View RSS Feed

All Blog Entries

  1. Zip Texturing Test Patch

    Quote Originally Posted by ike8120 View Post
    Here are a few pics of my first try at zip texturing. I used the basic tan soil then added some more brown and black. When wet it is much darker. You also can highlight with weathering powders. I would like to try the gray mix for my yards.https://issuu.com/mr-hobbyist/docs/m...ion&mode=embed
    Categories
    Uncategorized
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_1382.jpg 
Views:	506 
Size:	159.2 KB 
ID:	81218   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_1383.jpg 
Views:	481 
Size:	162.3 KB 
ID:	81219   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_1384.jpg 
Views:	587 
Size:	149.1 KB 
ID:	81220  
  2. Designing a switchback logging layout

    Quote Originally Posted by jdetray View Post
    It may be worth noting that you can use the cookie-cutter method with foam. That's what I've done on my layout, and it works well. The blue foam below is 3/4-inch thick.



    For switch machines, I use servos installed as follows





    This
    ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  3. Building size for layout

    I know this is probrably on here some where but, well I'm sure you understand.

    What I am needing is to understand the building size to put it on a layout plan.

    I have a few houses, do I measure the D x H...if it is 2" x 2" is this the numbers I use on the plan.

    Also what would I use if the measurements are not on the box for the model.

    Thanks in advance.

    Jack
  4. Helmann's Mayonaise

    Helmann's mayonnaise is the world's most popular mayonnaise.
    Today, it is made in the United States, but for many years, it was made in England and shipped all over the world.


    The Helmann's Company had a novel way of saving money. They shipped their mayonnaise in the holds of passenger liners as they sailed the seas.


    Nearly lost in history is the story of the shipment of mayonnaise that was sent in the hold otf the Titanic.


    The ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  5. Appalachian Southern

    Quote Originally Posted by Champsummers View Post
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_1467 (1).JPG 
Views:	268 
Size:	88.4 KB 
ID:	80840 This is a picture with the layout lights on my layout. I'm adding more lights as time allows.
    Categories
    Uncategorized
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	IMG_1468.JPG 
Views:	293 
Size:	40.5 KB 
ID:	80837   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	photo.jpg 
Views:	286 
Size:	140.8 KB 
ID:	80838   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	10'x 6' N Scale Layout (Revision 12-27-12b).jpg 
Views:	324 
Size:	105.9 KB 
ID:	80839