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    Default The City Edge Layout by VicSmith

    I found this Video on Model Railroaders Site. It is a bit long but fascinating and enjoyable to watch. I hope the link works for you. And that you don't have to a member of the Model Railroader Site to view it.

    BTY I received a message saying the Layout forum is not accepting any more posts. What's up with this? There are 14K posts to the forum.


    http://mrr.trains.com/Videos/User%20...%20layout.aspx

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    Well it wouldn't work for me =[

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    Fantastic video! Great sound and detail. Thanks for sharing.

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    If you can't get to the MRR video, there's one on YouTube. Just search on "CityEdge layout"
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    Quote Originally Posted by 69Z28 View Post
    ... BTY I received a message saying the Layout forum is not accepting any more posts. What's up with this? There are 14K posts to the forum. ...
    Ron, could you provide a little more information? Thanks!

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    Here is the YouTube video TD mentioned:


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    That is an awesome layout! I am not fond of the bridge part on the back side but that downtown area out front is amazing! I love how the lower track snakes its way around the buildings. That is brilliant.
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    I really like all the different road surfaces. You see asphalt, concrete and different ages and conditions of each... Lots of cool details.
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    That is a great video.

    It shows modeling, urban modeling, detailing, kitbashing, scratch building, weathering, scene design, imagination, and a dozen other skills at their very best. It is the work of a master model railroad builder.

    Alas, I doubt that is in N Scale. I think the details are too sharp to be N Scale. But, I could not spot a size comparison shot in the video. The article did not state what the scale is.
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    It's HO you can tell by the cars and trucks! we don't have that
    many nice cars & trucks in N

    you know this guy is single look at 4:17 the train going through the hall!!!

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    unless its lift out section I`ll have to agree lolol

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    The HO giveaway for me was the person walking by. I gauged it to be HO off that.

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    Sorry Folks,
    if it is an HO layout. I thought it was an "N" Scale one. My vision as well as other things seam to going. I was just so enthralled by the video that I let the details slip by. It is an amazing video to watch.

    And thanks to all you provided the U-Tube video and other comments on it. I just wanted to watch it several times and not get caught up in it's details. It was a super terrific modeling effort no matter the scale.

    I hope you did enjoy it.

    BryanC I'll get the additional information on the message I received. That's why I posted it in this one. Maybe I misread it too.

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    Its definately HO, Ive seen this in plenty of MRR's stuff, I wanna say it was in Great Model Railroads or something similar to that. I have always admired Vic Smiths work. He has amazing detail. Infact, I think he was in MRR this year for rooftops and misc details on his layout.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigford View Post
    moose

    It's HO you can tell by the cars and trucks! we don't have that
    many nice cars & trucks in N

    you know this guy is single look at 4:17 the train going through the hall!!!

    Itd be nice if we had anything vehicle wise in N scale that wasnt predated 1980s. lol Ive been looking for a modern day crown vic, impala, or charger to turn into a police car. HA! At least we have our 1997 Ford F150s and Taurus cars by Atlas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by musicman View Post
    That is an awesome layout! I am not fond of the bridge part on the back side but that downtown area out front is amazing! I love how the lower track snakes its way around the buildings. That is brilliant.
    If im not mistaken, the Bridge is in Downtown St. Louis, where this scene is supposed to take place.
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    who cares what scale that is! it's a real nice layout

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    I'll second what bigford said. I knew very early on that it was HO but are we now not supposed to like anything but N scale? It is brilliant work and a very enjoyable video regardless of scale.
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    the club i belong to has HO, i thought of buying some black cat fish
    think of the super detailing!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigford View Post
    ron
    who cares what scale that is! it's a real nice layout
    I am sorry if my comment made me sound like an N Scale snob. I really am not that kind of person.
    I was actually bemoaning the fact that it is not an N Scale layout. Merely wishing that it was.
    (The voices I hear in my head may not be real, but sometimes they come up with a good idea.)

    Have fun.

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