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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #525 on: September 12, 2017, 01:02:47 PM »
Looks great John.  Great progress, and I really am liking the cordless shade idea.  I may have to give that a try.  Did you pick them up a the local Big Box store?
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« Reply #526 on: September 12, 2017, 07:02:33 PM »
thanks...I ordered them online. We did them all over our home and I found them to be a little less expensive online...plus, Box stores only had a couple of colors. Endless options online. I'm really happy with them (in the windows too). No cords, they hold their position, etc.


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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #527 on: September 23, 2017, 05:00:08 PM »
Actually got some quality work in this weekend. Not picture-worthy but maybe "bump-worthy" ;D


I finished the lower fascia cutting and securing...and all the dusty loud "layout-tuning" that goes with it. One large step closer to doing some scenery work! I've really got to get with the backdrop guy before I go much further


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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #528 on: October 28, 2017, 04:12:51 PM »
Little bit of terrain shaping and a whole lot of thinking today...Don't want to get too far ahead of the backdrop guy!


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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #529 on: October 28, 2017, 04:28:20 PM »
John,
 Looking good, that one outside spur is going to be a hell of a surprise for some engineer...
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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #530 on: October 29, 2017, 09:19:11 AM »
John


Great to see you back at the modeling.  All that thinking and planning is going to pay off in the end product.
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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #531 on: October 29, 2017, 10:39:21 AM »
Loren, you're right. Not sure what I'm going to do with that...I just wanted some sort of foreground trestle for scenic value. Maybe just a stubbed out deck next to a small structure. That steep downgrade will mostly be covered with downed lumber, stumps, trees, maybe some trash, etc...still thinking. ::)


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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #532 on: October 29, 2017, 10:43:45 AM »
John,

Looking good. I like the idea of the foreground track for some negative scenery options. It will look great.

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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #533 on: February 10, 2018, 09:09:36 AM »
Over at the layout house with the new addition to the job list (Thanks Vilius-it's beautiful!). Just taking a few minutes to mockup and visualize placement...Man, I need to spend a couple days land-forming without interruption   ::)

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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #534 on: February 10, 2018, 09:31:17 AM »
Hey Cuse:

That really looks great. Lot of great structures. I really like it.

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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #535 on: February 10, 2018, 10:21:21 AM »
Nice progress John..... 8)
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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #536 on: February 10, 2018, 10:34:48 AM »
Looking real good john...
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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #537 on: February 10, 2018, 11:29:47 AM »
Hi John. Layout is coming along great. You canít have enough buildings.  Jim
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Re: Backwoods NE in Florida
« Reply #538 on: February 10, 2018, 11:39:58 AM »
Thanks guys...I was thinking Iíd just plop that structure in facing the aisle but, now that Iíve got it, Iím pondering the more dramatic placement shown. I envision an elevated support of concrete pads and rocks, lifting it above the adjacent water (heavily influenced by Doug Foscaleís display. The rear loading dock would drop down to water level after I cut away some existing land and sit nicely at the loading doors. It will require some time and planning but should result in a pretty dramatic, unsymmetrical placement and beautifully ďmess upĒ the parallel lines of my existing shore....Execution Rocks was always my favorite kit and Viliusí build didnít disappoint!

 

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