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 Posted: Wed Oct 24th, 2012 05:33 pm
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Hi Woodie, thats one of my pet hates too - locos with no crew !! I think its appalling when we spend around £400 per loco but cant be a*sed to put crew in them.
I have indeed taken myself to task over no pics and will endevour to get myself in gear and provide some tommorow
Graham

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 Posted: Sun Nov 11th, 2012 11:58 am
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Alas - still no pics, Ive been doing other things. I sold 6 F (45mm) points to a mate about a year ago, I asked for them back last month and he agreed, so its a case of collecting them.
Once I have the points back, then Im away - good stuff
Graham

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 Posted: Sun Nov 11th, 2012 11:59 am
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Meanwhile - Ive been doing a bit of weathering to my rolling stock, and its now looking much better,the 3 truck Shay is next, she will look lovely pulling some log skeles around
Graham

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 Posted: Mon Nov 19th, 2012 08:21 am
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Well. latest is, the six points that I had will be in the post to me this week, and Ive also done about half of what I want to do with weathering my 3 Truck Shay.
I have a Lenz decoder to fit in my climax, and its then save my pennies to get a couple more decoders for the Heisler and mallet, hopefully soon will have some decent pics to post here
Graham

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 Posted: Wed Dec 5th, 2012 12:27 pm
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Just an update - Ive now got 5 of the 6 points back - they are as good as new, so now its back to planning and theres been changes !!
Ive decided to make my small layout a modular one, but one which I will also be able to run from my garage. It will start off been 3 x 6ft x 30" modules each on legs 45" height. Its gonna be a Logging railroad, which will actually be in Fn3. It will have Bachmann logging locos, and bachmann log skeles, it will run on DCC, with all locos having sound.
Thats the plan for starters - once Ive taken some photos to give you an idea then tell me what you think
Graham

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 Posted: Tue Mar 12th, 2013 05:15 am
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Yet another update. I now have track laid, including 2 points on the first of my proposed 5 boards. Making certain that they will fit in the car, they will all be 79" x 30", which will then leave room for locos, rolling stock etc in the car. At the moment I have two points fitted, and both rail lines wired up, plus a dabble in a bit of log laying.
Next job is to make a Logging Piler (seen some good plans in Logging & Mining Annual). At one end of the Modular layout will be a chasm with the Pile driver operating, at the other end will be a load logging scenario - pics will follow - thats a promise !

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Pictures L: We like pictures :)



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 Posted: Tue Mar 12th, 2013 08:17 pm
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ASH wrote: Hi Woodie, thats one of my pet hates too - locos with no crew !! Count me in. Part of it is figures matching what's in the mind's eye.
I don't like model airplanes coming with no pilots either.
A hair easier to kitbash figs in G than N.
Been trying to find an overweight woman car driver or seated passenger which is suitable to be Kathy as engineer in her HO freelance road's GP38, no luck so far.



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 Posted: Sun Mar 17th, 2013 03:12 pm
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Ive now got a set of 4 people, probably more like 1:22, rather than 1.20, but they are okay, I did have some figures from a real nice supplier, cant remember name, but they had a group of 6 woods people, very nice indeed
Graham

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Hello ASH

I too am putting together a small Fn3 indoor layout. I have rolling stock and locomotives but have to finish the room first. Good luck with yours!
Charley

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