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 Posted: Fri Sep 14th, 2012 04:42 pm
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Sorry about the size issue. It should be resolved now. ^^;

As for the "Track" issue, a good portion of it is hidden in tunnels.



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 Posted: Fri Sep 14th, 2012 06:38 pm
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Now there is a neat little railroad. I'm looking forward to seeing how this one shapes up.



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 Posted: Sat Sep 15th, 2012 07:08 pm
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Hey Gunslinger, I'm also working on my own On20 project, a porter 0-4-2st. Have I look http://freerails.com/view_topic.php?id=4121&forum_id=6
By the way, I also like your art on Deviantart, cool stuff man :thumb:



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 Posted: Sat Sep 15th, 2012 10:24 pm
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W C Greene wrorote:  "I will say is that you have way too much track for such a small layout. But then this is just my opinion".

Gunslinger, I'm sure you'll love On20! 

But I'll have to agree with Woodie.  Over these MANY years, I think I've learned that less usually IS more, on a model railroad.

There is so much to enjoy; building locomotives and rolling stock, structures, scenery, etc, etc....

As for operation (my thing), I think you'd find running a simple "make-do" layout can be more interesting than one might expect.

(All the above is just the opinion of one 'ole coot and is guaranteed to be fully worth what I charge for it!)

HAVE FUN!!              Uncle Bob :old dude:



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 Posted: Sun Sep 16th, 2012 03:04 pm
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I may be a bad example as I've never planned anything very well...but I do believe that no matter how much engineering one does in Autocad or on paper (your drawings are really nice), they don't capture how things will work it in the "real" world. You just have to build it.



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 Posted: Sun Sep 16th, 2012 05:31 pm
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Do you think you can put an elevation marker next to some of the track so that ground level is '0' while the next level is '4' for 4"? It's probably just me that's having that problem, but it would still be nice. I like the track plan, but I can't sort out what goes where.

The track plan is pretty neat. It would probably take me three months for to figure out what tunnel the train is coming out of next, so it would definatly keep me busy.

Also, sorry to hear about your financial troubles. :sad: At least you say it's coming back. Hopefully our economy will soon follow. :2t:

Overall, I really do like that railroad, even if some think it's a little crowded. Can't wait to see it built!



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 Posted: Sun Sep 16th, 2012 05:35 pm
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Herb,

hehe... balloons!! :apl: What if one pops? :shocked:

--James (rolling on floor laughing)



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 Posted: Mon Sep 17th, 2012 01:38 am
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fellers..

I have a friend..one...he is  a big fan of 0n18"...he uses the outside frame 2-8-0 's....MDC...?..take out two drivers...a Grandt super structure..Waaaaala....a outside frame 0-4-0 ....in 0 n 18"..says to me  they run like little watches...rolex..hey whot have you..you know...boom times..minting monies..

Charley



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 Posted: Mon Sep 17th, 2012 03:22 pm
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Hey all,

First off, one of you had asked about elevation markers. I would add them... But I'm not exactly sure how high it will actually be, from the lowest point of the line to the highest point. (The mine in the upper left corner) The grade will be steep, so the highest point will probably be at least 12" or more.

This track plan represents what I plan on doing and will be revised when I can actually get around to building it. I work better with trial and error methods that I do following a pre-calculated "plan". :brill:
Actually working with my hands really gets my creative juices flowing.

However, until I can actually get to building the layout I may settle just building small single scene dioramas for On20 and On30. (I may even do an On20/On30 dual gauge one)
I'm working on some diorama concepts. I may upload them at a later date, if anyone is interested.



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 Posted: Mon Sep 17th, 2012 04:19 pm
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Howdy, I am interested in concepts, but far more interested in photos of modeling-locos, cars, structures, layouts. Send some photos when you can and have fun building.

Woodie



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