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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2019, 08:16:46 AM »
Do you get to include any of IBKs Atmospheric Pumping stations on that section Chris???

Sorry but no. They are lovely buildings though - maybe I should have gone for Starcross!
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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #16 on: December 25, 2019, 08:22:31 AM »
NO, dont deviate from the plan, ours has taken 8years of planning as next to nothing original remains anymore.

Stick with where you've chosen and for the reasons you've chosen to model there. Plus it's always an excuse to nip down the M5 to 'investigate the location' and The Anchor is a good spot to collate your acquired information!!

Always nip down into Dawlish and visit Gays for a cream tea  :D

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #17 on: December 25, 2019, 08:30:59 AM »
I have dined at both the Anchor and Mount Pleasant Inn on a number of occasions and very nice they were too. When dining at the Mount Pleasant always book a table by the window in advance.

Yes I do feel a run down the M5 coming on in the not too distant future bit I need to have reasonable weather.
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« Reply #18 on: December 25, 2019, 08:32:29 AM »
Plan looks good. Plenty of operational potential

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #19 on: December 25, 2019, 09:28:26 AM »
Plan looks good. Plenty of operational potential

Agree. Operation from front of layout or back, Chris?

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #20 on: December 25, 2019, 09:58:46 AM »
Hi Chris,

Have always loved pics of Dawlish Warren so very much looking forward to your build.

I must go there one day but in the meantime will be following with great interest.

Happy Christmas.

Cheers weave  :beers:

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #21 on: December 25, 2019, 11:18:36 AM »


Operation from front of layout or back, Chris?

The plan is for both. I am building controls at the front at the moment but I plan to put exactly the same controls on the back of the layout . This layout is primarily for me to enjoy the challenge of building it and then enjoy watching trains go by. This is why I am building a control panel on the front but I want to make it exhibitable and hope to go to a very small number of exhibitions with it if I can make it good enough.
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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #22 on: December 25, 2019, 11:24:01 AM »


Operation from front of layout or back, Chris?

The plan is for both. I am building controls at the front at the moment but I plan to put exactly the same controls on the back of the layout . This layout is primarily for me to enjoy the challenge of building it and then enjoy watching trains go by. This is why I am building a control panel on the front but I want to make it exhibitable and hope to go to a very small number of exhibitions with it if I can make it good enough.

Just a suggestion - why not make the control panel removable and connect it to the layout via cables of suitable length that it can be located at either the front or the rear?
Saves making two panels, although you would have to get used to the track layout (if included) on the panel being the "wrong way around" in one of the two locations.

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #23 on: December 25, 2019, 12:09:24 PM »
My wonderful wife understands me! Perfect Christmas presents.
There are quite a few wagons and more figures bit only a single malt.


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« Reply #24 on: December 25, 2019, 12:13:26 PM »
The wagon is a good start. The book ? I saw you with little aller operating from the front  / side. Chrism made a petfectly reaSonable suggestion. Enjoy the day. Chris

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« Reply #25 on: December 25, 2019, 12:39:05 PM »
The wagon is a good start. The book ? I saw you with little aller operating from the front  / side. Chrism made a petfectly reaSonable suggestion. Enjoy the day. Chris

The "book" is a single malt whisky. I shall "read" it a little later!
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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #26 on: December 25, 2019, 12:41:56 PM »
Have a good read ! Festive greetings  and enjoy the day. Wagon looks very good and I am sure will soon grace the layout.

Robert

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« Reply #27 on: December 25, 2019, 12:43:57 PM »
I did notice that maybe the whisky when the tv repeats are on. Happy planning of dawlish
 

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #28 on: December 25, 2019, 09:11:30 PM »
having spent a week camping at a site above Dawlish Warren and visiting the beach several times, I look forward to seeing this project progress.

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Re: My new project - Dawlish Warren
« Reply #29 on: December 30, 2019, 01:32:44 PM »
Following on from my highly detailed drawings above I built my baseboard "kit".


Working doesn't seem to be the perfect thing for me so I'll continue to play.
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