Work has finally begun on my first layout...

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Troy, Oct 27, 2003.

  1. Troy

    Troy Member

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    Thanks to Screwysquirrel and others for helping me out with a design, Im finally starting my first layout. Thought Id post a photo of what Ive done so far....

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  2. screwysquirrel

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    looks good so far, Troy
  3. Ray Marinaccio

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    Lookin good.
    Keep us posted of your progress.
  4. Tyson Rayles

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    Welcome to the Gauge! Looks like you are off to a great start!
  5. Clerk

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    Nice start Troy. Keep posting those pictures as you progress.
  6. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    A good beginning to this great hobby Troy
  7. SD90

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    Looks good Troy, welcome to the Gauge. Is that code 55?

    Mike.
  8. Troy

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    Thanks everyone. Ive still got quite a way to go yet but Im making steady progress. I will post some more photos when I get a bit more done.

    In response to SD90's question....

    Im using Code 80 Flex everywhere.
    All of the turnouts are Peco Insulfrog #4 (18" Radius)

    Here is my plan. I will probably change a couple of things along
    the way but this is pretty much it....

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  9. Clerk

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    Troy. What are those dounut shaped thingies.
  10. hemiadda2d

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    Troy,
    Let me caution you, Peco #4 turnouts are not very compatible with 6-axle locos. I have tried. Maybe you meant #6, or medium radius turnouts. Looking good!
  11. screwysquirrel

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    Peco #4

    Peco #4 uses a 9" radius curve. NOT 18".
    Peco #6 uses an 18" radius curve/
  12. Arlaghan

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    Dick, my guess is it's cork. At least, it looks like what he's got down already.
  13. Troy

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    Re: Peco #4

    Yes that is correct, Im using #6 18" Radius Peco Turnouts...
  14. Troy

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    Im not sure which donut thingies your looking at but the coloured round shapes on the cork are push pins to hold it in place while the glue drys.

    Or maybe your talking about the white circles on my RTS Plan?
    I have no idea what they are... They just appeared when I was connecting pieces of track... :confused:
  15. Clerk

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    Those round thingys in the middle of the table.
  16. rcwatkins

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    Those round thingys look like scenery to me.
  17. Troy

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    Ah, I see!

    They are just rolls of cork....;)
  18. Clerk

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    Oh. Ok Thanks
  19. jon-monon

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    Looks like a good start, Troy, love to see more!

    Those symbolise a connection between two sections of track. The <---> tool remove them, but then the track would be disconnected and you would want to use the --><-- tool to put them back :rolleyes: :) :D ;)
  20. Troy

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    Ive done a bit more work over the last couple of days and I now have some new photo's to post....

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