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    Be sure to keep your transaction #, as others...

    Be sure to keep your transaction #, as others have already said.

    There are some frustration in getting started in Run8, which I did just last month. If you have problems, it is usually best to get...
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    Thank you everyone! I need to try some of these...

    Thank you everyone! I need to try some of these things. I appreciate the info on actual practices.



    Machinist, I sent you a personal message.


    Regards to everyone,
    William
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    General Questions about Run8

    Hi,


    Crew Change Points?
    I have run Q and X trains. In the past, these trains often changed crews on the mainline. Running from Barstow to Bakersfield today, I went into the BNSF Bakersfield,...
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    Real train questions and answers

    Hi,


    I am hoping that some of the real railroaders can answer some questions. Some such question are:
    1. Do the newer AC units still bog at about 35 mph?
    2. Did the early GE AC units also...
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    Hi, I am glad you liked the info., machinist,...

    Hi,

    I am glad you liked the info., machinist, and hope it helps some others too; I use my information in running trains.

    I am afraid that I may have gone too far away from the central theme of...
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    Hi, I am glad you liked that info, machinist....

    Hi,

    I am glad you liked that info, machinist. It is a small repayment for the help that you and other members have given to me.

    As for DC vs. AC and speed: The early AC units bogged at about 35...
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    Hi, I have noticed the apparent speed error...

    Hi,

    I have noticed the apparent speed error with respect to the dynamic brake also, Gary.

    Just what a locomotive will do depends on the kind, type, and subtype of dynamic brake (DB) is on the...
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    Thank you dab1068. I have it now. Running the...

    Thank you dab1068. I have it now.

    Running the simulator is a lot of fun! Some of this other stuff is less fun, but people are helping a lot. Finding some of the addresses for the recommended...
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    Hi, I do not see a Run 8 Simulator folder or...

    Hi,

    I do not see a Run 8 Simulator folder or file. There is no Run8 icon on/in desktop. Because of continuing problems in the beginning, I downloaded to "Downloads" there is no file folder. There...
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    Hi MachinistBrazil, Thank you for your answer....

    Hi MachinistBrazil,

    Thank you for your answer.

    I installed everything in "downloads" because I was having so much trouble, which was largely caused by an incomplete instruction on the Run 8...
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    What happened: 1. Downloaded the update for...

    What happened:

    1. Downloaded the update for Mojave to "Downloads," which is where I put the Mojave program when I bought it last week.
    2. Looked for file "ChangeLog.rtf", which was mentioned on...
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    Thank you everybody! I had read everything;...

    Thank you everybody!

    I had read everything; however, the instructions are apparently outdated, because they simply say Ctrl+F11. I discovered that the left Ctrl key works in the command and then,...
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    Run 8 is great and works!

    My thread below said that Run 8 didn't work. It does work; it is great! The cause of the problem was my keyboard--only 19 mos. old and the right Ctrl key was keeping me out of the cab; the left one...
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    Thank you Mako88, I will watch that video. ...

    Thank you Mako88, I will watch that video.

    Although I had read everything before attempting to run the simulator, I could not get into the cab w/ ctrl F11. It turns out that my problem was that...
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    Thank you very much flarrfan2, I appreciate your...

    Thank you very much flarrfan2, I appreciate your kind help.

    I did the options box and started all locomotives (therefore the smoke from the turbo stacks), checked the MUs, and set the option for...
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    I read the instructions! I tried the alternative...

    I read the instructions! I tried the alternative loading that you suggested and it didn't work either. It loads, as I said and works up to a point--GOT THAT? But the enter cab command does not work....
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    Run8 doesn't run. Could someone please help?

    Just purchased Run 8 yesterday. Worked for 11 hours yesterday and about 4 more today. At first, it just didn't run. Downloaded it again and got into cab, but there was a simulated EOT problem on the...
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