gravesend

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sapper_k
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:53 pm

the stations scratch built however i have used the scalescenes platform for the top but painted the yellow line myself
lol that makes me feel so clever writing that :lol:
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:01 pm

ive done a litle bit of ballasting today i will wait for it to dry and i'l get some pics up

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sapper_k
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:08 pm

ok ive got a little bit done over the last couple of days

firstly ive started the other platform
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then ive weathered the tracks
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i need to finish the edges but i covered the rest of it
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a view from the bridge as the first pic i have used is taken from
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ive started a bit of ballsting
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i got these in the post today too
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is it right for this to pull these?
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finally GRAVESEND looking a little busier
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thanks for looking
let me know what you think


TTFN

kye
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barks
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Re: gravesend

Postby barks » Sat Feb 07, 2009 9:40 pm

hi kye,

comming on nicely mate!
rather straight yellow line, i need to do mine soon.
the coaches are nse so i would have a nse 47 or 50?
looking good though.

regards
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sishades
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Re: gravesend

Postby sishades » Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:46 am

Its your layout, run whatever you like!
High towards the far post,Howard with a header,Hes done it!Steve Howard has scored for Leicester City,Bedlam here at the Walkers Stadium. the Leeds United players are flat out on the turf in utter despair. Leicester City are going to win again

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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:53 am

lol yeah i suppose

thanks for coment peeps

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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:58 pm

not alot of progress but thought you might like to see this
it still needs a little bit of work but thats in the pipeline still

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my attempt of the over bridge thingy

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check it fits
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the roof
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check that fits
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a bit of rust
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all together
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and in situe (approx)
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still needs a bit of work like i say but i think it looks ok

let me know what you think



kye
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DB
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Re: gravesend

Postby DB » Wed Feb 11, 2009 6:34 pm

im from that area so will watch this with interest :D
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:50 pm

cool where abouts are you from?



ive had a mess about with the camera today this is what ive come up with i think some ar better than others
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trains!
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Re: gravesend

Postby trains! » Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:53 pm

the second last one is quite good IMO, probally the best :D .
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:00 pm

ive been away playing soldiers this last couple of weeks people, ive finally got around to doing a bit with having friday off,
theres still a hell of alot to do but i thought id keep you guys n the know

i got a new class 108, in the post from hattons
i bought the pavment and roads from scalescenes
i have finished off the other platform and done a bit more ballasting
anyway i think thats enough talking so lets get on with the pictures shall we

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please let me know what you think so far peeps

many thanks
kye
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:06 pm

a few others for you

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a bit of weathering
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cheers again
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trains!
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Re: gravesend

Postby trains! » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:26 pm

The weathering is quite good but stands out a little. It needs a black wash with the loco needing a few white washes. When ever i weather something it always gets faded with white. That way it gives the effect its been out in the sun a while quite easily.
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Re: gravesend

Postby sapper_k » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:42 pm

TBH i wasnt really happy with the weathering of the class 30 and im gonna try give is another go now i have an airbrush
i need to get the hang of it before i try/weather the class 108 to match the NSE coaches

thanks for looking

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Re: gravesend

Postby barks » Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:49 pm

coming on nicely kye
keep at it mate :D
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