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by Chops
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: PC Kinda Mood
Replies: 0
Views: 17

PC Kinda Mood

The Penn Central was one of the largest private railroads in the USA, went bust in 1970.
Here follows a dithering on one of my favorite railroads, which hung on to the bitter end.

https://youtu.be/OrargBXfhIg
by Chops
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Train video
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Train video

What a ride! :shock: Delightful.
by Chops
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Another Day in Armodilloville
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Another Day in Armodilloville

General spoofology on the Armodilloville layout.

https://youtu.be/4JZvQMAe-tU
by Chops
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: CV Expresso!
Replies: 0
Views: 36

CV Expresso!

https://youtu.be/1znJO2vQwRM

The only thing we have to fear, is T Rex, herself. Cleaning supplies? Government bailout? Toilet paper? We have it all here, in HO.
by Chops
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Replacement wheels for Lima OO coaches?
Replies: 7
Views: 896

Re: Replacement wheels for Lima OO coaches?

Another word of caution: get out of British OO while you still can. You are perhaps the 5th person I’ve met in 30 years of chasing this dragon; who models Britain, from the USA. But then, I’d take a Terrier over a Big Boy any day :)
by Chops
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Announcements & Notices
Topic: Hattons
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: Hattons

An opportunity to catch up on a back log of model train projects.
by Chops
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Triang Rocket: Advice Please
Replies: 7
Views: 1198

Re: Triang Rocket: Advice Please

So, worked in the motorized bogie, fine tuning it now. To compensate for the loss of one powered axle, extra weight was added. This caused it raise up on the powered axle causing derailments. So, added more weight over the free axle, which kept it flat on the rail head, but then the locomotive wheel...