Double Diamond Ranch

Discussion in 'Robin At His Best' started by Matthyro, Oct 5, 2003.

  1. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    There will be a group of buildings to make the ranch scene.
    This will start with the family stone house.
    I decided on a ranch as we need the beef without worrying about mad cow disaster.

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  2. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    :D :D :D :D I got to ask:D :D :D :D

    er, er,,,, will the beef be cardbord :D :D :D :eek: :eek: :p
  3. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Chris, the cattle will be LPBs too. "Little plastic beef" Low in cholesterol but a bit hard to digest.
    The walls and windows are in place. Next comes the stone work. This will take some time.

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  4. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Lessee...On the Double Diamond Ranch we got Little Plastic Beefs meeting Little Plastic Bovines eating Little Plastic Bales and leaving Little Plastic Bulls...er..., never mind. Gotta be a country song in there somewhere.
  5. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Sounds to me like theres gonna be a lot of bull---- in this thread
  6. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    ...and turned into Little Plastic Burgers for the Little Plastic Beings.:p YeeeeeHaaaaa!!!!! Travis Tritt, eat yer heart out:eek: :p

    Robin, are you doing the stonework the same way you did the machinery warehouse?
  7. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    whoa Robin...You are off and running again. How about giving a little sample on how you made the siding.
  8. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

    Wow Robin. I've been off the computer for a couple of days so my daughter could do college papers, and I come back and you've finished the mine and gone on to a ranch!
  9. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Dick, it isn't siding just pencil lines every 1/8th inch on cerealboard to help me place the rocks.
    shaygetz the stone work will be similar to the machinery warehouse but I am going to try to make it look somewhat different if I can. It is taking my time to place the rocks. Not even halfway yet.
  10. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Robin
    How about a picture of the rocks just half way?
  11. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Kewl!

    Yeah! Let's see a progress shot!!!! We want to make sure you're keeping busy Robin. ;) ;) ;)

    cheers
    Val
  12. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

    Re: Kewl!

    Yeah, we sure wouldn't want you to sit around doing nothing!
  13. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Another vote, I'd like to see how you're...er...moooOOoooovin' along;) .
  14. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    OK you task masters. Once the basic blocks are in place I need to add mortar. Don't quite know how I will go about doing that yet. Then comes the painting.

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  15. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Thank you, thank you, thank you, This is wonderful.
  16. CortezA

    CortezA New Member

    Robin,

    What kind of glue do you use?

    Thanks,
    Cortez
  17. Lemur

    Lemur New Member

    Lookin good there Robin!
    Now if I could only get mine to look that good when I am done... :p
  18. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Cortez, I use white glue.
    Welcome to the Gauge guys
    Jason, I am sure yours will turn out fine.
  19. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    You turn your back for just a moment ... and he finishes a complete factory complex, adds a source for fuel and then starts on feeding the population. I get exhausted just trying to keep up with the threads. :D :D :D :) :)

    Great work Robin. I have another bookmark to add to the "reference list"

    :) :) :)
  20. davidstrains

    davidstrains Active Member

    Robin, what is the size of the blocks? Are you making them uniform or varying the lengths?:) :)

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