balsa road mk2 major rebuild almost completed

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balsa road mk2 major rebuild almost completed

Postby markh » Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:34 pm

Well I have started a N gauge layout much easyer to my last
the layout is 3.4ftx2.2ft made on a balsa wood frame & (touch wood :lol: :lol: ) it wount brake in two (thousands ) pieces

all this in two nights
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base board top & half the backscene
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half of the frame
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:37 pm

well the track & underlay it down & the back scene is finshed just waiting to go to wigton or carlise for some materials to finsh it off
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Re: balsa road

Postby Timmy33 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:46 pm

Making good progress there mate, ill make sure I keep an eye on this layout.
What kind of stock will you be running?

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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:11 pm

mainly a j94. i do have a colas 66 did have the deltic but when i tried to clean the motor it packed in so im going to take it to carlise to try & get it fixed
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under all that spare change is the underlay
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trackplan
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Re: balsa road

Postby Timmy33 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:36 pm

Haha ill have to google thos loco's as im an aussie so its all forein to me :?

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Re: balsa road

Postby mika » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:28 am

Hi,

looks like an enjoyable little layout. I like the shape of the backscene and your trackplan. This is going to be fun operating the layout. Keep us posted!

Timmy33 wrote:Haha ill have to google thos loco's as im an aussie so its all forein to me :?


:lol: Haha, that's what I did when I started modelling British railways :lol:

Cheers,
Michael
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My German layout 'Zinnroda (Thür.)'

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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:21 pm

mika wrote:Hi,

looks like an enjoyable little layout. I like the shape of the backscene and your trackplan. This is going to be fun operating the layout. Keep us posted!

Timmy33 wrote:Haha ill have to google thos loco's as im an aussie so its all forein to me :?


:lol: Haha, that's what I did when I started modelling British railways :lol:

Cheers,
Michael



same here & i live in england & i know nearly ever class of loco
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:56 am

well a test run last night all works apart from it stalling on a curve & not running in the goods yard any help befor it turn the layout in to a glider :lol: :lol: weech out te windyow
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:26 pm

time for some more picys me thinks
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murry road
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a view of the goods yard
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:46 pm

started the working on the hill last night & hoping to get best part of it completed to night & i hope to have the photots up tomorrow
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:24 pm

well i had to pull the hill as it was not going to work as i had built the fisr section to high so i'll work on a new one for now so that should keep me out of mischief ( for now that is :lol: :lol: )
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:34 am

well i had a change to the scenery so here it is
the tunnel entrace has been moved forward & 45degrees to the backscene
the hill has been remade by combining two method polystrene for the fron section & cardbord stips woven togeather for the back
so i me hoping to get it done by the weekend
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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:26 pm

well heres some photos of the hill being built the method used is a part weeved cardboard & part polystrene i have also start on a village green area
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just waiting for the grass to grow
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hill finaly built
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sloly taking shape
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card board formers
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Re: balsa road

Postby Timmy33 » Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:04 pm

That hill looks ace, hope I can produce terrain that looks that good. As always ill be keeping an eye on your progress

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Re: balsa road

Postby markh » Sat Feb 11, 2012 3:13 pm

well the road has been painted the pavement on the high street glued down & the hill covered in static grass & shubs added shouldhave some photos up tuseday hopefully
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