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by franckcombe
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:42 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

It's PVC wooden floor of textured bleach oak find in diy shop and I agree the result is good.
by franckcombe
Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

The woolacombe bay at Alexandra Palace. http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_2217.jpg It was my first show in this place. The organization was quite good. There was many interesting layout including a marvellous us one at fn3 scale, manies excellent ideas for inspiration a...
by franckcombe
Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

The project keeps going.

The left one (battery powered) is built and the right one (dcc fitted) is on the way.

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by franckcombe
Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

The loco is nearly finish

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by franckcombe
Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

Here the 2 versions of the motorization with the correct bolt and nuts on the chassis. http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1808r.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1810r.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1...
by franckcombe
Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 61
Views: 15971

I have practically finish the building. The boat is not finished.

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by franckcombe
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

I will show the Woolacombe Bay layout at The London Festival of Railway Modelling (22 - 23 March 2014) , address: Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY.

I will be pleased to meet others 7/8 th scale modelers and share a drink.
by franckcombe
Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: Trade tittle-tattle
Topic: Gn15 layout wanted!
Replies: 4
Views: 2434

Hi Richard,

If you are interested the maple shack is available.

http://forum.gn15.info/viewtopic.php?t=8448&highlight=shack

please contact me in private message
by franckcombe
Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

The chassis plus the hood http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1804r.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1806r.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1807r.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gaug...
by franckcombe
Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

The project advances : the cnc parts are glued together.

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by franckcombe
Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: Voie Libre 74
Replies: 11
Views: 4008

by franckcombe
Mon Dec 09, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

I love the layout, you have a great ability to blend the 2 dimension into the 3 dimension seamlessly which most of us have trouble with, very good work. Bob and Doug are a little beyond their scope though, unless you are looking for a derailed loco, both by now would be looking for their smokes and...
by franckcombe
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

I just finish the railexpo exhibition near Paris. I surprisingly won the 1st prize. I have done 2 videos of high quality with the sound and with Bob and Doug :

http://youtu.be/toSx91e_rZc

http://youtu.be/YDjguh_vZmo
by franckcombe
Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: 3D printed WW1 simplex locos
Replies: 37
Views: 12940

I have seen it in flesh and I was very impressed !! Very good work.
by franckcombe
Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

Jean-Pierre has updated the drawings at scale for the chassis;

Here the link http://jpduval.free.fr/Plymouth-2T5/Plymouth-2T5.PDF
by franckcombe
Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Thomas A. Yorkes Taiwan Mining loco
Replies: 13
Views: 6725

Hi, Please find some link for Chinese / Taiwanese locos mine http://youtu.be/QVD-l-pCmks http://youtu.be/IW9yk33S69o http://youtu.be/zDI01C_hrPA http://www.flickr.com/photos/76521871@N05/sets/72157629457172277/with/6930903103/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du-n0E3i648&feature=related http://www...
by franckcombe
Mon Nov 04, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Vestvagoy / A norway harbour at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 61
Views: 15971

I have finished the wood beam of the pier, paint the pier in white in order to put snow on it. I have also pre stained the builduing before the red paint.

[img][img]http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_2034.jpg[/img][/img]
by franckcombe
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Moules de chez Sebastien / mussels for MOMING 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 11189

A video during the euro moming challange at Sedan

http://youtu.be/R0HDOHJ48MI
by franckcombe
Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

The first video done at Sedan during the EURO MOMING

http://youtu.be/mHNRs1lILsQ
by franckcombe
Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:52 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

We had received the printing http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1647.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1654.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMGP1644.jpg We are satisfied by the quality.
by franckcombe
Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

Jean-Pierre draws a general view of the loco and in a near future will post a complete and detail drawing for the locos The link for the drawing is http://jpduval.free.fr/Plymouth-2T5/Plymouth-2T5.PDF You can also visit his web site specialized in live stream garden loco http://jpduval.free.fr/ (the...
by franckcombe
Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:21 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale
Replies: 17
Views: 10823

Plymouth 2 1/2 ton at 1/13.7 scale

My Friend Bill Martinsen build a Plymouth 2 1/2 tons at 1/13.7 scale. He has always the flair to find good model with a strong character. His model inspires me a lot. Bill Martinsen kindly send me datas and photos of the models. I choose to build it with my friend Jean-Pierre Duval two Plymouths (on...
by franckcombe
Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

you are clever, it's mines cousins (a little simple-minded and a bit drunky like me)
by franckcombe
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: woolacombe layout at 7/8 th scale
Replies: 115
Views: 48066

I get 2 new recruits to Woolacombe Bay : Bob and Doug Mckenzie, the cousins of Canada of the owner of the railroad ! http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_2023.jpg http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr313/narrow_gauge_combe/IMG_2021.jpg I choose them because they are very e...
by franckcombe
Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Orchard End
Replies: 36
Views: 11642

what could I add, simply fantastic !

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