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Embed YouTube videos

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

It doesn’t take much to embed YouTube videos in your forum posts.  It is so easy, it’s almost confusing.  Don’t use the filmstrip icon in the TinyMCE editor toolbar. On YouTube.com click the [Share] button underneath the video you want to embed.  Simply copy the share link: Then paste it directly in your forum post: […]

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Calendar tutorial

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

All members can add train-related events to our calendar.  Here’s a brief calendar tutorial to get you started. Add an event To add your event, select [+ New] –> [Event] from the top menu bar (dark gray).  The new event form opens in your “Dashboard”.  Fill-in the Title and a Description.  Select all the Event […]

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WordPress tutorial – create content

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

This WordPress tutorial will help you create WordPress content using the default Visual Editor, and submit it to O-Gauge Hobbyist (OGH).  If you’re an old hand at WordPress or other blogging software, you can probably skim through this.  If blogging is new to you, please take the time to read through it — and come […]

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NextGEN Gallery tutorial – managing images

| February 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

This NextGEN Gallery tutorial covers uploading and managing your images in WordPress.  The NextGEN Gallery plugin adds nice features to manage your images, and many options to display them as individual images, galleries or slideshows in your WordPress posts.  Here’s a how to use it.

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Atlas to purchase O gauge Cornerstone structure tooling from Walthers

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Atlas Model Railroad Co., Inc. has agreed to purchase all O gauge Cornerstone structure tooling from William K. Walthers, Inc.  Read the full news release here:  http://www.atlasrr.com/News/walthers-oscale-buildings.htm Thanks to OGH member lionellines for the heads-up!

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Featured photos – 16 January, 2012

Featured photos – 16 January, 2012

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Featured photos selected from the OGH Forum for the weekend 13-15 Janauary, 2012.  Enjoy!  

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RMT 50%-off sale continues

RMT 50%-off sale continues

| January 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

UPDATE 25 February:  take another 10% off your entire order through this weekend!  Expires at 11:59pm on Monday, 27 February. UPDATE 15 January:  the sale includes the new 64 series boxcars. RMT has announced that their recent sale is continuing.  All in stock items are 50% off.  Free shipping is available on orders over $100 […]

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Featured photos – 9 January, 2012

Featured photos – 9 January, 2012

| January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Featured photos selected from the Forum for the weekend 6-8 Janauary, 2012.

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Review:  RMT by Aristocraft “Bang”® S-4 Diesel Locomotive

Review: RMT by Aristocraft “Bang”® S-4 Diesel Locomotive

| January 7, 2012 | 4 Comments

Taking advantage of Walter Matuch’s sale (as advertised here), I ordered a Lackawanna “Bang”® S-4 Diesel Locomotive late Monday afternoon.  Friday (yesterday) my trusty UPS man delivered it to the door! Arrival and unpacking The packaging was carefully done:  styrofoam slices protecting the handrails were wrapped in tissue paper.  A parts list and instructions were […]

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2011 Christmas Trains & Holiday Layout Special

2011 Christmas Trains & Holiday Layout Special

| January 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s a selection of Christmas trains and Holiday train layouts from our first Holiday Season.  Thanks to all our Charter Members for your contributions… enjoy!  

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