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by Alexanderrainer
Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Build a critter with a Bachmann Gandy dancer ?
Replies: 19
Views: 5291

I used the Bachmann gandy dancer for this critter here: http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_3362643565333964.jpg http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/1920_3362643565333964.jpg Removed the two figures and mounted a very simple polystyrene bodyshell on it. It needs ver...
by Alexanderrainer
Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:51 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: "Pecherei" (pitch line) - a micro 2 weeks project
Replies: 9
Views: 4929

regarding to "Not really something, one would expect in a 1 : 1 garden.": Yes, this may be right until he or she stumbles across either the more famous Wolds Way Lavender Farm or the so called "Weimi-Bahn": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAZf6J65jWw&feature=share&list=UUb...
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: "Pecherei" (pitch line) - a micro 2 weeks project
Replies: 9
Views: 4929

Hello all, thanks very much! At least it was real fun to prepare something nobody at the Leipzig show expected. The focus of the show was gardening scale this year so I could ask the guys of the "Modellbahnsofa" in front of the public, if they could imagine to do gardening scale on a desk ...
by Alexanderrainer
Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:23 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: "Pecherei" (pitch line) - a micro 2 weeks project
Replies: 9
Views: 4929

"Pecherei" (pitch line) - a micro 2 weeks project

Hello all, it's time to introduce my latest two weeks project and by the way my very first in Gnine: The "Pecherei", you may call it "Pitchery" or "Pitch line". The theme is a small line in the middle of a forest, where pitch is gathered from pitch pines and transported...
by Alexanderrainer
Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:23 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Back from OntraXS! 2013 for over a week or so I look back with joy and lots of inspiration in my bag. For those who couldn't visit the Gn15-"fortress" there is a nice movie to be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xZwpaOxpVg The fourth layout was a fiddle yard due to some emergency...
by Alexanderrainer
Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Hello Bill,

didn't expect a response that quick! many many thanks for this!
That sounds very good!

Any dutch speakers here? =>> What sounds more likeable:
"bij de kweekvijvers" or "bij de visvijvers"?
by Alexanderrainer
Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Hello all, in preparation for the next coming out at the OntraXS 2013 exhibition I would like to give the visitors an english translation of my layout name "Teichgut". This is an old but common german term, which describes economical manors which keep ponds also for fish breeding purposes....
by Alexanderrainer
Tue Feb 19, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: Rail modelling shops in and around Durham
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Mike,
excellent!!!!!!
Many, many thanks for your information I immediately forwarded to my friend Jürgen. Hopefully he can catch me a 00 scale Pannier 8750
;)
by Alexanderrainer
Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:37 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: Rail modelling shops in and around Durham
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Many thanks so far!

Yes, he is coming to Durham City from tomorrow on to stay for 8 days.

And, yes, many thanks, he probably will try out the Bishop rail modelling shop in Darlington.
by Alexanderrainer
Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: Rail modelling shops in and around Durham
Replies: 5
Views: 1872

Rail modelling shops in and around Durham

Any railmodellers from Durham and around here? Hello all, a railmodelling friend of mine is going to Great Britain, Durham for a job he has to do there for his german employer. He will stay for around one week and is looking for "good" railmodelling shops there. So we are looking for a sho...
by Alexanderrainer
Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Maybe a Gnine Ruston
Replies: 15
Views: 6941

@Joe:

Thanks very much, that helps.
:D
by Alexanderrainer
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: GNine
Topic: Maybe a Gnine Ruston
Replies: 15
Views: 6941

In my eyes this is a remarkably well put together model.

Could you please explain some more details like axle boxes, seat etc. How did you do these?
by Alexanderrainer
Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pallet factory "Holz-Wurm" (Wood-Worm)
Replies: 33
Views: 22148

Edit: Reduced sice of some bigger pictures here, so you find "normal size" pics here and the possibility to click for a larger version.

Thanks for the hint Gerry, didn't realize the rules and the inconvenience for the visitors when putting them here ;)
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Curved turnouts that curve the other way
Replies: 6
Views: 3065

You may have a look at the two shoe hill mine described here which includes a traverser for vertical movement:

http://www.carendt.com/shoebox/designs/index.html

Also you may have a look at the 3D-sector plates here:

http://www.carendt.com/microplans/pages ... index.html
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Tomix Tailchaser (Gnutley Pond)
Replies: 163
Views: 51826

I used colourless gel for making candles (candle gel) from the hobby shop on the Pond manor "Edel & Faul". See http://forum.gn15.info/viewtopic.php?p=92880#92880 Easy to handle, heat in a water bath, you may work in shifts with no remainings and you may repair small mistakes with a poc...
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:07 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Hi Hendrik,

hope this works better now. The moment you wrote "click" I got the idea with the links immediately. Thanks for that hint!!!

Best regards

Alex
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Et voila! Here are some new pictures. For larger version click on the link below the small "preview pic" :) First you can see the new constructed building complex of the "old" part: http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_3030653732303230.jpg http://foto.arcor-onli...
by Alexanderrainer
Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:57 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pallet factory "Holz-Wurm" (Wood-Worm)
Replies: 33
Views: 22148

:shock:
oops, I must have been anywhere then ...

Hope to see the Otter next time at the pond manor.
by Alexanderrainer
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Hi Andy,
thanks much. Nice to "hear" from you!
I hopefully finish the whole thing until the Karlsruhe Fair "Faszination Modellbau". If you're thinking about coming there, would be nice to have a talk again.
Do you have something Gn15-ish to run on my layout again?
:wink:
by Alexanderrainer
Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Some progress on the buildings (almost finished): http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_3138366437393166.jpg and some mates helped me getting forward with the second part: http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_6434356335383433.jpg :wink:
by Alexanderrainer
Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Short two liners
Replies: 8
Views: 3829

Hi,

you may find all answers here on Carl Arendt's Micro layout webpage (http://www.carendt.com) in the "Small Layout Articel's" section, especially here:
http://www.carendt.com/scrapbook/page103/index.html
:wink:
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Model children
Replies: 8
Views: 4000

Looking at a lokal Model Shop here... http://www.rd-hobby.de/shopping/catalog.php?id=1114 (look at "Figuren")

... I see different manufacturers like Woodland etc. with children figures.
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Here come some pics of some more work: First pic is from glueing some "bricks" (cellular rubber cut in pieces) on the styrofoam body of the smokehouse: http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_3166646531653630.jpg After that I painted it with white dispersion paint to have an...
by Alexanderrainer
Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

Great idea using foam as the base building material, looks really good painted. Must borrow that some day! It wasn't bad before, but this is an big improvement. Looking forward to see more in the future. /Henrik Hi Henrik, in fact it is styrofoam plastered/covered with tile glue, not painted. The l...
by Alexanderrainer
Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:19 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Pond manor/Teichgut "Edelfaul"
Replies: 41
Views: 33083

some steps forward: http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_6631376265356538.jpg http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_6231323733656566.jpg http://foto.arcor-online.net/palb/alben/95/3379095/400_6635653638316438.jpg Cut the building down, used some of the old styrene ...

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