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  1. Clogher Valley Project

    Superb buildings David.Looking like the real thing.
  2. Tara Junction.

    That's a very grave comment !
  3. Tara Junction.

    After the punch- up friendships will be set in stone
  4. Arigna Town - this week's scenery

    Well done David- nice plaque.I can see I will need to be extremely careful when I assist at Lincoln!!
  5. Tara Junction.

    I agree.Plenty to see and lots of action.Great layout.
  6. Bantry Town Station 1950's

    Many thanks again for replies GNRi1959-Great idea for the turntable-will chat to Mick84c at Club tomorrow night JHB and GNRi1959 The tank is made from Wills Vari Girder parts glued to a Plastikard base. It is then primed with Halfords Grey Primer and then sprayed with Humbrol Tank Grey Acrylic (67) Then it is weathered to what ever condition you require. The water is a piece of clear Bayer 60 thou plastic sheet painted underneath with a mix of AK Interactive Slimy Grime Dark and Streaking Grime.It is then glued to four pieces of Evergreen Square Plastic (One at each corner) at what ever depth you need. The surface is then coated with 2 to 3 coats of Micro Kristal Klear (Others are available!).Leave 24 hrs approx between coats. The number of coats may vary depending on personal taste.You will know when its right because it will look right! The water control device is made from odd bits from the spares box. Hope this helps.
  7. Bantry Town Station 1950's

    Thanks again for the kind remarks folks, We are going to model the turntable Paul-we have one at the club we will adapt. Will keep updating as work progresses
  8. Bantry Town Station 1950's

    Bantry Engine Shed Some weathering applied,also smoke over doorway.Ladders and filler pipe added Next task is to add small shed/hut on side Bantry Shed 1950's photo courtesy Cork Library
  9. Bantry Town Station 1950's

    Thanks very much all. Broithe-The doors should clear the track.I am debating at the moment how to attach them! I may fix them in the open position as we have to remove all the buildings when we transport the layout. Smoke above will be added when I weather the shed.
  10. Bantry Town Station 1950's

    Bantry Engine Shed. Latest photos of progress.Doors not yet fitted also water filler hose. Some weathering to be done also ladders,tank filler pipe and small lean to corrugated shed on side. D16 on loan from Stratford shed!!
  11. Brendan,Irish layout

    I agree with all the above. Great scenery,plenty of action and all in a small space.Well done!
  12. Galgorm Hall

    A great piece of top class workmanship Paul-well done
  13. Tara Junction.

    Excellent layout Noel-full of interest.
  14. Good start seanrail-look forward to seeing progress on this layout
  15. Galgorm Hall

    Sorry Paul I should obviously have said Signal Cabin.Very embarrassed -please excuse my massive error. My previous comments still stand-replace engine shed with Signal Cabin-it is a lovely model-well done!! Once again a big sorry Happy New Year Paul
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