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    When the erroneous speed limit comes up, try...

    When the erroneous speed limit comes up, try changing to manual mode and then back. See if that clears it.
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    There are hoppers, there are gondolas, but then...

    There are hoppers, there are gondolas, but then there are drop-bottom gondolas. The difference between a hopper and a drop-bottom gondola is that a hopper does not have a flat floor. Instead, the...
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    The SR_TPII track pieces include segments where...

    The SR_TPII track pieces include segments where the original route had dynamic track, but where the scenery enhancement from 3DTrains has substituted custom scale rail pieces most likely created...
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    That's embarrassing - You're right Charles, I...

    That's embarrassing - You're right Charles, I typed it wrong!

    But were you able to log in?
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    And now, as of this evening, Frisco.com is a...

    And now, as of this evening, Frisco.com is a community site advertising businesses and services in the vicinity of Frisco Texas.

    So, that's that.
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    Although I haven't logged on to Frisco.com in a...

    Although I haven't logged on to Frisco.com in a while, it is absolutely true that it shares the same username and password credentials as trainsim.com. But Frisco.com didn't always use trainsim.com...
  7. Here's something that I've done when I wanted to...

    Here's something that I've done when I wanted to change the place names in a route to names that I like:

    Backup the TDB file. Then open the TDB file in a powerful text editor, like CONTEXT. Then...
  8. I wish he would convert more of his Railworks/TS...

    I wish he would convert more of his Railworks/TS cars to MSTS/OR. They were good payware.
    Michelle - Are you able to release your repaints?
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    What Chris meant is that near the top of the SMS...

    What Chris meant is that near the top of the SMS file there may be, or you can add, a volume line that can raise or lower volume of all the streams in the SMS file at once. It acts like a master...
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    Okay, you've got our undivided attention....

    Okay, you've got our undivided attention....
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    http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/njdot/njt420ajh.jpg

    http://www.rr-fallenflags.org/njdot/njt420ajh.jpg
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    Yes. There was a pair of Southern GP9s in one of...

    Yes. There was a pair of Southern GP9s in one of their Geep sets.
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    Sure about that? Intriguing video, but as...

    Sure about that? Intriguing video, but as literature more of a coloring book than a text book. Still, if taken as documentary, pay special attention to exactly what the narrator said (at 3:59 to...
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    One more thing - You do realize that the PRR...

    One more thing - You do realize that the PRR system did not use transponders? The system only required a coil in a bar ahead of the lead axle, as shown in the reference material. Very clever, for...
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    Now, starting with the Illinois Central example...

    Now, starting with the Illinois Central example where there is one AC pulse frequency, extrapolate that out to where there are three pulse frequencies available, as on the PRR. Instead of just one...
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    Sure about that? In the Illinois Central...

    Sure about that? In the Illinois Central example, in the event that the next block ahead of the train suddenly became shunted (by a malfunction or by human error), the next signal ahead would go to...
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    Okay then, we'll consider this in terms of...

    Okay then, we'll consider this in terms of blocks. The block that you're in cannot be clear because it's occupied - by you!
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    We know that. It's just that the cab signal...

    We know that. It's just that the cab signal system cannot continue to read the signal that the train just passed, since that signal went to stop as soon as the train passes it!
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    I meant that when I was working on the NECIP...

    I meant that when I was working on the NECIP (reviewing shop drawings) we were repeatedly reminded that the cab signals were there so that the signal indications would always be visible to the...
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    Oh, okay. Please understand that I have worked...

    Oh, okay. Please understand that I have worked on signal systems for a living, on the engineering side of the business, but that was almost 40 years ago. I now work in civil engineering...
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    Sure about that? The pulse code for stop was...

    Sure about that? The pulse code for stop was zero pulse per second - the ultimate fail safe device!
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    Vince is correct. Displaying the aspect of the...

    Vince is correct. Displaying the aspect of the signal just passed doesn't convey much meaningful information. Real PRR cab signals give the indication of the next signal ahead. Also, not every...
  23. Thread: Nyc gp35

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    Agreed. But the "Hamburger Herald" was pretty...

    Agreed.

    But the "Hamburger Herald" was pretty neat, especially on a blue carbody, wasn't it?
  24. I don't think that's what he meant. They are...

    I don't think that's what he meant. They are some fine images, but if you were using an image hosting service you could get them to come in as big as day. No harm done, just something to consider.
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    Correct. But there was a general renumbering...

    Correct. But there was a general renumbering while the merger was in planning to get the roster prepared for the merger. The stories about how the merger was poorly planned, although based in...
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