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  1. Sticky: Kato N Scale GE ES44AC GEVO Locomotive CSX, #5250

    Just ordered this locomotive tonight...

    https://i.postimg.cc/Yq9kc9YN/BC631145-95-E6-43-FE-9-B94-2-DF5697-F9-CA2.jpg

    Five pole motor with dual brass flywheels (all-wheel electrical pickup),...
  2. Sticky: Thanks, Mike... yes indeed on the nails coming...

    Thanks, Mike... yes indeed on the nails coming loose from a foam base. The other side of that coin is, I’d have to drill holes in the track ties and that’s not something I want to readily jump into!...
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    Sticky: That was one of the harder bits of the books for...

    That was one of the harder bits of the books for me... a LOT of characters! Honestly, it’s more about trying to remember the characters and their dynamics that scared me away fro pm restarting, more...
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    Roads Making Video

    This is a cool one!


    https://youtu.be/vxhZ7uE7glY
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    Dang, I remember that video now! Thanks for the...

    Dang, I remember that video now! Thanks for the reminder! Very excited to see that, and your using them in miniature gaming.
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    Opportunity vs Defensive Fire

    Opportunity Fire has remained a wargame mechanic that I’ve waffled back and forth over, in terms of my view of it. I initially hated it, but I didn’t know why. As time went in, I began to appreciate...
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    That’s exciting! I love the tenacity you’re...

    That’s exciting! I love the tenacity you’re displaying at whittling down to that perfect set of rules for yourself. That’s awesome!



    Yeah, the ones like you use are generall called Event...
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    Weathering Your Trains

    Back when I ran HO trains and was researching the hobby, I noted a lot of model railroaders weather their trains and rolling stock. Dirt, grime, soot, dust, mud...you name it! And I was amazed at the...
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    Interesting concept... I’m joining in on this...

    Interesting concept... I’m joining in on this thread late so catching up on the nitty gritty. I have to admit I chuckled at the ‘I’m trying to make things simple and your trying to complicate things’...
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    Veggie Burrito, with guacamole, vegan sour cream,...

    Veggie Burrito, with guacamole, vegan sour cream, and USS Chowderpot hit sauce for Cinco de Mayo! ...with a house margarita, of course. Take out, which I still can’t believe you can take out liquor!
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    Sticky: Working my way back into this little gem... ...

    Working my way back into this little gem...

    https://i.postimg.cc/k4dM2Xzk/06-E368-BF-464-C-4-FB8-913-F-ADCE80-F8-E38-A.webp

    As Duncan mentions elsewhere, the rules are terribly organized, and...
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    Sticky: ...well...we did spike the opponent’s beans with...

    ...well...we did spike the opponent’s beans with laxatives the night before so, there was a lot of kills at the latrines.
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    Sticky: Looks like a smaller counter footprint, compared...

    Looks like a smaller counter footprint, compared to 1918, LOL! How does the system handle planes shot down... are there wreck counters, to are the planes just taken off the board? This game would be...
  14. Thread: Luftwaffe

    by Whiterook
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    Yes indeed, and a super classic at that! This was...

    Yes indeed, and a super classic at that! This was actually, one of the first wargames I remember seeing, when a workmate at one of the first jobs I’d had back in the day, brought it, Panzer Leader...
  15. Sticky: Check Out a Similar Resource for Scenery Construction

    Make sure to check out the Construction Zone, in The Rail Yard, for examples of terrain building techniques that are very much transferable to wargaming diorama construction! Much of what is...
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    Hillside Construction with Foamcore

    A nice little video, really short, on using a thin piece of foamcore board to make a small hill along a curved piece of N-scale track. Cut the basic curved shape, sanded down with rough grit...
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    I hear what you’re saying, and it is indeed an...

    I hear what you’re saying, and it is indeed an original method still used today, from my readings. However, May layout designers are looking for two things today: less weight; and less cracking of...
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    Quilt Batting to make Terrain!

    This is an interesting video, showing how to cover terrain with Low-Loft Quilting Batting! (...yeah, that one kinda surprised me, too.) This is the stuff folks use as the inner batting for quilts,...
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    Thanks! The hold up has been time to start...

    Thanks! The hold up has been time to start this... the Engine Stall kinda horned in on the action, and then the beginnings of securing track down with BlueTac (which worked GREAT!). Though a side...
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    Home made Mac & Cheese, with green beans! My wife...

    Home made Mac & Cheese, with green beans! My wife puts crushed toasted breadcrumbs baked on top of the M&C, which puts it over-the-top delicious... maybe​ the only better version I’ve had is the side...
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    Scale Reference for Human Figures

    A great scale example for people figures...

    https://i.postimg.cc/QC2nYjCg/49-EB88-F8-D44-E-4-CD2-9709-46030-A0407-CC.jpg
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    Brick Maker: Old Paintbrush!

    It’s a bit hairbrained, and I’m sure I’m probably not the first one to think of this but, I started making a home made brick stamp out of an old artist paintbrush! The brush in question was an old...
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    Thanks, Mike! ...yes, it is a nice shared skill...

    Thanks, Mike! ...yes, it is a nice shared skill with model wind wargaming diorama building and finishing, for model railroading structure builds. And also having the tools and materials ready at...
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    Congrats! A milestone reached.

    Congrats! A milestone reached.
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    Making Brick Walls in Foamcore

    A cool method by wargaming guru, Papa Smurf...


    https://youtu.be/03tIWjrcHK0
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