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 Posted: Tue Sep 13th, 2016 12:36 pm
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Tony M
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well under way, finished the second station module all I need to do now is set the two modules up where they go and level the second module, mark the legs and cut them.

I may piggy back the second module since I have used 3/8 inch bolts only need one set of legs and the same with the third station stage one.
The third module is already made up hopefully finish the station modules the weekend and set up whole front of the layout from the car port to the spiral be an awesome site indeed.











The last pic the pinkish colour module is the third module for the station complex, there will be another three to complete the whole station complex 6 modules.

Once I have made up all the station modules those curved sections will sit onto of the modules, modules are 2ft wide.

Keep posted on the post for the latest up dates.

It was very sad to hear Gene Wilder passed away last week,
I managed a couple of years back bought his movie Silver Streak, had to buy a region 2 copy, can only play it on the lap top the new VCR's coming out today over here can't play all region anymore, top movie worth while getting a copy.


Tony from down under warming up over here.

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 Posted: Wed Sep 14th, 2016 11:25 pm
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If you have a name brand Japanese DVD player it may not play all regions but google up 'region free' for the model of your DVD and you might find an unlock procedure. I just buy at the cheaper end these days as the lasers wear out in all of them and it cheaper to throw them than replace the laser. They also play all region.

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 Posted: Thu Sep 15th, 2016 01:29 pm
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Hi Bob I had a look on the net about Google UP free region, it was the lap top I was using and I can't under stand that that movie played in region 2 is what I set the lap top to I think region 1 is US.

Did a windows 10 update and that update stuffed up Power DVD took out a couple of files, we had to do a restore back a couple of day and that fixed the problem, will wait for the next windows update.

I have an older Panasonic DVD player and it is all region will set that one up, got three HDMI connections on the TV but will have to block the other one as it is a Panasonic as well.

All goes well I will be finishing the first three of the station modules the weekend and then setting up the other modules that complete the front of the layout WOW

Oh yeah I sold my petrol garden tools and with that money I bought the 36volt Ryobi blower/vac pretty awesome, no more mixing two stroke, will get the chain saw later if I do, don't really need one, I would like to get the 18volt tree lobber.

Being raining here today, storms Sunday afternoon.

Tony.

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 Posted: Sat Sep 17th, 2016 05:06 am
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Hi Tony.

Lookin' good dude !!

No, I don't live in Ipswich, but it's not far away.

I saw you had a bit of bother Posting in the other HO/OO garden Thread.
You were right there was a difficulty, that thread can't start a new page.

Keep up the good work & SUNNY DAYS !

:moose:

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 Posted: Sat Sep 17th, 2016 11:46 am
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Hi Si yeah I sure did, thank you for fixing the error, I am glad then I took James's advise starting my onw thread.

Got some more pics from todays carpenters gang , was a slow start but I finished the second station module was hopping to set up the final module of stage one of the station complex. Will have to wait till mid week now rain coming in tomorrow, they say we will cop about 50mm good for the grass, I am itching to try out he new mower.







I decided to pre stand the second module easier to line up to put in the bolts.

Thanks Si I still have heaps more ahead can only work on the layout every few days, be good if I could spend a whole week on it.

Have to get some more countersunk bolts with wing nuts this week this is where the little costs add up.

Tony from down under:2t::glad:

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"Aiming to have my outdoor layout up and running buy Christmas or just after Christmas depending if I need more ply, be asking for Bunning Boucher's"

Had a chuckle with that one Tony, my kids get cranky when I suggest Bunnings 'vouchers' for Xmas or birthdays, they always say they want to give a present I will cherish, and I always say a voucher will help me get my railway done, and I 'will definitely' cherish that! They are slowly coming around to my way of thinking.

Wayne from Sth Oz.



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 Posted: Tue Sep 20th, 2016 02:40 am
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Hi Wayne, that's ok, I have for a while being asking for money for my birthday buy what I want, my mum wont do that for Christmas gift card is the next best thing.

Planning a 24ft long double deck cable stay bridge modelled on the Oresund bridge between Denmark and Sweden or may be model an US bridge which is a double deck bridge much older bridge would like amore modern bridge design.

Will need lots of 4mm dowel and more ply can buy 3metre lengths at Bunning, may not have enough ply to complete the track circuit.

I forgot to mark the measurements before setting the station modules in place an inch out no wounder the modules aren't lining up properly, easy fix.

Have changed the design of the back track of the layout and shifted the back corner so there is a lift bridge and the road will look close to the real scene on the Oresund bridge.

Tony from SE/QLD

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 Posted: Fri Sep 23rd, 2016 10:31 pm
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Have come across the best pic yet of the double deck cable stay bridge I will be building on the back of the layout.



First up I made sure Oresundsbron wasn't some ones name is the name f the bridge, the paying booths are on the Swedish side, the island at the top of the pic is man made and the road and rail go into a tunnel. They did that because of the airport on the Danish side.

I am only modelling the main span with the towers, island at the other end and the same at the bottom of the pic, sadly I can't model the bridge as you see it there is a bloody pergola post in the way other end. The curve of the bridge be facing the other way and won't be having the paying booths be automatic paying with a bridge across both roads we have them over here, we have a tag on the windscreen and that is picked up by scanning cameras on the bridge tower, there is that bad word again technology

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8jnMuCDmUk

Here is a good you tube video of a train passing through on the rail deck, shows the where the cables join into the support beams.

Big day today finishing off the last station module stage one of the station complex, pics to follow tomorrow when I set up the whole front of the layout from car port to spiral, WOW, long time at this build.

Tony from down under.

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 Posted: Mon Sep 26th, 2016 12:20 am
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At long last, I finely cut the last piece of ply to fill the gap of the track decking on Sunday on a high.

Saturday I cut the legs of the last station module and set it up in place to move onto the two modules between the corner module of the car port to the station module.

The next carpenters department job be cutting the ply to build the frame work of those two modules, that won't happen to the second week of October, first week I am going down to Canberra to visit the war museum and head back to Sydney by train to visit Sydney Central, be awesome, lots of pics.




Should of used the goo SLR digital camera, I tried to moodily the pic to show the bubble in the middle of the level was level.






Third pic looks like the decking drops down on an slope it doesn't the slope of the floor makes it loop that way.




I would of had the spiral corner module set up and spiral but thanks to rain stopped me from doing so.

Will be painting the three station modules this week and marking them which way the go, have marked the floor as well, hopefully with all the section coded it wont take long to set up, wiring is plug and play.

On a very big high and a pity I changed the design of the layout year back would of had trains running by now.

Tony from down under. :glad::wave::2t::slow:

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 Posted: Thu Sep 29th, 2016 12:10 am
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I love these mock-up's on checking to see how the points fit on the track plan before nailing them down and drilling the holes for the point motor's.

Also comes in handy when needing to buy more points and cross overs, I need one more single slip and one medium point.






The diamond cross over will be replaced with a single slip to be moved to the next module.

There is access to all five platforms from the main line the first platform with three tracks between the platform, even the three way point has being used.

Not sure if I will motorise the points, the control panel will be close by, not sure if I will have a control pane for each block .

Tony from down under

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