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 Posted: Thu Apr 30th, 2020 08:29 pm
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Ken

You're doing excellent work and I'm enjoying watching it come together. 

I'm learning new stuff all the time and having fun.

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Hi Ken  :wave:


Thanks for your  'Frock'  close-up !  :thumb:

Keep 'em coming.  :bg:


Sad to say I am on 4G mobile Wi-Fi thingamebob ...

... & YouTube videos are not a very realistic option for me.  :f:


Tearing sounds OK in front of the TV ... Dunno about the slashing though !  :shocked:    :sad::w:


;)


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Frocks (Foam Rocks) were introduced to Ozzy modellers in 1996 by Mark Fry. 

Mario Rapinett has developed it further. 


Mario's comments are below.

http://www.modvid.com.au/html/body__frocks_.html




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Thank's for the Frock's page.

Last cleaning I had lost it, added it back into my list.


Should keep a few people busy giving it a try.

I enjoy the ease of using this method for rock formation's.




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Last few day's progress.

Section nearly done,
still need to place nearside rock cut section.

Added a coating of plaster to hide plaster cloth joints,
resprayed with India Ink & Water spray, when dry will do a bit of dry brushing to blend.

For Si. 
The GHOG positioned K&S #3, with a cut of Alberta Railway & Coal Co hopper's.

Time for a  [toast]  while plaster spray dries.

The bridge still needs to be raised by 1/4" for alignment, with the approach track's yet,  :bang:
but it needed pad's under the bridge shoes, so not a big deal.  L:

When  :2t:  will move onto the next section, former! site of "ACME" Dynamite Plant.  :bg:







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Hi Ken  :wave:


N  I  C  E   train pic.  :thumb:


MUCHOOOS GRASSYARSE AMIGO !  :mex:

;)

With the unsuspecting train, now in place on the bridge ...  ???

... it INSTANTLY reminded me of a CHILLIN' scene ...  :w:

... from the movie of Alistair Macleans  'Breakheart Pass'  ! 


One of the couplers on the train is about to fail suddenly ...  :shocked:

( One should NEVER use the word 'suddenly' in fiction BTW, according to Stephen King )  L:

... sending all the soldiers to their doom in one of the Kaslo & Slocans deepest gorges ! 


I don't think they had found the stiffs in the woodpile, or the wrecked telegraph-set yet ...

... so logically it was either an 'accident' caused by an old brittle frozen coupler ...

... or Charles Bronson MUST have done it, whilst chatting up the girl & necking whiskey.  :P





WOW ! ... That looks like a much bigger section than I imagined, with the (On2 1/2 ?) train in it.  :shocked:

I suppose I could have guessed from the glue-gun, but they do come in different sizes !  :dt:

Such speedy progress as well Ken ... Ah!  :bow:



:moose: :moose: :moose: :moose: :moose:



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Si

The section is 6 ft x 1 ft 6 in, height is 2 ft, the bridge span is 32 in's  :moose:


Once I am happy with the basic scenery,

I will dig through my assortment of material and add some foliage to the scene.  :us:


Perhaps one day I will add in a waterfall,  L:  but no big hurry,

have more then enough room for scenery on the rest of the layout to do.
 

Gets me away from the TV, as if there is much worth watching,

other then British murder mysteries,

I even enjoy the rerun's.  :2t:


Never sure  :bg:  what may come next scenery wise.


With the assortment of scenery material collected over the years,

I could model anything from a desert, to a tropical rain forest scene,  

likely suitable for my NA or my South American Railway stock.  L:




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Hi Ken  :wave:



WOW !  :shocked:

6 ft long section !! ... Who woulda thunked it ?  L:  :us:


I can now see your  'squeezy gloop tubes'  in the last ^^ photo ...  :old dude:

... which gives the size away a bit more.


Good size, 6ft long x 1 1/2ft ... & nice 'Kaslo & Slocan' scale vertical 2ft !!  :thumb:





:java: :cool:  :java: :cool:  :java: :cool:  :java: :cool:  :java: :cool:


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" When  :2t:  will move onto the next section, former! site of "ACME" Dynamite Plant.  :bg: "


FORMER !  site of the "ACME" Dynamite Plant !! ??  :w::w::w::w::w:

Were you thinking about something like this ? ...




The main ACME Dynamite Plant buildings would be easy ! ...  :old dude:

... just feed my wooden 'stir-stick' hoard into the coffee-grinder ...

... 10-seconds later  :time:  that's all the main buildings DONE !  :P



Now just gotta find a good online  'FCraters'  tutorial !  ;)


:doh:


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ACME Dynamite was not big enough to leave a hole like that.


Rough placement of what is left of the ACME Dynamite plant  :)  :)  after the explosion there.

Plant has been relocated to less hazardous location.  :2t:

Anything salvageable has been been removed for use elsewhere, by the local miner's. :us:







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Another photo of K&S Bridge #21, original printed in reverse.  :Crazy:

Taken prior to 1897,
when the rails were moved closer to the outside of the trestle,
to provide clearance for the Rotary Snowplow.

A real cliff hanger of a trestle, with an 800 Ft drop to valley floor.
Mind you it is a pleasant walk out to Payne Bluff where #21 & 22 were located.  :2t:







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