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Offline LongHairedDavid  
#1 Posted : 11 February 2019 21:14:39(UTC)
LongHairedDavid


Joined: 04/01/2019(UTC)
Posts: 72
Location: England, Ipswich
I have been around model railways since 1955 (Tri-ang transcontinental train set) and DCC since around 2007. I have been writing a blog about my efforts for the last 9 years. This follows my path through US HO, US N, UK OO, UK N, UK NG and so on. Back and forth and never feeling safe doing any of them. It culminated in my writing a US freight car routing app for a mobile phone as part of the final project course for my Open University B.Sc.

Having then messed about with UK N gauge - again, I have finally got rid of it all and taken up with Marklin. Basically, because I have always wanted to just watch trains go by - something that I haven't achieved in years with my other avenues.

Panoram - Pennstadt/Valdorf

Anyway, I would like to introduce you all to my Blog - Gentle Model Railways - which records all of this activity in some depth - the nice bits and the bad bits.

Comments are welcome - both on the blog and here. I will post any new activity here for everyone to savour.

Long Haired David
AKA David Pennington
A mystified Maerklin Newbie
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Offline Danlake  
#2 Posted : 11 February 2019 21:20:04(UTC)
Danlake

New Zealand   
Joined: 03/08/2011(UTC)
Posts: 1,374
Hi David,

It looks good and thanks for sharing your blogThumpUp

Best Regards
Lasse
Digital 11m2 layout / C (M&K) tracks / Era IV / CS3 60226 / Train Controller Gold 9 with 4D sound. Mainly Danish and German Locomotives.
Offline LongHairedDavid  
#3 Posted : 19 February 2019 22:38:16(UTC)
LongHairedDavid


Joined: 04/01/2019(UTC)
Posts: 72
Location: England, Ipswich
Moving on with Pennstadt-Valdorf, I have now completed work on the tunnel at one end.

Pennstadt

For more detail, check out the blog at Gentle Model Railways

Sorry about the trees and the plaster castings left in front.
Long Haired David
AKA David Pennington
A mystified Maerklin Newbie
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Offline Ove Malmström  
#4 Posted : 20 February 2019 06:19:54(UTC)
Ove Malmström

Sweden   
Joined: 18/02/2019(UTC)
Posts: 20
Location: Åkersberga
Thanks, I looking forward to read about your progress!
Offline rrf  
#5 Posted : 20 February 2019 17:11:57(UTC)
rrf

United States   
Joined: 15/11/2009(UTC)
Posts: 197
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland USA
Hello David,

I like what you have done with the left side of your oval. I hope all of your early challenges are long past and that you are now getting maximum enjoyment from your layout.

Regards,
Rob
Mackenrode Wende Bahn
Offline DaleSchultz  
#6 Posted : 20 February 2019 17:34:45(UTC)
DaleSchultz


Joined: 10/02/2006(UTC)
Posts: 2,785
is that a Gustav Becker clock peeping out at the left of the picture?
Dale
Arrival and Departure signs: http://remotesign.mixmox.com
My first layout: http://layout.mixmox.com
My current layout (under construction): http://cabin-layout.mixmox.com
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