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Tampa Jim
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Posted - 10/05/2018 :  5:21:12 PM  Show Profile  Visit Tampa Jim's Homepage  Send Tampa Jim an AOL message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Frank Palmer

WHAT! The next 2 weeks.



Yes, I am in Dallas all next week!


Jim

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 10/05/2018 :  6:11:07 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The photos show what a good decision it was on page 10 to build the ďbubble out,Ē providing appropriate room for barge and tug. Also, by sticking out on one end it sort of pulls in the observer, putting him or her in the midst of the scene.

Mike


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 10/05/2018 :  6:45:15 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Tampa Jim

quote:
Originally posted by Frank Palmer

WHAT! The next 2 weeks.



Yes, I am in Dallas all next week!



Jim, that's what I thought you said, "finished in the next 2 weeks". AND you're gone for the next week. Nice guy.

True Mike but it makes one of those dreaded leaning shelves.



Edited by - Frank Palmer on 10/05/2018 6:50:07 PM

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 10/06/2018 :  1:06:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There is a lot of talk about fine scale modeling on the various forums and magazines. This production epitomizes that term to the letter'.

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Gentlemen for demonstrating to us, real, Fine Scale Modeling'...




ted :<)

Edited by - quartergauger48 on 10/06/2018 1:08:43 PM

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Tampa Jim
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Posted - 10/06/2018 :  1:28:43 PM  Show Profile  Visit Tampa Jim's Homepage  Send Tampa Jim an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Ted, thanks for your kind comments! The next three weeks will really make a big difference on this layout as we jump into the latter stages of scenery and detailing buildings. This has been a fun project and we will be tweaking it a year from now:)

Jim

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 10/06/2018 :  5:50:38 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Ted, I guess we're in the right place for "Fine Scale Modeling".

https://www.finescalemodeling.org/





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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 10/07/2018 :  06:41:28 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yeah Ted, if you ever get down to the Tampa Florida area their place is a MUST see!


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 10/07/2018 :  08:52:20 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the recommendation Mike.


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 10/09/2018 :  2:46:43 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Iíve had this O-Scale building in my parts bin for some time. Itís an HO upsize to O building I made for a friend that didnít work out so well. I made him a proper one and kept this orphan.

So it just sat, besides I had no interest in O-Scale till now. I decided to drag it out fix the errors and get building. I still havenít decided what it will be manufacturing, dispensing or storing or what the surface coverings will be. I made tin for the over the track portion but the rest is a mystery. Humm, maybe stone on the ends would look good.







Hereís a peak at the HO version on my Wreckerís Reef layout.







Edited by - Frank Palmer on 10/09/2018 2:47:35 PM

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 10/09/2018 :  3:32:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frank stone would be nice.

Looking forward to the build. Maybe you can build a Wreckers Reef in O-Scale to keep the HO one company!


Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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Martin Welberg
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Posted - 10/09/2018 :  6:58:54 PM  Show Profile  Visit Martin Welberg's Homepage  Reply with Quote


Why do you keep the lighting valance inside the layout if I might ask?



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quartergauger48
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Posted - 10/09/2018 :  8:32:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frank, just one question. What is this guy doing with his zipper down???







ted :<)

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 10/10/2018 :  07:43:10 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Jerry, Iíll try to find some stone then.

Martin, the idea is to make this a switching layout. Jim was concerned about the valence being in the way of people leaning over to uncouple cars and bumping their heads on the valence. Thatís why itís so far back.

Ted, when you gottaí go . . . .



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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 10/10/2018 :  6:28:03 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Today's update.









All spring lines in use.





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David Clark
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Posted - 10/10/2018 :  6:45:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Luverly!
Cheers,
Dave



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