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  1. PROTOMODELER FORUM RULES AND PHOTO POSTING INFO.

    1. The RULES - PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING

      Respect one another.-Posting images that you did not generate yourself are strictly prohibited on PWF unless you havereceived express written permission from the original owner to do so.-

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  2. GENERAL DISCUSSIONS

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    2. Tutorials

      Our talented members will post tutorials from time to time here. Sometimes just a paragraph in a post will spark an idea.

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    3. Painting and Weathering Discussions.

      Have questions about certain painting or weathering techniques? Please post them here.

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    4. 348
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    5. 316
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    6. HELP Please.

      Questions answered here.

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    7. Machine Tools for Modeling

      Section for discussion on milling, lathe and drill press machine tool use. Set ups, machining aids such as clamps and jigs plus cutters and tools of various types.

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  3. PROTO AND MODEL PHOTOS

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    2. Proto and Modeling Refrence Material

      E-Magazines, Historical Societies and similar references. Photos, snapshots, remembrances, past life recollections, etc.

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    3. Models of Yore.

      Errors made and hopefully learned from. Always embarrassing, but proves that practice makes closer to perfect.

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    4. Model Photography

      Half of our prototype work is done to please the camera. What can we do to make it work better for us.

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    5. Photo Equipment and Technique

      The mechanics of what we do when we photograph our work.

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  4. PROTOTYPE MODELS - ALL SCALES

    1. Locomotives

      All prototype locomotive models go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are REQUIRED in your Original Post.)

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    2. Freight Equipment

      If it doesn't move under it's own power, it qualifies to be posted here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are required in your OP.)

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    3. Passenger Equipment

      If it hauls people, it fits here--including self-propelled rolling stock.

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    4. Scratch Builds - Craftsman Kit and Kit-Bash Construction

      If you are a scratch builder Please post here. Also, Caftsman kits are getting better and better. This is the place to show off those gems and how they were built. Please post any Kit-Bashing here too.

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    5. Structures

      Prototype models of buildings go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are required in your OP.)

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    6. Right of Way (ROW) and track side modeling

      Switch stands, track, ties, signals etc... go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are required in your OP.)

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    7. Vehicles

      Any prototype model of vehicles go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are required in your OP.)

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  5. FREELANCE MODELS - ALL SCALES

    1. Locomotives

      Freelance? If it's based on a prototype, which all models are, and not an exact replica, your locomotive models have a home here. Prototype Photos of your inspiration are not required in your Post, but are highly recommended.

      1,367
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    2. Freight Equipment

      If it doesn't move under it's own power, it qualifies to be posted here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are not required in your OP, but are highly recommended.)

      2,338
      posts
    3. Structures

      Prototype models of buildings go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are not required in your OP, but are highly recommended.)

      134
      posts
    4. Right of Way (ROW) and track side modeling

      Switch stands, track, ties, signals etc... go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are not required in your OP, but are highly recommended.)

      114
      posts
    5. Vehicles

      Any prototype model of vehicles go here. (Prototype Photos of at least one side are not required in your OP, but are highly recommended.)

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    6. Tools

      All things tool related belongs here.

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  6. NOVICE MODELS - ALL SCALES

    1. Help.

      There are no stupid questions, just ones you don't know the answer to.

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    2. Locomotives

      Prototype photos are essential as learning tools. "Look at the prototype" is a statement you'll hear often.

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    3. Freight Equipment

      Prototype photos are essential as learning tools. "Look at the prototype" is a statement you'll hear often.

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    4. Structures

      Prototype photos are essential as learning tools. "Look at the prototype" is a statement you'll hear often.

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    5. Right of Way (ROW) and track side modeling

      Prototype photos are essential as learning tools. "Look at the prototype" is a statement you'll hear often.

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    6. Vehicles

      Prototype photos are essential as learning tools. "Look at the prototype" is a statement you'll hear often. I told you you'd hear it often!

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  7. LAYOUTS - DIORAMAS - FREE*MO - ETC.

    1. Layouts

      Size doesn't matter here. Big or small, we love em' all.

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    2. Dioramas

      Show us your shooting platform.

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    3. Free-Mo

      I know you're out there! Let us know what's going on in the free-mo world.

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    4. NMRA Modules

      Modules built to NMRA spec.

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    5. Scenery

      Show us your Lichen for scenery.

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  8. ALL THINGS ELECTRONIC

    1. Digital Control Systems

      Discussions of Digital Train control - Including Sound related systems.

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    2. Signal Systems

      Everything to do with Signals.

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  9. MARKET PLACE - SOMETHING TO SELL - SOMETHING WANTED? POST IT HERE.

    1. Wanted!

      Looking for something train related? Post it here!

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    2. FOR SALE or TRADE

      Just what the title infers. Please keep us out of the transaction and keep questions to posts to PM's please. Post when Sold or we can remove it with notice.

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    3. eBay links.

      Member eBay Listings allowed here. Please remove when listings are ended

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    4. Google Cached-MTW posts.

      Many Members of this Forum and The Rust Bucket have authored posts that were lost when MTW ceased to exist. Please post any Google Cached posts here.

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