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Thought I might finally get around to finishing off my model railway, it's been about 90% complete for a few decades!

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Bit swish mate. How big?

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It's tiny, 2.7m long x 0.85m wide, Z gauge.The hills lift out either end for access for derailments.



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Is that your driving / or aka The North East Victoria line construction

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Woow that is very awesome great work

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Amazing work. Well done.

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That looks very good, Whenarewethere

I am sure that Sir Topham Hatt, aka the Fat Controller, would be proud to run your railway for you, when it is finished

As already been said above, well done

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That is impressive. I've been doing a bit to mine as well. I don't think they are ever finished.

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Those passengers on the platform are not observing social distancing, luv trains. Very nice. Have you tried some of the train games on Steam?


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Whenarewethere,
Thank you for the great pix of your lovely railway set-up.
Cheers,
Roy.

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Derailments?

Did someone slip in a steering wheel!



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It is great to have hobbies - you do not need to be "entertained ".....as there is always another little challenge to overcome - and push the boundaries of your skill.

This was some of my 2020 time absorption .... I finished my 1952 Lanz Bulldog restoration  - but then "scratch built" a 22% model of my tractor from (apart from the wheels) steel scrap from under my work bench....I gained a lot of satisfaction from this as I had never built a "scale" model before.......

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Great job Kerry, now can you post a video of" Lancey " starting up? with sound.

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Craig1 wrote:

Great job Kerry, now can you post a video of" Lancey " starting up? with sound.


 Thanks for that  and in case you are not familiar with the D2206,  it was first of the electric start Bulldogs with a starter motor that rocks the motor forward and back against compression - and that is a unique sound in itself ! 



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RE: Corona boredom more tractors and stuff


KJB I love your tractor, can we swap.

These are some of my keep busy projects while locked down over the last 2 times, The tractors are all from recycled bits, old whipper snipper motors (not running of course) old tricycle and lawn mower wheels when available, Beer bottle tops an plumbing nuts etc.

The caravan is from an olive oil can ant toy truck wheels etc. We planted some succulents in the pots, my wife makes succulent mini gardens as well.

there are also some garden cows from junk I have been saving for years, as my dad used to say "it will come in handy even if I never use it".

I sell them as fast as I can make them as well.

 

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