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Author Topic: The Tora Bora Line  (Read 23354 times)

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #420 on: April 13, 2020, 01:13:53 AM »
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  Looking really superb Pete, excellent video &  :greatpicturessign::thumbsup:
     stay safe regards Derek
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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #421 on: April 13, 2020, 07:34:50 AM »
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  Looking really superb Pete, excellent video &  :greatpicturessign::thumbsup:
     stay safe regards Derek

Agreed!  :beers:

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #422 on: April 18, 2020, 02:04:30 PM »
Lots of reliability confidence boosting running in the evenings the last week plus tree making.
I produced 190 assorted conifers using WS tree armatures, 3 different colours of foliage and 3 different fine turf scatter as highlights to give 9 combinations and variety.  I estimated the area needing cover to be approx 550cm2.  That worked out to be around 1 tree every 3cm2 (~3 trees a square inch) which I thought would do the job for my interpretation of the densely wooded Glynn Valley here in Cornwall.
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After 3 hours intense gardening before lunch to plant 152 of the them the area now looks like this:


Off to our field shortly with the dogs in splendid isolation for the rest of the afternoon.  Glue should be fully dry by the time   we get back and then I can add the laser-cut lineside wooden fencing and some appropriate underbrush

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #423 on: April 18, 2020, 02:11:21 PM »
Forgot to add this curvy one for @Newportnobby


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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #424 on: April 18, 2020, 04:15:45 PM »
Very nice, too. Much appreciated :)

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #425 on: April 18, 2020, 04:46:08 PM »
I like the curvy shot, too.  :thumbsup:

I have some of those WS conifers on my layout, too - about 24 or so, and I thought I had a forest!!  :confused1:

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #426 on: April 18, 2020, 04:49:54 PM »
Reminds me of the forest on the area around largin viaduct

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #427 on: April 19, 2020, 02:51:09 PM »
Reminds me of the forest on the area around largin viaduct
Thank you  :D  It works!: that is exactly the area I am trying to get the feel of  :bounce:

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #428 on: April 19, 2020, 02:52:39 PM »
Is it part of the river Fowey that runs near ?

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #429 on: April 19, 2020, 09:04:38 PM »
It does, west bound down the bottom of the valley past Trago Mills towards Bodmin Road/Parkway.

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #430 on: April 19, 2020, 09:21:04 PM »
Was playing with my USB memory stick sized camera again.  Better lighting than when I took the stills last week, but it was evening light so still not the best.  Tried mounting it on a GF BDA Bogie Bolster at first, but it wouldn't go through the first tunnel so I switched to a NGS Trestrol kit wagon and that made it around no problems.  Will try again tomorrow in full sunlight and try to aim off to the outside by 5 degress or so; also do a run on the up line too.
Anyway, here are the best 2 circuits of the down main line.  Turn the sound down as its pretty boring (you can hear Brian the dog having a drink!), but as as a proof of concept I think it shows promise.
What do people think please?

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #431 on: April 19, 2020, 09:26:35 PM »
Some nice 'tunnelling' shown and I love Brunel's bridge.  :thumbsup:
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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #432 on: April 19, 2020, 09:32:43 PM »
Do I spot parsons rock and the tunnel ? Lovely vid dizz

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #433 on: April 19, 2020, 09:45:06 PM »
Great stuff, but fancy blaming poor Brian when we all know it was you slurping a cuppa :D

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Re: The Tora Bora Line
« Reply #434 on: April 19, 2020, 09:50:51 PM »
Do I spot parsons rock and the tunnel ? Lovely vid dizz
You did indeed  :thumbsup:
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