ACTRR my be dismantled and re-constructed

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by fifer, May 16, 2009.

  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Here is the final product after paint and matching to the Icehouse I already had. This is now a mix of a Bar Mills Banks Ice House kit and JL Innovative Design Brookside Icehouse kit.
    I really like the results.
    (Yes I know) the one ice handler seems to be intoxicated!


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    Mike
  2. Trainiac77

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    Awesome Very cool! Where is it going on the layout?
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    Amazing detail! Excellent work!
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    Thanks Mike and you as well. I love the lomg straights!
    Mike
  5. fifer

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    Thanks Trainiac , It will go next to the depot on the far side of my yard.
    Thanks , Mike
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    Mike....That's great work..!! I wanna be like you when I grow up...:mrgreen:
  7. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Old and Grouchy????? sign1:eek:


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    Mike
  8. fifer

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    Sure is coming along nicely. Wish I could find one of those McDonalds. I had one a few years ago and sold it on eBay because I wasn't going to do n scale, that will teach me to hold on to all things trains! Do you plan on running a spur back to the cattle pens? That would take some doing I guess? Thanks again for the inspiration!:thumb:

    Wish I had more time on mine, but slowly and surely it will come alive.:cry:
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    Mike,

    The layout is coming along beautifully, I like your little frontage road, that is a great idea for an area that usually only has basic scenery.

    What kind of camera you using to make your movies with?
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    Thanks Trainiac , No plans fo a spur to the pens and maybe a change to them to be more ranch style rather than rail style.
    Good luck on finding the McD's.
    Thanks , Mike
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    Thanks Boiler , I am using a small Nikon CoolPix S210 with a 4GB card inserted and works well. I am hoping for an HD recorder for my birthday.
    Thanks , Mike
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    fifer Active Member

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    I was able to squeeze in a little model railroading this weekend. I got the ranch well under way on the right side of the entry door.
    I still need to finish the field in the foreground , the river and ditch.

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    Thanks , Mike
  14. Trainiac77

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    Looking Good Mike!
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    fifer Active Member

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    Thanks so much , Mike
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    fifer Active Member

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    I have had some time in the last couple weekends to finish the river , irrigation ditch and ranch.
    Here is how it all turned out.

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    Thanks , Mike
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    The whole scene looks awesome! The sandy bottom river really complements the farm. Once again great work!
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    Trainiac, thank you very much and glad you enjoyed the pictures as much as I enjoyed building the scene though I thought the river was going to kick my butt.sign1
    Thanks again, Mike
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    I have been working on the layout but during periods of drying glue mix I started on the baseball diamond. I am scratch building it on styrene from Little league plans from the net.

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    Mike