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Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by Jeff Cwiek, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. Jeff Cwiek

    Jeff Cwiek New Member

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    Hi everyone, I'm getting back into model railroading after a +/- 45 year hiatus. I'm doing HO and building a layout in the basement. The benchwork is almost done and hope to have some trains running by May.
  2. Go Big1

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    Welcome aboard Jeff! :wave:

    Glad to see you getting back into the game. Good luck with your layout. If you have any questions as you get back in the groove, there are many knowledgable, nice people here on this board. Don't be afraid to ask.

    If possible, post pictures of the progress on your layout, because we all LOVE pictures.
  3. Nomad

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    Welcome to The Gauge, Jeff.

    Loren
  4. Christopher62

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    Hello Jeff, and welcome. I too am trying to re-enter the hobby after a 30+ year hiatus. Not easy what with all the new technology that has come down the pike (pun intended). Well, honestly, for the past two years I've done nothing beyond lurk in the forums, read train magazines and look at pictures online. LOL! Not being much of a carpenter I plan on ordering the pre-fab benchwork from Mianne. Yep, plan on doing that any day now...

    Good luck to you and keep us posted. Say, I'm a MI native myself... where the heck is Dimondale?
  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That's great Jeff! Keep us up to date!
    Ralph
  6. scubadude

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    :welcome1:
  7. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Welcome Aboard Jeff!!!
  8. Jeff Cwiek

    Jeff Cwiek New Member

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    Hey Chris, Perhaps when the Livonia show is on we can meet. Usually it's on a Sunday. We have relation down in Livonia and usually couple our visit w/the show.
  9. Christopher62

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    When/where is the Livonia show? Do you mean the Great Train Expo in Novi at the Rock Financial Showplace?