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Offline newportnobby

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2012, 07:56:53 am »
Another modelling disease :doh:
Layout in head syndrome.......I guess many of us are afflicted ???

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2012, 10:55:37 am »
Another modelling disease :doh:
Layout in head syndrome.......I guess many of us are afflicted ???

As i haven't yet got the courage to cut the track on the lift out section I suffer from Layout ON head syndrome as I come up to soon ! :doh: :doh:
Some days its just not worth gnawing through the straps.

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2012, 11:13:54 am »


As i haven't yet got the courage to cut the track on the lift out section I suffer from Layout ON head syndrome as I come up to soon ! :doh: :doh:

That's something to watch out for with this system for building inclines. As I cut the threaded rods to general lengths rather than specifically for each section of incline I now have quite a few lengths of threaded rod protruding beneath my layout that I'll need to trim or add blobs of Sugru or similar to so that they're less likely to embed themselves in my scalp when working under the layout.

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2012, 02:12:47 pm »
Another modelling disease :doh:
Layout in head syndrome.......I guess many of us are afflicted ???

Indeed I actually built a tram layout than ran around my hat.

Alan
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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2012, 02:39:46 pm »
Would love to see pictures of that. Or is it the one in the ?? NGS journal ?.
Some days its just not worth gnawing through the straps.

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2012, 04:59:27 pm »


as just track and train (Modemo tram, tomix tram track curves and a pair of short straights)


I've been wildly outdone by other modellers since however. Take a look at this masterpiece from the USA....

T gauge hat layout.

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2012, 09:38:31 am »
You are the proverbial Hatter  :laughabovepost:
Some days its just not worth gnawing through the straps.

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2012, 12:41:30 am »
More work on my as yet un-named layout today with the finescale track and points I got from TINGS.

Here's a quick panoramic shot of the mess :)



and this is the station approach so far.


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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2012, 05:19:46 am »
Can I just say I love the concept of those adjustable supports for your incline. I wish I had thought of that :dunce: - it would have saved me so much time as I tried to get the height of the different sections matched!

Great looking layout, I love the concept of using the viaduct as a central feature - keep the posts coming. :thumbsup:

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Re: Building Inclines
« Reply #24 on: November 02, 2012, 09:45:47 pm »
The new layout now has a name "Ivebridge" as it follows on (and incorporates the yard from) my previous Ives Yard layout and its focal point is the viaduct at the entrance to the station.

Just been dropping some trees in..



more pics of a slightly earlier bit of scenery work in the NGF Coach Tour thread.

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Re: Ivebridge: Building Inclines
« Reply #25 on: November 02, 2012, 09:59:41 pm »
Have looked at other pics and viaduct is really impressive  :thumbsup:
Is féidir tú a choinneáil ar eascainí an madra nó is féidir a lasadh coinneal duit

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Re: Ivebridge: Building Inclines
« Reply #26 on: November 03, 2012, 05:01:32 pm »
Looks really good with the train coming out of the woods onto the viaduct - nice work :thumbsup:

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Re: Ivebridge: Building Inclines
« Reply #27 on: November 08, 2012, 12:29:11 pm »
Having got the main loop of track laid and tested I've attached the old Ives Yard board to the top of the layout. To cover the slightly obvious line where the new plasterwork joins the old board I thought I'd do a leafy little path to the edge of the yard where the previous layout had a main line running.

I had an old pack of Woodland Scenics Fine Leaf Foliage to play with, so I split it up and picked out any clumps that looked vaguely tree like to do a line of hawthorne like trees and scrub.






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Re: Ivebridge: Building Inclines
« Reply #28 on: November 08, 2012, 12:40:50 pm »
Looks very effective, too :thumbsup:

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Re: Ivebridge: Building Inclines
« Reply #29 on: November 08, 2012, 09:44:33 pm »
That really does look good Zwilnik  8) :thumbsup:

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