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by Tom Dempsey
Sat Sep 03, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Semi-Scratchbuild 2-6-0
Replies: 7
Views: 2184

Re: Semi-Scratchbuild 2-6-0

I purchased the Kalmbach book a few years back when I was considering building a Mikado. Unfortunately, I think the articles were edited so excessively to fit into the book that too much critical information got removed. I could never connect tab A to slot B following the book. Too many missing bits...
by Tom Dempsey
Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walthers Selling TT scale
Replies: 10
Views: 1431

Re: Walthers Selling TT scale

Typical Walthers, list everything, stock nothing until a sufficient number of backorders have been logged to make it "worthwhile" to order anything.
by Tom Dempsey
Sat May 28, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Chapman GP7 Project
Replies: 302
Views: 25285

Re: Chapman Chassis Project

As long as we can get more average lifespan than a first generation LifeLike N Scale GP-38!
by Tom Dempsey
Tue May 24, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fast Tracks and HP locos
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Fast Tracks and HP locos

As has been discussed here before, all your flanges and flangeways have to match each other. HP flanges and Tillig flanges are, simply put, too far apart to be considered compatible. Chris at Fastracks has always built his jigs to NMRA standards and I suspect based on what I've seen come out of them...
by Tom Dempsey
Sat May 21, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Prototypes / Models
Topic: Loco Frame - Truck Gearing
Replies: 35
Views: 4559

Re: Loco Frame - Truck Gearing

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by Tom Dempsey
Tue May 03, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: June 2016 Model Railroader magazine
Replies: 42
Views: 4992

Re: June 2016 Model Railroader magazine

Well, maybe...
by Tom Dempsey
Mon May 02, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: June 2016 Model Railroader magazine
Replies: 42
Views: 4992

Re: June 2016 Model Railroader magazine

Once again, discussions already had multiple times on this forum folks. Perhaps instead of a yearly rehash of the same complaints/requests/resolves/etc., we should all (ME included) type less and build more.
by Tom Dempsey
Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: June 2016 Model Railroader magazine
Replies: 42
Views: 4992

Re: June 2016 Model Railroader magazine

Perhaps they should run an article entitled "What became of Model Railroader magazine". I stopped reading or paying attention to that magazine years ago.
by Tom Dempsey
Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: USPS Priority Mail
Replies: 8
Views: 1011

Re: USPS Priority Mail

That's why I tend to ship USPS Priority in my own boxes, purchased from ULine. Those free boxes are too thin, I don't think they even pass 130 lb burst.
by Tom Dempsey
Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade
Topic: Clover House
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Re: Clover House

Kingstone Model Works TT Scale Straight Track Jigs are now available in the Tools section of webstore. I would say get them while they're hot, but they're actually rather cool.

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