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French Chuffed




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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Sep 01, 2012 8:17 am

Exelent photographs as usual, and a nice looking loco. Brain picking again what material did you use for the platforms great paving stone effect?
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySun Sep 02, 2012 8:24 am

ta brain. its upvc sofit bord for the platforms, from a trade surpllyer ..scrap lenghts that are scratched.(.sofit bords are the white plastic faceira bords around your roof that the gutters hang on to.. ) got the 5mt lenghts for £10 each.. loves superglue,and takes paint, after you rought up the surfaces..the walls subways ect are made from sign makers "foambord" scrap off cuts.. its loverly stuff to work with cuts easys, loves superglue, scores easy likes paint, ect
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French Chuffed



Location : Droitwich UK

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySun Sep 02, 2012 9:57 am

sunny AMASSING STUFF:sunny: I have some but never thought of using it like that.
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GWhizz

GWhizz

Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyMon Sep 03, 2012 7:06 am

Those hills in the background of one of the shots look so realistic Very Happy

Wonder why the Catenary Wire has clothes pegs on though? Laughing

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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyWed Sep 05, 2012 4:24 pm

today was a slow day tablets and life in the way but i did mamange to build and install the 1st signal, and its new base, its controled by a lgb suplementry switch..
the voices are happy, so im happy.
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyFri Sep 07, 2012 8:13 am

second base and signal whent in yestereday..
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyFri Sep 07, 2012 6:23 pm

new coach got a run out today , bar coach..
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GWhizz

GWhizz

Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyFri Sep 07, 2012 7:51 pm

mike wrote:
new coach got a run out today , bar coach..

Great coaches aren't they, I love the details like the loo!

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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySun Oct 21, 2012 9:22 pm

Shocked well this months garden rail has landed.. and after being told im just a colecter, and not a modeler... lazy grange bay  - Page 2 476590 ..its seems tag thinks differntly.. anyhow seeing as its only 8 pages long and the feature railway....and ive been asked to submit more.. what can i say..
na narr .. secrect photo off the next project..

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Paulus

Paulus

Location : The Netherlands

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyMon Oct 22, 2012 10:10 am

Good news Mike. Your layout deserves a great article for sure.
Here' s a peek: http://www.exacteditions.com/read/garden-rail/november-2012-33517/23/2/

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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyFri Nov 02, 2012 9:14 pm

ta paul.. nice to see it

toliet block was instaled today on the platforms, dureing a break in the rain..
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French Chuffed



Location : Droitwich UK

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 03, 2012 1:16 pm

Amazing railway and amazing modelling your definitely 'Not' just a collector… very inspirational modelling for an outdoors layout.
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GWhizz

GWhizz

Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 03, 2012 7:13 pm

Frankly Mike you achieve outdoors what most of us strive for when we're building an indoor exhibition module.

It's good to see that your efforts have been rewarded by being featured in the leading magazine.

Please keep posting the pics here, we love to see them!

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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Nov 03, 2012 8:14 pm

ta guys.. today i got to go to york, and vist P+s hobbies..paul, the owners a nice bloke,knows his stuff.. after a nice chat, wandered up the street,to a local indian for a meal..and theres this delightful dolls house empoiurium.. well.. they sell 1/24 scale stuff.. now have a selection off doors/window frames in plastic.. dooors are £3.00 windows £2.00 .. i fancey chips for T
lazy needs a chippy!"! Very Happy
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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Paulus

Paulus

Location : The Netherlands

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 11, 2012 9:45 am

Great pictures again! How did you made the village street houses?

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French Chuffed



Location : Droitwich UK

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySun Nov 11, 2012 5:16 pm

Paulus wrote:
Great pictures again! How did you made the village street houses?

dito
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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thanks paul, they are resin kits from pendelbury model buildings.. ive stuch them to gether in runs of 3.. and added outhouses at the backs, back yard walls, and made the gates, gate posts, washing line posts ect, also made the pavements.. so each set of 3 buildings sits in its own pavememnt which is cut so the buildingings sit "in" it.. addsa bit to the relisume i hope..
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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Paulus

Paulus

Location : The Netherlands

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyMon Nov 12, 2012 7:50 am

Thanks Mike! I think the setup makes a beatifull village. Funny:after reading your answer I Googled on the kits and first thing I found was.... http://www.lazygrangebay.co.uk/gallery/idoits-guilde.html Razz Very Happy
That looks familiair!

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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Dec 01, 2012 4:45 pm

it dose paulus Laughing
started on afew winter prodjects ..some will be apaering in garden rail, some wont, some in thre g scale jurnal ect ..this is Fannys...Fish and chip shop..fannys fish is a local declacy
started with a blank sheet of faom bord, drew a rough(read very, very rought ) out line, a basic floor plan to give me a idea of sizes ect, were its need to fit in.. it will be part of a run of 3 buildings built on a curve.. fannys, dc,martins the vets,and arkrights,the iorn mongers..
so.. after faffing about, i hadthe basic idea.. drew it out, full sizes, and cut out of the foamn bord, pencil in the windows, doors ect..useing jacksons minuturews windows and doorsa, and a custoom made bvy me window for the shop.. pencil in the brick lines, scribe them in, glue to gether with suoper glue, ect..cheapo £ 1 prima to give it a base coat and used as a mo0rtor coat.. humbro enamels used for bricks..
so fdar..hush hush
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Paulus

Paulus

Location : The Netherlands

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I'm gonna give this a try once. I have those grey underfloor sheets that are looking simular to this shops ceiling.

Does the car primer not damage the board? Or is it acrylic?

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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Dec 01, 2012 4:59 pm

no not at all paul, its a foam based sign makers bord, used as a cheap plastic 8-4 sheets from sign makers..im useing of cuts,scrap bits, it loves super glue.. it cuts like butter,3 passes with a stanly nife, and its cut.. it is drawable with a pencile.,..humbrule paints stick like..er paint..
its best is u reimforsce the corners, or like i do.. fit floors and walls to not only make it light up correctly ,but adds strength,, its will be part off a larger set of 3.. all at differnt hights ect ,sat in its own pavement..
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Carl Hibbs
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Carl Hibbs

Location : Haute Normandie - visitors welcome

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptySat Dec 01, 2012 6:34 pm

Nice work.

I wish I could get this material here in France, Mike.... scratch

Not sure about the title for the shop though. Doesn't sound very fresh to me! Wink
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mike

mike

Location : sunny whitworth, near bacup, rossendale

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ahh but the taste carl, the taste...
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tram47

tram47

Location : Aquitaine (France)

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PostSubject: Re: lazy grange bay    lazy grange bay  - Page 2 EmptyWed Dec 05, 2012 2:38 pm

we are fortunate to know the leaders of the firm REDUTEX

http://www.redutex.com/

we may meet in Barcelona in February 2013.
We can send them your possible orders, and send them to you.
In France, only the HO and N products are available.

For LGB, we need to organize!

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nous avons la chance de connaître les responsables de la firme REDUTEX

http://www.redutex.com/

nous les rencontrerons peut-être à Barcelone en février 2013 .
Nous pouvons leur transmettre vos éventuelles commandes , et vous les faire parvenir .
En France , seuls les produits H.O. et N sont disponibles .

Pour le LGB , il nous faut nous organiser !!!
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