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 Posted: Mon Jun 19th, 2017 12:27 pm
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For my 7/8th indoor layout I decided to go with modified Maerklin gauge 1, code200 track. Here is my first switch, build from an old Märklin standard switch with 1020mm radius.

I straightened the curved part after the frog and so got an about 15degree switch angle.

I cut off the plastic sleepers and nailed the rail down to 1,5 cm wooden sleepers. Also I used some Ozark rail plates that I had in the rail building box. They are G-scale but I think it looks ok.

Some screw imitations are missing on the frog plate.







Juergen

Last edited on Wed Jun 21st, 2017 03:55 pm by Toeffelholm



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Hi Juergen :wave:


The new 7/8ths switch looks pretty cool ! :cool:

The plates look good.


What size cross-section are the wooden ties ?

& how long is the switch, from end to end ?

I'm curious. :bg:


:moose:


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Thank you Si.

Length of the switch is about 395mm. Width of the sleepers is 1,5cm, height 5mm.


The track will be bedded in Sand, as I have already done with the  "1:22,5 scale on 32mm track" version of Toeffelholm, many years ago.


Juergen

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Hi Juergen :wave:



How's things going ?



Did you do any outdoors running over the summer ?



:bg:



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Hi Si

well, things are going on very slowly. To much occupied by this real life money earning thing.

Still planning on a little shunting layout, but I managed to make up a first test setting. Some rough pictures. 

























There will be a turntable for a train in the hidden part on the left. 

 The building on the right (ex G-scale loco shed) will be the entrance of a bigger warehouse in the off on the right. There will be a traverser for small freight cars, so that you can bring loaded cars in and empty out or vice versa.

The station building will be a Peter Barnfield inspired building. Gets a corrugated roof instead of the one I placed for the photo. 

A speciality of the this railway, that serves as a sea side tourist line as well, is a coffee and cake servering "to go" . An early 1920's version. 



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Hi Juergen :wave:



Well, I dunno about  s  l  o  w  l  e  y  .  .  .  :slow:

You seem to have done LOADS if you ask me !



I haven't seen the coach, having the cake delivered to the ladies before.

Your figure collection seems to have grown as well, and they look great !



Plus buildings & more track as well.

Lookin' good Juergen. :)



:moose::moose::moose::moose::moose:



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Si,

 The open car is a Bagnall car from 1884, made for an exhibition in Kalkutta. Ferd Mels once created and offered those kits, but they are no longer available. I had the opportunity to get his first built and painted car from him. I also have a kit of a second one, but it still isn't built.


Figures are very important to me, as you can't tell a story without characters.

I'm very glad that I recently had the opportunity to get some of the wonderful Figures Carlo Spirito once made for 7/8th scale. Wills show them in the Figures section when I have them in paint.


Juergen

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Great to see you "back in the swing" again! The little tourist car is wonderful. Please send more photos...

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Wonderful and really inspiring for a beginner like me.
Many thks,



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Theodor replaced with a cat ???

Oh my.

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