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Offline dampfpanzerwagon

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #60 on: July 31, 2019, 08:54:55 AM »



The latest update shows the areas of clutter sorted into small vignettes along the layout.

For more information, see the Blog.

Tony

https://dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.com/2019/07/an-industrial-narrow-gauge-adventure_31.html

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #61 on: August 05, 2019, 08:13:00 AM »
Another quick update - this time showing how I have painted the stone retaining wall alongside the canal.





More details can be found on the Blog.

Tony
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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #62 on: August 05, 2019, 06:44:06 PM »
I know it's far too late to change it, but to be quite honest the combination of overhead shots and a lack of a horizon of any sort in the backdrop is really detracting from an otherwise amazing piece.

Is it meant to be photographed/viewed at a lower angle than these in-progress shots?

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #63 on: August 07, 2019, 12:17:52 PM »
Only catching up now, lovely colours and textures.
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Offline dampfpanzerwagon

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #64 on: August 07, 2019, 02:03:32 PM »
"I know it's far too late to change it, but to be quite honest the combination of overhead shots and a lack of a horizon of any sort in the backdrop is really detracting from an otherwise amazing piece."

The whole project is/was a test piece to see if this scale/gauge combination works - as such most of the materials were scrounged or donated for free and this is why the size of the base and backboard was decided upon. If I was to build a proper working and landscaped model railway along similar lines, I would make a number of changes - a bigger (and curved back scene) being just one.

"Is it meant to be photographed/viewed at a lower angle than these in-progress shots?"

It is intended to be views at just below eye level.

Thank you for the comments.

Tony

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #65 on: August 07, 2019, 07:37:52 PM »
Ah!

That makes much more sense then. Carry on, carry on!  :D

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #66 on: August 08, 2019, 09:05:22 AM »
The latest update shows the water surface or canal basin painted.



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Tony
http://dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.com/2019/08/an-industrial-narrow-gauge-adventure_8.html

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #67 on: August 14, 2019, 09:04:09 AM »
Another regular update on progress. This time finishing off the baseboard and painting the exposed edges.



For more information, see the Blog.

Tony

https://dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.com/2019/08/an-industrial-narrow-gauge-adventure_14.html

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #68 on: August 14, 2019, 11:13:32 AM »
Excellent result Tony! Will there be more modules to add to the quay‘s lenght?

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #69 on: August 14, 2019, 12:39:57 PM »
"Excellent result Tony! Will there be more modules to add to the quay‘s length?"

Interesting question.....

The models and layout were built to test the scale/gauge combination and as such any further additions or modules were not part of the plan.

Now that the test piece is nearing completion I am already looking at what will be my next Narrow Gauge project. At this moment it looks like a completely new layout rather than adding to this diorama layout. Although that could change!!!!!

If my Wife agrees.....

Tony

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #70 on: August 21, 2019, 08:26:00 AM »
A quick update showing the OSO Salt labelling on the layout.



For more images and information, see the Blog.

Tony

http://dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.com/2019/08/an-industrial-narrow-gauge-adventure_21.html

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #71 on: August 21, 2019, 09:34:34 AM »


That is a centerpiece for every show!  :-*

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #72 on: August 21, 2019, 10:09:10 AM »
Thank you.

Tony

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #73 on: September 04, 2019, 08:18:09 AM »

Offline dampfpanzerwagon

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Re: 1:27.7 scale figures for an 18 inch Industrial Railway Project
« Reply #74 on: September 11, 2019, 09:14:50 AM »
Another update - this time showing how the Aqua Magic has worked on the canal basin.



For more information see the Blog.

Tony
https://dampfpanzerwagon.blogspot.com/2019/09/an-industrial-narrow-gauge-adventure_11.html

 

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