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Author Topic: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case  (Read 33036 times)

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #645 on: July 25, 2018, 02:25:04 PM »

Ha....I forgot to add the text but as  others have easily realised, this is the finished side of the pub.
« Last Edit: July 25, 2018, 05:45:09 PM by port perran »
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #646 on: July 25, 2018, 02:28:26 PM »
That pub gable end makes an excellent model layout look even better! As Pa Larkin would say, "Perfick".  :thumbsup:
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #647 on: July 25, 2018, 03:02:25 PM »
+1 to that :thumbsup:
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #648 on: July 25, 2018, 08:47:35 PM »
+1 to that :thumbsup:

+two to that too.  If you would kindly excuse me for a couple of hours, I'll ask Mariette Larkin what she thinks of it.  I expect she will agree with Pop.  Most people do.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #649 on: July 25, 2018, 09:55:12 PM »
Iíve added the rather large tree to the garden of the pub.

Martin, I think the tree is perfect. In my estimation, trees are the most important scenery in a layout. I'm partial, though. I've always loved trees and have bought paintings of many over the years. It takes a very good artist to paint a tree really well.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #650 on: July 25, 2018, 09:57:14 PM »

Ha....I forgot to add the text but as  others have easily realised, this is the finished side of the pub.


I didn't respond to your question about the pub sign because I liked the plain wall. However, I think the real pub would have had that sign. It looks great!

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #651 on: July 26, 2018, 07:10:42 AM »
Hi Martin, as always great modelling and picture. I like the addition of the sign on the gable end.  :thumbsup:

A couple of minor points: is one of the chimney pots on the pub upside down ?  :hmmm:
I see the join in the road, I have several of these and canít decide whether to leave them as they are or attempt some form of cunning change to disguise them. I would be very interested in hearing your expert opinion.  :dunce:

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #652 on: July 26, 2018, 08:47:17 AM »
Hi Martin, as always great modelling and picture. I like the addition of the sign on the gable end.  :thumbsup:

A couple of minor points: is one of the chimney pots on the pub upside down ?  :hmmm:
I see the join in the road, I have several of these and canít decide whether to leave them as they are or attempt some form of cunning change to disguise them. I would be very interested in hearing your expert opinion.  :dunce:
Hi Keith
Thank you.
Yes, the chimney pots all need attention. In my clumsiness, I often knock them off in performing other tasks. They then get quickly balanced back on the stacks. One of my last jobs will be to sort them all.
As for the road, yes. I forgot to smooth the joins over with a bit of grout before painting. A schoolboy error. I will get around to sorting that in due course.
Itís one of the little fiddly jobs that I always put off till another day.
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #653 on: July 26, 2018, 08:49:02 AM »
Iíve added the rather large tree to the garden of the pub.

Martin, I think the tree is perfect. In my estimation, trees are the most important scenery in a layout. I'm partial, though. I've always loved trees and have bought paintings of many over the years. It takes a very good artist to paint a tree really well.

Leon
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I think tree selection and placement is vital. Iím not happy with one or two of the trees in the background on Tregonning so may make a couple of slight alterations there.
Iím glad you like the one in the pub garden though.
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #654 on: July 27, 2018, 07:24:05 PM »
Hereís Tregonning in its case - virtually complete.
I purchased the mounting board today which I shall cut nicely to fit inside the lid. I intend to add a short history of the line and a brief description as to how and why I built it together with a map of Cornwallís (amended) railway system on sheets of A4 pasted to the board.


The sharp eyed will also note the other new addition

The case was a little damaged at the spot where Iíve stuck the sign, thatís why there is a slight blemish.
I do think it looks rather good though.
If it looks right then it most probably is right.


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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #655 on: July 28, 2018, 10:52:46 AM »
Love this layout, look forward to seeing it at Hayle MRC in August?

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #656 on: July 28, 2018, 12:44:04 PM »
Love this layout, look forward to seeing it at Hayle MRC in August?
Thanks. Iíll be there.
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #657 on: July 28, 2018, 03:09:19 PM »
Hereís Tregonning in its case - virtually complete... The sharp eyed will also note the other new addition ... The case was a little damaged at the spot where Iíve stuck the sign, thatís why there is a slight blemish.
I do think it looks rather good though.

I think it looks wonderful, Martin.

Congratulations on constructing such a lovely and interesting layout in such a short time.

Best wishes.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #658 on: July 28, 2018, 03:26:09 PM »
Today Iíve attached the card backboard to the lid of the case in order to make it look tidy (ish).
I shall attach information sheets to the back of the lid and possibly a map.
Sods law, as I go to print the first info sheet I get the message ďPrinter Out of InkĒ. 
Grrrr,  Iíllbe off to buy more ink tomorrow. My own fault as I knew the ink levels were low.
 I donít feel like getting in the car this afternoon.
Strangely, our village shop doesnít sell ink cartridges which is a shame  :D
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #659 on: July 28, 2018, 04:35:22 PM »
An ex GW prarie tank carefully eases two grimy six wheeled milk tankers out of the Tregonning creamery complex earlier today


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