Richard's Layout.

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Hi all.


The “Richard’s Layout.” is my new train layout project. (Richard is the name of my father)


Maybe, some of you know I have an actually current project, is an HO outdoor layout, which I’m building with my father. Anyway, seems this one is a long, long one... :P


My father is “OK”, but during this month (December), he wills entry to the operating theatre. My intention is finish it when he arrives at home...and have a good recovery playing with it!!


As I’m looking for a “fast build” I choices a different and smaller scale, the N one (1:160) and the layout is a pre-built item by NOCH.


This is the Digitales Starter Set by Fleischmann (Item 931486).


The set contents the Fleischmann MultiMaus (is a “simple” copy of the Central Station by Marklin...), three good wagons and one diesel locomotive class 212 with DCC decoder. The track is built using the System Fleischmann Piccolo.


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The base of the layout is this “kit” by NOCH (Item 83870 “Staufen”). The base comes without any track and buildings. Only contents the necessary bridges. After a fast look, is a simple base....but you can add all kind of complements and repaint the bridges, stone walls and streets for a good final result ;)


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Well....I will invert, every day, many hours as I can on this project! Is important that the layout should be finished at his back ;)


Anyway will try to post the step by step guys!


Thanks for looking


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Iam not a model railway enthusiast, but that just looks cool polux.


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A great idea Polux I hope you can get it ready and weathered in time for your dad.
 

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Nice hope all goes well with your father and very nice of you to do this for him all the best my friend


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Nice set. My layout is Marklin 18' x 8' and took about four years to build and is still not finished. With HO you get a better choice of building kits which are easier to build with more detail. I use the Marklin Central Station. Modelbahn Lippe is a great shop to deal with and lower prices than most.


Look forward to seeing how it goes but with the buildings etc this will take several months.
 

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The base comes simple.....and the kit contents the necessary bridges, some instructions sheets (tracks, electrical installation), a catalogue and one DVD (contents three different “How to...”).


All the set looks resistant and is really light.


Really I recommend it.....is a good one!


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Forget....this will be the track!!!


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I do real like this one,what a lot of fun for you,


and a lot of work as well,but a great idea,


and even add people as well, ;)
 

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I am liking what I am seeing polux this should be good.


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Noch do extensions for some of their bases. However try to add a siding at one end even if off the base to allow the layout to grow at a later stage. I see you have a Vollmer kit. They made great kits but I think they have gone bust. Where possible I would avoid the laser cut kits and stick to plastic. Go for as much lighting as you can for all the buildings and station platform lights. I only do HO stuff and will look at my Faller catalogue to see what they do in N.
 

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I have a dilemma now...


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On the first photo you can see the original one....and on the second one, the version repainted. On my photo the light is so high, and some washes are not visible....anyway I copied the same colours, so the difference is minimum!!


And now I’m just wondering if is it necessary to repaint all the buildings?
 
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