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by Mr P
Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

first attempt at weathering buildings using powders - http://www.freewebs.com/brindleyjunction/old%20shop.JPG http://www.freewebs.com/brindleyjunction/old%20shop%20(1).JPG seems to capture the 'vacant' image I was looking for. Next step is to add the rubbish and waste paper that would accumulate in ...
by Mr P
Thu Jan 04, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

no, best served at room temperature :lol:
by Mr P
Wed Jan 03, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

locos currently being run...

This is the latest addition - A Bachman 4-8-2 fitted with a sound decoder, sounds superb ! http://homepage.ntlworld.com/steve.hatt/images/hex0.jpg one of the longer locos needing maximum radus curves http://homepage.ntlworld.com/steve.hatt/images/hex6.jpg waiting to be sprayed yellow ! http://homepa...
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:05 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Saratoga Railroad Company, On30
Replies: 168
Views: 25969

looking pretty damn good mate, look forward to seeing the finished article!
Great to see step-by-step stuff, I always think of doing it but get carried away and only photograph the end normally - keep it coming.
Happy New Year!
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

Patience is the key! Painted the whole thing with a blend of dark and light blue emulsion with a mini roller first. then whilst still wet (the paint, not me!) using a fan paint brush stippled the cloud shapes using a really pale blue (almost white) gradually blending it in. I have been painting all ...
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 6:21 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

I think I mucked up the last upload so here goes again (appologies if the pics appear twice! I'm sure Mr Admin will remove any duplicates :wink: http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/flap.jpg http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/town_b_31-12-06.jpg http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk...
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

this is the view from the main shed of the extension loop that passes through the town section (this section being approx 12ft of track which then goes to the return loop and back again (obviously :roll: ) :lol: http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/transition_2.jpg and this is the view fro...
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

Had a busy day today!! Convinced wife that as i am full of cold it would be a bad idea for me to go with her to the in-laws :wink: Better to stay in the warmth of our home (or the shed :lol: ). So had a productive day painting the background sky for the town end, done a bit of landscaping and tempor...
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

thanks for your kind comments, I will post more as soon as i have some.
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

here's a few more of the mining facility in it's infant stage - http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/mining_1.jpg http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/mining_2.jpg Heinz - the Chevy came from a show (it's made by model Power I think)
by Mr P
Sun Dec 31, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

here goes ! this is the mess that will become my layout - http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/provisions.jpg and one of the many collection of buildings - http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/mining_3.jpg the return loop - http://www.railwaypictures.co.uk/data/media/13/return_lo...
by Mr P
Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:42 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

photos are coming honestly!! I just have to clear the crap out around above and below the layout first as it looks a right mess at the moment!!

will try and get them on here over the weekend !
by Mr P
Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

It's a "family thing", just a small 2 berth Micro Plus 16' so we can spend "quality time together" next summer! (she says) :wink:
by Mr P
Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

I will try and take some pics over the weekend. I got so fed up with ducking under roof timbers and having all my tools in the workshop I decided to convert the main part of my workshop to a larger layout. I then got carried away and ran the track down one side of the machine shed and am in the proc...
by Mr P
Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: we're back!
Replies: 202
Views: 25626

we're back!

Hi guys, sorry for the lack of posts and involvement over the past few months. We've decided to move our loft layout to the bottom of the garden. Photos will follow shortly but in essence we now have a main layout of 30' x 8' with 2 lower tracks and 1 upper circuit. We then have a 24' x 2' spur at 9...

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