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Author Topic: Network SouthernEngland - Tank's Layout  (Read 20420 times)

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Re: New SouthEaston
« Reply #15 on: December 23, 2011, 07:11:06 pm »
OK, I see what you mean now Rheneas!  Cheers Ash.  :)  My traverser won't be seen as a model of a real traverser.  I'll have a length of track going into an engine shed, and the back of the shed will be the end of the scenery.  The track will continue to the traverser which will be 'hidden'.  The traverser will be put onto a pair of "Full Extension Draw Runners", which are heavy duty.  I haven't measured it, but I'm sure I'll get at least 15-20 trains on it.

I'm also now planning to make a second traverser underneath it because I have a fair bit of stock.

I hope that makes sense!  :D  Progress on this should be made in the next few weeks.

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Re: New SouthEaston
« Reply #16 on: December 23, 2011, 07:17:03 pm »
I remember reading that your planning on using a ball catch for alignment. when you dripp the strip, dont go all the way through. the deeper the holes, the more additional "inertia" you will feel, this could jolt the traverser, derailing items. also, a smaller diameter will have a similar effect in limiting the effectiveness to improve smoothness
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Re: New SouthEaston
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2011, 07:25:02 pm »
I hadn't thought that far ahead, but they're great points that you've made.  I guess it'll just be a bit of playing around to adjust it.

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Re: New SouthEaston
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2012, 10:39:52 pm »
OK, I see what you mean now Rheneas!  Cheers Ash.  :)  My traverser won't be seen as a model of a real traverser.  I'll have a length of track going into an engine shed, and the back of the shed will be the end of the scenery.  The track will continue to the traverser which will be 'hidden'.  The traverser will be put onto a pair of "Full Extension Draw Runners", which are heavy duty.  I haven't measured it, but I'm sure I'll get at least 15-20 trains on it.

I'm also now planning to make a second traverser underneath it because I have a fair bit of stock.

I hope that makes sense!  :D  Progress on this should be made in the next few weeks.

AHEM!
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Re: New SouthEaston
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2012, 10:49:25 pm »
Yes?!  LOL

I'll be getting the last two baseboards next week, and then I can get some track down, and sort out my rolling stock for some pictures. :thumbsup:

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Re: New SouthEaston
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2012, 11:04:19 pm »
Yes?!  LOL

I'll be getting the last two baseboards next week, and then I can get some track down, and sort out my rolling stock for some pictures. :thumbsup:

You know the rules; Pics, or it didnt happen  :P
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Re: Newark SouthEaston
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2012, 11:19:44 pm »
Believe me, once I have a space to get the wheels on the deck (and without my wife moaning at the mess on her clean kitchen table  ::)  :D ) I'll be taking many many pictures.   :thumbsup:
« Last Edit: January 08, 2012, 05:32:52 pm by Tank, Reason: Updated Name »

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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #22 on: February 19, 2012, 04:16:23 pm »
Not much progress on this layout sadly, but the wife is at work on Tuesday with the little one, so I should get a few bits done on it. :evil:

Latest update is that I will soon be getting this beauty to store my cabbages in....




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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2012, 04:46:38 pm »
You could build a layout in that beast, its huge!

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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2012, 04:58:09 pm »
very nice large scale building there,,,,,,, enough room in the roof for a small camera so you dont have to bump stop or guess stopp your stock,,,,  :thumbsup:
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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2012, 05:24:16 pm »
Are you sure you're not keeping tanks in there, Tank ??? :smiley-laughing:

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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #26 on: February 19, 2012, 06:05:06 pm »
Wow, that's some size of building. Is this going to be for your N Gauge, 'N Gauge' layout? :smiley-laughing:

Alex :wave:

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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2012, 06:23:07 pm »
That is nuts! :thumbsup:  You could store a full length HST in there.  Great unique centerpiece for the layout though!

Is it from Jeff0052 on eBay by any chance?  Looks like one of his.  Great bit of work.  Being delivered by low-loader by the look of it.

I trust you will be lighting it inside? :o

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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #28 on: February 19, 2012, 06:52:39 pm »
That is nuts! :thumbsup:  You could store a full length HST in there.  Great unique centerpiece for the layout though!


Sideways!

I've got a carriage shed 3 roads 5 coaches each, which I thought was pretty big, but it's dwarfed by your beast!
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Re: Newark SouthEaston - Slight name change
« Reply #29 on: February 19, 2012, 07:09:47 pm »
Are you sure you're not keeping tanks in there, Tank ??? :smiley-laughing:


I am sure that is a scale version of the Vickers factory in Newcastle where they make - TANKS!!!  :o





cheers John  :evil:  :smiley-laughing:  :smiley-laughing:

 

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