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Don Davis Feb 8, 2020

  1. Don Davis

    Don Davis New Member

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    Thanks to FriscoCharlie for the welcome!

    I'm Don and I have been modeling and collecting trains since 1965 (since 1953 if you count my Lionel 1505WS set, which I still have but with some replacement parts).

    I do not have a real layout (I have a couple pieces of dual gauge flex track on a shelf I can use to test DCC installations) but I'm interested in building and repairing stuff. HO stuff mostly, rolling stock and structures, but a few things in other scales. I am particularly fond of older craftsman kits (LaBelle, Ambroid, Central Valley, old Walthers kits like the Oscar and Piker, and Campbell are favorites). Some things I build/fix for or give away to friends and relatives. Some sit around on shelves.

    I found Trainboard while looking for information to help in resurrecting an old Keystone/NWSL shay kit. It was very helpful and much appreciated.
     
  2. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Member

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    Hi Don, welcome. Glad to have you on board. I like your spin on the hobby, especially the "....build/fix for or give away...." That gives the most satisfaction and expands our hobby. (y)
     
  3. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome to TrainBoard!

    I see you mention "Piker". Is this reference to the old shorty car kits? (I think one was nicknamed "Oscar"?) Loved and have always thought I should find one some day, just for fun. Very whimsical. :)
     
  4. BNSF FAN

    BNSF FAN TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome to TrainBoard Don!
     
  5. fitz

    fitz Staff Member

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    Welcome aboard, Don.
     

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