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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1230 on: November 08, 2018, 10:01:00 am »
a lovely article in the december railway modeller for all to read

You guys made me buy a subscription  ;)

At least that's what I'm telling the missus.

Cheers
Dave

You'd think Steve Flint (editor) wouldn't need the money now he's a TV star ;D

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1231 on: November 08, 2018, 10:41:33 am »
Well done, Roger. Great result.

Looking forward to getting the issue here in Australia.  :beers:

« Last Edit: November 08, 2018, 08:49:25 pm by Bealman »
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« Reply #1232 on: November 08, 2018, 11:35:58 am »
Many congratulations, Roger, on the splendid article on Wrenton in Railway Modeller.

Your majestic photographs have been used to very good effect by the magazine's editor and designer.

Your text is absolutely first-class and bound to encourage those who are beginning or - like me - who are struggling a bit.

And there is a welcome mention of the Forum as well!

Thank you very much indeed for an excellent article.

Best wishes.

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« Reply #1233 on: November 08, 2018, 12:27:19 pm »
That really is superb Roger. Well done.
I donít usually buy RM but thought Iíd get one in Redruth this morning.
Excellent article and fantastic text.

Brilliant.
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« Reply #1234 on: November 08, 2018, 12:43:06 pm »
Many congratulations, Roger. Very well deserved. It is a pity that, being in Prague, I won't get to see the article. The tutorial on hanging flower baskets is very helpful.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1235 on: November 08, 2018, 02:28:06 pm »
stogumber one idea but i would aim at crowcombe heathfield on the beautiful west somerset railway

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1236 on: November 08, 2018, 02:40:30 pm »
stogumber one idea but i would aim at crowcombe heathfield on the beautiful west somerset railway

Looking at their website I'd say you're correct. Memory was fuzzy, we saw it the same day, just a bit further down the line.

Cheers
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1237 on: November 08, 2018, 08:52:54 pm »
Thanks everyone for the comments about the RM article and special thanks to those who encouraged me to submit it. Seeing the photos printed reminded me that I was hoping to get a photo book or, at least, an album to record the layout. Another expense...!

stogumber one idea but i would aim at crowcombe heathfield on the beautiful west somerset railway

Crowcombe Heathfield it is. Here's the real thing:




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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1238 on: November 09, 2018, 04:02:07 pm »
You  abs   MUST  make a photo book !! ( I use  Snapfish with   discount  codes )

Every time  I  see this  layout I  just  go  wow!!!
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« Reply #1239 on: November 10, 2018, 11:44:43 am »
You  abs   MUST  make a photo book !! ( I use  Snapfish with   discount  codes )

Every time  I  see this  layout I  just  go  wow!!!

I did download the design software from one of the sites a while ago and had a play with it. I decided I would need to have a proper sort out of photos before proceeding - and have never got around to doing so! Definitely something that must be done one day, though.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1240 on: November 11, 2018, 06:23:28 pm »
After making trees and a building for a possible future model I decided it was time to add something to Wrenton. The goods yard still looking a bit tidy I came up with the idea of a recently delivered pile of timber for a local builder. You can just about spot him here, he's folded back the tarpaulin so he can check what he's got.



With the camera mounted on its drone, here's another view.



The drone got so close the camera wasn't able to focus close enough to get the foreground in focus!



The wood is just bits plastic strip of various sizes, the tarp is tissue paper, the bricks are 1.5mm long bits of 30thou square strip.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1241 on: November 11, 2018, 07:01:39 pm »
Stunning modelling & photos as always  :thumbsup:


Cheers, Stu
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1242 on: November 11, 2018, 08:33:49 pm »
Stunning modelling & photos as always  :thumbsup:

Cheers, Stu

Seconded! Incredibly realistic. Really superb.

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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1243 on: November 11, 2018, 09:25:22 pm »
Really nice goods yard scene Roger, this layout  inspires me every time I look. Hope you do not mind me borrowing some ideas for mine when I get round to it.
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Re: Wrenton
« Reply #1244 on: November 11, 2018, 09:27:17 pm »
Incredible! Those bricks just make it!
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