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Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by GS4, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. GS4

    GS4 World's Greatest Hobby

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    Hi there folks,
    I'm Simon Busby and I live on the otherside of the duck pond, in the City of Cape Town in South Africa. I've been involved with model trains all my life. IP inheritted the bug from my father. I'm also a fan of prototype railways, especially North American. My favorite RR Co. is the BNSF RW. I also have a great interest in it's predecessor roads, namely BN, ATSF, GN, CB&Q and the SP up to the UP takeover.

    I model in HO scale, although I was into N scale for a number of years. I don't have a layout at present, so I fill my time building dioramas, which hopefully, I will one day use on a layout. Will post some pics later

    I see that there are several familiar "faces around here, so I won't be a total stranger and I believe that there is another South African here who goes by the handle of "Madhatter" and lives in Roodeport, Gauteng.

    Well, I think that's enough for now, so if I don't see you through the week, I'll see you in the threads.

    Cheers, Simon





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  2. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Welcome Aboard!!!! BNSF is a good railway to model!! :) :)
  3. Packers#1

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    Welcome, Simon.
  4. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    A hearty welcome from the state of Montana, USA. Yes, we hear from Madhatter occasionally.
  5. GS4

    GS4 World's Greatest Hobby

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    Thanks for the welcome guys, this looks like a good forum. I'm sure I'll enjoy being here. Jim, I think at almost two posts a day, you hear from Madhatter a bit more than occaissonally LoL. We have contacted each other by e-mail. Anyway, I look forward to spending time here at The Gauge

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  6. hickstmj

    hickstmj Marcie

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    Welcome aboard Simon.
  7. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

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    Welcome Simon. Madhatter is from SA. He visits the Caboose coffee pot. Come over and chat. Later
  8. shaygetz

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    Welcome, Simon.:wave:
  9. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Welcome To The-Gauge Simon. Good to have you here.