N Gauge in the garden?

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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Sun Dec 07, 2008 3:13 am

trains! wrote:Ooo G ambitious and pricy :lol: :shock: . Keep us posted, and what stock will you be buying?


Its not that bad!


Current G scale stock consistes of:-
http://railsofsheffield.com/blue-comet- ... A8215.aspx
My Christmas present! :D

Tho the Mrs doesn't really take a great interest she has expressed a liking for the Silver and Red Santa Fe FA1's with the silver domed observation cars. I had them in n gauge but changed plans and sold them on... THEN she says Oh I liked those ones lol

The house we have bought in Finland has a huuuuge garden so an outdoor layout is a must! and there's a nice little stream to brige too :) I also have an old cowshed to play with as well but more on that later :D. Ill post pics of it when I head back next weekend

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The trees in the far distance are on our land :) as you can see G scale is the way to go :) I can see us needing operational snowploughs some of the time tho lol

As things progress I will keep everyone posted
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Dead Man's Handle » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:16 pm

Might comment in a few days if I can get over my jealousy... :cry:

Ade :)
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby MrT » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:53 pm

That looks fantastic. The more I think about emigrating, the more it seems to make sense!

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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:52 pm

we have about 4 square Kms of land a nice 3 bedroomed house with sauna, woodstore, cowshed (in need of TLC), tractor store (read double garage with workshop) and a few other outbuildings.
for those of you who live "dahn saaaf" the price we paid for all that is about the same as you would pay for a run of the mill estate 3 bed semi in essex
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby trains! » Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:12 pm

Thats 12km of land! Are you balasting? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:39 pm

trains! wrote:Thats 12km of land! Are you balasting? :lol: :lol: :lol:



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NO! :D
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby trains! » Wed Dec 10, 2008 5:18 pm

Aww... :lol: :( :mrgreen: :wink:
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby beerandpies » Sat Dec 13, 2008 3:21 am

Just go the whole hog and have a 12" to 1 foot layout ;)
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby allesclar » Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:33 pm

get some track down please!!! lol
My N gauge 90's Era layout - viewtopic.php?f=22&t=18182

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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:50 am

allesclar wrote:get some track down please!!! lol


Its -15c here! :lol: do you want to come and help??? :)
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby allesclar » Fri Jan 02, 2009 3:04 pm

in the same country and within 20 miles i would glady :)
sadly thats not the case :p what kind of layout plan you going for? 2 lines 4?
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Fri Jan 02, 2009 4:44 pm

Not really sure what its going to be yet, so far the plan has a big bridge over the river and thats it!... I think It'll have a few sidings too lol
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby trains! » Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:02 pm

What track are you to be using? I heard LGB have went bust and been bought by marklin, but marklin aint producing track at the moment so LGB track is very high cost at the moment.
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby outcastjack » Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:27 pm

wow that looks great.
:idea:
emagrating sudenly has huge appeal

please keep us posted on the railway
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Re: N Gauge in the garden?

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:32 pm

Not much happening at the moment, lots of other things taking up my time and also it a bit too cold to be outside laying track, but soon as something happens I will post
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