Come on back to the caboose and get a cup of coffee [or sweet ice tea] Part I

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by Chief Eagles, Oct 2, 2005.

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  1. oldtanker

    oldtanker Member

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    Morning everyone! A nice 3 out this morning.....aint supposed to get them temps till January....messing with my new GP38 this morning.

    Have a great day!

    Rick
  2. Chief Eagles

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    Morning. In the low 40's and about all she will do today. Suppose to be windy with low wind chills. Got to get out to table saw and cut more lumber to keep up the benchwork building. Bob, I've taken over the forum. :thumb: [not really] Hope all have a great week.
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    In the past 4 hours it has only gotten up to 14 degrees. I do not like this cold weather.
  4. Bob Collins

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    We're having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave. Up to 30 already........well it seems like a heat wave after single digits and a biting wind for the past several days sign1
  5. pennman

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    Morning all, Its a nice crisp 19 deg here in nashville TN, Good weather to get some inside stuff done.
    Hey Mike, If you get bored your more than welcome to come down here and help me hang drywall in the new train room..
    I'll supply the coffe and donuts
    Tony
  6. oldtanker

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    Nope he can come here and help tear out old walls, put in new insulation and wiring.....then help hang sheet rock!!!!!


    Rick
  7. Gil Finn

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    Been gone a while but it is good to be back.

    I missed the Caboose.
  8. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Good to see you back Gil.:wave: :wave:
  9. ozzy

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    well, looks like today was my last day working day shift, starting tomarrow i will be working 2nd shift as a lead man, and i nice rase to boot., so now ill beable to come into the caboose more now....lol
  10. spankybird

    spankybird OTTS Founder

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    We use finishing deck screws #6. It is about 1 3/4" long and fits thru the holes in the tracks. These have heads that also fit in MTH realtrack. That is what I orginally bought them for.

    If you put enough of them in, the track holds its place. Do remember, this part of the layout is only tempary for our open house and Christmas Display.

    When we build the finial layout, the track will be mounted on 1/2" foam and 1/2" plywood. I have found this to be the best for noise reduction.

    And now for other good things.

    Today we recieved 7" of the white stuff and only had a high of 25 deg. Over night low was 17 deg and they say we can get another 7 or 8" tomorrow morning and I have to go to Grand Rapits again.:rolleyes:

    :wave:
  11. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Me too - - But it happens all the time - I click the link then click on "Last" in the page listing at the top of the forum....
  12. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    ...and those temps are coming to visit us here in the East - on Friday :( :(
  13. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Nice Pics!!!!!!
  14. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Glad you're back, Gil!! Hope you feel better!!! :)
  15. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Cool!! Congrats on the raise!!! :D :D :D
  16. oldtanker

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    Morning, got a heat wave going on today, +15 at 6AM!!!!!

    Have a great day all

    Rick
  17. ozzy

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    well, its 27 degrees here in south east IOWA, at 7:15 AM just got my new engine working, first thing today,,,, im happy now!...lol was a simple fix, i just had to find the problem.
  18. Chief Eagles

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    Morning from a 38 degree NC. More building on benchwork today. Had to stop early yesterday to water greenhouse plants and then for the Sheriff's victory celebration party [fried fish, fried chicken and Eastern NC Pork Bar-be-que]. Plenty of sweet ice tea. :D Then I had Town Board. Hope to get back going as soon as I get back from Lowes picking up a few more 1X4's. Have a great day.
  19. Bob Collins

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    ozzy; where in SE Iowa? Keokuk, Ft. Madison, Burlington???
  20. Chessie6459

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    Good Morning Everyone. It is a cold 19 degrees here. We got some of that white stuff early this morning. Just a dusting, enough to make the roads slick. Hope everyone has a great day today.
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