i'm back...need new ideas

Discussion in 'The Caboose' started by rod46, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. rod46

    rod46 New Member

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    hello everyone,

    After a six month absence, I'm back. Now I've got my son (9 y.o.) interested in his first passenger train so I need to improve on the 4 x 8 layout to accommodate the longer rolling stock. Thinking of something along the line of a folded dogbone but definitely would like a grade separation. Picked up a few bridges along the way. Anyways, glad to be back. If I only had a million dollars...

    Rod46
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That's great Rod! Have fun putting it together!
    Ralph
  3. nachoman

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    Is 4x8 still your maximum size? Are you in HO scale?

    Kevin
  4. rod46

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    hi Kevin,

    We're HO scalers. I'm thinking of going about twice the size in square feet. At one time, I have thought of two square-ish areas with a shelf setup in between. Personally, I like some switching, not just around and around it goes. Need at least a 22" radius min. on one line, preferably 24" for the passenger cars.
    Thanks
    Rod