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 Posted: Tue Jan 31st, 2017 09:34 pm
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and no-one has "got" the significance of the photo??



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 Posted: Tue Jan 31st, 2017 10:12 pm
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Hi John :wave:


I do like mysteries ... but ?? :moose:


How to BANG in a track pin ?


HELP ! I ran out of coal ?


$4!7 the baseboard aint long enough !


;)


I give up ! :f:


I'm gonna check the Freerails crystal-ball & get back later. :shocked:


:moose:


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 Posted: Wed Feb 1st, 2017 09:45 am
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Hi all,
Si - you can put your crystal ball away.  To help de-mystify things - late last Thursday night was the fitting of the"Golden Fishplate", somewhere in this photo
P1230304a by oztrainz, on Flickr 


The driving of the "Golden Spike" shown in the photo of the previous posting had to wait for daylight on Friday with ballasting occurring on Friday afternoon. Wiring looms were fitted to 5 modules on Saturday and testing of trackwork and electrics on 6 new modules (of the 12 modules that make up the Corrimal Colliery Incline layout) was completed last Sunday. 


This completes all operational trackage on the layout required for the Australian Narrow Gauge Convention at Easter. :2t:

There are still some extra tracks to be woven around the buildings at the mine once they start to appear in the next month. The following diagram shows what will be at the Convention 

Corrimal Colliery Incline 2017ANGC display by oztrainz, on Flickr
The overall dimensions are 7.2 metres (23'8") by 5.8 metres (19') - It's only a little layout.. ;)


The construction focus has now switched to scenery - and planting trees by the 100's....It's going to get tight before Easter...The mine buildings will be placeholders that can be replaced with more detailed buildings later. Some of these will be sectioned buildings with detailed interiors. (but not before Easter)
  
The construction saga will be resumed from posting 145 above shortly - Once I can work out which bit needs talking about next. :bg: There is still a lot to catch up on here before we get to that "Golden Spike".  


Till next time...



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It appears I will be missing the meet this year. Always look forward to the layout progress.
Working on a clinic, for the meet, perhaps in 2019.



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Ken C wrote: John

It appears I will be missing the meet this year. Always look forward to the layout progress.
Working on a clinic, for the meet, perhaps in 2019.

Sorry you won't be joining us at Easter Ken.  A number of us were looking forward to a catch up with you.

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Wish that I could be there, I would really love to see the incline mods in operation.

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Ken C wrote: John

It appears I will be missing the meet this year. Always look forward to the layout progress.
Working on a clinic, for the meet, perhaps in 2019.

Hi Ken and all,


I'm sorry you can't make it too. For those who don't know, Ken has been quietly sitting in th background offering long-range encouragement for several years in several internet places. 


Work focus is currently on detailing the mine. The buildings will be placeholders for more detailed structures. The actual mine entrance trackage and buildings went something like this.
P1210017a by oztrainz, on Flickr

which, when squoze to fit onto the 2 mine modules, comes out like this
P1230959a by oztrainz, on Flickr


Still a whole lot of pot-holing to do in the story of how we've got to here, but I've got a couple of acres of building sides to get encased in corrugated iron sheeting rapidly - so, no I'm not going to be "plating" the buildings one 8' x 3'  scale sheet at a time...



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Poll time - the probability of this layout being a showstopper is ...?

"Definition of showstopper
1: an act, song, or performer that wins applause so prolonged as to interrupt a performance
2: something or someone exceptionally arresting or attractive"
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/showstopper



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I hope the 2 lemon heads operating it know what they're doing


It looks complex !


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 Posted: Tue Feb 28th, 2017 08:48 am
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Nice Guy Eddie wrote: I hope the 2 lemon heads operating it know what they're doing




:f:


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Whatever gives you that idea??   :shocked:  :P 



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