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06-15-2017 08:05 PM
Scott So sorry to hear the news of Dirks's passing. Top bloke, he will be missed.
06-14-2017 10:43 AM
Originally Posted by Greg Elmassian View Post

I miss Dirk.

Greg 1,145
Me too. I'm missing the daily chats with him.
06-13-2017 10:34 PM
Greg Elmassian Paul, I often change the attributes on a link to bold and underline, and then people more often recognize it is a link.

I miss Dirk.

Greg 1,145
06-12-2017 04:20 AM
McDOZ So sad to here.
But thanx for letting me know.
Rest in peace Dirk
// Gert
06-11-2017 06:56 PM
Paul Burch Gary,
His passing is in the link that I posted.
06-11-2017 01:27 PM
Gary Armitstead
Originally Posted by Paul Burch View Post

Dirk passed away a couple of months ago........April 20th. Sad indeed.
06-11-2017 11:11 AM
Paul Burch
06-11-2017 08:54 AM
DDA40X Scale 0 - 1/45

Hi guys!
Im new here at and this is my first post.
Im trying to build a DDA40X in scale 0 its 1:45 in Scandinavia.
Found this particular thread and just want / need more.
So wot happends here 2013? No more posts?

But Thx annyway Dirk for all the pixs.
My Best // Gert Persson, Malmö Sweden
10-01-2013 11:36 AM
RE: UP "Giant of the West" - EMD DDA40X Centennial, UP 6936

So it's time to press on ward here.. to confirm by any sparkies here, I am going to use 4 - 2 1/2'' speakers in the fuel tank.. seems that if I use 8 ohm speakers, and run them in a series / parallel affair, I will still end up with a combined 8 ohm load..

Using one channel of a QSI sound driver, will the driver still be happy driving all 4 speakers?

07-10-2013 09:03 AM
RE: UP "Giant of the West" - EMD DDA40X Centennial, UP 6936

There is also some thing not mentioned yet,...

I use stranded copper wire, cutting longer sections than needed and pulling/sucking the stranded wire from the insulation, leaving a very nice - drum roll please - ''hose'' to now cut to the length you need for an air line!!

Using wire insulation gives one the options of using many different sizes of ''Air hose'' to build air lines with...

Model on guys !! have fun - My kittens are 'picking on me' today. They are watching me dig in a rock ditch off the front porch here!! darn ...eventually will get thru the rock and add more water lines, 1/1 scale stuff here tho! ha!!
PS - the kittens got so tired watching me dig and load a wheel barrow with rocks and dirt, they are sleeping on my bed now!! I'm on break - eating breakfast - already one big drip from the heat!!

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