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Author Topic: Globibahn SBB Layout  (Read 73005 times)

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #945 on: July 28, 2019, 09:44:45 AM »
A bit more progress here. Finay got hte crossing barriers in place, just need to tidy up around the bases. Then it's lights, 'Andreas Kreuzen' warning crosses and some more road markings to put in.



Carl MT has kindly provided me with some of his 3D printed catenary masts to try out. These look really good IMO and it's the way I'll go with the layout. Colour-wise I've sprayed these Tamiya base coat grey for simplicity, as it's a fictional railway (maybe it's Lichtenstein??? :D). I won't be putting any wire or thread in so I'm going to space the masts prototypicaly quite far apart around the bends. To install the masts I've scrapped back down to baseboard and used cyano to glue plasticard foundations in place and then cyano again to stick the mast bases to the plasticard. The masts sit tightly in slots in the bases.


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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #946 on: July 28, 2019, 10:15:18 AM »
It's really coming together now Matt. :thumbsup: It's these small (but time consuming) details that make all the difference.

…………. as it's a fictional railway (maybe it's Lichtenstein??? :D).

Or Globistein  :D  Why not invent your own country? A small Duchy somewhere between Switzerland and Germany where classic DB locos are still in use but more modern locos from neighbouring countries enjoy running rights. :hmmm:
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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #947 on: July 28, 2019, 10:31:29 AM »
It's really coming together now Matt. :thumbsup: It's these small (but time consuming) details that make all the difference.

…………. as it's a fictional railway (maybe it's Lichtenstein??? :D).

Or Globistein  :D  Why not invent your own country? A small Duchy somewhere between Switzerland and Germany where classic DB locos are still in use but more modern locos from neighbouring countries enjoy running rights. :hmmm:

Thanks John!  :)

It was very challenging to get those level crossing barriers lined up - it's trying to align everything correctly in 3D space by eye that's so tricky. Took a few tries!

Really nice idea with the fictional Duchy, that's the way I'll go! Will need a coat of arms I should think  :D

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #948 on: July 28, 2019, 04:42:02 PM »
A few new trees also added to the layout.


« Last Edit: July 28, 2019, 04:44:26 PM by Globibahn »

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #949 on: July 28, 2019, 04:56:04 PM »
Here's how it looked on Xmas day - all that plywood baseboard!!  :D



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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #950 on: July 28, 2019, 07:38:03 PM »
A bit more progress here. Finay got hte crossing barriers in place, just need to tidy up around the bases. Then it's lights, 'Andreas Kreuzen' warning crosses and some more road markings to put in.



Gscale Bruce    :no: :no: :no:has kindly provided me with some of his 3D printed catenary masts to try out. These look really good IMO and it's the way I'll go with the layout. Colour-wise I've sprayed these Tamiya base coat grey for simplicity, as it's a fictional railway (maybe it's Lichtenstein??? :D). I won't be putting any wire or thread in so I'm going to space the masts prototypicaly quite far apart around the bends. To install the masts I've scrapped back down to baseboard and used cyano to glue plasticard foundations in place and then cyano again to stick the mast bases to the plasticard. The masts sit tightly in slots in the bases.



Looking good Matt  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Will be doing a printing session this week so will get the next 20 masts to you very soon now  :beers: :beers:

Carl  :wave: :wave:

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #951 on: July 28, 2019, 07:50:35 PM »

Looking good Matt  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Will be doing a printing session this week so will get the next 20 masts to you very soon now  :beers: :beers:

Carl  :wave: :wave:

Cheers Carl - so sorry I put the wrong name in! :-[ Brain not operating! Ammended now.

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #952 on: July 28, 2019, 08:03:56 PM »
Ha ha  :laughabovepost: :laughabovepost:

No worries Matt - it has been a warm week  :beers: :beers: :beers:

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #953 on: July 30, 2019, 09:40:41 PM »
Yup, definitely not me, I was nowhere near the Globibahn at the time  :worried: but still enjoying the updates.
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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #954 on: August 03, 2019, 03:31:28 PM »
Here's an N Gauge Forum member trying to park at Globibahn Hauptbahnhof, only to find the markings are being painted! :D



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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #955 on: August 03, 2019, 03:57:55 PM »
Maybe you need to put some cones out?! :D

 
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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #956 on: August 03, 2019, 06:16:43 PM »
Maybe you need to put some cones out?! :D


LOL if only I had some Nick  :laughabovepost: :D

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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #957 on: August 04, 2019, 04:22:56 PM »
Parking lines finished.



And crossing with catenary added.



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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
« Reply #958 on: August 04, 2019, 04:24:40 PM »
Looking good.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Living Room 1:160 DB Layout
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