Andrew's garage layout - Hookstoke Junction

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby edwardholmes91 » Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:24 am

Yes, its a fairly easy modification. Let me know how it goes it you do it. I think you will find on the back of the curved point boxes a diagram on how to transfer from one track to another. You need a LH and a RH I think, then you need a little curved piece.

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Wed May 06, 2009 5:44 pm

sorry i haven't been able to post with the pictures as i have'nt had time to take the photos. I have now underlayed all 3 ovals of track but now i need some peco fixing pins. Hopefully i'll post the current pictures soon.

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I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Sat May 09, 2009 5:16 pm

ok i have now finished the underlaying, hopefully i will post the pictures this afternoon

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I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Tue May 12, 2009 5:56 pm

Ok here are the pictures. (sorry for the delay)
All the underlay down
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Enjoy the pictures!

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I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Tue May 12, 2009 5:58 pm

Just remembered. What would be a good name for my layout?
I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby ste234 » Tue May 12, 2009 6:05 pm

hobby boy wrote:Just remembered. What would be a good name for my layout?

The best name for a layout is something you can remember or people will remember well.
I think quite a few people include their surname, so for example if your surname was Smith, it could be Smithton or Smithsville (yes they are very bad names but you get what i mean? :wink: )
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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby ChrisWV10 » Tue May 12, 2009 7:18 pm

Good start! Like the track plan. How big is it? Looks about 8x5? And I see you have the same problem I have with a 3 track level crossing.

Can't help with a name I'm afraid. Mine's still called 'Trackmat' :?

Just had a thought ... how about Hobbham?

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Tue May 12, 2009 7:33 pm

ChrisWV10 wrote:Good start! Like the track plan. How big is it? Looks about 8x5? And I see you have the same problem I have with a 3 track level crossing.

Can't help with a name I'm afraid. Mine's still called 'Trackmat' :?

Just had a thought ... how about Hobbham?

the track plan is the old trackmat modified and i had that trouble.(I told you it) I guess it is about that size.

Next i'll start re fitting the point motors

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I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby Black-Marlin » Tue May 12, 2009 7:51 pm

hobby boy wrote:Just remembered. What would be a good name for my layout?


A good way to get a name is to take a real place and tweak it a little. There's a place in Northern Ireland called Carlingford Lough. I was thinking about the lough-style water feature on my layout, and I could hear the birds outside the window, so 'Carlingford' became 'Starlingford', and that's how my layout got its name.

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby bizzyd6405 » Tue May 12, 2009 8:23 pm

i agree with gavin, on choosing your layouts name, to make mine Lordsbridge i took Lords from where i used to live in lordswood and the bridge from cambridge where i live now maybe you could try something along the same lines.

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Tue May 12, 2009 8:47 pm

I thought of a name but is it ok :? Do you think Hooknidge is a good name?? :?:

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I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby Black-Marlin » Tue May 12, 2009 9:09 pm

hobby boy wrote:I thought of a name but is it ok :? Do you think Hooknidge is a good name?? :?:

Hobby Boy


It's very Harry Potter-ish - I like it! :D

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Re: hobby boys layout

Postby hobby boy » Wed May 13, 2009 7:45 am

I thought of another name - Hookstoke
I like this name but does anyone else like it?
I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout - Hookstoke Junction

Postby hobby boy » Wed May 13, 2009 4:38 pm

i'll get some new pictures on soon. So what do you think of the new name?
if you really want to know, i'll put a list of the trains i have on.

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I have this engine like the picture :) GWR 0-6-0 Pannier tank
Check out Andrew's layout Hookstoke Junction UPDATED! Should do more work as it's now the Easter Holidays :) After the holdiays are over, my layout won't get updated much Age = 15

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Re: hobby boys layout - Hookstoke Junction

Postby outcastjack » Wed May 13, 2009 7:16 pm

I like it!
Above all its a Rover.

http://www.pendonmuseum.com
or visit my layout.
or my other models.


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