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The Bennett Railroad- Let's Run Trains!

Jan 02, 2022
oh hello, how are you? Just wanted to say Happy New Years everyone, it's been a tough 2020 and 2021, just wanted to say I hope you all had a good holiday season have a very Happy New Years and hopefully 2022 is much better. that in the last two years we've all had problems here in design as you noticed i haven't uploaded many videos because i've been a little busy with other things by the way the scars there is everything it all healed up pretty good um it's kinda funny some of my friends say well hey hey rob don't worry man girls like scars yeah that may be true but girls don't like short and fat so trust me there ain't no girl diggery around here but nothing's right on the medical front completely back to normal normal normal as I am most things I've been doing I have a couple of things to show you.
the bennett railroad  let s run trains
I've been working on a landscape here at the back of the way to the curve at the back of Sharon to Eugene Yard, but I do. There are a lot of DCC conversions that go off and go off and do DCC stuff like that that I haven't really caught on video, I just don't have the best setup and I'm talking to the camera here right now anyway. I didn't even put the lavalier mics on so it didn't feel right to be able to properly demonstrate uh I put up a nice video showing all the work you guys do because and to be honest guys when I'm doing some of this stuff from DCC.
the bennett railroad  let s run trains

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I don't know what I'm doing I just sit and say okay well I have to do this and I have to put this decoder on and you know what motherboard I want to use and I don't have a good plan anyway so I wouldn't do a good video not that any of my videos are good but hey you do it you can do it again so what we're going to do today is a little bit of a different deal actually for me for christmas i couldn't resist , i went out and bought a broadway limited t1 reading t1 484 as some of you know i've been with the channel for a while my my dad was a huge fan of reading and i have a scene where i'm, you know, a redding station and eugene yard is named after my father uh robert eugene

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so in honor of him i just had to have it and i have to say it's good it's a good locomotive now it hasn't worn out yet , which I want to do, it works very, very well, it's a model four and now they come with their current keeper l, I think that's what bli calls him, so he basically has to stay alive. which I like to have especially on steam engines.
the bennett railroad  let s run trains
I figured if the truck isn't really good they tend to stall sometimes so I ran it through the layout. We are going to follow a coal train. Dump coal train just for fun. works great the only thing i did to it so far when i got it i turned it upside down turned off the tow truck turned off the smoke switch because i heard horror stories of smoke units on bli units i guess overheating and on actually melting the cauldrons well i don't want that to happen so tur disabled it ran it put it in jmri and if you're going to do a paragon 4 you know this but you need the latest version I think it's 4.26 it came out Dec 16 jmri has the paragon 4 decoders otherwise you won't notice I don't think it's in the show so I updated I tweaked things a bit.
the bennett railroad  let s run trains
I'm not saying it's perfect yet, but I really like the way it works. It's nice and it looks and my dad would be so excited I mean I really wish he was here he would love to drive this around the design so in honor of my dad dad I miss you man um let's go in in that video, I have something. other videos i'll try to show what i did on trixx's central new york h6a which was a lot of work but i finished it and i'm very happy with it i didn't take videos of a lot of pictures so i might try to do some sort of photo montage and talk about what I did. um working right now on a stuart vo 660 that um one of my friends bought a at a train show i got it almost done almost i got a bunch of new york headunits i want to get going a lot but ok so again for those of you maybe new to the channel this is the first video i've seen you have my condolences but no seriously thanks for joining us you'll notice I tend to talk a lot . i am but let's shut up rob let's go to the video of the broadway limited t1 pulling an empty coal train out of eugene yard and it runs the whole layout not every scene but i try to capture a lot just for fun you know? let's have some fun let's run a train let's see what it looks like um it's interesting when you should have thought more if you really want to video your layout it's hard to set it up right so you're when you're videotaping and I tried to go down something like a track level but you've still got fascia control panels you know there's pens and stuff sitting there it's like huh but it's a layout so anyway happy new year everyone here hoping for a better 2022 uh huh good health everyone and again i really appreciate everyone out there with the channel just been on the channel watching these stupid babble videos and more to come i have a couple more in the works uh try to get in more in a rhythm i say that but i probably won't but i'll try so again let's enjoy go follow a cold empty train leaving eugene uh uh wow up so so uh uh wow wow wow so uh so a uh huh oh uh foreigner uh oh um oh um oh uh oh um o kay oh my oh um so oh oh oh oh up so so oh like so so so so uh transplant oh so wow so uh so good uh so wow uh my uh uh so um uh wow uh oh you too

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