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  1. hoppercarmaker

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    Just droped in to say hi to everybody.:wave:
  2. Play-Doh

    Play-Doh Member

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    A very big welcome to you! Your in a great place! Welcome aboard! Tell us about your trains!:wave:
  3. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    :wave: Hi hoppercarmaker and Welcome to the Gauge!!!

    Hope you enjoy it here.

    So what scale/era do you model, how big is your layout....
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    Welcome to The Gauge:wave:
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    wlcome to the gauge hoppercarmaker!
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    Hello and welcome.
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    Indeed welcome! :wave:
  8. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Welcome Aboard hoppercarmaker, as you can see, there are plenty of members here that will gladly answer any questions and provide support.. :) :D :)
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    Welcome aboard :wave:
  10. hoppercarmaker

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    Hi to all and thanks for the big welcome.
    HO scale.
    I have a 10x10 bedroom with two levels twenty four inches wide.
    The lower level is 85% stagging with a walthers 135 foot turntable.
    I have no plan for the upper yet.
    As for locos I have one BLI J1E and a PCM F3-AB set.
    I just sold my Lionel challenger on Ebay because it would only pull two 40 foot boxcars up a 4% grade with 30 rad curves.
    My BLI J1E will pull six without the traction tires.
    I am open any to ideas for my upper level.
    Thanks again for the warm welcome.

    B-T-Y.........I work for A R I in the fab shop making parts for hopper and tank cars.
  11. Herc Driver

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    Welcome! This is the best place on the web.
  12. fsm1000

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    Hi hoppercarmaker and welcome.
    Wow, 10 x 10 whole feet:D LOL. I say that cause my layout is only 4 x 6 :)
    Well if you have any questions ask away. Someone here will pretend to know the answer for you :D LOL
    have fun