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by fratton
Sat Aug 06, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: Baseboard Design and Construction
Topic: Building my first ever baseboard
Replies: 18
Views: 4470

Re: Building my first ever baseboard

one idea i had for the first version of milton yard is where the two boards join on the scenic part, put in a pedestrian railway crossing, just a small panel to walk over that covers the actual gap some and makes it look a bit tidier, i had a pic of my first prototype for it somewhere ill see if i c...
by fratton
Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

Well i got into the shed today for another small movement of progress, The yard lines are in and lined up with the shed doors http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/5623/img0199hm.jpg http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/875/img0202qk.jpg sheds in place and the view through the doors into the inspection p...
by fratton
Fri Aug 05, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: Building a 4-VEP
Replies: 52
Views: 6111

Re: Building a 4-VEP

yer but as yet they are not well painted and unglazed,,,, they need a decent painting glazing and number transfers,,,, ill take a pic when i have them out next, tomorrow hopefully,,
by fratton
Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: Building a 4-VEP
Replies: 52
Views: 6111

Re: Building a 4-VEP

well ive jumped a bit and not had my camera out as much as i should during building, but here it is,,,, http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/1741/img0195iu.jpg i think i will make another vep, i am hoping to aquire the parts soon and start collecting coaches,,,, hopefully refine my skill at making the...
by fratton
Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

my 08 hasnt managed to escape the workbench, a touch of muddying up, and soon the shell is coming off for a DCC conversion,,, which is exciting as its the first of my loco's to be done and it will be done inside the shell no chip taking up the cab! http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/7469/img0198ug.jpg
by fratton
Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

i have yet to sort the bogies and the horns but here we are my unpowered, (and thats how i've decided its staying 4-vep http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/1741/img0195iu.jpg may i just say the electra logo is there for credit for the vinals, on the backing paper they dont look much but they really d...
by fratton
Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:45 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: N Scale power station
Replies: 10
Views: 3059

Re: N Scale power station

in the peco set track plan book it has a coal scene and it tells the scale size of a cooling tower, huge if i remember, maybe a photo backdrop with other buildings strategicaly placed?
by fratton
Wed Aug 03, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

Ive now stripped the underframe detail off of that vep, i have been looking up pics and the rep details were far overkill, i have got more than enough parts to bodge a decent looking underframe so should hopefully get something looking vep like soon,,,,,
by fratton
Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

Thanks for the kind replies guys, this project has been on the bench for a while now, it's just not been assembled, I recieved the wrong parts from bhe for the underframe and they had no horns for the roof, I decided to wait and order them another time but had a spark of enthusiasm and thought I'd d...
by fratton
Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

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starting to come together,,,
by fratton
Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: Arcing unit.
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Re: Arcing unit.

I like it,,,,,

im just finishing my first dummy unit and getting ready to buy in the parts for the real deal, arcing is something i'm interested in,,,,
by fratton
Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/5413/img0183hl.jpg Something i'm working on, the sides are for a VEP but the underframe detailing is for a REP so its a freak hybrid,,,,,,,,,,, its only an unpowered test effort to see what the finished thing will look like, slighlty above the fleabay ones you see tha...
by fratton
Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

Trackplan change alert!!!! http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/7439/img0171ij.jpg Trackplan change alert!!!! Have been out in the shed visualising the space for the small traction yard, looks like with a fiew changes to the points i have already and things should fit in a bit better,,, i think this mi...
by fratton
Thu Jul 21, 2011 2:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

Feel the burn,,,
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wired fishplates time ready for the completion of the inner mainlines tomorrow or the weekend,,,,,,,
by fratton
Mon Jul 11, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5
Replies: 141
Views: 27699

Re: Milton Yard (N) V 2.3 Resurection Page 5

ive looked at a few methods and im going with a paper cup full of ballast a household painting brush and a small wide brush bung it on give it a spray of misty water with a drop of washing up liquid in it, then 50/50 pva and water with again a drop of washing up liquid,,,,,

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