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by piemanlarger
Fri Oct 30, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

37 on storage road http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/piemanlarger/Rimenough/8002.jpg 37 on shed road awaiting next turn http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/piemanlarger/Rimenough/8001-1.jpg 37886 gets its sandboxes topped up "Sandy" the fitter. http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w5...
by piemanlarger
Fri Oct 30, 2009 2:58 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Had a couple of days working on the layout to finish off before the weekends show. Well, finish off is perhaps not the correct term as I am sure some ideas for change will come to me over the weekend! Looks ok though i think, just hope it all still works in the morning! Got a couple of modelling job...
by piemanlarger
Fri Oct 23, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

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Did some more ysterday. Got the ballast down on the shed board. Added the concrete area around the shed, the fuel road (partial) and did some weeding, well adding weeds. Will have another day on it Saturday. http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/piemanlarger/Rimenough/topviewshedendon.jpg http://i1...
by piemanlarger
Thu Oct 22, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

its the peco one. If you look at the 1st pages there should be photos of it as 2 x 2 road sheds (thats 2 kits i think?) You can change it to suit really, ths time i am using it as a 3 road shed, the middle road being longer than the roads 1 and 3. Something different. Adding signs, fans, cctv, chang...
by piemanlarger
Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

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Hi The new layout is coming along very well :!: Home come the old layout was dismantled? :) Regards, Lewis Main reason was one board was 4 foot (original size) and one was 6 foot =size i could get in the "then" car! Made the job of transporting a bit akward. New layout is two boards the s...
by piemanlarger
Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Forgot to updat this yeterday. Planted the ews sheds yesterday, glued lightly down http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w55/piemanlarger/Rimenough/new3roadshed.jpg and no sooner had i done so than the weeds started to grow. Looking at pics of Margam though it is not uncommon for weeds / bushes to be s...
by piemanlarger
Sat Oct 17, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

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I am just reading this thread for the first time, and after reading the Jul 02 post where Rimenough was scrapped I thought "Ah, that's a shame". But within weeks you have started again and almost completed a remake! Great work. I technically only started to re-build wo weeks ago and that ...
by piemanlarger
Sat Oct 17, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Yes, the whole area looks "new" and as you say all the same at the moment and its something i never think looks quite right on a layout. I have variuos plans to give it the depot look, one thing that usually does a good job is a mix of sprayed brown and black along the rails, this splils i...
by piemanlarger
Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

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Blimey you don't hang about do you :shock: Cracking job with the backboards, they look absolutely stunning ! I like the bent fence panel too, really adds an extra touch of realism I does not take me long to build a layout no! This is the 4th time I have re-built this one so although there are quite...
by piemanlarger
Fri Oct 16, 2009 11:24 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Right, did a bit more over the last two days after finishing the power and point wiring /programing last week between Weddings and Mx! Started the scenery boards early yesterday and finished late last night Just got the deatails to add now and weather theborad down, then its the left board witht he ...
by piemanlarger
Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Track feeds + power bus put in today, after a weekend of doing bugg er all! All worked well, even better when i put the two missing feeds in! I had even drilled the holes for them, just ran out of red wire before the weekend haha. A quick play revealed some work needed on some locos of varying class...
by piemanlarger
Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Right, this is the track plan, well at least for today! You know how it is, you find another point, change this, that, then the layout has changed completley, well thats whats been happeneing. Got 11 points and only wanted 10! can have another though?? Decided this is 99% how it will stay though as ...
by piemanlarger
Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Yes, thats about it.

Wont take more than about 2 weeks, having re-built it already 3 times everything falls into place fairly easily.
by piemanlarger
Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:22 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Final trackplans for Rimenough mk 4 are almost complete. Updates as things progress. Layout in its new mk 4 form shall make its 1st public here, pop alnong and say hello. Sat 31st October - Sun 1st November 2009 Gloucester MRC - Cotswold Model Railway Exhibition Thomas Keble School, Eastcombe, Strou...
by piemanlarger
Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Rimenough MPD
Replies: 111
Views: 17085

Re: Rimenough MPD

Rimenough mk 3 was scrapped yesterday! See pics below, just got a couple of yard lights, buildings and whatever track can be salvaged to come off. Had to take it down as i wanted to do a bit more on Olivers Road over the next week. Will have to start "New rimenough" ( 2 x 5 x 2 foot boards...

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