North Avenue Line

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:11 am

Yes outside all year it's a celetex shell with ikea chopping boards as the roof and blocks and stones fixed on with mastic

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by Andrew » Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:48 pm

Looking good. The goods over the windows remind me of a building begin my in-laws' house - which happens to be something to do with the water industry, pumping or treatment, maybe both. It's streaked with rust like yours too...

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:23 pm

I deceded to make another copper roof I had the spray paint left over and I quite like the way the lighthouse roof turn out .so did a few layers of paint last night
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:44 pm

Good evening all. Very sorry haven't posted much in a long time. We had some bad storms at the start of the year and unfortunately almost all my buildings where broken fences blown down in the garden etc.i put all the buildings away in the shed and left them.with the recent events iv had a lot of free time .I took up all the track rebuild the rear fence to my garden and the 2 sides .Iv put in some boarders around the edge of the garden and now very nerly rebuilt the hole railway .I will post some pictures tomorrow

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by Peter Butler » Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:20 pm

Great to have you back Jim, you have got your work cut-out after the storms, I'm sorry to hear you suffered so much damage, your buildings had great character.
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by LNR » Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:26 am

Yes as Peter said, good to see you back Jim. Shame about the damage to your railway, but glad to hear your back into it again. I guess starting again you will have a clean slate for your ideas. Looking forward to progress.
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by Andrew » Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:48 am

Glad you're back with us Jim, and bouncing back from the damage - I look forward to seeing the photos...

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by ge_rik » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:13 pm

Great looking model - and socks! 🤭

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:19 pm

A few pics
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:22 pm

A few pictures of got some work to do to repair the lighthouse .paint the rest of the fence and ballast the track
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:28 pm

I cut the water works in harf to make 2 low relief buildings and I also managed to reuse the old brewery a building I built quite a while ago .it's held up well with no rot it's stonework was basa wood coverd in pva on a thick celetx .i have one space left on my railway for another building. And I might get away with building something quite big near the lighthouse I'm thinking of building a castle

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by jim@NAL » Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:31 pm

I'm still finding buildings and other things iv built in my shed that I completely forgot about. If got lots of little bits and bobs I can add to the line .

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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by Peter Butler » Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:36 pm

Plenty going on there Jim, lots of structures and loads of clutter along the line, great atmosphere.
So pleased you have managed to salvage your buildings, they will be fine with a little TLC.
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by LNR » Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:43 am

Reckon you better get at least the lower panels of that fence painted before you put much more in front of it Ha Ha!!
Good to see you were able to salvage so many buildings Jim.
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Re: North Avenue Line

Post by FWLR » Wed Apr 15, 2020 9:24 am

Fantastic seeing your'e line with most of the building again Jim.
Looking forward to seeing the " Castle "
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