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New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Tue Sep 29, 2015 5:47 am

My new exhibition Milwaukee Road z scale layout is progressing with pace. It will be at the winter meet in Feb

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:55 am

Update it now has sound via a Kato soundbox purchased from Traintrax

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:26 am

Started painting backscene yesterday, using the Ron North sky technique

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:02 pm

Oops should be painting, but got into shunting, yes in Z scale

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Post by dawdawes » Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:03 pm

A full day,backscene is done and fixed in place, and ballast laid

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Post by dawdawes » Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:25 am

Green goss paint going on ,track cleaned and test run again before i paint ballast, 2x F104 Starfighters arived for airbase

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Post by dawdawes » Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:14 am

All led lighting and name sign done, progress good at the mo, ballast to paint next

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Post by dawdawes » Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:34 am

More painting of gloss green and the removable shelf done ,castors also fitted so i can move it on my own

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:51 am

Full check of all sound on Wednesday, Kato sound box for locos, mp3 for town sounds and an mp3 for F4,C130 and F104 sounds, loco and town sounds always on the aircraft go by every 5 to 10 mins, and its all run through a Bose sound system. Hear it at next years winter meet

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Re: New Z scale

Post by BrianMoore » Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:29 am

Great to hear of your progress, Dave.

You plough a lonesome but important furrow!
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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:37 am

dawdawes wrote:Full check of all sound on Wednesday, Kato sound box for locos, mp3 for town sounds and an mp3 for F4,C130 and F104 sounds, loco and town sounds always on the aircraft go by every 5 to 10 mins, and its all run through a Bose sound system. Hear it at next years winter meet

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Scenery now going on, track sprayed, and buildings going through buuld

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:04 pm

Kit building today, getting the fuel depot built, and ordered a motel at the convention

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Re: New Z scale

Post by torikoos » Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:38 pm

something for the build a structure challenge perhaps?

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Fri Nov 13, 2015 7:52 pm

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2 pics of Lincoln looking over the airbase, lots of fencing and detail to add

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Re: New Z scale

Post by dawdawes » Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:07 am

A good monday, the grass sheet is going down as a base ( cant do those static jobs) then can build up ontop of that. Oh and a christmas prezzie on way. AZL E8 and 3 coaches

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