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Offline Chris in Prague

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #480 on: March 13, 2016, 07:23:57 PM »
I really admire those passengers' stamina, Markus, then. I hope they took cushions, pillows and blankets with them, not to mention picnic hampers! 8-)
« Last Edit: March 14, 2016, 07:25:55 AM by Chris in Prague, Reason: Corrected. »

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #481 on: March 13, 2016, 07:57:40 PM »
 :hellosign:   :greatpicturessign:  thanks for sharing
regards Derek.
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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #482 on: March 13, 2016, 08:04:14 PM »
A few pictures from Lekmelm quarry from today.
A lot of thanks to McRuss for organizing everything and for board and lodge.

DSCF1575s by MacRat, auf Flickr

DSCF1576s by MacRat, auf Flickr

DSCF1578s by MacRat, auf Flickr

DSCF1580s by MacRat, auf Flickr

DSCF1581s by MacRat, auf Flickr
« Last Edit: March 13, 2016, 08:10:39 PM by MacRat »

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #483 on: March 13, 2016, 08:12:55 PM »
Thanks for another very nice set of pictures. The Class 24s were common in the Highlands, as were the Class 26s, and this Class 24 looks very good on the grey mineral wagon train.

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #484 on: March 13, 2016, 08:38:55 PM »
Hello Matthias,

thank you for your pictures. Great that you have enjoyed the session.

Markus

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #485 on: March 13, 2016, 10:33:25 PM »
It would take the whole weekend just to get there :D


lovely stuff as always though

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #486 on: March 22, 2016, 04:22:04 PM »
A few days ago I started with a project, which is quite long in the pipeline.
It is the Argyll Hotel at Ullapool

https://www.google.de/maps/@57.8967145,-5.1558092,3a,79.1y,315.83h,85.36t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sp7fTkEAuXU1EWAAASdvEiA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=de

I can't get any dimension of the original building, so I used Google and Scalescenes for estimating them. I found out that todays roof shape was different
in the 1960s. I've found a picture from the early or mid 60s showing a traditional slate roof. And another one from 1972 with todays roof shape
For the dimensions I used the Scalescenes Lockkeepers Cottage. My hotel building is twice the lenght of the cottage.
For the moment I built the building the the 60s conition, but for the future I plan to build another one with todays roof shape.




I also decided to put in an interior for the pub, kitchen, and guestrooms.


here you can see the bar in the pub


view from above





the pub
For the furniture I use Scalescenes and Modelrailway Scenery downloaded kits. But I'm looking for a source for tables and chairs for the pub.
After the groundfloor is finished I will put on the ceiling and put in some small lights for illumination. The the guestrooms above will be finished.

Markus

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #487 on: March 22, 2016, 04:48:34 PM »
Many thanks for the detailed photos. and text, Markus, as I'm planning something very similar for "The Railway Hotel", Cant Cove; i.e. a detailed interior with bars and kitchen downstairs and guest rooms upstairs except I will adapt a German kit for a similar building.

Please, post more updates as you go forward with the model.

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #488 on: March 22, 2016, 08:15:07 PM »
 :hellosign:   :greatpicturessign:  looking really impressive so far, nice modelling thanks for sharing
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« Reply #489 on: March 23, 2016, 06:14:04 AM »
Great modelling.
I'm looking forward to your next steps.

Gre aus Potsdam
Micha :)

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #490 on: March 30, 2016, 08:26:17 PM »
I finished the interior of the Argyll Hotel.
Now I only have to install the lighting for the rooms.

















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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #491 on: March 30, 2016, 08:37:35 PM »
Excellent internal detailing, Markus :thumbsup:

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« Reply #492 on: March 30, 2016, 08:44:25 PM »
Holy Moly - lovely stuff!!!

Thanks for sharing

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #493 on: March 30, 2016, 08:53:08 PM »
Really nice work, Markus. The Scalescenes and Modelrailway Scenery downloaded kits for the furniture look really good. Tables and chairs could be made from card and carefully cut down matchstick pieces? Once painted a dark brown and seen through the windows they would not have to be perfect.

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Re: Isle Skye Railway modular layout
« Reply #494 on: March 30, 2016, 08:57:21 PM »
Hello Chris,

you guessed it right. I made the chairs, benches and tables from balsa strips and styrene sheet. When the glue was dry I painted them
dark brown.

Markus

 

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