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    "Dogskill County R.R." Equipment

    I have recently been enjoying Wolfgang Fobbe's "Dogskill County R.R." route and decided that the "DCRR" needed some equipment. A quick paw through the library for some appropriate models and into...
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    RE: New SD40 Model Non Dynamic?

    Roger,

    If you will look immediately under the front cab windows on the alpha channel for SD402.ace, you will see a vertical rectangle. If you delete that black rectangle, it will fill in the nose...
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    RE: Southern Bay Window Caboose

    Came across this site, it might be of some help. You might be able to pick off some color.

    http://www.wrighttrak.com/soubayphotos.htm


    -Verne
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    RE: View Painting Question ?

    Not sure about Paintshop Pro, but Photoshop has them. IN PS, you will find both "perspective" and "skew" within the "EDIT" menu under "Transform".

    -Verne
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    RE: View Painting Question ?

    Don't know what paint program you are using, but I would set the type and then use the "perspective" feature first, if you have one. This will not only reduce the height if the lettering, but also...
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    RE: I'm Alive and Well

    Damn, it's good to see you back! Hope all is well.

    -Verne
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    RE: Return

    Sorry to hear of your computer problems, but happy to hear you hadn't given up on us! You're one of the one's I'd sorely miss!

    -Verne
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    RE: Slow down on XP systems ?

    Interesting to note, I installed it and haven't noticed a bit of slowdown. As they say it effects "some" users. Guess I was lucky.

    -Verne
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    RE: How many RR's had FM RF-16 engines???

    RF-16's were also used by the NYC and the B&O

    If your interested, there are a few pics here: http://www.northeast.railfan.net/diesel52.html

    -Verne
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    RE: Standardization of MSTS skin colors

    Not sure about PSP, but Photoshop allows for a 5 pixel by 5 pixel "average", a 2 x 2 average as well as the single pixel sampling. The 5 x 5 works pretty well as long as you have a "pure" 5 x 5 size...
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    RE: New Medication out for Curmudgeons!

    That often occurs when you have "what's his name's disease". I've had it for years . . .


    02-01-41

    -Verne
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    RE: What pass is this?

    Considering I live 35 miles south of Reno, it is obviously Donner Pass

    -Verne
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    RE: Whats your favorite rail memory?

    I’ve had two truly memorable experiences, some 14 or 15 years ago. Growing up during the “death” of mainline steam, as a kid, I had always wanted to be an engineer. Well much later in my life, I...
  14. Thread: MSCONFIG

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    RE: MSCONFIG

    There is a small freeware program that will "kill" all unnecessary background programs running with a click of a button. It's called "End-It-All". The nice thing is that it wipes out the...
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    Date facts

    For the record, we have no way of knowing if, or where you may have sent earlier e-mails, however, we maintain an automated log of incoming e-mails and there is no record of an e-mail from you prior...
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    Personal Rebuttal

    Ok, this is a personal response and in no way reflects the opinions or thoughts of the Train Artisan Team collectively, or its members individually.

    That being said, I want to state that I for...
  17. Thread: Gateway vs Dell

    by Verne
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    RE: Gateway vs Dell

    Kinda like the old "Ford and Chevy" argument. I have had 7 Dell's (use them in my business and upgrade every two years) and currently have two - an 8200 and an older XP-t550. My machines are on 24...
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    Lost Keyboard Input in RE

    Can anyone tell me why my keyboard isn't working in RE? It works everywhere else. However in RE, none of the "keyboard" commands work. Wierd . . .

    Thanks

    -Verne
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    Virginia and Truckee

    Just getting started on this long term project which, I might add is my first venture into Route building. The V&T became quite famous during the late 19th Century by serving the "Comstock Lode" and...
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    RE: My MSTS work may be in jeopardy!

    Damn, this is beginning to sound like a woodworking forum!!! I have three hobbies and not enough time for any of them :-) Woodworking, trains and my art. Between getting my shop built, my computer...
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    RE:

    Woelfer,

    Well, it was just a matter of choice :-) Repainting equipment is a relatively expensive proposition and typically done on road equipment first. As the DCRR VP of Operations says,...
  22. Thread: dogskill route

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    RE: dogskill route

    The route is listed in the Routes section of the library as "MSTS Route - Dogskill County RR" and the file you want is dog11e_1.zip

    -Verne
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    RE:

    Don't know about the "fame" part (thanks for the inference though), but yes. These are not TA projects, however, but rather just some personal playing around to further a great little route.
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    RE: Ooops - account deleted

    That makes two of us . . .

    -Verne
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  25. RE: Is it just me or does no one know who is in my avat

    That is "Hercule Piorot" as excellently portrayed by English actor - David Suchet
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