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

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by N Gauger, Jun 20, 2008.

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  1. jefelectric

    jefelectric Member

    Gus, My pond is on the small size. 7' X 11' X 3' deep. I handle the pond. The fish are my wife's pets. Or they were. She would like to strangle that long necked rascal. One of these days I'm actually going to post something about trains. :yep:
  2. Brutus

    Brutus Member

    56 degrees in St. Louis. Jeffrey, your progress is great and that DCC system looks very cool! John, I always wanted a pond, but on my hill it's not really possible.

    Great news today - my wife got a big promotion she basically earned a couple of years ago, but the money finally came along for the job she is doing! She is very excited! We just got back from a celebration dinner.
  3. CSXect

    CSXect Member

    Congrats to Brutus & Wife :cool:
  4. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    Brutus: That's great news!
  5. Brutus

    Brutus Member

    Thanks guys!
  6. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

    Brutus- SUPER news!!
    Guys- Whats this business of DCS??
  7. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

  8. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

    Hi Jef.

    I know about that DCS- I've got one too.

    I mean this busines of lawsuites?
  9. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    I think they're joking about somebody tossing lawsuits around about the use of certain letters/names.
  10. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    Good morning.

    It's 60 and clear. The high will be in the mid 80's and it will be clear and sunny.

    I've got all the trackwork for the crossover done with the exception of some ballast to be laid in. The state has seen fit to give me a team of prisoners to help with that. I'll be sure to put them to good use.

    Today's Weather for:
    Sundown, LA 71446-6114 10/9/2008

    Wind Chill: 61°F
    Humidity: 81%
    Dew Point: 55°F

    So Far Today
    High: 61°F
    Low: 58°F
    Rain: 0.00"
    Rain Rate: 0.00"/h
    Gust: 3mph NNE

    Today High: 85 Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

    Tonight Low: 55 Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

  11. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Make them earn their keep, Jeffrey!!!! :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

    Nice Shot!!!
  12. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Tell her Congrats!! Great stuff, actually being shown you're work is appreciated!! :) :) :)
  13. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Good morning folks

    It was 63 F as I head out into the mess this morning. High today will be 76 F.

    I had a frustrating ride in this morning. I could not go my normal way since the interchange with I-476 was gridlocked, so I went with my secondary route. The secondary route was detoured and the detour took you back into the interchange mess. At one point I almost turned around and went back home. After an hour and fifteen minutes I finally got to work. My normal morning commute is 30 to 40 minutes.

    No modeling last night. We had Cub Scout Den Meetings.

    My daughter has a volleyball game this afternoon.

    Our pond is man-made. It is about oval in shape about 10’X 14’. It has a shelf that is about 18 inches deep and the deep end is about 3 ½ feet deep.

    Congratulations Brutus and wife!

    I hope everybody has a good day.
  14. CSXect

    CSXect Member

    DCS is MTH Digital Command System for O gauge trains, and TMCC is lionels version called Train master command control kinda like DCC for Ho only they do not share thier code with other manufactures therfore we in O gauge have 2 propriotary systemswall1:cry:

    2 rail O gauge guys use DCC and I think One S gauge maker is making thier locos to where you can add dcc if you wish.

    Lionel and MTH have been sueing each other the last few years or so:rolleyes:

    On a side note I have a G gauge Battery Op train with a remote and the model number of the remote is 027sign1
  15. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    There was a bit of an accident in town this morning. A tractor trailer rig with a flatbed fully loaded with sawn lumber was pulling out onto the highway from the lumber mill when his load suddenly shifted sending 2/3rds of his load onto the highway blocking both southbound lanes. With the police, emergency vehicles and recovery equipment, there was only one lane out of four open and that was a northbound lane.
  16. CSXect

    CSXect Member


    Anyone out there tonight?

    Jeffery Where are the prison gaurds?sign1
  17. sir james

    sir james Member

    Nope no one here, just passing by. Had a nice warm day, took advantage by doing some put some outdoor things away day.No trains but the long winter will change that....TTFN...S.J.
  18. Chief Eagles

    Chief Eagles Active Member

    Back home again. Going back tomorrow evening for one night and day. Wired some, fished some, installed gas range, installed new Lowrance Maping color GPS, and got sleeve and base pole of 20' flag pole concreted in [3 1/2 80 lb bags hand mixed]. Tired and off to bed.
  19. Brutus

    Brutus Member

    Tried to post earlier, but lost connection - been happening a lot at about the same time every night, so I think it is a neighbor's wireless phone maybe?
  20. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    Just out of camera view.
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