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by mumbles
Thu Nov 23, 2006 1:02 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: John Geeee's Garden Shed
Replies: 758
Views: 113335

Hi ALL I have now settled on a track plan and have the track in place ready for fixing and wiring. I am now trying to figure out where to place the power feeds using a four track controller. I have updated my plan diagram and put on it where I think the power feeds should be in RED 1-4 . I have als...
by mumbles
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:03 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi thanks, it was my first attempt, took most of the afternoon though and i'm not sure if xtrk is whats causing my pc to restart on its own :? something thats just started happening. as you can probaly tell i'm a start em up let em rumble train person, don't mind a bit of shunting but like to see th...
by mumbles
Wed Nov 22, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi couple of bits, scuse the double post. showing the card tunnel walls, think i'll get some sort of brick print but just painted for now; http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/mumbles274/DSCF1133Small.jpg and a early attempt with xtrkcad, this is one of my fantasy layouts if i got the chance to spe...
by mumbles
Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

chrisalddin wrote:what is that under the track . that makes it higer?


hi
thats the cork underlay
michael
by mumbles
Wed Nov 22, 2006 9:47 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: TerryB's new layout
Replies: 230
Views: 30969

hi some nice shots, good to see the three rail pictures. i also found it useful to see some of the metcalffe buildings, for me they look good whenever i've seen them in layouts and inspires me to get more. i also liked the shot of the mallard steaming past the trio of silos of cafferys, john smiths ...
by mumbles
Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:51 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi
check out this link for slot car action

and this i want i want!!


and this.. just mad :shock:

michael
by mumbles
Tue Nov 21, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi ho ho ho, how can i resist left side http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/mumbles274/DSCF0433Small.jpg right side http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/mumbles274/DSCF0249Small.jpg overview with dodgey paint effects! http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/mumbles274/doctoredSmall.jpg couldn't res...
by mumbles
Tue Nov 21, 2006 7:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

Excellent start Michael. Look forward to seeing the progress. Can't help but feel you should extend round the side rather than 'just' have a fiddle yard! Andrew hi i would love to extend extend extend but have taken the decision for now to spend any money i do have.. which is generally none at the ...
by mumbles
Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:39 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Llandublo, a North Wales layout in OO gauge
Replies: 396
Views: 83761

hi
some great looking pics there, the castle is looking excellent. glad you rescued it, its been taking me days to get through all the layout threads
best wishes
michael
by mumbles
Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi i couldn't resist laying the track on the recently painted areas.. if i squint i can get an idea of what it might look like ballasted!! alot more painting to do and i think i might reconsider the 'taped down' cork underlay.. i figure once ballasted the tape will be hidden and it has scope for alt...
by mumbles
Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:57 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi i just wanted to say thanks for all the friendly replies.. i've been on some forum/discussion lists and all that seems to happen is getting shot down in flames. its a very welcoming forum and i feel reassured that if i have any questions they'll be answered without me feeling like i'm stupid for ...
by mumbles
Sun Nov 19, 2006 9:41 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi its a castle class ;' Cadbury Castle' and a 0-6-0ST CLASS J94 [weathered] in the other photo. a photo here of some painting i did earlier. i'm gonna do this in sections and hopefully document the progression for your enjoyment! this is done with a wick's undercoat for wood .. perfect colour n'est...
by mumbles
Sun Nov 19, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

Westleigh wrote:
mumbles wrote:thomas the tank for the kids


That's what they all say :lol: I see you have Percy too. (I think one of those two is going to be in my little boy's xmas stocking this year.)


and i have 2 girls :oops:
no excuse
by mumbles
Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:57 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

hi chris its a fiddle yard. i salvaged some wood and thought i could make use of it here is a pic of it. its a shocking bit of base board construction!! ie no batoning but hey.. its not fallen down yet! note standard kit mess and thomas the tank for the kids! http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h87/mu...
by mumbles
Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]
Replies: 763
Views: 134009

Attic 00 Gauge 12'x11' [new pics and vid 53, 05/04/08]

Hi all 1st post!! I’ve been looking at other people’s photos of their layouts and there’s some inspiring stuff going on. Here are some photos of my attic layout so far, this is ‘take 2’ as the first layout has been assigned to the ‘reject’ pile already. In fact, this is tempering my pr...

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