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O Gauge in the Australian Indoors and Outdoors
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 Posted: Tue Apr 18th, 2017 04:43 pm
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Wish I was closer to meet both you guys (and eat some beans)!!!

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 Posted: Tue Apr 18th, 2017 11:24 pm
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At least we can meet on here Bob.
Given you would be coming from so far away I might add some mince meat to the beans for the occasion mate. :>)

How's the track building going Bob?
Not much happening on the O gauge front here at the moment.

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 Posted: Wed Apr 19th, 2017 11:41 am
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Bob,

I built 6 switches and I'm currently taking a break from that. I have 2 passenger cars I'm working on and hope to post photos soon. I just got some old Champ decals to finish the Walthers coach I bought a few months back.

My daughter came home on the 7th from her 3 year stint in Sicily, all 3 (her, son-in-law, grandson) are staying with me until they find a house.

I used to work with an Aussie, Robin Wissing, who rented an office from the place I worked back in the early 70s. He was a cool guy. Last I heard he was down in Florida. He designed/ built large sheet metal shears when I knew him.

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Robert Comerford wrote: No problem Tony, if you turn up at lunch I can feed you.
.....Now just got to read up on how to prepare a can of beans :>;)

:old dude:Just remember to puncture the can before you cook it.  I've seen the results when someone forgot to do this - It "totalled" the pie heater in the crib room. And the smell was impressive as well. The cleaner got the hose in to clean the beans off the roof. 
Another story from a another time and workplace :bg: 



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 Posted: Wed Apr 19th, 2017 10:49 pm
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Pierce the can first ?? No wonder I always have trouble John....thanks for the tip!!

Look forward to seeing the coaches. You did well finding some decals. With all the extra household guests you must find modelling time is at a premium Bob.

A few of us have managed to sneak in over the years. Blame Errol Flynn... I think he started it :>)

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Errol Flynn, my favorite!
If his autobiography "My Wicked Wicked Ways" was accurate he must have been a real character.



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Once upon a time the O gauge used to live under the S gauge.



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