BeezerV's N Layout

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by beezerv, Jun 20, 2006.

  1. Bikerdad

    Bikerdad Member

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    BeezerV,

    Looking real good there, I take it you've chosen to model CSX? :D

    As for the bumpedybump through the turnouts, it sounds like you may have gotten some of the early production C55 turnouts. When you have an opportunity, pick up one of the #10 turnouts, put some flex on both ends and test it. Atlas is supposed to have worked out the bugs. The reason why I say a #10 is you're guaranteed of getting a "new" engeered turnout, whereas with a #5 or #7 it depends on the luck of the draw. Is it a new one, or old first run stock? Can't tell the difference until ya run it...
  2. beezerv

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    I didnt really set out to model any particular railroad. CSX and New England Central are the only lines I get to see in Jersey and CT and I like to buy engines similar to those I have actually seen.

    Thanks for the advice on the turnouts. I'll pick up a new one next time I'm at the store but I might be too lazy to rip apart the old ones to replace them.

    New pics coming this week.
  3. Herc Driver

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  4. beezerv

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    Here are some updated pictures of my layout progress. Comments are always welcome.

    My small CSX fleet waiting for orders.
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    The deer playing in the newly planted forest. My girlfriend actually planted all the trees. I told her to try adding the trees and she liked it so much she even wanted to go to the store to get more.
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    Just the local industry.
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    9537 comin around the bend.
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    This is my newest NECR gp-38. How do you like the rusty rails? It was my first attempt at weathering something.
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    The view from above.
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    Thanks for looking.
  5. Herc Driver

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    Good job weathering the track - that's a patience-tester'. That NE9537 looks sharp!