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Offline xxup  
#201 Posted : 26 July 2011 11:48:07(UTC)
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This looks like you have been to the NevW school of epic layouts.. Makes the layout Miss 11 and I did look tiny..

Great work.. Smile
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Offline Ian555  
#202 Posted : 26 July 2011 12:59:10(UTC)
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Hi David,

Great progress on the layout. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline river6109  
#203 Posted : 26 July 2011 13:56:33(UTC)
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David,

I assume the original layout was formed with m-tracks and the new part (huge extension if this what you can call it) with c-track.

Your plan and layout looks impressive and I may add looks very professional ( don't know what it means), well it is far from going around in circles.

Any ideas how many trains you'll have running ?

regards.

John



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Offline RayF  
#204 Posted : 26 July 2011 15:40:12(UTC)
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Great progress David. ThumpUp

I look forward to seeing more bits of the layout appearing. I like the idea of the mountain branch.
Ray

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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#205 Posted : 26 July 2011 22:16:19(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: river6109 Go to Quoted Post
David,

I assume the original layout was formed with m-tracks and the new part (huge extension if this what you can call it) with c-track.

Your plan and layout looks impressive and I may add looks very professional ( don't know what it means), well it is far from going around in circles.

Any ideas how many trains you'll have running ?

regards.

John



Hi John, yes the original layout is in M track, and the extension is in C track. There will also be a bit of K track attached to the turntable (Turntable is currently on its way from Germany).

I used to be able to have 4 trains running on the old layout, so I should be able to get 6 running on the new. Plus, the schattenbahnhof holds 8 trains, and then there is the branch line. So that is a total of 15 or 16 trains on track at any one time, plus whatever is in the yards, etc. Plus with 2 7051 cranes, the container terminal, the turntable and remote controlled coaling station, there will be plenty of other distractions to occupy people's attention.
Offline river6109  
#206 Posted : 26 July 2011 23:32:37(UTC)
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David,

No retirement for you for a long time.

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Offline nevw  
#207 Posted : 26 July 2011 23:58:33(UTC)
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Very nice work David.

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Offline Chris6382chris  
#208 Posted : 27 July 2011 00:23:45(UTC)
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That looks great. That is going to be a very big addition to the existing layout. Keep the pictures coming.

I have one question, how do you like the use of the bolts to set your elevation? Is it very sturdy and have you had any problems with it? I would be curious to read what you have to say about that.

Chris
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#209 Posted : 27 July 2011 04:24:02(UTC)
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Surprisingly Chris, I have found the bolts to be quite sturdy. I have, in places, screwed the inclines into the sideboards, after getting the incline adjusted correctly, but by and large, I have found them to be quite sturdy. I'm not sure what I will do with the nuts that are in visible areas, they will probably get a bush or small building placed over them to hide the nuts from view.

Thanks for the comments guys, I think it is always good to have a project on the go, keeps you occupied!
Offline pab  
#210 Posted : 29 July 2011 08:32:22(UTC)
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Big addition.
Offline Macfire  
#211 Posted : 29 July 2011 08:58:11(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Bigdaddynz Go to Quoted Post
...test trains going up the the approx 6.5% inclines - most of them get up OK.


Want one of these?
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Offline kariosls37  
#212 Posted : 29 July 2011 10:52:38(UTC)
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Bar the Single Fairlies, the coolest steam engines on the NZRThumpUp
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#213 Posted : 29 July 2011 12:21:42(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Macfire Go to Quoted Post
Want one of these?



Cool.............ThumpUp............what is it?? Confused
Offline kariosls37  
#214 Posted : 29 July 2011 21:22:25(UTC)
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It's an H class Fell engine. 6 were built for plodding up and down the 3 mile Rimutaka incline, with a continuous gradient of 1 in 15 and almost continuous sharp curves. To get up the hill, these engines were equipped with a seperate pair of cylinders and horizontal wheels to grip a raised third rail.
See also The Rimutaka Incline Railway who wants to re-lay track on the old (still existing) roadbed.
H class at work:
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#215 Posted : 29 July 2011 22:07:53(UTC)
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Ah yes, now I'm with you! We had a presentation at our Marklin Club a few years ago from the Rimutaka Incline people, and we also have a few books and videos about it as well in our library. I think I may have even published an article about it in our 3rd Railer magazine a few months ago.


However, I don't think the Marklin 3rd rail is intended to be used as a Fell system to help locos get up my inclines!
Offline M-Trackman  
#216 Posted : 09 March 2012 21:20:23(UTC)
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Any updates? Haven't been around here for a couple of years, sorry if I missed something.....
Offline M-Trackman  
#217 Posted : 26 March 2012 20:25:05(UTC)
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Well, I guess that's a big no then, huh....shame, I'm going to build this layout myself, was hoping to see it more or less finished.
Offline huttel  
#218 Posted : 07 April 2012 20:48:54(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Thorfinn Go to Quoted Post
I have tried to make it in Wintrack but I couldnt do it, I dont have alot of experience with Wintrack...
Maybe there is someone here who can make this for me?


Hello Thorfinn

Don't know if it still is relevant but here's the trackplan you asked for:

Trackplan with C-track and R1/R2 curves

Tracks needed

I would still highly recommend to use R2/R3 curves and not R1/R2 curves as in the above plan but understand that it can be a matter of available space.

Regards,
Thomas
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Old Märklin layout R1-R2 020407.zip (7kb) downloaded 63 time(s).
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#219 Posted : 07 April 2012 21:16:40(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: M-Trackman Go to Quoted Post
Well, I guess that's a big no then, huh....



My apologies M-Trackman, I didn't realise that further questions had been asked in this thread. Shows how often I look at it!

I haven't had as much time as I'd like to work on the layout, hopefully with winter on the way soon, there might be some bad weather that keeps me inside!

When I have had some time, I've been working on getting the turntable installed and working, and roundhouse building. I don't have any photos though.
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Offline kbvrod  
#220 Posted : 07 April 2012 22:13:10(UTC)
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Hi all,

> hopefully with winter on the way soon, there might be some bad weather that keeps me inside!<

Pardon?Blink Flapper LOL Oh,I forgot,......BigGrin

>When I have had some time, I've been working on getting the turntable installed and working, and roundhouse building. I don't have any photos though.<

Looking forword to that! Inspection pits in the Ringlokshuppen?Laugh

Dr D
Offline Bigdaddynz  
#221 Posted : 07 April 2012 22:37:02(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: kbvrod Go to Quoted Post
Inspection pits in the Ringlokshuppen?Laugh


Thinking about buying one, and thinking about where to put it!


BTW, the Bosch/Fein multitools are the best invention since sliced bread. Great for plunge cuts, have been using mine on the layout as well as jobs around the house.


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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#222 Posted : 09 April 2012 08:53:58(UTC)
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Here's a picture of the beginnings of the Bahnbetriebswerk I've started work on. One 6 stall roundhouse is partially built, and there is another one to do as well. Plus, there will be a 2 loco engine shed at the end of tracks that will be running in front of the turntable.


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Offline Ian555  
#223 Posted : 09 April 2012 09:27:48(UTC)
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Hi David,

Looks great. ThumpUp

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Offline steventrain  
#224 Posted : 09 April 2012 09:41:25(UTC)
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Looking good, Keep posted David.
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Offline M-Trackman  
#225 Posted : 09 April 2012 13:50:33(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Bigdaddynz Go to Quoted Post



My apologies M-Trackman, I didn't realise that further questions had been asked in this thread. Shows how often I look at it!

I haven't had as much time as I'd like to work on the layout, hopefully with winter on the way soon, there might be some bad weather that keeps me inside!

When I have had some time, I've been working on getting the turntable installed and working, and roundhouse building. I don't have any photos though.


Hey Bigdaddy, I feel I'm the one who needs to apologise, I didn't mean to come across as strong as I did, that was not my intention at all. Writing shows no emotion, and reading back I thought to myself I didn't look very nice. Sorry about that!

I was just a bit disappointed there were no updates, and I was hoping you responded at some point, which luckily you did!

Years back when I just joined I followed your post about this layout with much interest, but at the time (maybe you remember) I had no possibility to realize a layout myself, no matter how small. Due to some events in my life I haven't been here for years, but we moved house a year ago and last month our son moved out so I finally have the opportunity to get something started.

The room I have available will accept the layout that you used, and I too have very nice memories about it, finding it the most interesting layout at the time, dreaming of building it myself some day. But enough about me. BigGrin

I will be using M-track for the whole layout. The only thing I have to add are 7 bridges, as I only have one, and a bunch of catenary...

A couple of questions for you:

1. The only downside (if you can call it that) of the original plan is the lack of a Bw including loc shed and turntable. I also would like to extend this plan with a lower level shadow station, do you think both options are feasible using the original layout?

2. Am I correct the original layout already has a lot of possibilities and play potential?


Looking forward to some regular updates/pictures, and very happy to see this post active again. Let's keep it alive! Smile

Offline Bigdaddynz  
#226 Posted : 09 April 2012 21:28:07(UTC)
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Hi Eric, If you have a look at previous pages in this thread, you will see a trackplan that I posted that included a turntable with a 3 stall roundhouse in place of the 3 way turnout siding in the top right hand of the plan.

I thought about a shadow station after I had built the layout, and ended up re drawing the layout to include an extension out the left hand side which allowed ramps for a shadow station underneath the layout. This had the added benefit of allowing room to install a turntable and roundhouses.
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Offline Ian555  
#227 Posted : 10 April 2012 06:00:35(UTC)
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Hi David,

Great plan. ThumpUp

Ian.

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Offline sop  
#228 Posted : 10 April 2012 09:12:59(UTC)
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it's cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! David

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Offline M-Trackman  
#229 Posted : 10 April 2012 21:01:17(UTC)
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Hi David,

yes, I saw the trackplan you posted earlier with the turntable in the top right hand of the plan, that would be doable, using only one roundhouse.

Unfortunately, I don't have enough room to extend the original layout like you did, so I have to work with the original sizes....maybe I'll have to sit myself down and start experimenting in Wintrack on a rainy day.

Needless to say I really love the ideas you added to the original and the way the trackplan came out, fantastic!
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#230 Posted : 10 April 2012 21:53:21(UTC)
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If you did find a way to expand the layout, you may not need to go as wide, as I added an extra 2 tracks each into the 4 station lines. Omitting those would save you 360mm.
Offline M-Trackman  
#231 Posted : 11 April 2012 20:35:19(UTC)
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Indeed. Well, first things first, I'll try to make some rough drawings if I get around to it. Maybe it's possible to go down a level in the tunnel area up top by using a helix....just thinking out loud, going to be tight...

Still curious about the possibilities of the original layout, it looks like it has plenty of them, am I right? Now that I have the space after all this time I don't want a layout that gets boring quickly!
Offline kevwill  
#232 Posted : 11 April 2012 21:06:20(UTC)
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David

Re-read this thread from the opening post and its amazing to see an initial idea evolve like your layout has.
You have given me numerous new ideas for my proposed layout ,so i thank you for that.

It will be fantastic when building is completed, and i hope you have many enjoyable hours undisturbed running it.

Kevin
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Offline river6109  
#233 Posted : 12 April 2012 07:02:30(UTC)
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Dave,
very impressive,

Looking at your trackplan one section point (3 tracks meet) right hand top corner., with the overheasystem going, the ground track and than the upper track, I assume 90-100mm, the top track must be at least 180-200 high.
the whole layout would give a lot more scope, options, more trains, more headaches and more fun.

John
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Offline river6109  
#234 Posted : 12 April 2012 07:05:53(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: river6109 Go to Quoted Post
Dave,
very impressive,

Looking at your trackplan one section point (3 tracks meet) right hand top corner., with the overheasystem going, the ground track and than the upper track, I assume 90-100mm, the top track must be at least 180-200 high.
the whole layout would give a lot more scope, options, more trains, more headaches and more fun.

John


Just realized I looked at the trackplan from the 10th April 2010.LOL so its a bit late to respond to your proposed track plan than,
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#235 Posted : 12 April 2012 10:40:12(UTC)
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John, there's 230mm between the main level and the Schattenbahnhof, plus the arch bridges are 100mm above the main level, with the new diagonal bridge is 180mm above the main level.
Offline robertrt  
#236 Posted : 30 August 2012 02:12:01(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Bigdaddynz Go to Quoted Post
Well, I've been blathering on on this forum for a few months now, so I figured it is time to post a bit of info about my layout, such as it is.

Firstly, I'll start off with a track plan.......made from good old M Track.

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Anyone ever seen this before, and can you tell me where?

Size is 3.4m at the top, 2.4m on the right hand side, 1.5m on the left, and the bridge approach end is 1.2m


I would like to do this with C track. Can you help?
Robert J P
Offline robertrt  
#237 Posted : 30 August 2012 02:18:30(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: bellejt Go to Quoted Post
this looks like a Marklin plan from the years 70 .I schould look into my old catalogues to find it.


Any info on this plan with c track

Robert
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Offline Nielsenr  
#238 Posted : 30 August 2012 03:36:43(UTC)
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Robert,

Check post #218 above for a c-track version.

BTW, haven't seen you on the forum before ... where in Boca are you??

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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#239 Posted : 30 August 2012 03:43:16(UTC)
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Robert, if you look through the other pages in this thread, you will see that one or two forum members have redrawn this layout plan in C track, and have posted the resultant trackplan.
Offline Jeremy Palmer  
#240 Posted : 31 August 2012 07:06:41(UTC)
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Thanks Dave, awesome job - looking forward to more photos.

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Offline Superlampster  
#241 Posted : 31 August 2012 17:16:48(UTC)
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This thread has given me alot of ideas for my future layout, thanks alot and keep up the good work !

Regards Henrik from Sweden
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Offline robertrt  
#242 Posted : 02 September 2012 23:38:08(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Bigdaddynz Go to Quoted Post
Well, I've been blathering on on this forum for a few months now, so I figured it is time to post a bit of info about my layout, such as it is.

Firstly, I'll start off with a track plan.......made from good old M Track.

UserPostedImage

Anyone ever seen this before, and can you tell me where?

Size is 3.4m at the top, 2.4m on the right hand side, 1.5m on the left, and the bridge approach end is 1.2m


where can in get this plan in c track?
Robert J P
Offline Bigdaddynz  
#243 Posted : 03 September 2012 00:34:49(UTC)
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Robert, please stop infecting this thread with your requests. This is about the 4th time you've asked (under 2 different userid's), but the question has already been answered - the plan you request is in post #218 at the top of this thread.

Do it again, and I'll be forced to lock your account.
Offline David O  
#244 Posted : 15 February 2013 04:12:42(UTC)
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Hi BDNZ, I am newbie with lots of white hair and wrinkles.
As luck would have it my layout is the right size for this plan (modules are 1.2m by 1.5m)
I am in the process of laying cork on the ply and hope to start laying track (C track) shortly.

What do you think about laying a 3mm piece of cork alongside the track to help reduce the profile?????

Any help would be appreciated.

David O...
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Offline steventrain  
#245 Posted : 15 February 2013 13:34:46(UTC)
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Hi and Welcome to the forum David.Smile
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Offline Ian555  
#246 Posted : 15 February 2013 14:15:18(UTC)
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Hi David,

Welcome to the forum. ThumpUp

Ian.

Offline Bigdaddynz  
#247 Posted : 15 February 2013 21:32:59(UTC)
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Hi David,

Welcome to the forum. C track is reasonably quiet without anything under it, but putting some cork under the track would make it quieter. You might want to think about whether you use screws or not to fasten the track down, as screws can transmit sound into the baseboard. Many folks use a hot glue gun for this purpose.

I'm more than happy with mounting C track with screws directly on to my MDF baseboard, that's still quieter than mounting M track on cork!
Offline David O  
#248 Posted : 18 February 2013 05:33:37(UTC)
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Hi Gents,
Thanks for the response.

Just by way of interest I am from Sydney Australia -- I last had a dabble (limited)with trains about 30 years ago -- N scale, but life got in the way.

Started with Marklin because of the quality which I find to be significantly better than the majority of other brands. Not happy about the cost ,,,, but, you get what you pay for.

My trains at this point, consist of 10 Era 111/1V freight cars, 1 (I think)DP41 steam engine(weathered)1 tank engine and a pile of track.

Over the weekend I covered my benches with 3mm cork which surprisingly did reduce the drumming somewhat.

I will probably have 120 questions which I will ask over time.

I won't permanently secure the track untill I am I have won the lottery and purchased the rest of the required track. I like the idea of the hot glue gun.
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Offline Bigdaddynz  
#249 Posted : 21 April 2013 06:10:54(UTC)
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I haven't really done much to my layout over the summer months, rather I've been doing all those house maintenance jobs that need doing.

Two things I have been able to do is build some models, usually while watching TV.

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Firstly, I built a Pola 2 engine engine shed, which will be part of my maintenance yard.

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Secondly, you might recognise this bridge. No, I didn't destroy my module and pull the bridge out of it, rather I built a second one, as I figured that it could go where I've put it. It had to be recessed somewhat, but I've seen others on this forum do that same thing, so figured I could as well.

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Offline Ian555  
#250 Posted : 21 April 2013 06:26:33(UTC)
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Hi David,

It is a great looking bridge.

Very nice work. ThumpUp

Ian.

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