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Train Turntable Video

Cross Post from Modeltrainrookie.com I have been a little quiet, but have managed to get a little work done. I have now finished wiring everything and gotten the turntable working. I took a short video tonight to show the layout … Continue reading

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Märklin Setup demo vid

Here is a short vid I took of my current Märklin demo.  A rather short vid, but I had managed to get some more of the wiring done and things working for a test.  So rather excited and thought I … Continue reading

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Wiring now possible!

As I mentioned in my last post, all of the electrical components went missing sometime during the years the train stuff was in storage.  Now of course I am sure they will show up sometime – that bag wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Holidays are over but it was fun.

Well over the holiday break is over.  I am now back to work and over my self imposed break from the internet as well.  (The net is fun of course and I love blogging, but the week I was off … Continue reading

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Model Train Comics

Well I have a couple of comics for everyone today.  These I think display well my current temperment as I get back into the hobby.  (Experiancing quite a bit of excitement as I do!) Walt – Toy Train Overdose First … Continue reading

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New finds

Well I haven’t made any progress since building the table.  Picking up the train stuff over Christmas break. One of the best finds I have made is another yahoo group.  MarklinBandG.  Anyone interesting in Marklin trains – I highly recommend … Continue reading

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Getting started

Well I picked up some wood from the hardware store today.  I have decided on a 4x8ft table. The plan is to use the 4x8ft plywood sheet as the surface of the table.  Underneath it I am building a square … Continue reading

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12/2 Update

Well it has been catch up at work and busy at home, so haven’t been able to get a post done here yet this week. However, I do have a couple of posts I wrote from other sites to link to! Continue reading

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New blog

Welcome to Model Train Rookie! I have started this blog as I am going to be getting back into Model Railroading in the next few months.  I used to build model trains with my dad when I was a kid.  … Continue reading

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