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railman28
Fireman

USA
5551 Posts

Posted - 03/09/2013 :  6:39:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful build on the sanding facility. Nice to include the sand drying stove.

In the Background there a baggage car. It looks to me like a Westwood Central Pacific Car, but, did you lengthen it?

It's only make-believe
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 03/10/2013 :  3:52:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by railman28


In the Background there a baggage car. It looks to me like a Westwood Central Pacific Car, but, did you lengthen it?



Thanks Bob! The baggage car is a Westwood kit built with the original length. I have not lengthened it. I have substituted all the wood for styrene though.

Håkan


Edited by - masonamerican on 03/10/2013 3:53:49 PM
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Frederic Testard
Engineer

France
17652 Posts

Posted - 03/11/2013 :  04:18:48 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Håkan, I have been very busy these last days, but I wanted to tell you how great I find your landscape in the previous page. This is the kind of place I'd like to visit if I were a LP...
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George D
Moderator

USA
15870 Posts

Posted - 03/11/2013 :  08:08:16 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Håkan, those trees are fantastic and I'm impressed with the structures in your engine terminal. You have a great looking layout.[:-thumbu]

George
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Tyson Rayles
Moderator

USA
13151 Posts

Posted - 03/11/2013 :  08:51:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful! Love the trees!
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Martin Welberg
Fireman

Netherlands
6727 Posts

Posted - 03/11/2013 :  10:19:29 AM  Show Profile  Visit Martin Welberg's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Back after a weekend show just checked in, only thing I can say is wow. Håkan you're doin such a great job here !
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 03/11/2013 :  10:07:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Frederic, George, Mike and Martin!

LP? Little Person?

Nice blog Martin! I have watched the surgery on your thread although I liked the scene with the small outhouse the new scene looks great.

Håkan

Edited by - masonamerican on 03/11/2013 10:09:14 PM
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Frederic Testard
Engineer

France
17652 Posts

Posted - 03/12/2013 :  6:28:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, LP = Little Person. Wouldn't you enjoy the visit of such a place?
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 03/13/2013 :  02:18:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I sure would Frederic. I love those big trees. A dream I have and hope to realize before going to the grave is to make a trip to the Redwood country in Northern California. My brother has seen them going on a San Fransisco work trip and his comment was:
“…the redwood trees are big but the other pines and spruce trees aren’t exactly small either”

Håkan
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scotchpine
Engine Wiper

Netherlands
350 Posts

Posted - 03/15/2013 :  5:16:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Juuuuust beautiful Håkan!!!
Not only your trees!
a very very small tiny remark: ...your groundcover it is a little bit to clean ??
Looks very familiar to me as I have the same "clean up"attidu when modelling landscape. May be it is a kind of West European"thing"? ;-)
When visiting this site , always "click" first overhere if anything new!

Jos
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 03/16/2013 :  8:04:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Jos! I'm happy you like it. Thank you for visiting.

I know what you mean with ground cover, its way to orderly and uniform. I have a lot of work on that still to do.

Thanks,
Håkan
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 03/16/2013 :  8:14:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All,
Today I did some experimenting with taking some videos on the layout with a freight train as the cast. I have put it out on Youtube with the following link.
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VrgLsz6YmNM

I hope you all will enjoy it. It was quite fun to do but took a awful lot of time uploading.

Thanks,
Håkan
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railman28
Fireman

USA
5551 Posts

Posted - 03/16/2013 :  8:36:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Now that's my kind of Video! Most excellent.
It's the first to be down loaded to my new phone.

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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 03/17/2013 :  03:08:28 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Bob,
I'm glad you liked it! The music is there to cover up the gearbox noice and the dynamo and I hope it is not to overpowering. I have not been able to shut the dynamo off as my DCC controller can't program more then to 255 and the dynamo is on 300 something. ESU has planned it for me that I must buy their expensive programmer.

Seems the link I put out before was for cells. Here is a link to the ordinary Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrgLsz6YmNM

Håkan

Edited by - masonamerican on 03/17/2013 03:16:55 AM
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kirk
Fireman

Sweden
4927 Posts

Posted - 03/17/2013 :  04:00:01 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice video Håkan! A very neat layout and fine rolling stock.

Troels Kirk
Näsum, Sweden
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