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BNSF 1778....EMD SD40-2 rebuild

Locomotives 26 Mar 2017
I haven't posted much lately, but that doesn't mean that I haven't been modeling.  I've been squeezing in as much as I can even with life being as busy as it is.   My main project right now is BNSF 1778, an SD40-2.  This model has been in various stages of completion for at least 6...
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NAHX 15783 project

Freight Equipment 09 Mar 2017
Since it seems like we could use something new to look at.....   I'm usually not very good at documenting the various steps it takes to complete a project,  but I managed to cover most of the process that went into creating this model from the Accurail kit. So I figured this might be a...
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Wanted! 15 Feb 2017
Want to buy on set of Detail Associates GR 2701 Farr Grill for E & F units.    
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ScaleTrains ET44C4 announced

News and Reviews 27 Jan 2017
I'm sure most of you have already heard this, but ScaleTrains just announced their new locomotive, the GE Tier 4.  Obviously this will only appeal to the ultra-modern modeler as these are only about a year old.  7 schemes: BNSF, CN, CSX, UP, NS, Demo, and a ScaleTrains painted version (...
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alternate source for brass wire?

HELP Please. 07 Jan 2017
Brass wire (0.010", 0.012", 0.015", and 0.019") is one item that I can't model without.  Pretty much every project needs at least some of it.  I've exhausted my supply and am now struggling to find more.   Detail Associates is what I've used all along, but it seems like it is getti...
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