Layout Comments please

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Jaws, Nov 17, 2003.

  1. Jaws

    Jaws New Member

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    My new layout design of transition era on SP --1950's My first layout in n-scale after 50 years in HO. Looks like it will work?? Just going to attempt reducing Tehachapai grade to max of 2.5 rather than 4%.

    Am planning mainline icing facility as well as either an oil field or mine and of course a sugar beet plant for those beet trains.

    Appreciate any suggestions, comments, etc. :rolleyes:
  2. Jaws

    Jaws New Member

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    HELP!! How do I attach my .jpg file???
  3. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Go down to the bottom of the post box where it says browse and click on it then click on your file, DO NOT TRY TO PREVIEW as it won't work with attachments. Then hit post
  4. Jaws

    Jaws New Member

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    Thanks Tyson. Gawd, it is sure terrible being so computer iggernent. Now it says the file is too big. I drew it with Paint then changed it to a .jpg with another program (VuePrint). Now I'll try a .gif. If that doesn't work, I'll just throw this machine away or something else equally stupid.
    :eek: :mad: :rolleyes: :D

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  5. Jaws

    Jaws New Member

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    Yecch!

    Any suggestions? It looks good when I test e-mail the file as a .jpg,

    Any good (inexpensive--like C-h-e-a-p) programs for drawing things like this?
  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Look for info on "The GIMP" by jon-monon. There's part one of tutorial in "The Academy" and Part 2 is around here somewhere...

    GIMP is a free Graphic Image Manipulation Program (GIMP - get it? ;)) that can be downloaded. See jon for details. I don't know about it's power to help you draw, but it might render your MSPaint picture a little more kindly... You can also try Right Track Software (RTS) also free from Atlas.

    Andrew
  7. Jaws

    Jaws New Member

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    Thanks Andrew
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  9. Jaws

    Jaws New Member

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    Thanks Hoss. I'll try it.