The Box

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by billk, Jan 18, 2002.

  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    It was great seeing you too!! :) We were rushing out to get our train (once an hour on Sundays) :( so we didnt get a chance to see ya on the way out :( Glad it was worth the trip for ya :) :D :)
  2. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Mikey, You took a train......To a train show?
    How cool is that?
  3. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Well, being that i grew up 2 blocks from the railroad - it was a decent thing :) :) It was definatly cheaper than driving in & parking in the city! :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:
  4. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    A ( carefully executed ) Coincidence, I'm sure! :D :D :D
  5. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Well, my theory is that at scale speed, it took just about three years to make it from Arizona to Philly. Here's the box on Aug 19, 2003 taken somewhere around Wickenburg, AZ:

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  6. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Maybe, if we're really quiet, it will go away
    Maaa!..... It's back again !!!!!:D :D :D
  7. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    You know...... maybe we were too hasty in using all that Austrailian wood when we built those boxes..... They must use that same wood in boomerangs... :D :D :D

    ............. they keep coming back too!!!
  8. Bob Collins

    Bob Collins Active Member

    Oooooo, that was a stretch N-Gauger:D

    I went back and reviewed the first couple of pages of this thread because I had it in my mind that it was a direct throw off from a discussion a number of us were having regarding an article in MRR about incorporating a polar bear into a scene on our respective layouts. Sure enough, there it was. Someone rightly suggested that the Box/crate was easier for everyone to get into the game., and the game has gone on as long as many shows on Broadway:thumb: :) :D
  9. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    If you go back and read the instructions, in the really, really fine print, there's something about installing a "bad penny".....................

    Oh, as I understand it, most PC's can't display fonts that small, so maybe it got missed :D
  10. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Time to Bump this thread for all the new members :)
  11. Pitchwife

    Pitchwife Dreamer

    I'm glad to see that someone is resurrecting these older threads. I noticed that when we moved to the new site all of my subscriptions were eliminated. Some are fine not being renewed, but I'd miss some of the old classics. Thanks Mikey :thumb::thumb::thumb:
  12. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Yeah - Thanks :) I thought the new members should have a chance to try all these things too :D :D
  13. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    For years I had an O scale version of the box that I put on my space when doing train shows. I have a few N scale boxes printed out; not sure if I ever got an HO one.
  14. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Now, that was much like finding the old photo album, at Grandma's house!
    those were different times. :cool:
  15. jsolie

    jsolie Member

    Bumpity bumpity bump!

    I had to find this thread because my 13 year old son finally spotted my little "Gauge" box from way back when and asked me where it came from. Now he wants to try to make one! :-D :thumb:

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