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    Topic: SD60f Build
    Canadian National SD60f Build
     
     
    This build will require an Aristocraft SD45, 2 pieces of aluminum angles 1/16” x 3/4” x 25 1/2”, 3 USA trains SD70 roof fans and DB fan, and lots of styrene....  more
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    T&D Feeds 10 years and counting....
    For one project, I bought a sheet of embossing aluminum at the craft store. The paper crimper works well on that stuff.
    T&D Feeds 10 years and counting....
    My crimpers are aluminum too, I cut my can sheets into finish size before running through the crimpers, and like you Craig I have found the 12oz cans for whatever reason crimp better than Monster energy or especially Fosters Beer cans, they are very diffi...  more
    T&D Feeds 10 years and counting....
    Ken Brunt said:
    Your welcome...............
    I just got done one more.
    Which substructure would you like to complete? Those front tanks need to be built still, or any of the piping, or a flat rate box of crimped aluminum cans would be nice. 
    T&D Feeds 10 years and counting....
    Jon and others,
     
    Don't expect too fast of project updates. As I said in the title I started this 10 years ago. I do need to get it finished so I can have more garage storage. I guess I better start saving aluminum cans again... The whole structure i...  more
    Experiments in 3D printing
    Jon Radder said:
    Very cool.  So would you use a solid center beam of maybe aluminum or steel to tie it all together and handle the pull stress?
    Yep, my plan is to use two pieces of 1/4" square steel bar stock in the center and epoxy all the parts to ...  more
    Experiments in 3D printing
    Very cool.  So would you use a solid center beam of maybe aluminum or steel to tie it all together and handle the pull stress?
    LGB Screen Print Removal
    Ross Mansell said:
    What about those airbrushes that use baking soda powder (bi carbonate of soda)..supposed to do the job without damage.???
    I've used one of those, it was called an air eraser, but I used the aluminum oxide grit that came with the kit. It...  more
    Disaster Strikes the RGSNH
       Geez, Al, that sucks.
     
       I have plenty of Code 250 aluminum track sticks...you tell me what you need and I'll send you however much as you can use. I think what I have are all four-foot lengths.
     ...  more
    Disaster Strikes the RGSNH
    Al
     
    So sorry you suffered damage and had to cancel Sunday.  We had a lot of small branches but no damage.
     ...  more
    RLD Hobbies Open House on 9/27 & 9/28
    Sean, Win is correct, RLD is all dead rail. It's all mostly aluminum rail too, except for some LGB switches that are brass.
    Pete, I did the Rock hopper and I also did one of the USA trains csx centerflow's too. That spot at the bridge gave me fits all aft...  more