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  1. Iantha_Branch liked Karl's post in the thread Frisco Ft. Scott and Beyond Layout.

    Sheet 24 covers the MP remnant, which the Frisco took over after the MP abandoned its line through Ft Scott during October 1965. The...

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  2. Iantha_Branch liked gjslsffan's post in the thread Frisco Ft. Scott and Beyond Layout.

    Ethan, Jim and Joe, Hey guys, I have used all the methods as described to try and draw a layout concept. But nothing compares to actual...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 6:08 PM
  3. Iantha_Branch liked Joe Lovett's post in the thread Frisco Ft. Scott and Beyond Layout.

    This evening I cut the base for Ft. Scott Depot and test fit the walls to see what it's going to look like. Tomorrow will start cutting...

    Dec 2, 2021 at 6:08 PM
  4. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread 5045.

    An observation I made a while back is that basically all the road units before the FP7s had the dual A200 single chime horns. The FP7s...

    Dec 1, 2021 at 10:16 PM
  5. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread Frisco Run-Through Operations.

    Browsing through the archive tonight I found a new mystery to be solved: A CNW SD40-2 coupled behind a Frisco B30-7 in Kansas City....

    Dec 1, 2021 at 9:18 PM
  6. Iantha_Branch attached a file to the thread Hello everybody.

    I've got something fairly close to my old layout. The main loop is 22" radius curves. There are two separate yards and an industrial...

    4x8 HS Layout.JPG Nov 29, 2021 at 8:44 PM
  7. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread Help with Wiring/Blocks.

    Oh those. I do not trust those. I don't use them on my layout and I don't use them on the farm. They don't transfer power that well, and...

    Nov 29, 2021 at 8:41 PM
  8. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread Help with Wiring/Blocks.

    Not sure what "suitcase" connections are. Could you provide an example of some sort?

    Nov 29, 2021 at 8:19 PM
  9. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread Help with Wiring/Blocks.

    I would say what Keith wrote is pretty universal advice. I'll offer a caveat: soldering every piece of snap track can seem like a chore,...

    Nov 29, 2021 at 8:13 PM
  10. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread Hello everybody.

    Welcome aboard. There's tons of layout plans out there for 4x8 HO scale layouts. If you would like to design your own, you can do so...

    Nov 29, 2021 at 8:07 PM
  11. Iantha_Branch liked klrwhizkid's post in the thread Help with Wiring/Blocks.

    1) For reliability, regardless of using DC or DCC, a feeder should go to every section of rail no matter how short. 2) Unless you build...

    Nov 29, 2021 at 7:58 PM
  12. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread K4 decals Doric Stripes.

    Would like to see pictures when you have an example ready

    Nov 29, 2021 at 8:58 AM
  13. Iantha_Branch liked klrwhizkid's post in the thread Mergers that never were.

    The "component parts" of the Atlantic and Pacific Railway, the St Louis - San Francisco Ry and Missouri Pacific are in two different...

    Nov 28, 2021
  14. Iantha_Branch replied to the thread Frisco Ft. Scott and Beyond Layout.

    Have you considered using computer based layout design? I really like to use AnyRail. They do offer a demo version, your layout might be...

    Nov 28, 2021
  15. Iantha_Branch liked Joe Lovett's post in the thread Frisco Ft. Scott and Beyond Layout.

    I just finished the track plans, found a measuring cup that is perfect for a 18 inch radius curves. The plans might change a bit when...

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