How many unfinished projects do you have....

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Glen Haasdyk, Feb 3, 2007.

  1. HOseeker

    HOseeker New Member


    Same here, the more I organize my garage the more unfinshed and new projects keep showing up. This is trains from past shows, that were just put in a boxes and forgot about. Really have too many to list and too much going on now to be able work on them. My main project is which now consumes most of my train time.

    Just a few projects I need and would like to complete someday

    Winton/Bowser 2-6-6-6 Allegeny modification, paint
    Bowser 4-4-4-4 rebuild, paint
    Bowser 4-6-2 K11 Pacific rebuild, paint
    Bowser 2-8-2 Mikado rebuild, paint
    Mantua 2-8-2 Mikado repaint
    Mantua 2-8-2 Mikado rebuild, paint, may modify
    John English 4-6-2 Pacific rebuild, paint
    John English 2-8-2 Mikado paint

    Build new Layout

    and the list goes on

  2. Santa Fe Jack

    Santa Fe Jack Member

    Oh, this could be bad...

    1. complete wiring design plan
    2. draft up a nice wiring diagram
    3. drill holes for wires everywhere and run wires
    4. construct control panel
    5. build removable shelf to handle controllers
    6. attach and fine tune about 20 switch machines
    7. build three trestles
    8. lay down all track temporarily
    9. test all track and tweak until completely happy with it
    10. test test test
    11. glue down track
    12. install turntable
    13. sculpt the entire layout
    14. add base coat of paint
    15. weather track
    16. ballast
    17. design location of roads/structures
    18. build scenes, including station, intermodal facility, forest fire, campground, farm, hazardous waste cleanup, and town
    19. weather structures and vehicles
    20. install roads and structures
    21. landscaping landscaping landscaping
    22. weather engines and rolling stock
    23. design/build cover for entire layout to keep dust off
    24. document everything on web page
    25. convert from DC to DCC
    That's just off the top of my head, sitting here at work. Whew!
  3. Gil Finn

    Gil Finn Active Member

    No less that the last post here, it is to cold to paint ot glue.
  4. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    Well I managed to assemble the stock car, repair the reefer and am about halfway through the sidewalk project. But of course, my JV models Sawmill kit came in the mail today..sigh.
  5. OnTrack

    OnTrack Member

    I've got one big unfinished project, my layout, lol.
  6. Chris Beard

    Chris Beard Member

    If I did not have unfinished projects I would be bored and probably go shoot pool.

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