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southernnscale - Thu 9 Apr - 18:42

Well! Jim29t what was the result of the ultrasonic cleaner bath. Good or Bad?

jim29t - Wed 8 Apr - 11:52

Can I just dump an engine chassis in an ultrasonic cleaner with alcohol to remove hardened Marklin lubricant?

Mr.JA - Wed 1 Apr - 14:14

My Marklin items are now listed on feeBay... http://tinyurl.com/cpfanlt

shamoo737 - Sun 29 Mar - 15:24

Where's the CSX. xD

Mr.JA - Sun 29 Mar - 11:09

Marklin Z for sale! FREE shipping on locos and sets! http://tinyurl.com/q6yhavr

Nutter - Sun 29 Mar - 07:48

How many of the active members here are based in the United Kingdom?
Just Curious ;)

DAZed - Fri 27 Mar - 19:24

Intermountain overannounces, which "splits the votes", then nothing ever gets enough preorders to make. I have quit preordering in N...does no good.

Catt - Fri 27 Mar - 12:40

I was just on the Intermountain site.I noticed they have modern Z scale reefers listed again.With their record of non delivery anybody want to take odds that this car will be more vaporware?

tealplanes - Wed 25 Mar - 12:38

Stony, there ought to be a law against getting Z sclers all excited for nothing. If you're going to have a name that starts with Z, then you better think small and politicians never think small. :D

stonysmith - Tue 24 Mar - 19:57

I was getting all excited.. there are "Z" yardsigns going up all over my neighborhood.

Turns out it's just a politician named Zeitan running for office. :(

GNFan - Thu 12 Mar - 23:32

Loren, I think Fred is onto your "Tom Sawyer whitewashing the fence" scheme. Better try something else!

Fred - Thu 12 Mar - 18:08

Oh, YES! Igor--we get to play with his trains 24-7. :p

tealplanes - Thu 12 Mar - 08:15

Don't make me come down there guys.......I will drag you back to Oregon, inprison you in my train room and not let you come out till the modules are finished. No food, no drink, no rest.....no fun lo

GNFan - Wed 11 Mar - 21:30

Oh, the humanity! :O

soccrdad30 - Wed 11 Mar - 21:22

Instead of putting up Loren's posts? is there anything else we can do? plz? lol

GNFan - Wed 11 Mar - 21:06

That's the downside, John K.: we'll all have to put up with Loren's posts again. ;-)

tealplanes - Mon 9 Mar - 23:50

Will wonders ever cease. First time I've been able to post a comment since how many moons ago? Congrats. :)

shamoo737 - Sun 8 Mar - 22:51

John, no x on either side

soccrdad30 - Sun 8 Mar - 13:57

well... the idea was to see if the programmer fixed any of the prior issues :) so I could re-instate the module. John

southernnscale - Sun 8 Mar - 01:07

It really Works to Fantastic! :O

southernnscale - Sun 8 Mar - 01:06

This is cool! This is new!
xD

shamoo737 - Sat 7 Mar - 23:54

John, I didn't get the crossing

shamoo737 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:58

So what's new about it. :P

shamoo737 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:57

WOW! I like it.

soccrdad30 - Sat 7 Mar - 12:29

Test for new module length....

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Posted by ztrack
16 Apr 2015 08:40
AZL April 2015 New Releases Part 2 AMERICAN Z LINE April 2015 New Release – Part 2 For the E8s this month, we have a real standout… Atlantic Coast Line! ACL EMD E8s: Image Link 62611-1 ACL E8 A 544 - MSRP $176.00 62611-2 ACL E8 A 545 - MSRP $176.00 62611-3 ACL...
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Posted by Pete Nolan
14 Apr 2015 21:26
250' Self Unloader for Great Lakes Freighters in N This self unloader has a 250' boom that can be positioned. It is built for my 614' and 735' Great Lakes bulkers. Image Link Image Link Image Link The elevator house occupies the two rear hatches. The boom...
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Posted by Pete Nolan
14 Apr 2015 21:25
Small Inland Sea Auto Ferry in N and Z These small 180' ferries are used in Puget Sound, Washington and also on the Wadden Sea off the coast of The Netherlands and Germany. Image Link Image Link Image Link This is modeled after the Insel Amrun,...
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Posted by southernnscale
09 Apr 2015 15:20
graffiti with molder builder This is a capture shot of my desk top with some of the install graffiti! you can then print out a sheet if you have the right type of printer to use and ink jet type printer I have heard most people talk...
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Posted by ztrack
08 Apr 2015 10:35
AZL F59PHI Sounder Sets Price Reduced Image Link AZL has reduced the price of the F59PHI Sounder sets to $99.00. The sets come with the locomotive, three coaches and the cab control car. Two different sets are available. The Sounder locomotives are also available separately....
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Posted by ztrack
30 Mar 2015 19:38
AZL April 2015 New Releases Part 1 AMERICAN Z LINE April 2015 New Release – Part 1 We are kicking off April with offerings for our Great Northern fans. Also, we are excited to announce the RTTX flats are back with an all new special load combination of vehicles from Any Hart from...
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Posted by Hirailtruck
24 Mar 2015 12:44
100ton Two bay Hoppers Very nice. Might have to put them on my "to buy" list.

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Posted by Dampflok
Yesterday 20:31
Looking for help with Märklin turntable. Hi Z scale hobo. Sorry not to have responded earlier. It's 1.30 am here so I will get back to you with a photo or two some time later today. Best wishes, Chris.
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Posted by Catt
24 Apr 2015 16:00
No compressor needed painting You definitely need high capacity lungs to be consistent in your finish using one of those.The guy doing the fender with rattlecans on the other hand was a real pro with his technique.
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Posted by southernnscale
24 Apr 2015 12:16
No compressor needed painting Those have been around for a long time. I have one with a art kit I bought years ago! I use it to put clear coat on most of my pencil and chalk Drawing. works good for small areas. I like to see him do the whole car! :sick: :woohoo: But if you don't blow...
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Posted by z.scale.hobo
22 Apr 2015 13:38
Looking for help with Märklin turntable. I have been hesitant to reply to this as I really do not see exactly what you are asking for. Can you snap a picture of the part you are looking for? Are you trying to fix the first or the second one? What is a resistance mat? What are the part numbers of the...
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21 Apr 2015 00:30
No compressor needed painting I'd like to see him paint the entire car without passing out. That would be really impressive!
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Posted by GNFan
20 Apr 2015 23:25
No compressor needed painting Our computer network at work complained the YouTube video wasn't in "safe mode" (whatever that implies). Now I see it indeed isn't "safe"!
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Posted by soccrdad30
20 Apr 2015 20:58
No compressor needed painting Although it is an interesting way to paint. I am not on this bandwagon to do my painting. :) John

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Posted by Mr.JA
01 Apr 2015 14:15
New assorted Z sale! http://tinyurl.com/cpfanlt My Marklin items are now listed on feeBay.
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Posted by Mr.JA
29 Mar 2015 11:14
New assorted Z sale! http://tinyurl.com/q6yhavr My FOR SALE items have been updated. FREE world-wide shipping on Marklin locos and loco set.
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Posted by DAZed
26 Mar 2015 14:01
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) Stack car and gons still available! Going to expand the web and post these elsewhere this evening if you don't act fast. B)
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Posted by DAZed
25 Mar 2015 09:30
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) The Bombardier cars have been traded. Thanks for the interest.
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Posted by DAZed
24 Mar 2015 16:41
FS: AZL Freight Cars (or Trades) Items For Sale/Trade: Photos at: http://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/108735916990594255526/albums/6129901685003090865 (1) American Z Line AZL-91601-2 NSC 53ft Double Stack Well Car - DTTX #655136 with Genstar and APL 48ft Containers. Like New in Box, Test...

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Posted by southernnscale
22 May 2014 22:01
Re: Choo Choo room complete. Contest Results so where are all the finished work with all the trainz! The post is here and just wasting space it would be nice to see some completed Photo's for those of us who never gets down there to see it in person! work shop and out side with all the yard work you did...

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Posted by Nutter
25 Mar 2015 13:22
Rolling Stock of the Month Club Entries Std Marklin Z swiss loco with my Zm loco so you can see the size difference. Image Link

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