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Nathan Zink commented on Nathan Zink's photo
Apr 11
Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
"Great minds think alike I spotted those two solder points as well. :) Also the vertical row of eight solder points on the right. Maybe the top solder point looks like a piece of wire sticking out."
Apr 11
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
"Thank you!  We will start with that and see how we progress.  "
Apr 11
Weihnachtswelt commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
"I cannot really tell where the problem comes from but looking at your pics I found two spots on the curcuit board where wires had been soldered to. -> see red circles. The one on the left looks to me like there is a remain of a red insulation. "
Apr 11
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
"My son will help me with this, once we have a direction to go in.   It is difficult to see, but there are 2 red wires that are not connected to anything and 2 very short white wires (up in the opening of the boat)  that also are not…"
Apr 10
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
Apr 10
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
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LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
Apr 10
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
"Thank you, Weihnachstswelt,  I will get some pictures posted later today."
Apr 10
Randy's Place replied to Randy's Place's discussion Building New Worlds And You
"UPDATE 4/10/2015 FYI: The amount shown in the donation chart is not what we have, but what we need. Please be aware that there is a fifty nine cent service charge for every donation transaction through Pay Pal. Therefor a ten dollar donation will…"
Apr 10
Weihnachtswelt commented on LoisAnn's blog post Lemax animated piece help
"Can you please take some close-up photographs of the inside with the wires and the electronic circuit board. Maybe it is visible from the soldering spots where the wires belong to."
Apr 10
John Balazy replied to John Balazy's discussion Lemax Spook Town 2015
"A halloween slide i made "
Apr 10
John Balazy replied to John Balazy's discussion Lemax Spook Town 2015
"Im gonna have to work harder then on making my own Spooky Rides and houses"
Apr 10
LoisAnn posted a blog post

Lemax animated piece help

I have the Lemax River Belle riverboat.  This past village season, it suddenly quit operating - everything - lights, motor, paddlewheel. When I took the bottom panel off to investigate I found 2 sets of wires disconnected and it is impossible to…See More
Apr 9
Lynne replied to John Balazy's discussion Lemax Spook Town 2015
"yea...me too. I guess we will be saving money this year :-("
Apr 8
Lynne commented on Nathan Zink's photo
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"I have the same pieces and I was never happy with how I displayed them. You have given me some ideas!! very nice!!"
Apr 8
Michiganvillager commented on Nathan Zink's photo
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"Very cool picture. It looks like the carousel is on fire. "
Apr 7
John Balazy replied to John Balazy's discussion Lemax Spook Town 2015
"i agree 100%"
Apr 6
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Building New Worlds And You

Started by Randy's Place in Members Bulletin board. Last reply by Randy's Place Apr 10. 9 Replies

Its that time of year again for our March Madness Donation Drive. In order to keep this site operating, we need your support. Our goal is $240.00 by the end of June 2015.   A $20.00 donation requires 12 people, A $15.00 donation requires 16 people,…Continue

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Lemax Spook Town 2015

Started by John Balazy in Lemax Villages. Last reply by John Balazy Apr 10. 8 Replies

I was just on the EHOBBY website and am I seeing things correctly???? Lemax has a very SMALL selection  for Spooky Town for 2015??????So either  Michaels is going carry more this year or there just isnt going to be that much at all and I'm shocked,…Continue

Dept 56 2015 Introductions

Started by Antonio Rivas in Department 56 Villages. Last reply by Randy's Place Mar 30. 26 Replies

Good Evening,Wondering if anyone has any information on the Dept 56 2015 Introductions?Thank You,OdellContinue

Grumpy Snowmen

Started by Annie Johnson in Department 56 Villages Mar 18. 0 Replies

These might be the most grumpy snowmen I have ever seen.....Though I still…Continue

Welcome to Spring!

Started by Randy's Place in Displays Mar 13. 0 Replies

Well almost. The official date for the first day of spring is March 20th. Most of us are starting to see warmer temperatures, birds singing and melting snow.For those of you who are in the higher elevations still looking at a landscape of snow we…Continue

Tags: Displays, Landscape, Snow, Date, March

What would you like to see?

Started by Randy's Place in Members Bulletin board Mar 13. 0 Replies

Every year our area rep for our store ask if our BNW members have any suggestions for new products to send to Dept.56. So put your thinking caps on and jot down some ideas and post them here.Your suggestions can be anything from buildings and…Continue

Tags: Animation, Halloween, Trees, Lighting, Catalogs

Lemax Spookytown Moon

Started by Denise Blankemeier in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Barb P Feb 16. 8 Replies

Hi All,I bought a Lemax Spookytown Moon and much to my surprise, it glows green. My friend bought the same from another store and hers glows gray. The green is fine for Halloween, but not for Christmas.So my question is, does the Christmas Moon glow…Continue

New 2015 Lemax Christmas Pictures

Started by Denise Blankemeier in Lemax Villages Feb 15. 0 Replies

The store, "Christmas Every Day" in Australia has pictures of the new 2015 Lemax Christmas Line!…Continue

Tags: Christmas, Lemax, 2015

Cutting Stairs into Foam Terrain??

Started by Bob in Lemax Villages. Last reply by John Balazy Jan 30. 8 Replies

Hi Folks,        I'm pretty new to the forum here, and was looking for some advice on a specific technique. I'm getting ready to start a fairly large Spooky Town project, and one of the things that I would like to do is have that iconic haunted…Continue

Tags: Terrain, Stairs, Town, Spooky

Dept 56 Elsa's castle size?

Started by Lynne in Department 56 Villages. Last reply by Lynne Jan 25. 5 Replies

I was looking at the Dept 56's site at the new Frozen subseries. It said the dimentions for Elsa's Ice Castle are...Size: 6.61 x 5.59 x 6.4".....Wow...that is awful small to pay 220.00 for. I expected it to be taller...I was wondering if anyone has…Continue

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Lemax animated piece help

Posted by LoisAnn on April 9, 2015 at 11:42pm — 9 Comments

Electrical help needed

Posted by LoisAnn on March 26, 2015 at 2:15pm — 22 Comments

Another Witch Haunt

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Happy Halloween 2014

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Modifying LED lit trees

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Creepy Creek Farm

Posted by Randy's Place on September 2, 2014 at 8:07pm — 32 Comments

New WIP vignette project - coast-line

Posted by Weihnachtswelt on July 20, 2014 at 12:54pm — 19 Comments

Buying village pieces on Ebay...

Posted by Lynne on July 12, 2014 at 6:56am — 10 Comments

Church Window Redo

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Adhesive help needed

Posted by LoisAnn on June 3, 2014 at 9:58am — 5 Comments

The good old days

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Spring obsession

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Replacing windows

Posted by LoisAnn on April 21, 2014 at 11:11am — 13 Comments

Gehenna Ghetto (Part 3)

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Halloween pre orders

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