Getting started

keithb

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Well I have got myself a starter set, and I am pleased with it so far.
Being of limited funds I will have to get rails and other stuff a bit each month. I have a vision in my head of a truck pulling up under a silo and fish food will fill one of my gravel trucks then it will be transported around my garden onto the side of my fish-pond (koi carp) and the food will be deposited into the pond.
My garden is not very big but I do have an issue with height's that the track will eventually follow. I have found many different pages on how to build a tressle bridge and wooden timber bridges and have given it a go, I have not stained the wood yet, it is still as the pallet god made them (just cut down to size) any comments so far would be appreciated
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Zerogee

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Great that you've made a start, Keith!
Looks like a couple of sturdy structures that will survive the elements for a good few years.

Jon.
 
mike

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Fantastic start kieth .. we all started with a set...
 
PhilP

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I started with 4' of track, and several other people's loco's! :eek:;):giggle::giggle:

Welcome to the Forum, Keith!
Look's like a good-solid start to your railway empire.. :):nod::nod:
 
Madman

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Great start. Keep the momentum going. You have a cheering gallery behind you.
 
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Portsladepete

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You could use a tipping truck or two for the koi food delivery, well done with your carpentry.
 
dunnyrail

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Welcome to the forum, love a railway that does a real job.
 
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