I'm ready to give it a try. First layout!

Discussion in 'Track Planning' started by Renovo PPR, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    Landscaping is going a little slow since my daughter’s basketball team is playing almost every night right now. But since they are 29-4 it has been worth making every game. They broke the 1,000-point total four games back, not bad for a 5-6-grade team. Well in any event I did get some work done.

    My challenge was what to do between the tracks. I choose to use some ballast that would be a close match for the fastrack. I added a small tower and some bushes.

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  2. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    test to see if this photo is better
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  3. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Wow..... That is really comimg along well!
    I love the mountains. :thumb:
  4. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    Thanks CB for taking the time to look again. It has been fun and at the same time a lot of work. I enjoy your your layouts in addition they look like a ton of fun to run. You keep the O gauge forums up and running with all your activity.
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    I like it! Its a very neat little layout and you have added some very nice details. Keep up the good work!:thumb:
  6. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    You know... From this angle your mountain looks like a sleeping dragon. :D

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    I really like your start on the mountains and tunnels.Have you ever tried making trees from bushy weeds spraying them first with hairspray then giving them a good coating of fine green?:wave:
  8. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    I know have some updated photographs of my layout.

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  9. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    And some more.
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  10. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Aren't those tunnel portals made by Chooch products? If so, I just discovered them for n scale and I really like them 'cept they really stink when you start modifying them with the dremel blades.
  11. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    These are from MTH not what I wanted but they work. I cut mine with a fine blade coping saw. This keeps the heat down and the cut is clean.
  12. Dr. John

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    This is truly a nice layout in a small space! Very well done!
  13. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    Thanks Dr John.

    I hope to update the conclusion sometime this week. It is just about completed and I'm pretty much happy with the finished product.
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    been a little longer than a week, huh? sign1
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    Glad this got bumped. Looks great :thumb: , any updated pics?

    Dave
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    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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    Wow I guess I'm late, I promise I will get the new ones up this weekend.
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    been a little longer than a month, huh? sign1