Ted Doskaris' Vignettes & PresentationsTed has graciously allowed the presentation of his "vignettes" and other information here on this site. These are in-depth, technical reviews and observations of various parts of the hobby. You will appreciate Ted's style and insight. I did, and that was the impetus for offering a permanent home for this information.The information can be accessed in 4 ways:The vignettes will be found referenced in the various sections of the web site as applicable, normally under rolling stock, motive power, and track.The complete web site menu structure is available (as always) by clicking the 3 horizontal lines in the far upper left of this page.The complete index of vignettes is also here in the 9 pages listed with links below.You can search for any subject with the search function in the top menu.Links to presentations and other information:BAGRS 10 Feb 2018 PresentationKitchenAid Wall Oven Errant Door Latch ResolutionTed's Solar InstallationMaster index & links to the 9 pages of vignettes:Page 1Aristo GP40 adding weightsAML freight truck problemsAML covered hoppersAML BethgonsAML Roller bearingsAristo lowered floors and KadeesAristo #6 turnoutAristo 40' DD boxAristo 100 ton hopper & KadeesAristo Freight BB retrofitPage 2Aristo covered hopperAML reefersAristo streamlinersAristo E8 couplerAristo Evans car improvementsAristo Evans car & KadeesAristo Flat and Gondola lowered, weighted, KadeesAristo 40' plug box adding Barber trucksAristo GP40 & SD45 KadeeAristo GP40Page 3 Aristo on-board video camera systemAristo GP40 Smoking Motors & Debilitated WheelsAristo Heavyweight Passenger Car 3 Axle Truck TypesAristo Knuckle Coupler TestsAristo Lowered Floors for 40 Foot CarsAristo Mallet VignetteAristo Metal Wheels IssuesAristo 40' MKT Double Door Box CarsNapa Valley Wine TrainAristo pulse width control (PWC)Page 4 Aristo Revolution 15 Amp Base Station Implementation with PWC / Linear control Aristo Rock Island 100 ton hopper car Aristo Roof Walks - New Style Aristo RS-3 Weights Aristo SD45 Weights & Railing Installation Aristo Signal Bridge ART-7110 Electrical Nuances Aristo SS 90 Deg Crossover Aristo Tank Car with Body Mounted Kadee 907s Aristo Triple Heading U25Bs & SD45 Aristo Truck Spring Installation Page 5 Aristo Turnout Motors Aristo U25B Potential Instability Aristo WR Turnout Cotton Belt Blue Streak Freight Train Custom Kadee Coupler Boxes for Aristo Locos (Includes GP40, SD45, Dash-9, RS-3, RDC, E8 / E9) Kadee 880 & 980 Coupler Gauges Kadee #1 vs. G couplers - Metal Coupler Box Kadees for USAT Bay & Extended Vision Cabooses Layout Experiences by Ted Lionel Flangeless Drivers, Adriatic Page 6 Prototype & Model Turnout Observations SS Wheels for Aristo Diesels USAT 4 Bay Hoppers & Kadee 830s USAT GP38 Kadee Centerset Install, Abandoning Traction Tires & Various Mods USAT SD70MAC Experiences USAT SP Hydra-Cushion Boxcar & Kadee 830s USAT Intermodal & Kadee Couplers USAT Streamliners with Kadee 906 centerset couplers Aristo Heavyweight Passenger Car & Body Mount Kadee 907sLGB Modern Tank Car - Weighted, Lowered, Kadees Page 7 LGB SG 40' Box & Body Mount Kadee 906 Kadee Body Mount Considerations LGB 50' Flat Car, Lowering & Kadee 907s LGB Center Flow Hopper Car w/Kadee Couplers SplitJaw Bridge Clamps USA Trains SD40 Snow Plow RelocationUSA Trains Modern Tank Cars & Body Mount Kadee CouplersUSA Trains 60 foot Box Car Body Mount Factory vs. Kadee Knuckle CouplersLGB Modern 50 foot Box Car & Body Mount Kadee 907sLGB American Standard Gauge 1/29 Scale Trucks & Mods for Car Lowering Page 8 Aristo FA1/FB1 Lowered & Body Mount Kadee 907sUSA Trains 70 ton Hopper - Repairs & KadeesUpgrading Aristo Loco Motor Blocks from Sleeve to Ball BearingAML High-Cube Box Cars & Kadee Body MountsUSA Trains American Series Woodside Reefer & Body Mount Kadee 789sUSA Trains GP7/9 centerset couplers with 3d printed draft gearUSA Trains F3 A/B Unit Experiences & mounting Kadee Centerset CouplersAristo 50 ton 2 bay hopper car & body mount KadeesAML Stock Car Experiences & Body Mounting Kadee Centerset CouplersAristo "Plastic [In]compatible" ELECTRALUBE Legacy! Page 91. USA Trains SD40-2 experiences, including Kadee centerset couplers 2. USA Trains GE 44 Ton Loco Experiences & Body Mounting Kadee Centerset Couplers3. Aristo RDC Experiences Check back often as Ted is "still in the business" of producing new vignettes.