OO In The Garden.

Discussion on OO, and O gauge garden model railway design and construction. (scenery, track laying, electronics)
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Ryan
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Postby Ryan » Sat May 06, 2006 7:24 pm

Hi

what track would you use
is it vunerable to rust
Planning a layout for a 13 ft x 4 ft board

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Postby Bufflers Halt » Sun May 07, 2006 3:59 pm

I'll be using standard Hornby track.
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Postby Raider » Sun May 07, 2006 5:27 pm

Flexitrack might be a good idea as you get longer lengths and so less joints - just a thought

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Postby Bufflers Halt » Sun May 07, 2006 7:01 pm

Isn't flexi track more expensive?
Your right about the joint bit if i can reduce it that would be better as i'm sure i will need to solder some wires on etc if the power drops off.
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Postby Raider » Sun May 07, 2006 7:06 pm

Not sure about the price, but in N gauge the flexitrack is cheaper than set track pieces.

The main thought was that the longer sections would mean less soldering and less chance of the joints becoming seperated.

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Postby live-frog » Sun May 28, 2006 10:33 pm

Back on topic - have a look at this site -
http://www.talacre.com/welcome.htm
I was researching for North wales coast info and found the site - impressive !!

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Postby Bufflers Halt » Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:21 pm

Work started today on my garden railway and should up and running as early as tomorrow if i have enough track and don't need to do any soldering etc.
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Postby Paddy D » Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:55 pm

cant wait to see some pics (hint hint)

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Postby Bufflers Halt » Tue Jun 27, 2006 6:20 pm

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Here is the start of many pics this just shows the layout and one of my beloved HST's.
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Postby Raider » Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:21 pm

Looks like you are off to a great start there - looking forward to some more photos of your progress.

Why not start a thread in the personal layouts section?

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Postby dr5euss » Tue Jun 27, 2006 7:37 pm

Cool 8) !

Is that the whole layout or are you adding more points etc?

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Postby Bufflers Halt » Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:00 pm

dr5euss wrote:Cool 8) !

Is that the whole layout or are you adding more points etc?


At the moment i'm just seeing what space i have in each loop for sidings etc so it will change.
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Postby Bufflers Halt » Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:01 pm

Raider wrote:Looks like you are off to a great start there - looking forward to some more photos of your progress.

Why not start a thread in the personal layouts section?


Thanks Raider,i'm glad finally i've got something in the garden and somewhere to run my trains that have been stuck in a box for months since i done away with my old board layout.
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Postby Ijdagger » Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:04 pm

That looks really good, well impressed i have a a wall that runs down the side and part of the back garden could do and a loop from the garage outside :roll: :roll: Not sure if the wife will approve

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Postby Raider » Tue Jun 27, 2006 8:12 pm

Could you join it up with the main layout Ian? That would be cool


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