Holiday Progress on the ACT RR

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by fifer, May 28, 2007.

  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Here is what I have continued with yesterday. We had to work for the last 4 days as our second grandson Ryan Mattingly Faivre was born Wednsday evening so we were babysitters for Gavin until today.

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    Mike
  2. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    great to hear your layout is comin along! even greater to hear about your grandson! bounce7 thats one heck of a chomper too! :D --josh
  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That last picture made me break out in a contagious yawn! :)
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    Clerk Active Member

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    Cute little guy. That is the way my face looks like this morning. Love those pictures of the groundwork.
  5. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Thanks Guys , now that you mention it , I too yawn when I look at that picture!! I am working on the roads mor today and will post some more pics later.
    Thanks Again Guys , Mike
  6. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    The layout looks good.
    So does the grandson.
    You and your family do nice work! :D
  7. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Here are updated pictures of road construction in Valle Rojo since yesterday. I am happy with them (I hate making roads). This has been a layout hold up for some time and glad it is done. I need to remove all the buildings and start on the Unobtainium Mine at the left rear of these pictures. Once done I can start working out to the edge with scenery.

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  8. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    FANTASITC work Mike!!!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Love the roads :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
  9. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Mine looks like that every morning.....
    Just a lot older and a more uglier.

    Great work!
  10. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    eightyeight , I feel your pain !!!!!!!!!!!!! jawdrop jawdrop
  11. jesso

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    Looks good! Your roads and parking lots look great! I like your movie theater. Do you have any close ups of your drive-up restaurant and sign? Are they a kit or did you scratch build them?
  12. wickman

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    Wow great looking hills , what did you use for the rock castings?:thumb:
  13. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    The theater is a bashed Lark Models kit and graphics downloaded and printed on the computer. The Taco stand is an Arrowhead Models kit that I believe is no longer made by anyone. I have no closeup of the sign and it is not very detailed close up.
    Thanks , Mike
  14. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Lynn , the castings are from various home made and Woodland Scenics molds. The plaster I use is a product called Model Mount and is made by a shop in Albuquerque and not sold outside the area.
    Thanks , Mike