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 Posted: Wed Dec 1st, 2010 08:40 am
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Ronnie D.
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Herb,

Maybe you can clear this up for me, I keep finding all great photos of Woodie work on this site.What scale is his layout On30 or some kind of G scale. !!! Now Woodie I've lived in Texas all my life except for the last 12 years and I know how bad the weather can be there please tell you don't keep that layout outside under plastic !! I thought I saw a section mounted to some kind of trailer.



If this is On30 my backwood Rail Truck would fit right end with rest of your locos Woodie.

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 Posted: Wed Dec 1st, 2010 01:08 pm
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Dwayne wrote: Mike, your pink mens thong comment just ain't right...:shocked:

okay, you pick a colour the THONG  should be and i will change the text of the previous post to the new colour that does not hurt your feelings.

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 Posted: Wed Dec 1st, 2010 01:37 pm
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Ronnie,

I'll hyjack that answer for Herb and Woodie...

The scale is 1:35 and the guage is 2 foot (16.5mm). And yes, it does spend its life under the Texas sun and winter's chill. When storms threaten the layout gets wrapped in plastic sheeting. The layout acts just like an airplane wing during windy weather and has never blown down.

You could use your truck on the tracks since Woodie uses On30 and HO mechs as fodder for his creations.


P.S. to the previous answer:

As to the sections attached to the "trailer", that was Woodie's first motor home. He had the first sections of the layout attached to it. He now has a replacement and the layout has been moved into the yard on tripods.

And BTW, Woodie lives in a motor home parked in the backyard of the esteemed Mr. Bill Caldwell.
 

 

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 Posted: Wed Dec 1st, 2010 05:09 pm
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Thanks, James!

Ronnie--uberfunky rail truck--I see you found some chain--I like it!

Herbie  :old dude:

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 Posted: Thu Dec 2nd, 2010 09:58 am
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Herb,

I had to put chains on this vehicle, I was getting to much flack from the OSHA and the  Union Bosses !!!!

"(Laughing)" !!!!!

Ronnie D.:Crazy:

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Sullivan,

What do Woodie do to keep away real"Texas" Outlaws" like Cock Roaches, Ants and Squirrels from eating on the scenery when it's really hot !!!! in Dallas in the summer.


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There's no such thing as track radius, It's whatever stay on the the track !!!!!:brill:

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Nice looking Bachmann Porter. :thumb:

Ronnie, you say you're workibg in "G"... which scale in particular? 1/20n3?



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 Posted: Thu Dec 2nd, 2010 05:35 pm
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Dwayne,

It depends !!! When I was running my old R&P Lumber Co. layout it was 1:20 Bachmann 0-4-0 Porters, LGB 0-4-0 and Hartland Mack Diesel and G scale Model Diecast little Diesel.Now with this new layout I'm working on the locos are a "Funky O/G scale New Bright Trains.

I'll be posting a new form soon on my Adventures in "G" with photos from my old R&P Lumber Co. layout photos that I have not posted before.


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Dwayne,

It depends !!! When I was running my old R&P Lumber Co. layout it was 1:20 Bachmann 0-4-0 Porters, LGB 0-4-0 and Hartland Mack Diesel. Now with this new layout I'm working on the locos are a "Funky O/G scale New Bright Trains.

I'll be posting a new form soon on my Adventures in "G" with photos from my old R&P Lumber Co. layout that I have not posted yet.

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 Posted: Wed Jun 27th, 2012 07:34 pm
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I know this is an old topic and I see that people here didn't much care for Malcolm Furlow but The San Juan Central is what initially turned me on to narrow gauge way back when I was young. I still have the book in my collection somewhere. As I recall he also did a railroad called the Carbondale or some such thing that I also liked very much.

Mike



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