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Track plan drawing.
« on: June 25, 2020, 09:30:41 PM »
Right, my drawing skills are zero.
How much would someone want to draw up a Track plan on a A4 size paper if I was
to send then a rough sketch?
Stuart
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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2020, 09:54:59 PM »
If you post a pic of your sketch along with baseboard dimensions and what track system you'll be using I'll have a go in SCARM for you

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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2020, 09:55:32 PM »
Download SCARM, free and idiot proof.

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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2020, 09:59:54 PM »
Download SCARM, free and idiot proof.

Not sure about the last bit as I can't, for the life of me, get to grips with the 3D stuff :-[

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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2020, 10:15:39 PM »
Download SCARM, free and idiot proof.

Not sure about the last bit as I can't, for the life of me, get to grips with the 3D stuff :-[

Personally, I use it for the track diagrams only, the 3D feature is a bit of a gimmick IMHO.

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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2020, 07:52:32 AM »
If you post a pic of your sketch along with baseboard dimensions and what track system you'll be using I'll have a go in SCARM for you

Cheers buddy, I'll get the sketch done in the next 48hrs and post, I have had a couple of goes, but ummm, yeah, the least
said about them the better.
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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2020, 08:44:20 PM »
If you post a pic of your sketch along with baseboard dimensions and what track system you'll be using I'll have a go in SCARM for you

I have had an idea.  What if I post the sketch, (I have one at the moment, but it is very poor, so I will try
and improve it first), along with some photos of the junction/points areas.  Marking out on the sketch the
position of the areas, would that give you something better to work with?
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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2020, 08:58:20 PM »
Stuart.im not the best at drawing either. Maybe a piece of a4 paper with a rough sketch and take a screenshot on phone, add image to post clicking  that. Hope that helps. Chris

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Re: Track plan drawing.
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2020, 09:37:36 PM »
If you post a pic of your sketch along with baseboard dimensions and what track system you'll be using I'll have a go in SCARM for you

I have had an idea.  What if I post the sketch, (I have one at the moment, but it is very poor, so I will try
and improve it first), along with some photos of the junction/points areas.  Marking out on the sketch the
position of the areas, would that give you something better to work with?
Stuart

To post a pic of the sketch will be fine as long as I can see what points/crossings you want where, a rough clue as to where any railway buildings will be, type of track and size of baseboard. If you can make a pdf of the sketch you can just attach it to a post using the  "Attachments and other options" just under the text box

 

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