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Post  rsv1cox on Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:10 am

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rsv1ho, I was just looking at the A and B unit motor. I see it has 3 different sheaves to control the speed. Krylon is a nice paint it should work just fine.

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Thanks, Krylon has been my go-to rattle can paint for some time now. I even painted my $250 purchased MG Midget with it.

Did the two die cast body shells yesterday media blasting that hideous blue green paint off first. Same gray as my first. Still have frames and the black one to do. All will be Va Line.

Yes, the outer most pully is the speed option, moderate middle, and slow is the inner. Easy enough to change without disassembly.

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PS - Had to brag on my MG for a bit. Smile

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Post  getback on Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:21 am

Dam Bob if it will come apart you will DO IT !! lol! Train Train Train Train
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Post  fredvon4 on Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:36 am

off topic but....hey RSV1HO you ever see all the cool HO stuff on AliBaba express? I know you are not a face book guy....I am, and like a good robot should, they pester me with all sorts of O gage and HO gage stuff.....much of it good prices and quantities

same with overstock and Wish...and amazingly WalMart
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Post  rsv1cox on Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:10 pm

Alibaba, that's the Chinese Amazon isn't it?  I have checked Amazon for model locomotives, lot of new high end stuff there and I'm mostly a bottom feeder.  

I am on Walmart's internet website and have ordered items there before and had them shipped to my local Walmart.  I like it, just go to their "tower" tap in your code and a storage units door pops open with your stuff.  Turn around and walk out.  Easy.

Ya, I don't do Facebook, but my son does and follows our hobby obsession's.  But, the Fleas are the source of the best bargains.  

That black locomotive above Eric now looks like this:

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Started my own railroad name, another post here I think.  Va line.  Got three or four of these Varney belt drives now all will have the same name and paint.  Varney was a pioneer in the hobby starting back in the 1930's.  

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Pretty good story Fred.

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Post  fredvon4 on Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:26 am

from dirk gently "my weeked-------" thread...
I always wander about in forum posted links

in this case some very cool machine gun kits and coming soon HO scale cars and buildings

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Post  rsv1cox on Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:42 am

fredvon4 wrote:from dirk gently "my weeked-------" thread...
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in this case some very cool machine gun kits and coming soon HO scale cars and buildings

http://www.wmbros.com/

I have quite a few Williams products but my favorites are their vintage model airplane wheels, got them on several of my models. I kicked around their link for awhile but did you check out the R.J. Corman story. The picture of him straddling a backhoe is amazing. When you have Mitch O'Connell as a friend you know your somebody.

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