voyttek's layout

Re: voyttek's layout

Postby Juup » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:12 pm

Catching up on this tread ... Wow, some great progress and super modelling. It will be at least 5 years until I get so far with my project. Keep up the the good work. The photos especially are great to look at :)
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby voyttek » Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:12 pm

Last piece of my catenary is finished now! I also completed the Main Station, which is the last building that I planned for my layout. To do that I bought Auhagen 13329 and cut off the part of it, making it a bit smaller in order to compliment existing buildings and not to overwhelm the rest.
I can say that the scenery on my layout is finally finished.
Few weeks ago I ordered 30 light signals, hope they will arrive soon.
This will be another time consuming process as I will have to assemble them from scratch.

Another project I just completed is the assembly of Diesel Locomotive SP45 and I am happy to say that it is now fully operational, and I will bring it to our next show.

I still have a problem with double-slip turnouts. I can only run trains across and I don’t know how to connect them to have full control of switching.
I am using now MP1 and I wonder what else I need to fix this problem. If anybody knows how to do this please let me know. I would greatly appreciate.
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby Arseny » Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:29 am

Great work, Voyttek!
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby voyttek » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:39 pm

With some smokey days upon us recently, I decided to spend more time indoors than working outside. What a great excuse to build something for our display (good news I did not have to wait for winter to do this…) I chose a theme of rural setting with some grain elevators for an accent. These are the first grain elevators I have ever built, even though I always liked their rugged architecture. I studied several options and as I could not decide which one to choose…. I had to build three of them! Now I am forced to build TWO modules to properly fit them in! My wife calls me crazy… and I am afraid, she knows something about it….Now I have to order some tracks, build the boxes and finish everything for Chilliwack show.
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby CFRiad » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:46 pm

Ooooh, that looks good!
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby voyttek » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:06 pm

Finally finished second section on new set of modules.
This will be presented in our November Vancouver show, but only if our cat approves of it!
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby MacG » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:17 pm

A very realistic siding with the grain elevators. With the daylight, it looks great. Nice work!
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Re: voyttek's layout

Postby ConducTTor » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:09 pm

Catenary looks like a pain in the Haggis! Also looks great on the layout lol


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