It's Monday 3-21-05, Weekend modeling accomplishments

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by TomPM, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Another weekend is over. Where did the time go?

    I worked on the Passenger Station Diorama. I got the coloring of the talus completed and the laying of the green turf. I updated the following topic with new pictures http://www.the-gauge.com/showthread.php?t=9985&page=8&pp=15 .

    I also finished the load of a Lehigh Valley hopper and reassembled a PRR hopper. I began working on my fantasy locomotive paint scheme. I took the shell off the frame of the U23B and masked the windows in the cab.
  2. ausien

    ausien Active Member

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    Great work there tom, all I got done this weekend is layed some track and switches/points in the yard, and broke in some LL GP 20`s that Dick sent me, and do they run smoooooooth, realy pleased with them, thanks Dick for the trouble of getting them for me..and then all I did was run trains.. But I had a good one..steve
  3. trains1972

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    This weekend I got a couple of scenes from my layout finished. I put in the bridges and the final touches with the grasses and plant life plus some animals to complete the scene.
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    This is the other scene it is across the layout on the other side then the one from above.
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  4. revandy

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    The continuing saga of cleaning and rearanging the work bench and ancillary area continues, how did I ever let things get this far out of hand? Also continued pulling up track.
    Rev. Andy
  5. seanm

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    Made the first run witha train around the newly created lower level of the TBA Railway. Did a bunch of wiring and aquired track and turnouts to complete the lower as well as the upper level. See this thread for complete details and lots of pictures.
  6. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Only Layout related things I did was to clean the shop.... again :D I worked on the upcoming Gauge e-mag :) and.......

    I also "found" a set of wooden Window Blinds.... which was quickly taken apart by the LPB's and is now sitting and waiting for the next MF&W building project..... "Free" is always good.....even if it comes out of your neighbor's trash!! :D :D :D :D

    It works out to be 1" wide by 1/8" thick by 100 Feet of "Board" in 1:20.3 that's about 2000 Feet of scale lumber :) :)
  7. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

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    Well . . . . . managed to get the mainline in (well, the subroadbed and roadbed anyways) behind the intermodal terminal; finished off the backdrop at same; and installed the first section of plywood for the terminal level. Oh, and the supports for the next section.
  8. CBCNSfan

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    Well I'm still at the wood support, styrofoam, mud and plaster stage, I guess I will for a long while yet :D The bridge overpass go's to the coal mine and the underpass is the mainline exit to the staging loops. The other rockwork is where I'm trying make a boring wall look a bit interesting.
    Cheers Willis:wave:

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  9. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    I spent the weekend working on my Marine Supply scratchbuild. Actually, I've been working on it all the past week on and off. :)

    Val
  10. francismaximus

    francismaximus Member

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    Nothing usefull but when the wife and inlaws went to the city I got to do some cool things and run the trains.:thumb:
  11. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    Saturday I went out of town with my wife and In-laws. Nothing train-wise done except for taking a few pictures of old brick buildings for future modeling reference. On the way back my father-in-law's truck died an hour out of town and I had to ride back in the tow truck so I could get the car and pick everyone up. It turned out to be a very long day.
    Sunday I felt pretty tired so I didn't do much execpt watch TV and paint one of my club's buildings.
  12. NYC-BKO

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    All that I got done was building an Accurail autorack ( these go together so nicely ) and a covered hopper. Ran trains very little, spring has sprung and there were priorities, as the weather was nice Sat., & Fri. waiting to see if I had to work Fri. & Sat., didn't want to get involved in anything if I had to work. There's always next weekend.-[​IMG]

    Hope everyone had a great weekend!!- [​IMG]
  13. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    I am new to this forum but here is what I did this weekend. Installed a Soundtraxx decoder into my new 0-8-0 switcher and a decoder into my 0-6-0 switcher and changed the lights to yelglo white L.E.Ds
    more info here:
    http://www.the-gauge.com/showthread.php?t=13686
  14. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Friday night i didn't get any sleep on account of having to be up at 4:00 am to make subs and was up all day saturday. Sunday i just sat around and did nothing but rest.

    :wave: Have A Safe & Wonderful Week Everyone :wave:
  15. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Went to a train show Saturday.
    Made a little progress on the turntable project and tinkered with some of the new swap meet finds.
  16. emt49

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    i spent some time in the local hobby shop and weatherd some well cars and put metal wheel sets on the well cars and did a lot of dreaming of running trains on my layout just need to buy track and put it down