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    Post Weekend Update (13th Dec 2019)

    Please update us on the progress you have made on your MRR projects this week (commencing: 13th Dec 2019).

    This weekly thread is to post little snippets about your layout/project progress.
    This is not be a substitute for your layout build thread, but just a mini update on what you got done for the week.

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    So, fellow nSn'ers, what have you been up to this week?

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    I spent the week planting corn -



    Lots and lots and lots of corn



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    Looks good Mark BUT, it sure does leave you open to a lot of comments
    Cheers Tony

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    Ooh, I like that second shot with the DM&E power!

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    Sounds a little Corny to me but does look great.

    Sow did you reap your fields lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vince View Post
    Sounds a little Corny to me
    See Mark - I told yu
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    Quote Originally Posted by wombat457 View Post
    Looks good Mark BUT, it sure does leave you open to a lot of comments
    I should've seen this coming, lol.

    -Mark

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    Looks like Sweet Corn.

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    Might be baby corn look at all those tiny ears

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    A little early to be planting corn isn't it?
    Looks great Mark!
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    Can't wait to see the harvester when the time comes ...

    As for what I am doing ... I bought a piece of ply for my curved trestle ... well an off cut I had laying around, took me all day too
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    Are those GMO or non-GMO corn?

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    Actually Mark has a contract with discovery channel to be on Moonshiners lol.

    Heard Mark makes a good corn mash Whiskey

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    Got gas I do :fart: this arrived in a trade for a modern tank car I had.

    IMG_20191213_171410.jpg blubber ho.

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    Wow, that is one huge amount of cornfield! At that height they should be tasseling; are you gonna model each of the ears?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NtheBasement View Post
    Wow, that is one huge amount of cornfield! At that height they should be tasseling; are you gonna model each of the ears?
    No ears, lol. However, they actually do have tassels (after a fashion). I started out with autumn corn and then painted it green, so the tops of the plants wind up light tan where they get sliced off the sprues. But given that there are something like 1600 plants in that field (1 of 5 similarly sized fields on my layout), that's about the extent of my ambitions

    -Mark

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    Seriously Mark that's a big undertaking and a lot of corn but truly looks great.

    Like Van Gogh you have my ear couldn't resist keep it up Mark looks great

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookshow View Post
    But given that there are something like 1600 plants in that field (1 of 5 similarly sized fields on my layout), that's about the extent of my ambitions


    You get the idea ..........
    Cheers Tony

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    A few years ago, I bought a couple of Arnold SW1's when they were BOGOF. With the traction tires, the pickup is not so good, so I decided to see if I could wire them together with a plug. First was to replace the coupler on the cab end with unimates. I took a couple of IC sockets and IC extender to make the plugs. After doing this, these are the best set of switchers running on the layout. They will be to strip and decal for WP.

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