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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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Electric Power Axles? Truck load spotted in Southern Nevada

Proto Photos 03 Jan 2017
We saw this truck load in Southern Nevada in late November 2016 and snapped some shots. What are these?            
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Painting and Weathering Discussions. 30 Dec 2016
I found out that the FWWR is leasing 3 AC4400's for two years and likely will purchase them after. I would like to add these to my growing fleet of FWWR units. I'm not good at picking colors, what is a close match to CEFX blue? I'm thinking its close to Conrail Blue. I found a couple of unde...
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Site Change

General Discussion 27 Dec 2016
Whatever drove the recent site change, I don't like. I've been a supporting member for several years. The recent change will not let me keep logged in. I mostly view this on my iPad and keep a tab open to it. Now each time I go to another tab, and come back I have to log in. Each and every time....
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steam loco smoke...

HELP Please. 22 Dec 2016
Merry Christmas everyone!    I was given a small Marklin HO layout and steam loco set during the Thanksgiving holiday by my lovable father-in-law. (he had no idea, so please don't fault him (jus kidding), the A/C, maybe DC  / DCC it claims to be - three rail has been a rather undes...
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