Name that Layout

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by COMBAT, Dec 31, 2006.

  1. shadow

    shadow New Member

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    you mean mauve color hey ever seen the insides of a watermoccasin snake down in La. way >purple< color :D
    I guess i'm gonna like it in the future what a pain to get this thing up and running 17 feet long so far see photos

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  2. wdsrwg

    wdsrwg Member

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    Shadow,
    Do you have a diagram for the layout?
    Looks like you have your work cut-out!
    :D
    The helix is going to look great and.......
    I sure am glad your doing it!
    :D
    Combat, I didn't even know there were pix on the web of it.
    Rock Springs as I say is a tiny little place surrounded by
    mountainous cliffs. Kinda looks like a place in Idaho right
    here in the upper midwest.

    Gotta finish wiring and track adjustment so, see you all later!
    :wave:

    Russell
  3. COMBAT

    COMBAT Member

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    Here you go. :)

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  4. wdsrwg

    wdsrwg Member

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    Yea, I like that alot!
    :thumb: :D :thumb:
    Will be looking forward to more pix.
    With this layout you could use hundreds of different names.
    I'll be back tomorrow!:wave:
  5. COMBAT

    COMBAT Member

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    Thanks!

    In other news can someone look at this and tell me if they see any reversing loops. I think I see one. Can someone tell me before I lay all this track and then have to redo it???[​IMG]

    Thanks for the help!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    You don't have to re-do it if there is a reversing loop, you can wire it speacially and I heard that it is not hard to do. I was told to look at the ATLAS wireing book for help on doing it. :thumb: :thumb:
  7. COMBAT

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    I think you still have to isolate that part and that means removing the rail joiners and replacing them with the plastic insulators. To do that I have to remove part of the track. I hate doing things twice.
  8. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    sign1 me to, this is what a reverse loop looks like:

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    That loop around the blast furnace is a reverse loop.
  9. COMBAT

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    Sooo.... anyone else want to confirm or deny for me there is a reversing loop on this layout??? THANKS!! :)
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  10. AlienKing

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    You only have one small section that will create a reverse loop. Its the pink colored section.

    You layout's looking great!

    You may want to cut a popup under the helix incase you have a derailment inside. It would be pretty hard trying to fix that going through the tunnel portals.

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  11. shadow

    shadow New Member

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    You have one reverse loop from the yard road tracK to the ship yard tracks LIFT BRIDGE WALK THROUGH AREA only. You can fix it by changing the direction of track to the right and save $35.00 on reversing electrnics.[​IMG]
  12. shadow

    shadow New Member

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    There Will Be A Mountain Above The Helix With A Hole In The Bottom Of Table In Center Of Helix.

    The Mid Way Point Will Have A Open Track On The Side Of The Mountain Above The Double Track Opening Also.

    I Like Large Type Not Yelling Got Diabetes Easier To Read, Take No Offense.
  13. shadow

    shadow New Member

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    HEY ALIENKING DO YOU THINK THE PINK AREA TO THE WALK THROUGH BRIDGE IS A REVERSE LOP ALSO [​IMG] YES - NO [​IMG]
  14. COMBAT

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    I agree with Alien King.... That is the ONLY area I can find that is a reversing loop. Other then that everything else is ok?????

    There will be an open area under the helix. We will be able to enter the mountain from under it to clean the track..... fix a car derailment ect. :)

    Thanks for the kinds words. I am hoping to get that section done this coming weekend, if all goes well. :)
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    :wave: Its been a long while since I have posted anything in this thread. I have been so busy that I havent had time. Here is some progress of things that have been worked on.

    Remember that we talked about a drop down or flip up walk through area? Well here is some of the work that has been done on that project. The picture is terrible and it is not complete, but it works as designed and with some fine-tuning it will be flawless!
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    This is some dummy freight posed for the pic. :)
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    Some bridges to be used in another area.
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    Some of you may remember I was working on a engine house. You can see it in the background in its roughed out location.
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    Some track that has yet to be nailed! :)
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    See ya next time! :wave:
  16. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Lookin' good. Makin' some progress.
  17. COMBAT

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    Thanks, my partner, AKA shadow, Dad is not the cleanest worker. He drives me nuts at times with it actualy. I am hoping to get a lot done this coming weekend. We had to change a few things on the orginal plan to accomadate some container cars. The height was more then I expected. :(

    I will post more pictures as we go. The funny thing about our orignal plan was we have already expanded it. You know what they say, PLAN FOR EXPANSION! :)
  18. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Those are some cool bridges you got there and they look REALLY nice. Ilike the truss bridge and highway bridges and how they are right next to each other. And that long truss bridge looks cool to. Let's see that one in it's final resting place!!

    Nice spot for the engine shop to :thumb: :thumb:
  19. COMBAT

    COMBAT Member

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    If you liked those then you just might LOVE this one. It needs to go to paint for a few things but its nearing completion. :)
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    ENJOY! :)
  20. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    O THAT IS A FREAKIN AWESOME BRIDGE.

    Hurry up and paint it!!!! :thumb: :thumb: bounce7 bounce7