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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by tom_tom_go » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:02 am

Double track, build two loops so you can run two trains on their own lines.

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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by FWLR » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:16 am

Ermmmm I don’t think the (CEO) Anne would like that, but I do have half of it built already don’t I...... :thumb right: :thumb right: Might just drop it in conversation.... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway ( Update )

Post by FWLR » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:22 am

Has promised some photo’s of the stepping stones for the garden, I was going to lay them side by side, as they are advertised by Homebase has railway sleepers, but I got these cheap from a store in Southport that is closing down, only £3.48 each...I think they will be ok, they are rubber, so hopefully no slipping issues.....


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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by FWLR » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:24 am

They only had these 9, they are normally priced at £9+
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by Peter Butler » Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:16 am

If those are made for the job they should be much safer in use than timber. The enhanced grain pattern will help with grip.
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway (Update Rolling Stock Box )

Post by FWLR » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:05 am

A few photo’s of my promised Rolling Stock Box, the last photo has a divider in it, not sure wether to go with it or not.
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The boxes are sealed with Teak Oil.

Total cost with one board of 405cm x 810cm, (i had all the rest) was £10.00.

Going to a one day show on Saturday in Southport, so I will see what kind of response I get, I will be making some more for my other stock...they do keep all the dust and other stuff of them...
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by Big Jim » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:22 am

They look rather good. I need to think about doing something similar for my stock as I am rapidly going off using plastic crates and bubble wrap. It seem that no matter how careful you are things still get damaged.
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by Peter Butler » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:12 pm

What?.... Grass but no ballast! What is the world coming to?
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by bazzer42 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:30 pm

They look good. Agree with Jim, I need to do something here, storing tippers 3 high on top of each other is a disaster waiting to happen.

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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by markoteal » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:25 pm

bazzer42 wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:30 pm
They look good. Agree with Jim, I need to do something here, storing tippers 3 high on top of each other is a disaster waiting to happen.
Sounds familiar :oops:
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by FWLR » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:05 am

Peter Butler wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:12 pm
What?.... Grass but no ballast! What is the world coming to?
Knew I forgot something....lol. :lol:
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Re:(Another UpDate) Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by FWLR » Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:40 pm

After forgetting to ballast the track on the Rolling Stock Box and feeling a bit better after my little setback with my health, i have finally finished the box with some ballast and a little bit of an update on the sides of the divider and side walls of the box.
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Looks better i think, when i can get to the shed, i will paint the stops on the track a dirty brown to try and make them look like wooden planks hopefully.........
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by bazzer42 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:31 pm

Got yourself a micro layout there Rod. Nice job.

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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by Big Jim » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:19 pm

Spot on.
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Re: Fairy Wood Light Railway

Post by FWLR » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:22 am

Thanks guys.. :thumb right: Now the CEO has asked me to make something for the Daughters...a Christmas Box for the Grandkids for Christmas Eve...
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