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railman28
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Posted - 03/25/2012 :  11:15:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So you also built this;
? I guess it's in the corner because it wasn't up to your standards but I find it impressively built.


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milocomarty
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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  04:17:13 AM  Show Profile  Visit milocomarty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Tom, looking forward to your new plans, hope to see some progress soon..
Bob that's one of my dad's projects, been in that corner for ages now.


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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  10:36:22 AM  Show Profile  Visit elwoodblues's Homepage  Send elwoodblues a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Very impressive benchwork Martin, I can already see what the scenes are going to look like and it looks like it's going to be a great addition to the railroad.


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Sully
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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  11:17:41 AM  Show Profile  Visit Sully's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Martin, sent you a PM.....tom


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railman28
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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  3:17:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by milocomarty

that's one of my dad's projects,



Is the son going to finish it?


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milocomarty
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Posted - 03/26/2012 :  3:40:10 PM  Show Profile  Visit milocomarty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by railman28

quote:
Originally posted by milocomarty

that's one of my dad's projects,



Is the son going to finish it?



Well Bob, been shoving this around the WS for 15 years now, and there's no market for clocks over here anymore. Youngsters have their phones and other digital stuff..maybe after retirement


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milocomarty
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Posted - 03/27/2012 :  5:13:29 PM  Show Profile  Visit milocomarty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Again a love evening woodworking on the 3rd and 4th module in the WS, already build the frame for the 5th because I thought there was a small mistake in the curve to the to be build peninsula..so a small change in the trackplan but this will give me more space to model a small quarry in the corner...an overall view of the 2 modules..



view from the loop..



and coming from the peninsula...



still some minor woodworking to do before putting the track back in and wire them.
After that a few testruns to get the bugs out and the scenery part can begin
Designed in a way I can bring them to shows, with 2 loops added they almost provide continious running. One of the spurs into the mine will be tunneled for this purpose, but I think I close it up like an abandoned mine when they are part of my layout..


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railman28
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Posted - 03/27/2012 :  8:16:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very cool bones!!! I'm sure they will get flesh soon.

Is this

your electric service panel?
Are these fuses? So the building is older than the electrification?


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kirk
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  12:26:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Man, you are fast and do nice work!! I should hire you for the restoration of our old house ;-)

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MinerFortyNiner
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  02:10:24 AM  Show Profile  Visit MinerFortyNiner's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Great benchwork indeed, I need to get you to build my next layout structure!


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wesleybeks
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  02:15:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great stuff Marty. Its almost a shame to cover the wonderful benchwork with scenery.

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milocomarty
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  03:16:32 AM  Show Profile  Visit milocomarty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys ! I'm for hire

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milocomarty
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  03:21:08 AM  Show Profile  Visit milocomarty's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by railman28


Is this your electric service panel?
Are these fuses? So the building is older than the electrification?



No Bob done straight after the building was done in '85, using fuses (the old melting ones) was very common in that days and my parents try to build with a low budget. Lot of them because the WS has 380 / 400V for the machines. Every phase has it's own fuse of 10 / 16A


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andykins
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  03:54:56 AM  Show Profile  Visit andykins's Homepage  Reply with Quote
thats nothing, you should see the hamsterwheels! :D

again great looking bentch work martin.



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Geezer
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Posted - 03/28/2012 :  05:18:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice job on the benchwork Marty....looking forward to
the outcome. Will you use collapsible legs or at
least detachable legs for ease of transportation?
I been lurking, following along......



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