Gauge Layout Party No 5

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by N Gauger, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    It will be from January 15th to February 27th :) 6 weeks :)

    Start deciding on what you want to work on. :)

    Gauge layout Party #4

    The Rules:

    ~~~ Anything Model related is ok...

    ~~~ Pics are always a good thing (Eye Candy isn't fattening)

    ~~~ You have to have some idea on what you can do in 1 month or 6 weeks It feels good to actually accomplish something like this!

    ~~~ H A V E :) F U N!!! -- If you ain't enjoying it....You ain't doing it right!!!!!!!!!!

    "Guest List"

    Seanm - an N scale Helix
  2. seanm

    seanm Member

    I am in! :thumb:

    I will build a stretched hexagonal helix! (6 or 7 laps I think)... N-Scale.
  3. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Cool, I want pics of that too!!! LOL Should be nice!!!
  4. docsnavely

    docsnavely Member

    Excellent choice!! I was thinking about putting a helix in, now I have someone to copy from!!:p :D

  5. trains1972

    trains1972 Member

    I am planning on adding trees made from an old christmas tree to my layout. Would that be good enough for this layout party. The area is large and would need alot of trees.
  6. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Count me in!

    I have my work cut out for me as I plan to:
    1. Finish painting the new backdrop with clouds and a storm in one corner
    2. Put down homasote
    3. Lay track

  7. grumbeast

    grumbeast Member

    I'm going to commit to finishing the buildings and mountain at Colinport.
    I have some pics of where things are now that I'll try and post this evening. Basically there's a big white mountain and some partially assembled Mill buildings sitting up on blocks.

  8. COCentralRR

    COCentralRR New Member

    I'll throw my hat into the ring...

    I will be building a control panel for my my layout. It will have indicator lights on a track diagram, along with connectors for signal lights on the layout, to be added later, as my budget allows. I finalized the design this weekend, and set up a test circuit to figure out if my design really works (It does, yay!!!). I also need to finish ballasting my track as well, and remote wire 12 turnouts. There's lots more to be done, but I'll start with this for now...
  9. trains1972

    trains1972 Member

    here are pictures of my layout that I am going to be putting trees and bushes on. There are some areas that the ground cover still has to be done before the trees can be put on.
  10. Freelancer

    Freelancer Member

    Can't pass up a party! I have had a large list for each party and never even completed half of the stuff I wanted to, so this time I will keep it short.

    Work on my modules.
    And build some buildings

    N Gauger so much for "planning ahead," here is party #5 and I am not even close to working on my benchwork. :D

  11. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    I am going to try to finish some of the locomotive projects on the back burner.
    Mainly the 2 MDC 0-6-0Ts, a pair of Athearn GP7s and a pair of Athearn GP35s I've been putting off.
    I may also work on the locomotive service facility on the HO layout.
  12. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Well I guess I have to throw my hat in the ring now.

    Originally I was hoping to do bench work but for the umpteenth time the acquisition of lumber has been pushed off, hopefully this time only for a month. A month, however, won’t fit into the party time frame. Time to go to back up plan.

    For Party No. 5 I will be returning to the subject of Party No. 2: the Passenger Station Diorama. (At least I think it was Party No. 2). What I would like to accomplish is:
    Recolor the rock abutment and creek walls.
    Finish the foliage.
    Add some more details to and around the station structure.
  13. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    I'll try to install a sky backdrop along the wall.

    (I wish I had done it before - silly me! :( :( :( )

  14. grumbeast

    grumbeast Member

    Some pics of the area umder development

    Here are some pics of the mill area and the mountain (N Scale)

    Any suggestions for the space are particularly welcome!


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  15. emt49

    emt49 Member

    here is what i got planned

    1 finish cleaning out the old layout

    2 start bulding the new layout 4 tables 8 foot long by 3 foot wide

    4 lay track and wire switches

    will i get it done depends on cash flow :)

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