I missed the Party

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by DavRed, Sep 21, 2004.

  1. DavRed

    DavRed New Member

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    I started at the party but then this hospital got in the way and I missed out.
    Still I've now started (nearly finished) the tracklaying for my layout.
    It is a basic folded dogbone layout and rises into hills/mountains to crossover.There are a couple of sidings and a passing track/thingy.
    The base is 30" x 48", 8mm ply on a 2 x 1" frame covered with Sundeala.

    A few pics and you can see what I mean.

    David

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  2. DavRed

    DavRed New Member

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    Another pic.

    David

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    DavRed New Member

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    And another. I will post more as work progresses.

    David

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Looks like you are off to a great start.
  5. Catt

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    David,your layout looks like a winner to us.Don't worry abut "THE" party as they are an ongoing thing here at the Gauge and you are most welcome to join anytime.
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Hi David,

    Looking good so far. I'm wondering what grade your going with there as it looks pretty steep? Good luck'

    Ron:thumb: :thumb: :wave:
  8. DavRed

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    It is at about 7% on one and the other grade is about 9%. on the steepest grade my type 37 ED will pull a rake of 6 coaches, and the 060 will pull 4.

    I finished the tracklaying this week and have been building some of the buildings and have started on some of the scenery.

    The pics show what will be the NE corner and will contain a wooded area and a path to the SE corner which will be allotments for the cottages.

    The first pic shows the newsprint being layered to build up the slope.

    The base has been turned around to make working easier.

    David

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    DavRed New Member

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    this pics shews the "modroc" plaster bandage being layed

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    Another view of the plaster work.

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    A little more progress.

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    DavRed New Member

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    And another.

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    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looks Good DavRed
  14. Livesteam

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    What is that green passager car? , who makes it and where can i get one?
  15. DavRed

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    Its a British Rail Mk1 guards carriage made by Lima.
    I got mine from Ebay.

    David
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    To stop me getting bored I started some of the scenery along the rear of the layout.

    David

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    Another view.

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