Its FRIDAY 12-30-05, Weekend Modeling Plans!

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by TomPM, Dec 30, 2005.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    The last weekend of 2005 is upon us and we will be staying home with the kids as it is our tradition. The kids get to stay up late and make noise at midnight. We have the bi-weekly grocery store expedition to attend to also.

    I have two tank cars, two covered hoppers, two open hoppers, one caboose that I finished weathering that I have to spray with Dullcoat. I would like to install window glazing in the farm house and begin painting the roofs and porch. Also I have finally begun the layout rebuild, so I have pink foam to glue down and more to buy, and then comes buying the track.
  2. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Last week I got tired of the poor lighting, so I said I was going to install new lights. By golly, I got them in and working. I am now going to continue on my new trackwork. The toughest part of that has been deciding how I want to lay the big yard. I found a few manual Peco turnouts, and so now I have an escape path for all tracks. I haven't posted a picture of my progress in a long time, here's a shot from the train room doorway.

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  3. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    Well Yesterday I finally finished the DPM Harlee and Sons Cycle shop, putting the final details in place and putting the ground foam in around it. Now I've got to put some grass and brush in the area as well.
    But this is weekend modeling plans so this weekend I'm planning to continue with my enginehouse project, adding the interior details like the lathe and drill press that I got off ebay. workbenches and storage cabinets that I have to scratch yet, then I get to add the ceiling rafters and lights.
  4. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Have 6 of the sand hoppers ready for paint.I hope to get that done tomorrow.I have one woodchip hopper done I hope to get at least one more done this weekend.

    I need to repair some track on the Matthysen sub. but I don't see that happening this weekend.

    OOPS! almost forgot I have a Penn Central boxcar that I am patching for the GVR I hope to at least get the patching and lettering done this weekend.

    This is all N scale if anybody is curious. :)
  5. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

    Trees, trees, trees, and more trees... will manufacture at least 100 this weekend. I figure it will be good to have tons of these on hand when I finally need them.

    Also, EzDays post reminds me that I need to install more lighting over the area where my lay-out will be built.
  6. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    I'm involved with bits of family business. There's a streetcar charter in Toronto on Sunday that I might go to. Saturday night the Brampton Lyric Opera is doing Die Fledermaus and we have tickets for that.
    And I rescued an old Lionel gondola and some Hornby track from my father's basement and I may try removing the rust and dust from that.
  7. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    I will probably work on a Rivarossi 0-4-0 that I am upgrading.
  8. Itsed65

    Itsed65 New Member

    Going to build some N scale handthrows so I can start laying my track. Just finished all the roabed today, hurray!
  9. Bikerdad

    Bikerdad Member

    Build two packages of American Limited Tanktainers (i.e., 4 tanktainers), hopefully paint them as well as the pair I've already built. May also get around to building the intermodal crane I have. Oh, and do the joinery and glue-ups on 3-6 slideouts for a friends built-in entertainment center.

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