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by tractor37
Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Hi all. Just thought I'd pop a couple of recent pics on seeing as I don't really post as often as I used to. http://www.fikasfook.co.uk/v3/120.jpg http://www.fikasfook.co.uk/v3/114.jpg Just on with more woodwork at the moment making board number four. Only about 5 or so more to go!!! The pics are on...
by tractor37
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Hi Dan. Have been making reasonably good progress the past month or so and when I get round to it I shall post some pics of the current state of it. Couple of samplers.. http://www.fikasfook.co.uk/v3/108.jpg http://www.fikasfook.co.uk/v3/103.jpg More to follow soon. Jas... :D
by tractor37
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 830
Views: 56916

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

Hmm page 111 of a certain publication looks mighty familiar... :D
Nice one Jim...
by tractor37
Sat May 28, 2016 9:48 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 830
Views: 56916

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

Some of those harburn buildings can look really quite good I think. But also some look quite clunky to.
That being said that small hut on your layout looks just right, so bit of a good find there squire...
Jas... :D
by tractor37
Thu May 26, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Hi Jim, surprised myself with the change to! Going to be a while till anything is running due to lack of funds at the moment but going to continue on the woodwork front for now. And Pete, surprisingly my eyes have adjusted fine, the track just looks right to me. Hands need time though!!! :shock: Che...
by tractor37
Thu May 26, 2016 9:08 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Laid the track out on the baseboard stage 1 this evening. Not powered yet though. http://www.fikasfook.co.uk/v3/032.jpg And again to show where the raised section is going to separate the board and cover the loops. http://www.fikasfook.co.uk/v3/033.jpg Until next time Jas... :D
by tractor37
Wed May 25, 2016 7:54 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

PNP, had the start of the track delivered yesterday so tonight I'll be measuring up the layout for clearances and everything else so expect to see a track plan of sorts within the next couple of days.. Going to start with a twin dog bone to get going then go from there once I get used to it all. Goo...
by tractor37
Tue May 24, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland
Replies: 830
Views: 56916

Re: Millsend Layout - OO Gauge Sixties Midland

Point rodding is looking good Jim. Suitably dirty :D I like the small touches like the speed restriction etches.
Top notch pal...
Jas.
by tractor37
Sun May 22, 2016 7:55 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Cheers Jim, 'hmmm on the other side, strong the force is' :mrgreen:

Point taken squire, but I didn't say I'm going to make kits in this scale did I? :lol:
by tractor37
Sun May 22, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Hi Paul. Yup certainly a big decision, but the right one I feel. Stock, track? What's that :lol: I have half a circle and a few straights plus one res liveried guv to measure clearances with and that is it!! Going to order more track this week to see what fits where, also purchasing a nice blue clas...
by tractor37
Sat May 21, 2016 11:30 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Hi all. Just a brief update on the state of things. Well, I have four times the space I previously had. Nope, the loft hasn't grown, I have decided to scrap the start I've just made and go to N gauge! I know it's a word change for someone as ham fisted as me but my love for the long trains has won o...
by tractor37
Wed May 18, 2016 6:47 am
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Some N track
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Some N track

Hi Ollie. PM sent.
by tractor37
Mon May 16, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Some N track
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Some N track

Let me know what you've got Ollie I may well be interested.
Cheers.
by tractor37
Mon May 16, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!
Replies: 763
Views: 65204

Re: Hood-dale Main - V3 is imminent!!!

Hi all. Ben a bit distracted this past few days, had a busy weekend. Jiu jitsu grading on Saturday, family birthday party the same night. Feeling ill Sunday morning, it shopping in the afternoon.. so not conducive to modelling progress. Just ordered some track tonight so when that arrives I shall st...
by tractor37
Mon May 16, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Some N track
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Some N track

Hi... message received in the um, message thingy :lol:
Cheers...

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