains... you need the whole dry-dock! https://www.pinterest.com/pin/166773992433396518 Wow, what a model! (USS Missouri upper left corn...
by ConnRiver
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Builders' Corner
Topic: Machining Techniques
Replies: 1
Views: 628

Re: Machining Techniques

Good stuff, thanks, Bernd.

-Brian

P.S. - And, quit calling me Brain (if only it were true).

;-)
by ConnRiver
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Builders' Corner
Topic: FreeLance Caboose Build
Replies: 7
Views: 2049

Re: FreeLance Caboose Build

Bernd, Good thing you like questions, because I've got more! 1 - Often, I create rivets (Sherline CNC, too) by: a) drilling rivet-pattern holes in a plastic sheet underlayment b) fixing the model/pattern material to the plastic with 3M #665 double-sided tape c) drilling holes in the pattern material...
by ConnRiver
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Studebaker US6 Army Truck Kit
Replies: 15
Views: 2083

Re: Studebaker US6 Army Truck Kit

AstroGoat760 wrote:So, now I have a reason to try to build a mid 1950's Army base for my layout now, on top of the mixed vintage US Navy base...
I keep daydreaming about building a TT scale USS Iowa (BB61). Iowa at that scale would be 7ft-4.7in (88.7") long. Just right for an eight-foot-long module ;-)

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