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Re: A New Start
« Reply #105 on: June 11, 2016, 03:41:58 pm »
Thanks, Dave. I know that Redutex is successfully used in 00 Scale modelling; however, I can't help thinking that the 'granules' are too big in N Scale, just like using real sand in N Scale is (grains of which are equivalent to N Scale stones) so I think that I will be trying Chinchilla dust, instead, for sand. However, sand is, probably, the right size for N Scale ballast or rough gravel.

Appreciate what you are saying, Chris but I think actually having the chance to look at the stuff rather than just view online, helps. Some but certainly not all, are pretty good in N.

I have big 2 bags of 'play sand' - please don't ask  :doh: - and I think I can use a tiny amount of that for loads and other scenic work.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #106 on: June 11, 2016, 03:55:21 pm »
Thanks, Dave. Please, let us know which Redutex you recommend. I'm thinking the (new) walls for the back of "The Station Hotel", Cant Cove could be covered in Redutex then painted white to be typically Cornish?

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #107 on: June 11, 2016, 04:11:51 pm »
Thanks, Dave. Please, let us know which Redutex you recommend. I'm thinking the (new) walls for the back of "The Station Hotel", Cant Cove could be covered in Redutex then painted white to be typically Cornish?

I'll probably get over to DCC Supplies during the back end of next week and take a look at the stock they have. If I don't get back to you, (remaining brain cell works part time only!) give me a nudge.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #108 on: June 11, 2016, 08:52:39 pm »
Thank you, Dave. Will do. 8-)

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #109 on: June 25, 2016, 06:00:53 am »
Lightweight layout update 25th June No.23.

Now fixed the station in position and filled in the corner with an additional structure.









I have fitted roof support columns at alternate spans so that I can see how the finished item is going to look.















The additional roof kit should be delivered early next week and I will then be able to double the length of the roof which I expect will look better.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #110 on: June 25, 2016, 09:27:22 am »
That's going to look very imposing. Nice one, Colin :thumbsup:

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #111 on: June 30, 2016, 04:24:37 am »
Lightweight layout update 29th June No.24.

I have bought 4 No Fleischmann 22216 Buffer stops for the terminus, which needed to be fitted before the roof is finally fixed.

Part assembled and primed.



Beam painted.



Finished before fitting.





In position.









Fixed with a 00 track pin in the centre of the cross brace.



Now I just need to ballast to finish.
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Re: A New Start
« Reply #112 on: June 30, 2016, 10:06:53 am »
Very nice. The views under the canopy looking towards the buffers are particularly good :thumbsup:

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #113 on: June 30, 2016, 12:25:22 pm »
 :hellosign:  :greatpicturessign:  looking good thanks for the updates
regards Derek.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #114 on: June 30, 2016, 10:25:58 pm »
Very impressive :thumbsup:
You know you're getting older when your mind makes commitments your body can't meet.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #115 on: July 08, 2016, 04:51:34 pm »
Lightweight layout update 8th July No.25.

I have assembled and temporarily installed the additional roof bay to extend the roof, here are some before and after shots,

The original as it was.




And the extended section.










I now need to remove the original glazed end, paint and glaze the new end.
Once the remainder of the pillars are finally fitted I will be in a position to ballast and install the outside walls.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #116 on: July 08, 2016, 06:22:59 pm »
Impressive station you're creating!

Really like the interior shots. :greatpicturessign:

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #117 on: July 08, 2016, 08:17:35 pm »
I was wondering about the double spaced pillars until I got to the end of your post.
The extended canopy looks great, and I agree about the internal shots :thumbsup:

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #118 on: July 08, 2016, 09:31:53 pm »
 :hellosign: Very nice looking station in the making, &  :greatpicturessign: thanks for the updates
regards Derek.

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Re: A New Start
« Reply #119 on: July 08, 2016, 10:10:05 pm »
Much improved with the canopy extension. :thumbsup:
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