Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Fred_M, Feb 27, 2004.
Last one tonite. FRED
Lots of neat stuff Fred! I really like that bridge scene with the wet looking water! As for the signals, I coincidentally just bought two of those already assembled from my LHS's second hand backroom shelf for $2 a piece. Would you mind posting a quickie tutorial on how you wired yours up for lights?
I'll do it for you as soon as I can bud. The water is envirotex with big ballast in it and the whitewater is painted on with acrylic white. FRED
Did some landscaping, my favorite part of modeling. FRED
Your layout is looking great. :thumb: :thumb:
This is the time of year to plant stuff - er - I mean glue stuff. Looks good. :thumb:
Thanks guys. Here's a new pix called speed. FRED
Woooweeeeeee FRED, you've been a busy laddie!
I can see you're time hasn't been wasted either, you've got a great empire there fellah.
Hey, it's good to see you have your own stash of gas these days ..... will you have to sweet talk the LPB's into letting you get some of it? LOL
Good work my friend, I noticed one prominent aspect, the downwashed timber against the bridge foundations. It's detail like that which makes all the difference!
Fred, if you substitute that freight with a passenger train your "speed" photo would be a great pic for the "Next time take the train " campaign!
WoooooHoooooooo :thumb: :thumb:
Wow cool pics :thumb:
Love that signal bridge :thumb: :thumb:
BTW in the pic with the EMD FT, it looks like the loco front truck is derailed What happen
Athearn's plastic truck sides keeps working loose. I'm afraid to glue them and the LHS says they are on order for the last 6 month. Sometimes it fall out and I have to search the ditches for it. FRED
Picture going thru my head...Fred, in HO scale, walking thru his ditches with a 3 cell Mag-lite, lookin' for said sideframes. I can just see them little LPB bloodhounds bayin' at the moon...
Never ever work under a car without jackstands. This LPB found that out the hard way. Don't let this happen to you. Fred
Fred the two man saw in the background was it bought or made? How and where please? Pat
Hi Pat, Made by me from the the backing on the connector of the 80 conductor IDE cable the shed was made from. Handles made from split toothpicks glued on. It really cuts and was sawed into the twig, er log. Fred
"Ya need a new water pump Orey, Eight ninty nine plus 5 bucks fer labor." "Five bucks" says Orey, "what the 'ell ya thinkin I'm made of Jim, money?"
Great modeling & photos, Fred! :thumb:
Playing with my lights and camera. Room totally dark. Trucker arrives home late at night. Fred
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