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Author Topic: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway  (Read 44127 times)

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #240 on: January 09, 2017, 01:38:52 PM »
Thanks for correcting the pics, George. The rush of blood to my head standing upside down was doing me no good at all :no:

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« Reply #241 on: January 09, 2017, 02:53:56 PM »
Thanks for correcting the pics, George. The rush of blood to my head standing upside down was doing me no good at all :no:

Was getting quite worried about where you had got to Mick. Must take a while inverting yourself these days  :help:
Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from Geominster this is the new project.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

The original layout progress here
http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=18319.msg184399#msg184399

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #242 on: January 09, 2017, 03:40:07 PM »
Couldn't access the  :censored: forum for 3 hours this morning, George :no:

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #243 on: January 09, 2017, 04:22:34 PM »
 :thankyousign: George,

 Great modelling and  :greatpicturessign:

Also pleased that we have saved NN from too much blood rushing to his brain.  :D

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #244 on: January 09, 2017, 09:06:41 PM »
Nice set of photos, thanks. I nearly dropped the laptop turning it over to look at the original!
Could it be that the rush of blood to NN's head was not as important than the lack of blood his nether regions?  :confused1:
You know you're getting older when your mind makes commitments your body can't meet.
https://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=40567.0 125x60 and a bit.
https://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=24101.0 Off on a journey

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #245 on: January 09, 2017, 10:25:18 PM »
Nobby's nethers are not up for discussion :stop: :telloff:

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #246 on: January 09, 2017, 10:33:13 PM »
Looking good there George, glad you sorted your pics out, I have the same problem when I take my pics with my phone which is a Samsung not Apple it is a common problem but easy to fix.
Lil Chris
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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #247 on: January 09, 2017, 11:21:06 PM »
Yep, great pics.  :thumbsup:
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #248 on: January 22, 2017, 04:34:38 PM »
A little more to report from Geominster.

I have decided to abandon the wall in front of Nelevator in favour of getting a better view of the through tracks and ensuring that I can access any problem issues with the track. The high level retaining wall and back scene will remain and I just need to print the right back scenery and attach it,

I have to admit when I started N Gauge I considered that buying houses and buildings would be cost prohibitive, however as time has progressed I feel that the ready to build items are far superior to my card scratchbuilt efforts and as a result I bought a couple of Metcalfe models to build and assess. I am delighted with the appearance and can now visualize the layout using them. As a result I have bought a few kits from various sources and started the build. Below are the first few I have constructed and I am delighted with them especially as they have all been bought fairly cheaply. The most expensive one I have was about 10 but mostly they've been around a fiver each. I have always loved the Mainline Station but being discontinued thought I was going to scrap the use of one but I did manage to track one down still packaged for 5.35. on our friendly auction site, so I will construct it and see if it looks better than the one I had settled for.

Below are some of the buildings etc already assembled, in my opinion not all bad for a first attempt. They bring Geominster to life and will be positioned when I have built some more.
































And finally the stock pile still to build.


« Last Edit: January 22, 2017, 04:39:21 PM by georgehgv »
Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from Geominster this is the new project.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

The original layout progress here
http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=18319.msg184399#msg184399

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #249 on: January 22, 2017, 07:20:43 PM »
Looking good, George.
I assume you'll be colouring the white corners with something?
Regarding the penultimate pic there is something doesn't look right i.e. big steps in the road between the walls :confused2:

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #250 on: January 22, 2017, 08:03:01 PM »
Looking good, George.
I assume you'll be colouring the white corners with something?
Regarding the penultimate pic there is something doesn't look right i.e. big steps in the road between the walls :confused2:

I think it's just that the roadbed hasn't been "laid".......

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #251 on: January 22, 2017, 08:53:53 PM »
Looking good, George.
I assume you'll be colouring the white corners with something?
Regarding the penultimate pic there is something doesn't look right i.e. big steps in the road between the walls :confused2:

Are you referring to steps entering the PO Mick? If so there will be pavements built when planning consent is obtained.

Also I have my eyes on Mrs G craft stuff, she has some duster like pads that colour card edges 👍 May need to buy her a set for birthday so I can borrow them.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2017, 08:57:55 PM by georgehgv »
Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from Geominster this is the new project.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

The original layout progress here
http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=18319.msg184399#msg184399

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #252 on: January 22, 2017, 09:19:11 PM »
Very good scenic work, George. The buildings look really good indeed (and I'm not a fan of cardboard kits). A really nice layout.

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #253 on: January 22, 2017, 10:10:53 PM »
Looking good, George.
I assume you'll be colouring the white corners with something?
Regarding the penultimate pic there is something doesn't look right i.e. big steps in the road between the walls :confused2:

Are you referring to steps entering the PO Mick? If so there will be pavements built when planning consent is obtained.


No, George. The 'ramp' leading up to the bridge. I think 'Carmont' may have it right.

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Re: Geominster Mainline & Heritage Railway
« Reply #254 on: January 22, 2017, 10:27:06 PM »
Looking good, George.
I assume you'll be colouring the white corners with something?
Regarding the penultimate pic there is something doesn't look right i.e. big steps in the road between the walls :confused2:

Are you referring to steps entering the PO Mick? If so there will be pavements built when planning consent is obtained.


No, George. The 'ramp' leading up to the bridge. I think 'Carmont' may have it right.

Ah, too clever for me today Mick. Doh.  :dunce: when I decide where it is going I have some Road surface to place on the steps, might even glue the ramp to the bridge as well. 👍
Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from Geominster this is the new project.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

The original layout progress here
http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=18319.msg184399#msg184399

 

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