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Author Topic: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!  (Read 8160 times)

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #150 on: February 02, 2020, 09:05:13 AM »
This is looking superb, loving the details you are starting to add, making great progress, you've clearly not been loafing around   :beers:

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #151 on: February 02, 2020, 10:13:20 AM »
Aye - it's t'best thing since sliced bread :thumbsup:

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #152 on: February 02, 2020, 09:08:29 PM »
Hi all, Iím looking for opinions please.....

Iíve been thinking about the crossing and the point and about how there would surely be somebody employed to manage it. Much like thereís a gate house in just about every factory yard. I had a little weighbridge hut kit so Iíve built that today to see how it looks. Iím thinking that if it is ďmannedĒ then surely that person needs an office? Personally I think it works but Iím wondering if itís a bit too cluttered?



Iíd really appreciate some honest feedback please before I commit either way.

Thank you in advance  :NGF:
Gold Hill - my rule 1, ďjust for funĒ micro layout;

Clouds Hill - My first layout currently on hold;

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #153 on: February 02, 2020, 10:00:09 PM »
Looks okay to me.  :thumbsup:
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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #154 on: February 02, 2020, 10:48:18 PM »
I agree, looks good and I don't think it looks cluttered. My neck's a bit scuppered though  :D.

Seriously, looks fine.

cheers weave  :beers:

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #155 on: February 02, 2020, 10:57:45 PM »
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    Agree with the above, looks good
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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #156 on: February 03, 2020, 07:03:56 AM »
Thanks all. And with fresh eyes this morning Iím liking it still so it looks like a definite yes!  :thumbsup:

My neck's a bit scuppered though  :D.

Iím guessing that means that the curse of the magic rotating image has returned? It looks fine on my phone! Iíll fix it later on the laptop.  :hmmm:

edit - Fixed I think  ???
« Last Edit: February 03, 2020, 09:00:02 AM by Pjlons83 »
Gold Hill - my rule 1, ďjust for funĒ micro layout;

Clouds Hill - My first layout currently on hold;

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #157 on: February 03, 2020, 06:21:17 PM »
Hi all, Iím looking for opinions please.....

... a gatehouse .... a little weighbridge hut kit so Iíve built that today to see how it looks. Iím thinking that if it is ďmannedĒ then surely that person needs an office? Personally I think it works but Iím wondering if itís a bit too cluttered?



Iíd really appreciate some honest feedback please before I commit either way.

Thank you in advance  :NGF:

HONESTLY ... I think it looks fine ... but perhaps a flat 'weighbridge' panel in front of it would make it more integrated?

Cheers  :beers:

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #158 on: February 03, 2020, 06:30:38 PM »
That looks fine to me.
Itís a fabulous little scene  :thumbsup:
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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #159 on: February 03, 2020, 07:39:32 PM »
Thanks for all the nice comments.


HONESTLY ... I think it looks fine ... but perhaps a flat 'weighbridge' panel in front of it would make it more integrated?

Cheers  :beers:

Thanks GreyWolf. The kit comes with a flat panel so Iíll paint it up and see how it looks  :thumbsup:
Gold Hill - my rule 1, ďjust for funĒ micro layout;

Clouds Hill - My first layout currently on hold;

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #160 on: February 03, 2020, 08:07:32 PM »
The gatehouse looks great and agree that the weighbridge might add a nice touch to the scene   :beers:

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #161 on: February 03, 2020, 08:24:33 PM »
Hi all, Iím looking for opinions please.....

Iíve been thinking about the crossing and the point and about how there would surely be somebody employed to manage it. Much like thereís a gate house in just about every factory yard. I had a little weighbridge hut kit so Iíve built that today to see how it looks. Iím thinking that if it is ďmannedĒ then surely that person needs an office? Personally I think it works but Iím wondering if itís a bit too cluttered?



Iíd really appreciate some honest feedback please before I commit either way.

Thank you in advance  :NGF:
How about cut the gatehouse in two and lean it onto the building behind it? (Cut it along the top of the roof)
I'd say it's still close enough to the gate, but less important spacewise.

Maybe a card-prototype?

Just make sure that enough windows look into the direction of the gate
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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #162 on: February 03, 2020, 08:27:38 PM »

How about cut the gatehouse in two and lean it onto the building behind it? (Cut it along the top of the roof)
I'd say it's still close enough to the gate, but less important spacewise.


Now that is an interesting option!  :thumbsup:
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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #163 on: February 03, 2020, 08:54:47 PM »
Interesting indeed. Now my evening will be spent google images! Lol.



This hut particularly doesnít work but itís given me an idea. Thanks Alex.  :beers:

I know the weighbridge itself is the wrong colour but I just quickly sprayed it as it was bright brass!

Edit - and thereís room for him to park his moped between the fence and the hut!  :hmmm:
« Last Edit: February 03, 2020, 08:57:52 PM by Pjlons83 »
Gold Hill - my rule 1, ďjust for funĒ micro layout;

Clouds Hill - My first layout currently on hold;

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Re: "Gold Hill" - A micro-layout..... In a bread bin!
« Reply #164 on: February 03, 2020, 10:08:45 PM »
Hi Paul,

The hut looks  really good where you put it.  :thumbsup:

I don't like the cut hut against the wall, but where you put the hut originally looks fab to me. The guy in there managing the crossing should  surely be in charge of some sort of barrier  :hmmm:

I do think there should be barriers at that crossing  ;)

All best wishes

Kevin

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