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  1. Hi Roddy, good to hear from you yeah being in hospital for 11 weeks is enough, only lasted to weeks and had to go to the Ipswich hospital and at long last home ward bound tomorrow all up have lost 25 kilos of fluid was i5 at the PA , lost 10 kilos at the Ipswich. Will rest up fort he first two weeks and not going back had enough even tho the nurses and doctors look after you can't complain there and the food is good get afternoon tea and morning tea I usually get a lemonade . First scratch building project is model the British HST coaches they are pretty long like the new colour schemes for my 66 scale diesel to pull. Glad to hear from you , take care care Tony from don under keeping on moving a head
  2. Hi guys, since the upset of the bad health scare ,and sadly still in hospital, all goes well homeward bound tomorrow will depend what the docs say today. The time in hospital I have had time to redesign my layout with the bridge part of it, sadly Camdale and other name changes at the old place I have could with the great name Redbank West Railroad based 00 and Ho scale Redbank is where I live now . I plan to use that plastic hobby sheeting and used for advertising and election time mainly for the three modules for the station complete, will be strengthened make them very light, will keep all the curve and straight ply sections. Will start in the next couple of weeks once I am home, cant wait. There is the new track plan , good news home tomorrow hope I have a good night . Tony from down under keeping moving ahead
  3. Hi Andrew, nice lot of pics , if I saw right out have a creek to cross, that is awesome, my ro ro ship sit well in it and I that old 0-4-0 little steam engine, something different of course the 66 stands out and the last pic epically the track cleaning loco. UK,s track clearing service. Take care Tony from warm down last week of winter 30 degrees today.
  4. Hi Andrew, many thanks for the kind words yeah the docs say mid next week or earlier, be nice to be home and stay home , yes have a project hat needs to be looks at , I have a German 103 electric , thanks to my friend he dropped it the front left side where the buffer needs to be filled in. I like your choice of Aussie locos is a NSW 42 class loco used for mainly passenger , like the Indian Pacific mid 70's Take care Tony from down under keeping on moving on
  5. Hi all Camdale layout will be scrapped as soon as I am well enough and got the strength back to be able to do the gardening mowing whipper shipping or just whipper snipping my wife likes to do the mowing . There be a how new name and new track plan back to 54 feet , sadly in the Ipswich hospital , hopefully home next week . Tony from down under keep moving ahead
  6. Hi Archie, welcome love those last two pics track is very good , don't have that felt in Australia , I have just used ply and paint it gray , looks good. Where do I go to find your videos . Tony from down under
  7. Hi Thomas, many thanks for the kind word be in hospital till next week. Have a great holiday where are you going, I have to be well enough to go for a weeks holiday which we are planning. Have fun and take care Tony from down under
  8. Hi Thomas, wow very impressive indeed/ a lot of different bridge designs I will be having two bridges no idea when I be getting to the layout, still in hospital hope to go home tomorrow. Did you get effected with those floods Take care Tony from down under
  9. HI Andrew, many thanks for the kind words, was home 2 and half weeks before I ha to go back, this time a hospital in Ipswich will know tomorrow how long I be in . Tony from down under
  10. Hi Thomas, wow very impressive indeed, like the kit steel frame arch bridge one my favorite German arch bridges . Hope you are out arms reach with all that flooding in Germany not good . As you know I am still in hospital and my layout is put on hold . Take care Tony from down under
  11. Hi Marcus, Andrew and Clay Mills junction, many thanks for the kind words am improving every day soon be coming home , longest time in hospital ever.. No idea when I will get back to my layout wife wont let me go down to the shed, plenty of projects to work on, ship will be rebuilt in one full section with a complete hull and got a spitfire I am working on . You get a mag with parts every fortnight going cost $2000 when finished Mark1A 1/18 scale fully working model Tony from down under keeping on moving ahead
  12. Hi Mick a favour could you change my layout name to anew but name Carmdale, many thanks .slowly improving swelling is going down Tony from cold down under.
  13. Hi Thomas, very interesting what is that white stuff you using in the mold you made up , I have a couple of cutting on my layout , we had out turn last fortnight very heavy rain. The developers have started work stage two of our estate, I will make the most of it noise wise , can't wait till they start building more houses in our street, I am busy track laying , keep the good work up . Tony from down under
  14. Have two lengths of flexi track to complete the first station module, I be working on the next two modules that make up the station complex before I start work on the bus wiring, doing the wiring different to make it easy to trace if I have an issue on the block . The first pic I have the first reverse loop in place, the other be on the last station module, I am making the most of the nice autumn weather, no rain for a week, so full steam ahead, might even be able to run a test loco from the the front platform track to the real platform track. I think I will be powering the single and double cross overs, don't have to bend over be fun, good thing is I can work on two modules at a time . Tony fomr down under keeping on moving ahead
  15. I have rewired the bus wires to the terminal bus strips , I am going to do what Andrew has done with his bus wires not used any but used the rails but soldering the rail joins with wire , wire is pretty expensive, I still need plugs on all the decking and modules . All up 20 blocks controlling three throttles by rotary switches , designed the layout o be plug and play , don't think I will go DCC at this stage, can have just as much fun with DC just more wires. Looking at the track plan the two blocks on the bridge will be isolated from the rest of the rails , will still have to run bus wires to the control panel be the only blocks, control panel is in the middle of the layout . We are having a wet Easter, heavy predicted for today and to, will sort out the morrow, no chance in getting down to the shed will sort out the blocks today , work on the ship tomorrow . Happy Easter to everyone on the forum , Tony from wet down under keep moving ahead
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