New kid in town

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by trainking49, Dec 21, 2004.

  1. trainking49

    trainking49 New Member

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    :) Hello everybody. I just signed up and wanted to say hi .
    My name is ralph and i have been involved with ho scale trains since i was nine.
    I am a little older now [55] , but still love trains just as much.
    I am by no means an expert by any means, just in it for the fun.
    Hope to hear from some of you.
  2. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

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    howdy Ralph, :wave:

    Welcome to The Gauge!! :thumb:
    We're glad to have you!!

    From muddy Mississippi...
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Welcome Aboard The-Gauge Ralph. You will find all the info you need on here. Everyone is very helpful. Need a question answered just ask and someone will get back to you. :wave: Have A Safe & Wonderful Holiday :wave:
  4. ausien

    ausien Active Member

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    Hi Ralf,
    Welcome aboard the Gauge:wave: , as for modeling in HO, I wont hold that against you:D , I model N my self:cool: , I have found the HO boy`s to be as good a bunch as any;) ;) ... helpfull, thoughtfull, understanding... I sure hope these comments smooth out the ruffulled feather`s:D :D :D .... anyway its all in fun so is modeling... have a great christmas and happy new year.... have a good one.. steve:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  5. Oldmax

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    Welcone

    :wave: :thumb: :wave: Welcome to Gauge. I am new myself but have enjoyed talking to someone that enjoys the same hobby that I do . I do "S" & "G" Gauge I also enjoy "Ham Radio" & "Old Trucks" . Enjoy your stay at Gauge.
  6. rcline

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    Hello Ralph - Welcome to the House of "Clickity Clack'. There are a lot of nice people in here, as you will soon see. Have a great day!
  7. trainking49

    trainking49 New Member

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    Hi Little Choo Choo, Glad to hear from you.
    What guage are you into?
    Happy Holidays, Ralph
  8. Doc Holliday

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    Howdy Ralph,
    Glad to have you with us. Take your coat off and stay awhile. Don't be shy if you need help. You'll find a whole bunch of real good folks here, along with a couple of sore heads. I've been working on my layout for two years, but am still very much a newbie considering how little I've accomplished.
    Doc
  9. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Welcome to the Gauge Ralph!!!! We'd love to hear about your trains. Do you currently have a layout? What's your area of interest? Logging? Passenger? Industrial?
    And of course any questions you have will be cheerfully answered.
    Take some time to check out the various forum areas - there's a lot of inspiration there. Also it will give you an idea of the "lay of the land" so that you can see the best place to post your queries, your photos and your comments.

    Glad to have you aboard!!!

    Val
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Always a pleasure to meet another Ralph, especially one into model railroading!
    Welcome aboard!
    Ralph
  11. trainking49

    trainking49 New Member

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    Name and hobby

    Hi Ralph, I see we have two things in common already. Name and hobby.
    I am in ho scale and i like chessie system.
    Thanks for saying hi. Happy Holidays, Ralph
  12. trainking49

    trainking49 New Member

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    Hi Val, Thanks for the welcome.
    Yes i do currently have a layout.I will describe my layout in more detail at a later time.
    Maybe even some pictures.
    Do you have a layout and if so what scale are you into?
    Thanks again, Ralph
  13. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Hi Ralph.
    Welcome to the Gauge.
    As mentioned above, lots of information here. Liked to hear about (and see) your layout if you have one.
  14. Iron Goat

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    Welcome aboard, Ralph....

    We need all the "young kid's" we can get ! Welcome to the Gauge.

    Bob :wave: