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by fratton
Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Scalescenes freebies,
Replies: 4
Views: 1311

Re: Scalescenes freebies,

Heres my first bash at the low relief warehouse,,,,, nt bad, very rough around the edges and misshaped in places, but with the luxury of being able to print em at will i have 6 more, i'm glad to say that thanks to the printer at work i get a print quality far better than that of my home printer,,,, ...
by fratton
Fri Feb 19, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Scalescenes freebies,
Replies: 4
Views: 1311

Scalescenes freebies,

im sitting down watching eastenders waiting to find out who killed archie and trying my first scalescenes kit,

ill post a pic later of how i get on, ive already bought the platform kit but like that they let you try the buildings free to see if you like them

it's the low relief warehouse
by fratton
Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout
Replies: 8
Views: 2685

Re: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout

Good plan, although how does having the 'control space' at the front but the fiddle yard at the back work? Isn't that going to involve a lot of to'ing and fro'ing between the two? meant to write controller space on that bit im not sure how big im gonna go with one (im thinking maybe a four track gu...
by fratton
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Ballast...
Replies: 33
Views: 6083

Re: Ballast...

if your going for the scatter ballast method one tip my grandad mentioned which im eager to see will work is to purchase a roll of aquarium 2.5 mil tubing, tape out a length and take a good sharp scalpel straight down the top then pop the tube on your rails to protect them from sticking ballast, it ...
by fratton
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout
Replies: 8
Views: 2685

Re: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout

i have done some tinkering with my layout, basicly i was inspired by fratton depot (although in a completly diferent layout, its a station with a small yard that once was alot bigger back in the day and has been ripped up mostly and replaced by industrial units i might try squeeze in a nearby footba...
by fratton
Thu Feb 11, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout
Replies: 8
Views: 2685

Re: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout

Ive made some tchanges with the design to remove the setrack points at the front of the layout, http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/7691/layout2u.jpg And also started playing with the baseboard design too although im not sure if i will use xtrakcad to do this for the raised section as it doesnt do cu...
by fratton
Thu Feb 11, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: 'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout
Replies: 8
Views: 2685

'N' 8x4 Split board late BR era layout

hello everybody, having recently gained the opertunity to retake up modeling my urge to create a railway has taken over but not having any space i have decided to model in N gauge rather than the 00 that i used to love so much having skimmed the internet for a while gaining ideas and design tips i f...

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