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  1. Well I noticed 248 + 3 = 251. Are you exceeding...

    Well I noticed 248 + 3 = 251. Are you exceeding a 250 car consist size limit somewhere, either with the consist editor or within the OR code itself and is the rear-most car getting chopped off and...
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    Plenty of those early DB/US conversions are now...

    Plenty of those early DB/US conversions are now 'locked' at their present state and not further modifiable from a TDB standpoint. Add to that so many of them were done prior to a US/DB trackprofile...
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    It would seem to me that any US3 conversion...

    It would seem to me that any US3 conversion should be the LAST step done. The state of the route just before you convert to US3 needs to be your ultimate preservation point, as in any reworking of...
  4. If the articulated car platform shape has no...

    If the articulated car platform shape has no wheels, then that specific platform would have no braking force. If you revise to add braking force to a platform where no wheels exist, you are giving...
  5. What is all this ' \\spring ' nonsense?

    What is all this ' \\spring ' nonsense?
  6. Not only with restores, but entering activities...

    Not only with restores, but entering activities anew where the train is supposed to already be in motion, the same sounds of throttle down/throttle up happens. It involves sounds only. No actual...
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    It is a bug (still!) in the restore process. ...

    It is a bug (still!) in the restore process. Notice how the track monitor says Max Distance instead of Auto Signal. When it says that upon restores, just CTRL-M twice, going from auto to manual and...
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    The impact is only felt by people who operate a...

    The impact is only felt by people who operate a certain way using certain habits. I have no 'fear of crashes' carryover from MSTS days so I rarely use the save button and the only time I do is when...
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    This location is your activity cache. Saves...

    This location is your activity cache. Saves write there. Restores read from there. Sometimes it gets cluttered for those who like doing a lot of saves, you know, coming from the instability of MSTS...
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    How loaded with crap is his...

    How loaded with crap is his c:\users\{username}\appdata\roaming\OpenRails folder? Has it been cleaned out (totally) lately? Does he even know that failure to houseclean that once in awhile leads to...
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    This is a 48 foot 5-pack well car that was...

    This is a 48 foot 5-pack well car that was stretched to 53 feet for each well as a test. The patched paint is where they spliced the additional length into each well. As you can see the car is wired...
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    Very first use of any version of TSRE on a fresh...

    Very first use of any version of TSRE on a fresh O/S disk needs an internet connection, otherwise certain TSRE functions remain unusable. Been that way all along. What its connecting to and for what...
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    Pretty sure that any phone home thing would be...

    Pretty sure that any phone home thing would be one of the first things to get examined by others and changed. Anyone dropping out of active development and support need not collect any data for any...
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    Generally speaking, you seldom see 5 unit sets...

    Generally speaking, you seldom see 5 unit sets capable of 53' in every well. There were a few experimental rebuilds stretching a 48' 5-pack car into a 5-pack 53' car. Other 48' 5 units were...
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    Borrowing a video clip from Bessemer, one area...

    Borrowing a video clip from Bessemer, one area where I do give the TANE/JointedRail franchise a big thumbs up is the diesel exhaust depictions. Love the brute force ejection of near-vertical exhaust...
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    I can't speak for other areas around the globe,...

    I can't speak for other areas around the globe, but ORTS does have a North American plug and play option right now. Download the app from the open rails website and add 4 payware routes from a vendor...
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    Well sometimes even the readme's can be wrong. ...

    Well sometimes even the readme's can be wrong.

    In the real world it's only one way

    A-C-B for 3 packs, brakewheel usually on B

    A-E-D-C-B for 5 packs, brakewheels usually on both A and B
    ...
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    Beg your kind indulgence, but many of us are...

    Beg your kind indulgence, but many of us are positioned to offer another alternative where people can just buy a new, PTC-equipped 55,000 poly payware example of the same model for 25-40% off during...
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    It no longer exists because the features were...

    It no longer exists because the features were made permanent.

    Helpful hint: A quick way to confirm how the check boxes used to be laid out in earlier versions, just open up the PDF documentation...
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    Simply because some people enjoy having dinner at...

    Simply because some people enjoy having dinner at a non fungible Olive Garden on the blockchain

    https://i.postimg.cc/Xv2BQHQp/FHLYw7-QXIAc-JIr-U.jpg

    doesnt mean that when I walk into a real...
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    Tough Love. Not responsible for any injuries...

    Tough Love.
    Not responsible for any injuries incurred by others who faint. :rolleyes:
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    But the real human sitting behind the throttle...

    But the real human sitting behind the throttle doesn't get an autosave button. Why should the simmer need one? :p

    Real life RR cruise control is called Trip Optimizer. Real rails hate it. It...
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    Both of the suggestions here are to work around...

    Both of the suggestions here are to work around some aspect of laziness held by the user.

    There really should not be content that is so unstable that it requires autosave functions. If you are...
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    One more item to remember, you can add ORTS...

    One more item to remember, you can add ORTS custom features to Activity (ACT) files that begin with ORTS{customfeature}, but when you use the old MSTS AE to later modify an activity, it will strip...
  25. For those who bought the route, that route...

    For those who bought the route, that route installer also installed a bunch of other content (services, consists, wagons, cabviews, textures, etc) that was never used until the expansion pack came...
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