Hi All good to be here!!!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by fifer, Dec 11, 2003.

  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    Hi all My name is Mike Fifer.
    Please be gentle with me as I am not up on these type of sites.
    I am an avid N Scaler and long time Ebay Seller and Buyer under FIFER.
    Here is my info if you would like to look at the layout under construction.
    Mike , New Mexico

  2. justind

    justind Member

    Hi fifer, and welcome.
    I took a look at your layout, and I love the dam and the storm in the backgrouund...really nice.
  3. Arlaghan

    Arlaghan Member

    Very nice layout! Had to dig a little to find the link, doesn't grab the attention! ;)

    I like your lake! Is that "pourable" water? How'd ya do it? :)

    Oh, and welcome to the Gauge!
  4. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

    Welcome to the Gauge.. Great Layout you got going there! Be sure to post more "in Progress" pics :) :) :)
  5. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Welcome to the Gauge Mike
  6. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Weclome Mike

    You have a nice start to your layout going there. Keep us up to date on your progress.
  7. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    Welcome aboard Mike! You've come to the right place!
  8. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Welcome Mike,You've found the best forum with the best people as members.
  9. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    Thanks Guys , I'll put a little more time in the post's as I progress and thanks for all the Positive feedback guys.
    Mike Fifer NM
  10. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Welcome to the-gauge Mike! If you have any trouble with the site, just ask and someone will help you. Meanwhile we'll be gentle :D :D :D It's a great place to learn and share!
  11. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

    Hi Mike, and welcome to the Gauge, I'd like to add my compliments on the storm painted on the backdrop, and the lake. That scene will look very nice when completed.
  12. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Let me join in welcoming you. Nice layout, after seeing it, I'm sure you are a valuable addtion to this forum. I hope you will share more pictures with us as you go along.

  13. pomperaugrr

    pomperaugrr Member

    Welcome to the Gauge Mike! The layout looks great! Is that lake an access hatch? If it is, you did a great job of working it into the scenery. The dam is a nice touch too.

    This is a great forum.

  14. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    I have had a couple questions about the lake .
    First , the lake is made from a piece of ripple shower door glass and will be painted from the underside.
    It is also a sliding hatch and will have foliage around the edge and homes.
    The backdrop is comercial to the left and I painted and blended in the gray mountains and thunder storm.
    I will try to post some individual pictures as I can and please feel free to email me if you have questions.


  15. belg

    belg Member

    Mike I love the rippled glass idea it looks great and with some paint on the bottom and maybe some gloss medium to make a few high spots in the water your all set.

  16. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

    hi Fifer welcome to the gauge:D
  17. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Welcome, make your self at home! :wave:
  18. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

    Nice layout! Welcome to the best forum on the net! :wave:
  19. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    Thanks For The Great Welcome

    Thanks to all of you for the GREAT welcome , I feel as though I have been here for ever.I'll try to contribute something to all of this as I go.

    :rolleyes: :) ;) :sleeping:
  20. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Thumbs Up!

    In addition to the lake and storm (really neat, by the way...), I like the clean shelving holding the other scale trains. That's something I should get to. Nicely done! :thumb:

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