Dad's Layout

Post pictures and information about your own personal model railway layout that is under construction. Keep members up-to-date with what you are doing and discuss problems that you are having.
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briantwigley
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Postby briantwigley » Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:39 pm

I can't believe what i'm seeing! This is truly fantastic! Start charging people to come and look :P Imagine it in N-Gauge :D
One day.....

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Postby suchahampal » Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:41 pm

briantwigley wrote: Imagine it in N-Gauge :D


You need to get a microscope to see the detail then. :D

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briantwigley
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Postby briantwigley » Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:52 pm

But you could recreate the whole of the UK on it then!

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bunji
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Postby bunji » Tue Feb 27, 2007 7:17 pm

suchahampal wrote:You need to get a microscope to see the detail then. :D


Yep, the detail on N Gauge models is that fine. :wink:

Great stuff; it truly is!

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random man
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Postby random man » Tue Mar 06, 2007 5:50 pm

how long did that take you? :shock:
must have cost a fortune! :shock:
Here's one i broke earlier...


http://www.scalescenes.com - cardboard kits
http://xs.to - free image hosting
my layout

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briantwigley
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Postby briantwigley » Tue Mar 06, 2007 7:31 pm

I think he said 10 years in the current house? But his dad has been collecting for 40+ years.

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March 7 / 07 Update

Postby Blue_Dalek » Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:25 am

Hey all..

Finally dug out of boxes.. had a service.. and now run like a dream.. a pair of Wrenn class 20's :

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A little more work done at Limply Stoke :

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New point work at Draperton :

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Some scenic updates with some people added.. makes it look a little more 'lived in' :

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Postby Blue_Dalek » Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:29 am

A trip down below.. a look at the underground storage lines..

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Postby Blue_Dalek » Thu Mar 08, 2007 2:31 am

And some more scenic pics..

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Postby TerryB » Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:20 am

Hi B-D .........stunning pictures,and tremedous detail,you should be really proud of that layout. Well done.
Terry
I know it's the fastest .....but why did they have to name it after a duck?

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Postby Spavo » Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:23 am

Good lord..........

I just don't know what to say...utterly fantastic and you have more rolling stock than any shop I know!

Great pics, thank you for sharing.

Gav.
Watford FC For Me Since 1976

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Postby f1_mw » Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:11 am

Excellent stuff Blue, as always! A credit to your Dad.
Chris M.

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waz
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Postby waz » Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:31 am

Hi Blue !!!

Stunning photos !! A pleasure to the eye. Many thanks for shairing your dad's layout with us.


Best Regards

BILL.

DB
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Postby DB » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:10 am

Have you got any track layout plans online on that setup?

Would love to see a plan level by level. Awesome setup.
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Re: March 7 / 07 Update

Postby mycerbera » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:56 am

Blue_Dalek wrote:Hey all..

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What is the White stuff that you use for making the hills etc as seen in this photo?

Do you find it effective and how do you go about covering it after and what with?


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