Come on back to the caboose and get a cup of coffee [or sweet ice tea] Part I

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by Chief Eagles, Oct 2, 2005.

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  1. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Man, must be a lot of activity on here. This forum is so sloooooow today. It is even not keeping up with my typing. Been do real good lately until today. The other forums are flying. Got much needed rain yesterday. More today I hope. Have a good one.
  2. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Quote for today:

    Results!!! Why, Man.... I have gotten a Lot of results... I know several Thousand things that Won't work... ~~~ Thomas A. Edison
  3. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Was morning but now noon+. Takes this thing forever to respond and I'm on Road Runner. It took 5 minutes for me to get in, psot a short reply on speeding up forum and now this. Its nice to have a free forum but it is really slow. We had this problem with a fishing forum a few years ago. Founds out it was the router service. Have a good one.
  4. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Good Morning Everyone, Well I have no plans for today. Yep I am not doing nothing with trains. I just found out last night that a fellow firefighter was killed in a motor cycle accident. he was a dear friend of mine and right now trains are put on hold.

    :wave: Have A Great Day Everyone :wave:
  5. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    Sorry to hear about your friend Matt.
  6. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

    My brother is a fire fighter, 25 + years as a valonteer and 20 years as a professional paramedic.

    He owns a motor cycle also.

    He is my own personal hero but God forbid he should no it.

    I am sorry for your lose.

    I made this Weaver kit today and half the screws, ect were missing. Epoxy holds anything, LOL.

    It is drying now, giving of fumes as it were, if I had 19 more I would be set.

    I am growing into scale one car at a time.

    I think I over weathered it but cant think how to undo it abd keep the lettering intact

  7. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    Hey Gil

    That hopper looks just right!! I wouldn't touch it. I've seen (real) hoppers where the lettering was all but invisible....

    Gus (LC&P).
  8. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Morning all. Where is the breakfast [got editied???]? This thing was moving and then suddenly, sloooow. Hopper looks like some I've seen around. Usually in the movies, they are pretty but then you look at a real train, well. Have a good one.
  9. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Where is everyone????? :cry: Sure took a long time to get to this page. Maybe she has been acting up. Got some nice rolling stock yesterday. Just booked flight to Palm Springs CA for the Fox Marine Show. Someone else is paying. :D Have a good one.
  10. pennman

    pennman Member

    Howdy from tn, Just thought I'd stop in. Been a pretty crazy week around here.
    Hey what happened to the coffe and donuts?
    Spent most of the week argueing with contractors about my house they havent even started yet and a re 3 weeks behind. Just another fun filled day.
    well yall have fun.
  11. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Morning all. Forum seems to be moving faster this AM. I had figured it was the server. Tony, sad but seems that is the way it is with house builders now. Good luck. Pretty day here. Off to Todd's Train Depot with tomatoes for my usual Saturday morning. Have a good one.
  12. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Hello! Hello! Where is evyone????? Ran all of my conventional steam engines yesterday. Pulled my old original 1952 Santa brought me Lionel 2055 consist plus two extra LV hoppers full of coal. They sure run good with CAB1 and TPC. Have a good one.
  13. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Oh man Tony... Make sure you get everything settled, before they start work. They only will do what's on the contract. Everything else is a "Change order" :(

    Chief, I've been trying to find the time to do some more design work on my "Repair pit challange building.. but I'm still trying for later today.. :)

    . And I brought the donuts :D :D

  14. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Morning all. She's moving on this AM. :D Hot and humid. Hope to do more work upstairs in train room today. Have a good one and God bless.
  15. wickman

    wickman Member

    Mornin everyone from Soo Canada. Its starting to feel alot like Fall here alreadyyyyyyyyyyyy. Bin painting the mountains up couple more days I'll be ready for ground cover. You gotta love this hobby cuz its totally addicting sign1
  16. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

    Good afternoon.
    I am thankfull we got a good rain over ther weekend as my lawn was about all brown.

    Heading to the post office to mail payments for some ebay treasures I hope to have on the tracks soon.

    You all have a good afternoon now.

  17. pennman

    pennman Member

    MMMM donuts??

    Hey guys, The end of another weekend and the start of another week. Rained down here sunday GOOD DEAL. but still muggy as hell today.
    Mike, We have the contract done and reviewed by the lawer and everthing looks good, The wife has all her wish included in the contract and my room is pretty easy 4 walls with an ofset for and repair and building area.
    But anyway, just recieved 2 of serveral boxes of track and bulding stuff in prep for them to finish and me get started.
  18. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

    i noticed today the guys who cut my grass busted the latch to the back gate. It is chain link.

    I dont mind at all it being broken but the guy tried to make it look un broken.
    It was in tqo peices.

    I put a cable lock on it and I guess if I am not home he can jump the fence.

    The fellow who owns the service is a great guy and we are pals but he has differnt parolees every time.

    I wish he would get some Mexicans. , I am kidding, sort off.
  19. pennman

    pennman Member

    Step up and get a cup

    well since there is no coffee and donuts this morning come on over to my cabin and I'll cook breakfast.
    Its another wet day down here in TN. You can tell we are getting primed for fall and if this is any indication I cant wait.
    Have a good day, TONY:D

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  20. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Afternoon. FINALLY got here. Been trying all morning. Was taking so long to get to teh Caboose, I'd click off and go on. Got here this time by clicking and walking off and doing other things. Come back, click again and leave. The got to the reply screen and it flew. ?? Hot and humid. Storm might bring us lots of rain. We need rain but not wind. Have a good one. Too late to go to the cabin for breakfast but how about lunch. I'm starving.
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