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Author Topic: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)  (Read 12424 times)

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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #240 on: June 07, 2018, 07:38:37 pm »
Perhaps cut out and then add the sign, give you a bit of wiggle room.   ;)

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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #241 on: June 07, 2018, 09:19:09 pm »
Hi,

Those look really good Di. A great idea using the punch, and I'm sure a touch up with a red sharpie will sort out any little unevenness. :)

I must admit on Windmill Hill I took the cowards way out and only used straight edged signs, although cutting the centre from the triangle was a bit fiddly  :-[



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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #242 on: June 10, 2018, 07:22:31 pm »
I have just completed another Terraced Block this time for the South side of town, it has the usual additions the cat on the wall, a couple of dogs going Walkies, Mrs Jones washing, the grid gates on the back entrance to the butchers yard and a couple of faded painted adverts on the end buildings.


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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #243 on: June 10, 2018, 08:02:29 pm »
Another good block of Metcalfe kits Di.  :thumbsup: I was looking at the houses and realised there was something missing, (something that I had never thought about before), street name plates fastened to the walls. As far as I remember, none of the Metcalfe kits have them.  ???. When I get round to 'planting' my houses, that is something I will have to look at.
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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #244 on: June 11, 2018, 09:44:08 am »
Another little detail added, Street names.
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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #245 on: June 11, 2018, 05:11:56 pm »
Another little detail added, Street names.


That street name really looks good.
Pergect sizing.
J Robinson must have a chain of shops. He has one at Tregonning too.  :D
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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #246 on: June 11, 2018, 06:41:23 pm »
Another little detail added, Street names.



Great stuff Di, so easily overlooked and so obvious when someone points it out.    :)

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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #247 on: June 11, 2018, 09:43:43 pm »
@Ditape

That really is an excellent 'finishing touch' Di.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #248 on: June 15, 2018, 08:22:51 pm »
Skoda have a new dealership in Plymbridge at West End Garage on the road out of Plymbridge to Plymouth. It is a slightly modified Metcalfe kit one of their excellent new ones.







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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #249 on: June 15, 2018, 09:07:38 pm »
Looks good Di.
Thatís the first time Ive seen the garage other than in an advert.
Iím impressed - great job.
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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #250 on: June 15, 2018, 10:27:09 pm »
I have to agree, it does look good.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #251 on: June 16, 2018, 07:22:43 am »
Yep, nice looking model Di.  :thankyousign:

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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #252 on: June 17, 2018, 01:39:55 pm »
 :hellosign: Excellent modelling Di, looks spot on   :greatpicturessign:
    regards Derek.

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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #253 on: June 17, 2018, 01:57:42 pm »
That's brilliant Di, better than my scratch built effort

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Re: Plym Bridge (my retirement project)
« Reply #254 on: June 18, 2018, 02:41:30 pm »
After a pretty dismal running session this morning I am having serious doubts about Plymbridge as it stands, the traverser deck seems to have warped and I am also having problems with the transition from the grade to the station  at the west end of the layout, so I am seriously considering a major redesign. I am even thinking I might give unitrack a go. Any advice on Unitrack and DCC welcome, I have never used unitrack before. :help:
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