April 14th - Working on the Railroad?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Gary S., Apr 14, 2007.

  1. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    The weekend is here! Shouldn't you be running your trains or working on your layout?

    Let us know what you are working on today or tomorrow. Maybe post some pics?

    Me, I am working on structures, right now I am putting together a large warehouse building.
  2. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    Here's the warehouse front:

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  3. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    Is nobody else working on anything today?

    Here's the internal structure of wood and plexiglass base, about to put the front on...

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  4. Play-Doh

    Play-Doh Member

    Im working this weekend...but my evening are filled with my scratchbuild challenge.

    Plus im spending money on ebay getting ready for the my yard construction!
  5. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    Yard construction? E-Bay? Like a new lawn mower and stuff? :) Just kidding!

    Actually, I should be out finishing the trim on the garage, and working on the patio area we are going to do.

    Here's some progress on my project.

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  6. SeriousSam

    SeriousSam Member

    nice job guys. I wish I could work on my trains. I am packing up because Im flying to Florida for training and wont come back until next saturday. I envy you guys with M-F 9-5 jobs.
  7. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    I envy the guys who are independently wealthy!

    Here is the warehouse on the layout:

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  8. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

  9. SeriousSam

    SeriousSam Member

    yeah, them too. sign1 Maybe I'll win the lottery or something. If I did, I would buy you guys any Kato locomotive that yall wanted. ONE LOCOMOTIVE EACH. NOT ALL THE LOCOMOTIVES YOU WANT!! with the condition that I was invited to visit yalls layout or progress or whatever. :D
  10. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

    sam sounds like a plan , if I win I will do the same. But we are talking about winning the big one right not just like 5 dollars or something right lol
  11. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    Me too!

    Sorry you guys had to work today. But really, I am feeling a bit guilty because I should be outside finishing the garage trim!
  12. SeriousSam

    SeriousSam Member

    Awesome. I wont know which one to choose though cause they're all good. Can I be first to choose? Because then everyone else will choose theirs and there wont be any left for me :cry:

    and yeah, the 200 million dollar thingie. heck, even like 50 million dollars. I would be happy with just ONE
  13. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

    My wife is off work this weekend, so it's all honeydoo stuff. Right now it's lunch so of course I snuck on the puter to check out The Gauge.

  14. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

    I plan on going to home depot (after a nap ) and get some 2 inch rigid foam board and play around with some track tonight. I want to check out the differance with 30 inch and 26 inch curves and stuff like that
  15. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Member

    Anybody else like me still doing their taxes?

    Come on, be honest.
  16. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

    Doc I filed at the end of january and still have the money in savings for down payment on a car. It wasnt easy
  17. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    I have those done every year by the end of January...one audit made me a very submissive lapdog:thumb:

    Been oiling up my beasties...this being the first full loop of track I've had in a long time. Ain't much on prototype operations but you'll not find too many busier 60" x 43" layouts in HO scale...:thumb:

  18. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    I just came back from my "heavy car" experiments... time to get back to the warehouse. Working on the right hand side. Mr. Dremel is the kitbashers best friend.

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  19. Torpedo

    Torpedo Member


    Absolutely, but we probably won't actually file until October, or whenever it is the extension runs out. Unfortunately, it looks like we will owe this year, so I have to get close enough to figure out how much to send 'em by Tuesday.

    Hope it won't be a lot. I've got my fingers crossed. :D:D:D
  20. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    We filed back in February and already got our moderate refund. I got the other side put on. I ran out of City Classics modular parts so I had to put a door section on the 2nd floor, but I'll camoflage it with some vents or piping, and this side is kind of hidden in an alley anyway.

    And a pic of my workroom.

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