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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #45 on: January 24, 2013, 03:24:13 PM »
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Very nice benchwork so far.
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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #46 on: January 24, 2013, 05:41:47 PM »
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I think this is the longest thread without an actual train shown...

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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #47 on: January 24, 2013, 08:01:21 PM »
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Ha. You're right. They are all packed away. Won't be back out until there are rails to put them on which is still a ways off. That means this thread would be really long without trains. So, to fix that here is one of my locos. There are plenty of trains, they are in storage in their boxes: http://www.lkorailroad.com/roster/

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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #48 on: January 24, 2013, 08:27:58 PM »
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I think this is the longest thread without an actual train shown...

Not even close...... :P

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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #49 on: February 06, 2013, 05:58:47 PM »
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Benchwork progress update. Check out the spline benchwork around the end of the curved backdrop wall. Details and more pics here: http://www.lkorailroad.com/benchwork-part-iv/

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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #50 on: February 06, 2013, 08:37:16 PM »
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Now that is pretty slick,  gonna read more on your blog in just a little bit.

Cant wait for the track to start!

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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #51 on: February 17, 2013, 10:56:44 AM »
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Benchwork almost finished! Made it all the way round the room to the endpoint at Kitzmiller. Next is the benchwork over the south helix. This should be interesting. The helix actually sits inside the benchwork. More pics and details at: http://www.lkorailroad.com/benchwork-part-v/



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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #52 on: February 23, 2013, 11:24:20 PM »
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Upper deck benchwork all finished. Moving on to lower deck lighting. http://www.lkorailroad.com/upper-benchwork-finished/

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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #53 on: February 24, 2013, 11:34:16 AM »
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I think I said it over at MRH in one of your earlier threads, but that is some of the slickest bench work I've seen in a long time.
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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #54 on: March 11, 2013, 09:18:50 AM »
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Lower deck lighting taking shape.



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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #55 on: March 11, 2013, 12:21:31 PM »
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nice to see someone else using a nice 3/4" ply for benchwork and quiet a trackplan you have there!

we used biscuts and nails on ours at the joints instead of screws
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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #56 on: March 11, 2013, 01:49:14 PM »
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There is a method to my madness. I wanted a way to easily relocate cross members in the future if needed due to track plan changes, scenery elevation, etc. That's why screws and framing angles.
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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #57 on: March 11, 2013, 01:54:09 PM »
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understandable would leave it all more adjustable like you said

will you be covering the whole deck with a sheet of ply?
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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #58 on: March 11, 2013, 03:35:40 PM »
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will you be covering the whole deck with a sheet of ply?

Nope. Combination cookie cutter ply and spline sub-roadbed with hard shell land form. Hence the reflectors.
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Re: The LK&O Railroad
« Reply #59 on: March 12, 2013, 06:38:58 AM »
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Will you be adding diffuser panels below the CFL's?  It would reduce point glare off your models and scenery when photgraphing.