My Z micro layout!

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by nalmeida, Apr 1, 2004.

  1. nalmeida

    nalmeida Member

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    Well, this first picture is from a few month's ago and as you will see in the following pictures it's going slow. As I told at the time it's a small layout I'm making in my free time at work. It´s only 30*40 cm and it's just a small oval with a small branch.

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    This was taken today. Yes it's not even slow it's very slooooooow. This has the roads sketched and a small station from the faller catalog, I've dismissed the idea of making a small tunnel since in this case the height would be above what I was planning.

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    I'm still considering doing a small lake, don't know yet where to put it.

    This is the back of the station

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    This is the last one, it's the front of the station, it's a bit out of focus.

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  5. Ricardo Correia

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    Great work Nelson... please, keep us all updated....

    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  6. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Wow Z scale eh! What is the overall size of this neat layout Nelson?
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    Lake

    Nelson, that triangle between the road, the station, and the switch looks like it might be a good place for a lake.

    John
  8. nalmeida

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    I will Ricardo :)

    Robin the layout is 12*16 inch, the station pictured is 4*2.7*1.5 inch, it's small, but that's part of the magic :)

    Jonh, thanks for the suggestion, it's a nice pick and maybe I'll go with that one.
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    Hey don't worry, my layout is as simple as yours. :( ;)
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    Wow!!! That's sooooo tiny!!! How can you see to work that small? I'm impressed.

    Val
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    Cool!

    Neat-O! Looking forward to updates! :thumb:
  12. nalmeida

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    I'll be back :)

    Well, these were lost in the rollback so, for documentation's sake here they are again:

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    Another one

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    And the third

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    Here is the fourth picture, I ballasted the track and carved the lake in the last few days so new pics are on the way.

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    Hi Nalmedia,
    Its looking real good and can't wait to see it with the tracks ballasted.
    Have fun, Ron
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    Looking Good!

    It's coming along very nicely Nalmeida :thumb: but gosh, it's tiny!!!

    The pics you say aren't yours sure look like yours to me.
    You must tell us how you propose to get LPB's to fill in those utility trenches, maybe yours are more work motivated than mine :) .

    Errol
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    Well the last three weren't but I edited them and reuploaded and now everything seems fine.
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    Nelson The work on your layout and the construction techniqes are great and you are making some fast progress.
    What are you using to cut the foam?

    Mike
  20. nalmeida

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    First of all thanks to everyone, since it's a small layout I carved everything with an x-acto knife, now I'm considering plaster or paper/white glue to cover everything, I prefer the plaster but since I'm doing this in my work (on free time :) ) I can't do all the mess involved, I might go for the paper/white glue solution.