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    I agree. We could use more Mexican repaints for...

    I agree. We could use more Mexican repaints for Railworks/Train Simulator.
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    I have had the same problem. The wide screen...

    I have had the same problem. The wide screen picture looks great and all the required extras from Microsoft are downloaded and installed. The brakes are off. The AI trains run but the train you are...
  3. RE: More re-built vintage IRT Lo-V subway cars arriving

    The Hudson & Manhattan and PATH line K cars are currently undergoing testing. While they're a bit out of place here, this gave me an opportunity to explore the recently posted Coast Cities railway...
  4. RE: More re-built vintage IRT Lo-V subway cars arriving

    MSTS trainfans:
    If you like these trains in daylight, wait til the sun goes down, turn off the lights, listen to the sounds of the motors and the heavy thunk of the wheels on the rail and you'll...
  5. RE: More re-built vintage IRT Lo-V subway cars arriving

    Thanks Tim:

    Although both Jeff and myself been trying to take a break from MSTS car-building, we keep tinkering and sometimes the projects take on a life of their own. Currently on our drawing...
  6. More re-built vintage IRT Lo-V subway cars arriving

    Clear the track!
    Newly re-built Lo-V subway cars for New York City's IRT Division are coming your way very shortly from "Island Electric". We left no stone unturned in re-doing these cars inside and...
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    Re-built vintage subway cars arriving

    New York City subway operators:
    Re-built versions of our Island Electric vintage subway cars are now arriving and should soon appear in the file library. The first two sets include the first...
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    RE: NYC Subway IND R10-series in progress

    Tony:

    It looks to me like you simply have to extend your truck side polygons. Our sideframes are made from a rectangle, the sides of which are squeezed very close together (like two flat plates)...
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    RE: A bit of fun on the IRT

    Tony:

    Nice! And it looks authentic. I had the thought of doing the same to one of the new silver cars. By painting graffiti on a spare center unit (or two), one could have a choice of removing the...
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    RE: Fred Barbieri's Amazing 3rd Ave El

    Oh, that's another nice shot. i remember the tan look. Then they seem to have gone for whatever color was on sale that week that they were painting because some weird colors were being applied in the...
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    Fred Barbieri's Amazing 3rd Ave El

    New York Transit fans:

    Here are some screenshots of Fred Barbieri's 3rd Avenue el which depicts an Edwardian look at transportation in New York after the turn of the century. Posing on the el are...
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    RE: IND R9s on retextured F1 Transit

    Very nice shots. The No. 7 el structure near Flushing looked pretty much like this last June although in some places near Queens Plaza, they were constructing new steelwork for additional storage...
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    RE: Third Avenue El

    I've just been looking at more of your screenshots. I like them a lot. They make Fred's route and our Island Electric models look almost like the real thing. I continue to constantly upgrade our...
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    RE: Third Avenue El

    I made the textures for the version 2 of F1 Transit, It does simulate a freshly painted el structure but it many cases, the el structurs can look rusty and neglected. However you can very easily...
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    RE: F1 Transit Version 2 Coming Soon

    Fred's latest route comes the closest yet to giving us the real subway/el atmosphere that subway buffs love. The pictures say it better than words and these scenes feature Island Electric rolling...
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    RE: NYC Subway IND R10-series in progress

    Tony:

    I must say, I am impressed. Very nice screenshot. You're on your way to being an accomplished transit car builder. You've no doubt found that it does take time to make such a model but as...
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    A Perfect Combination

    Island Electric's P-Motors and Todd Stoffer's Cleveland Union Terminal route. A revisit to the days of big-time electrification.

    Island Electric

    https://www.trainsim.com/images/up1/114967.jpg
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    RE: New Orleans Streetcars Available

    Tim:

    Very nice work on these long-awaited cars. A great Thanksgiving gift! These cars are a favorite of mine...genuine classics... and I can't imagine anyone making them more to perfection than...
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    RE: New NYC Subway Cars Coming Soon

    A Fix for the coupling problem that users experienced with the R142A and the R17 units will be addressed with the upcoming release of the red R17s, however, if you want to make the change...
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    RE: New NYC Subway Cars Coming Soon

    The coupling problem has something to do with the bounding box but I'm not familiar with how to fix the problem at this time. Of course, subway cars are not often coupled or uncoupled like a train...
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    RE: New NYC Subway Cars Coming Soon

    The R142A car set has been completed. Here is a shot of the car as it looks now.

    Frederick Dreany
    for Island Electric

    https://www.trainsim.com/images/up1/112246.jpg
  22. RE: The future of rapid transit equipment in MSTS..........

    Not only are the Trainz subway cars pictured above very well done, but the 3d people shown around the trains are superb. I'm wondering where they are from or who made them and can they be used in...
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    RE: New NYC Subway Cars Coming Soon

    The MSTS R142A models as pictured will receive some textural adjustments before release as comparisons with prototype photos do show some areas that need attention. The (5) key will bring up a view...
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    RE: New NYC Subway Cars Coming Soon

    Some additional shots of the up-coming Island Electric R142A units (prototypes by Kawasaki Heavy Industries). These (models) are posed on Fred Barbieri's excellent (MSTS) NYC subway route. See...
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    RE: New NYC Subway Cars Coming Soon

    The MSTS model R142A is now using sounds kindly offered by Shawn Burkett,(fishbowl 5227), and they do sound very distinctive. Unlike Shawn, I am personally not familiar with the prototype's sounds...
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