balsa road mk2 major rebuild almost completed

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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby HARRYMALLARD » Thu May 24, 2012 8:28 pm

Are they the "Days gone" trams by Lleldo? If so what did you think of the detail? On mine the windows were without glazing and the wheels are flangeless, and there was flash on a rtr model and lots of it :evil:

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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Fri May 25, 2012 1:10 pm

harrymallard the tram is the new oxford diecast blackpool tram & its a nice li'l model

time for a news update
as you can see the hill is made from polysteren then plastercloth layed on top

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location of the tunnel
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building the tunnel
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the carved polysteren
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just watch out for the new sport that will be added :lol:
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby HARRYMALLARD » Fri May 25, 2012 1:57 pm

Golf ? :mrgreen:
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby b308 » Fri May 25, 2012 2:02 pm

Ski slope... :mrgreen:

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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby HARRYMALLARD » Fri May 25, 2012 4:52 pm

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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Tue May 29, 2012 12:52 pm

HARRYMALLARD wrote:Airport vehicle racing????? 8)

http://www.topgear.com/uk/videos/brand-new-clip-airport-vehicle-racing


more madder than that harry mallard

BARRELL ROLLING :lol:
basicly three idiots rolling down a hill in barrell
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby HARRYMALLARD » Tue May 29, 2012 2:47 pm

Sounds ....... interesting :| Would look funny and add some individuality to the layout though :D
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Mon Jun 04, 2012 1:00 pm

time for a news update
the hills & track have been sparyed with brown paint
ballast work has begun on the track with both corners ballasted
the platform frames have been built
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ballasted second bend
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a quick mock up of the level crossing
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tunnel all painted
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Wed Jun 20, 2012 1:18 pm

well progress has gound to a halt for two reasons fisrts i need to get my hand on some staic grass & second i have been up to my neck with college work trying to get all my work done for friday ( this friday the 22) & am also wating for my rome to be redicrotated

but some work i have done is
built a wall round the tramway
built the disued platform
painted the road
& planed the control panel

hope to get work jumped started next week ( hopefully )

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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:59 pm

well its by time i updated all on balsa road & a lot has changed
the tram way is almost completed after the fitteing of repainted dapol gantry masts
the track if fully ballasted just needs weathered a bit
& the station is finaly built to 99%
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:23 pm

Well Time for an update I think no1 the disused platform has been removed & replaced by a field no2 the back scene has been marked out ready to be shortened in height no3 elis lil red morri minor van has been painted & a stack of hay bails made
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:08 pm

well time for another up date
the backscene has been lowered by 6 inches
the level crossing, trees & telegraphpoles glued down
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:11 pm

so time for a photo update enjoy

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eli's hay removal
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level crossing
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update overall
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:58 pm

well the high street is almost complete the new tramway has been made & painted, the pavements painted red & the cobble road glued down & the level crossing painted
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Re: balsa road mk2 now under full swing

Postby markh » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:34 pm

well the back scene is in place & what a diffrence it has made
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befor
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