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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #120 on: May 28, 2020, 05:38:38 PM »
I forgot to add with the Pennsy engine - just when I got everything back together and running smoothly the local SPF made his appearance and proudly announced to anyone within earshot that I had the valve gear set backwards - the Pennsy(Standard Railroad of the World) ran left leading valve gearing when everyone else ran the valve action with the right side leading....sheeessss.
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I got a chuckle out of this comment. The people in the hobby I like least are the rivet counters.  :-X :-X 


If you think they're bad here, you should try restoring old Corvettes. Now THERE's a group of really anal folks. Been there: tolerated that.


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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #121 on: May 28, 2020, 07:22:43 PM »
I don't mind people who can tell me when something is wrong. 

I DO mind when people think that I have an obligation to correct it, or an expectation that I'll change how I do my hobby to make them happy.

In particular, I don't mind running stuff that doesn't match my 1898 era, as long as I know it's anachronistic...

(and, with respect to NMRA contests, I don't want to have to write a book about my models.)

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #122 on: May 28, 2020, 09:17:09 PM »
I don't mind people who can tell me when something is wrong. 

I DO mind when people think that I have an obligation to correct it, or an expectation that I'll change how I do my hobby to make them happy.

In particular, I don't mind running stuff that doesn't match my 1898 era, as long as I know it's anachronistic...

(and, with respect to NMRA contests, I don't want to have to write a book about my models.)

dave


Dave,
NMRA contests are currently deemed to be "evaluations".
Contests denote competition and for the generation raised on participation trophies, competition is not a PC term.  >:(
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #123 on: May 29, 2020, 10:38:09 AM »
I forgot to add with the Pennsy engine - just when I got everything back together and running smoothly the local SPF made his appearance and proudly announced to anyone within earshot that I had the valve gear set backwards - the Pennsy(Standard Railroad of the World) ran left leading valve gearing when everyone else ran the valve action with the right side leading....sheeessss.
Doug
Doug,

I got a chuckle out of this comment. The people in the hobby I like least are the rivet counters.  :-X :-X 


If you think they're bad here, you should try restoring old Corvettes. Now THERE's a group of really anal folks. Been there: tolerated that.


Tom  ;D


Chip,

Yes, all the auto restorers are real sticklers for detail even down to the correct decal/sticker on the air breather.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #124 on: May 29, 2020, 10:39:42 AM »
I don't mind people who can tell me when something is wrong. 

I DO mind when people think that I have an obligation to correct it, or an expectation that I'll change how I do my hobby to make them happy.

In particular, I don't mind running stuff that doesn't match my 1898 era, as long as I know it's anachronistic...

(and, with respect to NMRA contests, I don't want to have to write a book about my models.)

dave

Dave,

I agree. I have some 40 box cars I like but are a few years outside my time period. MY railroad.

Tom ;D
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #125 on: May 29, 2020, 12:40:22 PM »
My motto has always been I model April 23, 1955 at 2:30 p.m. EST.  Give or take 40 years.   :P
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #126 on: May 29, 2020, 02:15:51 PM »
My motto has always been I model April 23, 1955 at 2:30 p.m. EST.  Give or take 40 years.   :P

Even 1955 - 40 is too modern for me!  (1898, but I'll nod and wink at anything before WWI)

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #127 on: May 30, 2020, 05:11:02 PM »
Hey Tom:

You are quite welcome.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #128 on: June 06, 2020, 05:38:45 PM »
After two weeks, the Judge and I finally got a chance to do two videos of the articulated C&O 2-6-6-2 loco,

The scene starts with the loco rounding the curve at Sandlando. The curve is at the northern most limits of the city. Listen carefully and you will hear the exhaust come in and out of sync. Notice also the increase in the throttle as it leaves the city and approaches the railroad bridge at the Little Tahope River.

After crossing the bridge, the loco continues around the curve at Eaton's Curve and on towards the Suwannee River Lagoon. There are 28, okay, one is empty, loaded coal hoppers in this drag and the H5 has no problems with the tonnage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_0QFa4WbGs
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #129 on: June 06, 2020, 05:45:37 PM »
Great loco.....loved the way the whistle sounded off in the distance when the video got to the caboose. Great job.  8)
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #130 on: June 07, 2020, 09:43:36 AM »
Great loco.....loved the way the whistle sounded off in the distance when the video got to the caboose. Great job.  8)

Greg,

Thanks very much, it was a fun video to do.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #131 on: June 07, 2020, 10:42:15 AM »

Tom,


It was wonderful to see and hear that impressive engine in action against the backdrop of your beautiful scenery.
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #132 on: June 07, 2020, 12:44:00 PM »

Tom,


It was wonderful to see and hear that impressive engine in action against the backdrop of your beautiful scenery.


Jerry,

Thank you, very glad you enjoyed the video of the C&O "hog". I also appreciate you checking in on the thread.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #133 on: June 07, 2020, 01:52:32 PM »
Great loco.....loved the way the whistle sounded off in the distance when the video got to the caboose. Great job.  8)

Greg,

Thanks very much, it was a fun video to do.

Tom ;D


Especially since you had a quiet crew..... ;D ;D ;D
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #134 on: June 08, 2020, 04:33:29 PM »
Nice job, Tom.   Long may it run!

Do you put the resistors in the Blue decoder wire as a standard practice?  I'm not aware of any electrical reason to put resistors on a particular side of an LED.
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