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by brumrob
Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Reference photos for modeling and weathering
Replies: 4
Views: 1998

reference photos

Ray,nice one great photos,some good idea's in every section.Nice to see some one caring for wild life as in your alligator lizard video instead of destroying it.Keep up the good work,thanks.
Robin.
by brumrob
Mon May 14, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

Cheers for that Mike can't wait for it to arrive.

Robin
by brumrob
Mon May 14, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

Yes my diorama has one track with a short spur siding,on the photographs I saw Joe Crea's diorama has two tracks.I was told that these photographs had been taken at an National Narrow Gauge Convention which my friend attended whilst on holiday in the US.I had sent for a back issue of the magazine yo...
by brumrob
Thu May 10, 2012 12:41 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

Hi Steve,I have not posted for some time "true" as I can not decide GN 15 or Gnine. as soon as I think I have found a suitable GN 15 subject you come up with another Gnine kit,I am waiting to see what you come up with for the KATO double bogie chassis.As reference to the Joe Crea article I...
by brumrob
Thu May 10, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

Hi Mike,no more photos I'm afraid,what you see is it .The layout/diorama is 36 inches long by 12 inches wide and the ground cover is "cat litter", a product used in cat toilet trays.Thanks for your kind words.

Robin.
by brumrob
Tue Feb 02, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

In request for an sbs(step by step) this is the only way I can describe building Breens Crossing.The store is a box approx.22cm x9.5cm(which held 12 foil cat food pouches,I have 4 ,cats mean) the cover planking is cereal box sides ,painted and cut into 10mm wide strips(to allow for a 2mm overlap).Wi...
by brumrob
Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:45 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

Hi Andi,I am sorry I misled you I hav'nt abandoned Breens Crossing ,H.W Breen has due to lack of trade,here's some more pics http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/trainlayouts020.jpg http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/breenscrossing2012.jpg http://i1008.photobucket.com/alb...
by brumrob
Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Breens Crossing
Replies: 22
Views: 11064

Breens Crossing

Not posted much lately as I have been busy working on Breens Crossing(now abandoned) where the road crosses a narrow gauge mining track which is still in use(just).Will post more pictures later. http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/breenscrossing2014.jpg http://i1008.photobucket.com/alb...
by brumrob
Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A.Robbins and Son
Replies: 7
Views: 4870

A.Robbins and Son

Hi GerryB found at last these pics of A Robbins http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/ARobbinsandSon009.jpg http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/arobbinsandson002.jpg http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/ARobbinsandSon007.jpg http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/...
by brumrob
Sat Sep 12, 2009 6:58 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

A.Robbins and Son

Hi Gerry,
Found this one will post more soon
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Robin
by brumrob
Thu Sep 10, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Thanks for the information Steve I will try that when I can find the rest of this set (one I prepared earlier thanks to the idea from Andrew Milner)then came along Simplicity Sidings and I was hooked.
RobinImage
by brumrob
Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

Hi Bill, I am sorry if I misled you my locos are made from Weetabix packets and not Weetabix( they get too soggy when you paint them) .I have reposted the picture you wanted to see ,I do not know why it was deleted. Robin http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/simplysidings002.jpg
by brumrob
Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone.

Hi Steve the dimensions are 23 inches by 7 inches,the scenic section is 14.50 inches and the traverser 8.50 inches I included the traverser as the box used was this length ( ALDI again box for transporting grapes and a very strong and rigid box).The section with the traveser I hope to add a disused ...
by brumrob
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/simplysidingsnewset004.jpg I am sorry these are posted seperatley but I can not seem to load more than one picture.Things seem to be progressing well since I joined this forum as it is good to get an almost instant comments which makes you do a litt...
by brumrob
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

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by brumrob
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

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by brumrob
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:37 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

Some more pictures for you to look atImage
by brumrob
Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

Les,the brick paper is straight from the printer and is from :printmini.com.The critter is U/ERNIE chassis with card board body from a Weetabix box.
Robin
by brumrob
Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Simplicity sidings clone
Replies: 29
Views: 13962

Simplicity sidings clone

Hope this is not to boring but yes another clone ? http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af203/brumrob/simplysidings002.jpg I do all my building in cardboard (free from my local ALDI store),the textures are downloaded from:cgtextures.com and printmini.com.Where possible I recess windows and doors,will...

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