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Gn15 in a suitcase

Postby KEG » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:45 am

Thomas Shitao´s small Swiss Gn15 layout was shown the past weekend at Ontraxs / Utrecht http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=xAgWmXyU8Cs&NR=1

It really does not take much space, to run a model railroad.

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Postby Si » Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:10 am

That is rather impressive.

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Postby chris stockdale » Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:18 pm

Great quality and charm in a small space. Love the diesel engine synchronised sound too. Surely a(Gnother) Gn15 classic?

I'm off to post the link onto the 7/8ths Lounge as I think it deserves the widest audience possible.

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Postby trac555 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:41 pm

That is very creative. A lot of operational interest in a very small space. I would be very interested if we could get Thomas to describe how the clam bucket works.
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Postby demaine22 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:52 pm

Beautifully simple, a single loco and wagon, but so much fun!
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Postby Carlo » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:17 pm

It looks like a copy or adaptation of the suitcase layout shown here a while back by "Ian-IOM". It is rather nice though, but very slooooow.
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Postby RoGNer » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:54 pm

8) Great fun - thats what its all about

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Postby Glen A » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:58 pm

Brilliant!. Thanks for posting it.

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Postby Gavin Sowry » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:05 pm

:shock: Any chance of posting some still shots.... U-tube is blocked on my server (at work).
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Postby trac555 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:51 pm

Gavin,

Here is a screen capture from the Video.

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Postby Gavin Sowry » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:28 am

8) 8) 8) Cool :!:
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Postby Ian-IoM » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:43 am

Very Gnice, I like the working crane and things 8)

There is a similarity to my suitcase layout but this one certainly works better than mine :oops: . It could be coincidental of course, although it would be quite flattering if he had based the general arrangement on my somewhat inferior effort.
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Postby matjdelo » Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:35 am

His name is Thomas Schmid ! He would be at Euro-moming / RAMMA in Sedan in october.
I try to send you some pictures, I'm at work at the moment !

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Postby Larry » Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:15 am

I found a couple more pictures on Flickr here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stationstu ... /lightbox/


And some stunning pictures here:

http://www.mb1q.com/fotos/ausstellungen ... index.html


And another video that gives slightly different perspectives and revealed a little more about the sector plate and track. More from the show, too. 
55 seconds in:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO_qOvyf ... ata_player

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Postby matjdelo » Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:44 pm

Here is some pictures from Thomas layouts


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Postby trac555 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:14 pm

matjdelo,

Do you know when your pictures were taken? The operating crane is different than the one in Juergen's video.
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Postby Larry » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:52 am

Ha!

Yeah. Completely different.

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Postby KEG » Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:37 am

The pictures with the blue crane probably were taken last year in November
in Walferdange / Luxemburg.

thomas built the steam crane this year.

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Postby matjdelo » Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:52 am

exactly !

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Postby shitao » Sat Mar 16, 2013 5:26 pm

Hello everybody

Yes, it's me that built the layout..
And Ian's suitcase inspired me to my work.
It would be great to see you in Sedan in automn.

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Postby rue_d_etropal » Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:30 pm

Looking forward to seeing it at Sedan. Just got confirmation I will be there myself.
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Postby dieselwater » Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:32 pm

A really wonderful atmospheric micro 8) I love the detail and general weathering of the structures. It's got my modelling juices going again.
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