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  2. Rayman4449

    MTH 2019 One Gauge Catalog

    Hi Dave, I haven't heard of any at this point but they might do them
  3. Dave Stubbs

    MTH 2019 One Gauge Catalog

    Hi Ray, Do you know if they plan on doing some passenger cars with Christmas lights to match the daylight like in O scale?
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  6. Rayman4449

    powder supply?

    As a relatively inexpensive throttle, I had been recommending people look at the USA Trains Power 10 power supply but I have had 4 calls in the last month with customers that have malfunctioning power supplies. (Engine sitting on the track with engine lights pulsing on and off) One was brand new (bought a few weeks ago). Outside of that I dont have others to recommend. Bridgewerks Magnum SR10amp or SR15 amp is the power supply I normally recommend people get but those are more expensive.
  7. ol coot

    powder supply?

    Thank you, guess I might need to upgrade to a bigger supply at a later date. What supply would you suggest.
  8. Rayman4449

    powder supply?

    Thank you. 56va / 16volts = 3.5 amps. So the max voltage is a little low but it can probably drive one aristocraft engine ok. Maybe you can get away with 2 but I would guess one.
  9. Screwy Nick

    PRR Harbor Tug

    The hatches were fun. The cabin is shaped to fit the deck and there is an up swing from center to forward. The forward hatches are not perpendicular to the deck but aligned parallel to the aft buikhead. If installed using the deck as the guide they would be tilted aft. Once I realized the geometry involved I adhered the structure to a piece of cardboard with fwd elevated as on deck and marked the locations. Can now also see the hinges. I think the hatches were set up this way because ??? we have a tendency to walk upright even if the deck/floor is on an angle and if those hatches were 90' from the deck could possibly cause head injuries. Others thoughts requested.
  10. ol coot

    powder supply?

    Thanks for the come back, It is a 16 volt 56va powder supply. Model # art 5450. with a graft that reads up to 4 amps.Sorry I ain't smart enough to do pictures and don't have a smart phone. Heck I ain't hardly smart enough to work this confuser either.
  11. Rayman4449

    powder supply?

    Hi and welcome. I did some searching and can't find any detail on the specs of that power supply so I'm not sure. Not sure if you can provide a photo but are you able to share voltage output, amps, volt-amps? I would say at this point not knowing anything else you could always try it and see what happens. The worse that could happen is the power supply wouldn't have enough power and the engines wouldn't run or have much pulling power. If they wont move very fast or stall out in curves or under a load then you would have the answer to your question. But really would be best to try and provide the specs printed on the power supply so we can tell you directly.
  12. ol coot

    powder supply?

    New on forum, I'm 78 and need to get a into the hobby again. I have had a layout in the past, old school analog G. Now I still have some old Aristo craft trains and freight cars and such. Looking to get into the hobby again. I have a Aristo craft 5054 powder supply that I used. Am thinking of going to DCC. And want to know if the powder supply will be large enough for a 2 train with sound/lights, I will only have @ 105 feet of track with a couple switches. Freight service only at this time.
  13. Jerry B44

    New Project - SP GS-4 (1:29 scale)

    Looking good!
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  15. benshell

    New Project - SP GS-4 (1:29 scale)

    Looks good sandblasted! A fresh coat of paint is going to do wonders. I’m very excited to see your continued progress on this!
  16. Larry Sr.

    MTH 2019 One Gauge Catalog

    Thanks for the info. Larry
  17. Rayman4449

    MTH 2019 One Gauge Catalog

    Hi, I have updated dates to June 2019
  18. Larry Sr.

    MTH 2019 One Gauge Catalog

    Hi Ray Still no information or even a hint on the GS-4 American Freedom engines some of us are waiting on from the 2017 catalog? Larry
  19. Chuck

    Neat Website

    Ran across this place the other day while "Googling" Mainly live steam but there are other items. https://www.ministeam.com/index.html
  20. Chuck

    New Project - SP GS-4 (1:29 scale)

    Finally get back to work on this engine...it's only been like 20 months.. There was many coats of paint on it so I decided to blast it all off and start over. After stripping a lot of things caught my attention like paint stripes are cast in and woodgrain on the interiors. This isn't an original, Its a copy. I'll bet anything that it's a copy of a Buddy Rickard build. In a video I have about him he says a helper has been casting parts for him. Bet the helper cast this loco and improved on some things. Like these pilot stripes being cast in. The mold was taken from a finished engine.
  21. Rayman4449

    MTH 2019 One Gauge Catalog

    MTH has made two new announcements: Baggage car will be produced in One Gauge (Roadnames and Product numbers to be determined) GS-4 - Daylight w/Christmas lights (70-3042-1) As a note/reminder, 2019 One Gauge catalog still hasn't been released. I now have the GS-4 listed here for those wanting to place pre-order: http://www.rayman4449.com/MTH/MTH_OneGauge.htm
  22. rbrown7713

    Realistic ballast to use for gauge one?

    Thank you Nick, Bob.
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  24. Screwy Nick

    PRR Harbor Tug

    Trying things that don't work are still worth noting. I posted here a few years ago a Rotary plow build. Started with a box car and was about 1/2 done and scrapped it and started all over using a caboose, I was very happy with the outcome. I have a file that I keep detailed notes on all modifications I make to anything I work on. Sometimes have to refer to them to remember where I hid a switch or sensor, what value resistor I used etc. I do enjoy every facet of the hobby, even the failures. LiG
  25. Screwy Nick

    Realistic ballast to use for gauge one?

    Bob, found the original notes: I used Tite Bond III not Elmers.
  26. Screwy Nick

    Realistic ballast to use for gauge one?

    I used a pump spray bottle and let it slightly puddle. I think you are running electrics, may want to mask the rail.
  27. rbrown7713

    Realistic ballast to use for gauge one?

    Sounds good and will do it. How do you apply the glue? Dab it with a brush? Bob.
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