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by PeterBowen
Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle
Replies: 26
Views: 12347

Re: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle

The bass stripwood arrived and the first challenge is to cut all of the components needed...! http://www.drgwrr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/IMG_6181-1024x768.jpg The stripwood bundles of different dimension basswood http://www.drgwrr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/IMG_6182-1024x768.jpg Bass s...
by PeterBowen
Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:57 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle
Replies: 26
Views: 12347

Re: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle

The challenge has started, but first things first - need a plan to follow. Rio Grande Southern Trestle drawing based on ON30 http://www.drgwrr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/RGS-ON30-Trestle-Bent-Drawing-967x1024.jpg One of the challenges facing scratch builders is having a good set of plans with ...
by PeterBowen
Fri Nov 28, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle
Replies: 26
Views: 12347

Re: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle

Prototype Rio Grande Trestle details http://www.drgwrr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/trestle-diagram.gif http://www.drgwrr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/NMRA_British_Region_Building_Challenge_dimensions.jpg Construction Methods  This sketch below shows the method used by the RGS to tie the br...
by PeterBowen
Sun Nov 23, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle
Replies: 26
Views: 12347

Build a Structure - Peter Bowen - RGS Timber Trestle

OK I'm up for a challenge and will (scratch) build a Rio Grande Southern (RGS) timber trestle according to specifications and research of actual construction methods and materials in 1/48 scale for my eventual ON30 D&RGW layout in a spare bedroom. http://www.drgwrr.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/4...
by PeterBowen
Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: Photos - shows
Replies: 5
Views: 2672

Re: Photos - shows

Mike,

Fab pics thank you for sharing...and a superb weekend...!

Peter