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Re: SP RR
« Reply #135 on: July 31, 2016, 02:07:09 PM »
Those buildings look great, Steve.  I'd suggest trying mounting the antenna under the fixture height.  About 7 feet should be good.  Just stick it on a 2 x 4 in the center of the layout to see if it works.  Antenna mounting used to be a big issue with the "old" radio system.   With the newest one, it's not "supposed" to be an issue.   But we know how that works.   :D


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Re: SP RR
« Reply #136 on: July 31, 2016, 05:17:26 PM »
Jeff,

Thanks for your help on this.  Your help is very appreciated.
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« Reply #137 on: July 31, 2016, 05:44:51 PM »
Steve,

I'm just getting caught up on the thread. Fantastic job on the layout and the structures are beautiful.

If you have to drink Coke, then let it be so! :'( :'( :'(


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« Reply #138 on: July 31, 2016, 10:54:13 PM »
Thanks for stopping by Tom.  It is my wife who drinks the diet coke. I may have just one per day at lunch.  She has the feelings about Pepsi that you have about Coke.
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Re: SP RR
« Reply #139 on: August 04, 2016, 08:22:04 PM »


This is the full size drawing of the sawmill area I started out with the other day.



this is the bench work to support the sawmill area.



This is the sheet of plywood that I cut out from the full size drawing where the dioramas go.



This is a picture of the dioramas in place.



Another picture of the dioramas in place.  The circular cut out in the lower part of the picture is where a turntable is going.





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Re: SP RR
« Reply #140 on: August 04, 2016, 08:25:20 PM »
Wow , that looks like a very solid base , great to see how you put it together.
I love photo's, don't we all.

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« Reply #141 on: August 05, 2016, 04:15:40 PM »
I am glad you liked it Jan.  Hope it helps you sometime in the future.
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« Reply #142 on: August 06, 2016, 07:03:09 PM »
Awesome Job on the layout Steve. Progress is looking wonderful. Looking forward to seeing it in November after the meet. Like the plywood cutouts with the module inserts. Great idea. Keep posting because we love pics.

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« Reply #143 on: August 06, 2016, 10:42:25 PM »
Thanks Frank.  I have a problem with the sawmill.  I don't have enough clearance underneath for a train to pass.  the base of the diorama is made up of 1/2" gatorboard and 1" to 1-1/2" of pink foam.  As it is, I had to raise the area 1".  Cannot go any higher due to grades.  Oh well, something to fuss about.
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« Reply #144 on: August 07, 2016, 12:49:44 PM »
Steve,

Wonderful looking structures on the wonderful looking layout. It is coming together very well. Thanks for sure for sharing.

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« Reply #145 on: August 07, 2016, 11:27:46 PM »
Thanks Tom.  I hope it looks as well as yours when I get the scenery in place.
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« Reply #146 on: August 08, 2016, 07:36:45 AM »
HI Steve:

That should be a really cool section of the layout when its finsihed. Very nice dioramas. I really like the one on the bottom right. Who's kit is that? Anyway keep the great photos coming.

Thanks for sharing.

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« Reply #147 on: August 08, 2016, 12:15:57 PM »
Hi Karl,

Thanks for the compliment.  The 3 diorama's at the bottom of the page are Sierra West Scale models and the sawmill at the top of the page is scratch built.
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« Reply #148 on: August 08, 2016, 12:48:39 PM »
Thanks Tom.  I hope it looks as well as yours when I get the scenery in place.


Steve,

With the scenery I see on your dioramas, you have no worries.

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Re: SP RR
« Reply #149 on: August 08, 2016, 12:49:53 PM »
Very nice

 

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