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DCRfan wrote:This is the view before the small railway was built
I suspect Gavin was beside the real mainline when he took his photo
scott b wrote:Congats on the award, The picture with the backdrop looks great and really adds to the realism. How did you make your shrubs the one in the foreground is spot on. I`m not sure why but I`m feeling thirsty looking at the scene with the background but it`s only 8am
Will Vale wrote:verisimilitude
michael wrote:Hi Gavin congratulations on your award! The photo with the backdrop looks real, I have to agree with Steve with regards to backdrops that are simply photos dropped in. They do not always work seamlessly. Yours being an exception it seems. My feelings stem from the same issue as that of framing a painting, I have sold watercolours that folk have considered pricey @ $60 then go and put on a $125 frame on them and expect me to get excited at what a great job they did of framing(commercial) of my art. The frame being considered worth more valuable to spend dollars on in terms of outlay than the painting.
DCRfan wrote:Now the test what do you think this lever operates Please engage lateral thinking before responding.
Nick Ellingworth wrote:I wonder, could that lever be the throttle for the layout, I'm sure it's possible to build something like that.
Gavin Sowry wrote:Nick Ellingworth wrote:I wonder, could that lever be the throttle for the layout, I'm sure it's possible to build something like that.
Give the man the cigar It is actually the forward/reverse switch. Voltage is controlled from the power adapted plugged into the wall.
The guy that made these, has just retired his parts business.
Gavin Sowry wrote:Haywards is lead article in today's Small Layout Scrapbook, and another Editor has been pestering me all evening to front up with an article for his magazine...he's admitted to lurking on this site.
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