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My New Fn3 Railroad In The Garage
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 Posted: Mon Nov 19th, 2012 01:21 pm
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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 05:27 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 10:15 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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 Posted: Tue Mar 12th, 2013 12:37 pm
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Pictures L: We like pictures :)



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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 08:12 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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 Posted: Tue Mar 26th, 2013 05:54 pm
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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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 Posted: Tue Mar 26th, 2013 06:00 pm
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Thanks for that Charlie, same to you.
Last Sunday II went to G Scale annual meeting at Stafford UK, quite a good turnout, some excellent bargains. I bought 4 potential engine drivers, which once painted I will photo and publish

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 Posted: Fri Jul 26th, 2013 05:49 pm
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Ok heres yet another update with no pics yet. Ive now got 2 of the boards completely up, track is fitted on one board (Im using Peco code 200 with PSB for sleepers, which are glued down. The track is wired for DCC on one board and that works ok, I shall get the track down on board 2 this weekend, and get that wired up and tested. Ive added another loco this time a Bachmann Railtruck, which will become Goose No 1,Ive also bought a Tsunami TSU 1000 to fit into that its a low use electric motor which is recommended to have this 1 amp decoder, we shall see

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Okay, its been ages since I last had time to spend on here, but Ive got it now.
The Modular layout is now 26ft long x 26" wide, that consists of 4 boards, which fit nicely into my car.
Ive also moved house and have a rear garden which is 70 long, by 25ft at the bottom, (house end) and 18ft at the top, there is an incline throughout the garden of 4ft running upwards which will make an ideal Logging & Mining Layout.
More to follow - just updating
Graham

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