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by torikoos
Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Competitions & Challenges
Topic: Winter Challenge 2016 Koos Fockens work on the layout
Replies: 6
Views: 1337

Winter Challenge 2016 Koos Fockens work on the layout

I have several projects going on, but by doing that the layout that I'm hoping to construct is being neglected. Last year, I tore up part of the layout because I wasn't happy with it's operational qualities and it had some reliability issues too. Then on top of that, circumstances surrounding my job...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Model Railroad Author
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 995

Requirements

Author Although the category title is Model Railroad Author, it may just as well be Model Railroad Media Specialist. All fields may be used to earn points. To qualify for this certificate, you must: 1. Prepare and submit material on any of the following subjects: Model Railroading. Prototype Railroa...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: Association Volunteer
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 2
Views: 1166

Requirements

To qualify for the Association Volunteer certificate, you must: Have served actively on one or more NMRA committees (National, Regional, or Division) long enough to accumulate sixty (60) certified time units (TUs). The TUs you receive for various types of service are listed below: Active satisfactor...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 28, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Association Official
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 923

Requirements

To qualify for the Association Official certificate, you must: 1. Have served in an office of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, or Director, and have completed satisfactory service in one of the following: At least one year in office at the national level. At least two years in the of...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Chief Dispatcher
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 968

Requirements

To qualify for the Chief Dispatcher certificate you must: Have participated in the operation of a model railroad, either home or club, for not less than fifty hours. A minimum of ten hours each must have been served in three of the five categories listed below, one of which must be #5, Dispatcher: E...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Model Railroad Engineer-Electrical
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 1004

Requirements

The requirements for Model Railroad Engineer - Electrical may look long and complicated, but they are not really. The reason that they are so long is to offer you more options for meeting the requirements. You don't even have to do all of the work on a single layout - you can do some on a club layou...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Model Railroad Engineer-Civil
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 1011

Requirements

The requirements for Model Railroad Engineer - Civil may look long and complicated, but they really are not. The reason that they are so long is to offer you more options for meeting the requirements. Remember - don't read more into the requirements than is there. To qualify for the Model Railroad E...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: Master Builder Prototype Models
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 935

Requirements

This category is the newest in the Achievement Program, having only been added in 1987. It is also the category which many consider to be the most challenging. It goes beyond the Master Builder - Scenery which calls for creating scenery in a prototypical manner, and judges how well you create a spec...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Master Builder Scenery
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 1057

Requirements

The intent of this category is for you to demonstrate "the prototypical rendering of scenic effects from the ground up." The type of scenery that you choose to model is entirely up to you. An urban landscape involves just as much scenery (if not more) as a mountain or desert landscape. Contact your ...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Master Builder Structures
Topic: Requirements
Replies: 0
Views: 1019

Requirements

When you think of "structures" don't just think of buildings and bridges. Structures are just about anything on the layout that was man made and doesn't fit into one of the other Master Builder categories. These are just some examples of the types of 'structures' that you could build to earn this ce...
by torikoos
Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: OPSIG
Topic: OPSIG newsletters
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: OPSIG newsletters

The newest newsletter, Issue 4 is now available from the website download page.

Koos
by torikoos
Mon Nov 07, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: bent axle
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: bent axle

Almost there :-) The link works. Because it is not my account I guess I don't have the correct access priviledges. Anyway if you use the link and go to one of the pictures and look at it full screen, in the bottom right you have the option to download the photo. Next to it you find a little arrow, t...
by torikoos
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: NMRA BR Convention 2016 pictures
Replies: 0
Views: 661

NMRA BR Convention 2016 pictures

I'm hoping some of you have visited the convention recently, and took plenty of pictures, videos etc. Those of you who did, could you share some here or send me the links so I can update the website front pages with the latest on what we've been doing, and show the world what we're up to. Cheers, Koos
by torikoos
Sun Nov 06, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: bent axle
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: bent axle

Hello DJ, The forum doesn't allow to upload pictures as we don't have server space big enough. However you can embed pictures. For that you upload pictures to an image hosting site such as Flickr (this is often free to sign up for) and then use links to 'embed' the picture in your post. For help on ...
by torikoos
Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: bent axle
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: bent axle

Hello mr ? Do you mind elaborating which Atlas N engine it is? a photo or more detailed description will go a long way :-) I'm sure anything can be dismantled, often a service sheet is included in the original box, which may have an 'exploded view' included, which should go some way in figuring out ...