Updated Dec 10th 2019
(Q) Are you deaf?
(A) Yes, I am now deaf but only have been going deaf with tinnitus the last fourteen years of my life.
Now I can't hear anything even with hearing aids and the ringing is still 24/7.
(Q) Why are you called Moose?
(A)My Grandpa on my mother's side always called me that and the name stuck. I still go by the name of Moose in his honor.
(Q) Where did you learn all your trade skills?
(A) Self taught mostly, and also from fixing other peoples duct-tape and silicon repairs properly.
(Q) How do you make Youtube videos being deaf?
(A) With great difficulty. It is the reason most videos have no background music now a days and I talk less and use captions.
(Q) What do you do when not working on projects?
(A) Spend time with my wife, read, watch a little TV (with captions), be out in nature, hang out with friends.
(Q) Do you charge?
(A) Other than one set of R.R. light plans and a few T-shirts at cost, no. I do have a Patreon but only one member so far for about half a year, which we are thankful to them for. Please join!
(Q) How can you run the Zoo train without hearing?
(A) With how loud the train is most of us use hand signals anyway to communicate.