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BikerDad
9th Feb 2005, 01:52 AM
Wish I could help you, but I can't. I've built a pair of DPM buildings, simple to build, good results, but can't speak to the modular goodies.

JohnW
9th Feb 2005, 03:15 AM
DPM's modular system is very good, in my opinion. I have used it to build a power plant to fit a particular space.

9th Feb 2005, 10:27 AM
I haven't tried the modular system either but I would trust JohnW's opinion.

rcboat
9th Feb 2005, 11:45 AM
I have used the modular system and the building kits. Happy with both. The only problem that I can see is if you use a lot of them everything will have a tendency to look the same. There is not a lot of variation in the style.

George

fotobob
9th Feb 2005, 02:02 PM
I have worked with the dpm system and for the most part it's great. the key is to follow the order of directions to the letter. and give the sections plenty of time to dry. sanding is key to each section fitting perfectly. The corners of the buildings are the most critical thing to get alligned. Good luck with your project.

JohnW
9th Feb 2005, 03:02 PM
You can ghange the way the buildings look by changing the windows like I have on the power plant. Here are a few photos.
http://www.railimages.com/albums/johnwidmar/aip.jpg
The arched windows ae ones I added.



http://www.railimages.com/albums/johnwidmar/aiq.jpg
The front has standard DPM windows.


One more shot;

http://www.railimages.com/albums/johnwidmar/air.jpg




You can also use parts of the DPM's on other kits. I am changing the Atlas roundhouse for a unique look. The top row of bricks are DPM.
http://www.railimages.com/albums/Pueblo-Roundhouse/aag.jpg

acbdfaqoz548
9th Feb 2005, 06:15 PM
Awsome everyone. Thanks. I'm just starting the planning process for the buildings I plan on assembelling. Nice Picutures by the way John.

-Joe

sirenwerks
17th Jul 2005, 10:35 PM
John W - very nice interior work!

The DPM's is a nice system, although limited. All of their building kits are good starts for kitbashes. Check out the DPM string on Atlas's N scale forum for some more projects. Also, check out Ngineerings etched brass offering, which has industrial windows and brick arches for use on the DPM wall system.