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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #675 on: March 24, 2020, 05:54:04 PM »
It's great to see Avram's safe and sound in it's new home.  That was a fun build and I'm quite happy it's located somewhere where it can be enjoyed.   ;D


Avram's looks dang great there John.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #676 on: March 24, 2020, 06:59:19 PM »
It's great to see Avram's safe and sound in it's new home.  That was a fun build and I'm quite happy it's located somewhere where it can be enjoyed.   ;D


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Thank you again for building it - I thought you would like to see it in it's new home.  The town of Sellios will grow up around it over the coming years. I spent most of today under the layout connecting wires.  I have a few more days of work to do and then all the changes will be operational. I'm also switching from manual ground throws to tortoise switch machines for the turnouts so there is a lot of work going on under the layout.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #677 on: March 25, 2020, 08:52:48 PM »
It's great to see Avram's safe and sound in it's new home.  That was a fun build and I'm quite happy it's located somewhere where it can be enjoyed.   ;D


Avram's looks dang great there John.


Tom


Thank you Tom.  I'm sure you would have found a great place for it, too.  ;)  It sure is an honor to have one of Bob's great builds on my layout.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #678 on: March 25, 2020, 09:06:47 PM »
A tool tip:  As I'm finishing up a couple builds - my Grandpa John's Welding Company (aka FSM 's Swakhammer's) and my FSM Coaling tower - I though I would share a tool that I have really enjoyed using on my last few builds. I bought these glue applicators as part of a promotional deal from Rockler. They are made of silicone rubber and basically replace the box of toothpicks that I would usually go through on big build.  Because of the rubber they really work well for both application and cleanup of glue joints. As soon as the glue sets it just pops off the tool so it is self cleaning.  I like them so well that I bought a couple more packs so I can try to keep one set on each workbench. Notice I said try - I just redistributed them - I had them all on the workbench where I'm building the Welding Company. :-[


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #679 on: March 25, 2020, 09:17:38 PM »
Here is a picture of the glue bottles I'm using from the same company.  I'm sure you can find them made by other companies.  I think I paid about $5 - 7 for a set of three. I have also bought the silicone gluing pads for my workbenches. 




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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #680 on: March 25, 2020, 09:49:16 PM »
Bob,You did a Beautiful job.....Dennis

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #681 on: March 26, 2020, 09:11:33 AM »
Bob,You did a Beautiful job.....Dennis


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #682 on: March 26, 2020, 07:39:40 PM »
Today, I added the first layer of dirt to the baseboard on my Grandpa John's Welding Company build.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #683 on: March 26, 2020, 07:40:01 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #684 on: March 26, 2020, 07:40:23 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #685 on: March 26, 2020, 07:40:44 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #686 on: March 26, 2020, 07:41:10 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #687 on: March 26, 2020, 07:41:56 PM »
As soon as the glue dries it will be time to add all those wonderful detail castings.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #688 on: March 26, 2020, 07:58:24 PM »
Coming together like a dream, John!

Cheers, Mark.

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #689 on: March 26, 2020, 08:08:44 PM »
Coming together like a dream, John!

Cheers, Mark.


Mark


Thank you, yes - this is the part of the build where every move makes a difference. It's all about the details.
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