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    Another vote for fallen flags and older stuff. ...

    Another vote for fallen flags and older stuff.

    Ron
  2. You will only get in trouble if you put flat...

    You will only get in trouble if you put flat spots on the engine. At least that's the way it used to be.

    Ron
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    The GE "U" series throttle still had 8 notches....

    The GE "U" series throttle still had 8 notches. What it did have was half notches between each numbered notch. So if it was MU'd with say an EMD then the half notches were just ignored. Some...
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    The strange thing is that it's an Open Rails...

    The strange thing is that it's an Open Rails thing. If you run them in MSTS the trucks work fine.

    Ron
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    Thanks for uploading these, they are appreciated....

    Thanks for uploading these, they are appreciated.

    Ron
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    How about some dead tree branches, they wouldn't...

    How about some dead tree branches, they wouldn't need to have any leaves on them. Some broken off tree stumps would be nice too.
    Just a thought.

    Ron
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    Garbage never looked so good! Ron

    Garbage never looked so good!

    Ron
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    How about a sidewalk along the front. Even if it...

    How about a sidewalk along the front. Even if it is facing away from the tracks there will still be times it could be seen from the front while using an outside camera view.
    Just a thought.
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    If you run explore mode in OR and you have...

    If you run explore mode in OR and you have disabled the TCS scripts and speed control but still find yourself going into emergency while passing some signals, then try this. Open the engine file of...
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    Daniel, check to make sure that your inside cab...

    Daniel, check to make sure that your inside cab sounds are stereo and that your outside sounds are mono.

    Ron
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    It's a tough one to figure out but the kicker is...

    It's a tough one to figure out but the kicker is that MSTS displays all the GP11's correctly.

    Ron
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    The BNSF story goes that in the early years right...

    The BNSF story goes that in the early years right after the merger BNSF was going to use both paint schemes at the same time. Then eventually the settled on using just the one ( orange and green)...
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    Take a look at this file "ctc_swbx.zip", it may...

    Take a look at this file "ctc_swbx.zip", it may be what you want.


    Ron
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    I am still here but I have been very bust lately....

    I am still here but I have been very bust lately.

    Ron
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    That is my GP38 sound set, however there are four...

    That is my GP38 sound set, however there are four extra horn files included which are not mine. All my wave files have the "RF" prefix. I have no clue who did the other horns. They were probably...
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    That is an awesome piece of work. It looks spot...

    That is an awesome piece of work. It looks spot on.

    Ron
  17. Nice route. Great looking vegetation. I wouldn't...

    Nice route. Great looking vegetation. I wouldn't mind seeing a few more screen shots.

    Ron
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    That is an attractive paint scheme. I wish they...

    That is an attractive paint scheme. I wish they had used it on their freight units such as the GE U25B's and Alco C425's.

    Ron
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    If my memory serves me right I do believe the...

    If my memory serves me right I do believe the Missouri Pacific had wide vision cabooses with the cupola off set like these. Could these be former MoPac cars?

    Ron
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    Back in the 70's 80's and 90's a tank car could...

    Back in the 70's 80's and 90's a tank car could be placarded as Combustible or Flammable. Liquids like tar and oil were placarded as Combustible not Flammable and they had no restrictions. A...
  21. Great Job!!! I have never been to that area but...

    Great Job!!! I have never been to that area but the landscape looks just like the pictures I have seen from there.

    Ron
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    As far as a MU consist, each locomotive will...

    As far as a MU consist, each locomotive will transition on it's own. So a consist with different models from different builders may all transition at different speeds as the train accelerates. And in...
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    Tyler, I have noticed while riding in SD units in...

    Tyler, I have noticed while riding in SD units in the past, a subtle change around 8 mph. It rarely happens but I was told it is some type of transition. My own take on it is that some kind of...
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    I would agree it depends on many things. Also...

    I would agree it depends on many things. Also take into account the locomotive gearing. During the early 1980's on several occasions I would pace alongside E8 units taking off from a station stop....
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    Just wanted to point out that when a unit is in...

    Just wanted to point out that when a unit is in "Switch" mode it will stay in series and never transition unless it is put back in "Road" mode. At least the units I worked on in the past were that...
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