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 Posted: Fri Apr 12th, 2019 01:12 am
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You guys are too kind....


Post 548 on page 55 has some details on the stub switch. 

Page 43 has some pictures of yard track in progress.


Will have to find time to do a track tutorial. 

Thought I had posted one before but do not recall when or where. 




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 Posted: Fri Apr 12th, 2019 01:26 am
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Look in the 'Weathering & Detailing Models' Forum, on Page-2

Topic - 'Weathering Hand Laid Track' in Post-5



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Really quite simple.
I use balsa for ties as it is soft before finishing.
I scrape the full length of a strip of balsa and then cut into tie lengths.
I use an exacto to further distress the ends for splits etc.
I glue them down with white glue.
After the glue has set I paint them with artists acrylic raw umber.
Then dry brushed with white.
Rails are glued in place with Walthers Goo (contact cement).
I add spikes but mostly for appearance only.
Rail sides are painted with Model Master acrylic Rust.
Finally rails are dry brushed with raw sienna.
I find that after paint and ballast glue etc the balsa ties are plenty strong.







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I will go check it out.

Thanks Bob.





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 Posted: Sat Apr 13th, 2019 03:23 pm
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Bob R wrote: You guys are too kind....


Post 548 on page 55 has some details on the stub switch. 

Page 43 has some pictures of yard track in progress.


Will have to find time to do a track tutorial. 

Thought I had posted one before but do not recall when or where. 


Found it. 

Look at Page 61, post 605 and 606.


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I've been poking around looking at old photos.

I found a prototype for your round buffers in this photo.

http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15330coll22/id/76946/rec/2994





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 Posted: Sun Apr 28th, 2019 12:42 am
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Shapeways struck again.... 

I needed some more trucks to add another six cars,
and "accidently" pushed the add to cart on another engine.
 
Have made cylinders added a mechanism and some details. 
Will finish painting, weathering and install radio gear. 
Then paint a number 9 on the sides.


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Woodie did pretty much the same thing by adding buffers on his ore cars.


See 'Switching the mines':

https://freerails.com/view_topic.php?id=2262&highlight=ore+tram





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 Posted: Mon May 6th, 2019 07:22 pm
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Happy to announce that engine #9 is now in service.

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Another very nice loco, Bob.

You have probably answered this question before.

What mechanism are you using to power your steamers?

Larry G


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Bachmann Thomas the Train Percy.



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