Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:09 pm

Interesting documentary about Hermann Goering, part of a series I'm following.

For the relevant bit to this thread, skip to 3:37 :)

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:08 pm

Giz wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:13 am
That is hardly a nerdy model!
As I said, I won't indulge in nerd. Yet exceptionally, as you really seem to crave the stuff:

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  • NBL? Debatable.
  • Ginger? Check. (That's for Sparky, evidently.)
  • Glasses? Check.
  • Nerdy? Check. (The practical no-nonsense raingear. Admittedly you can't run around Britland in haute couture without soon looking like a mop.)
  • Nerdy+? Check. (Goathland station.)
  • Railway? Check.
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These are nerdy models: the blood angels high command!

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:58 pm

This is actually in Yokohama, where I live. I've been here and seen their train sets, which are probably the most impressive I've ever personally seen. It's the Hara Model Railway Museum and if you're ever in Yokohama, you I'd be happy to show you.

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:09 am

Famous German express train between the wars.



More information on a British rail fan site:
http://mikes.railhistory.railfan.net/r033.html

I just like the name. :)
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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Witness » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:13 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:09 am
I just like the name. :)
Tsk, tsk – and your diet? :twisted:

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:26 pm

Good stuff, guys; you're really keeping my Nerdic juices flowing. :)

I finally managed to win an eBay auction for the iconic Flying Scotsman, (there are some bad-ass, cut-throat nerds on eBay), and another for some authentic coaches, (nerds hate anachronisms.)

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The basic N gauge layout is down, wired-up and working. I need to be sure of dimensions of buildings etc. before proceeding and I've hit my budget for this month, anyway.

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:36 pm

:)

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by asthmatic camel » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:29 pm

There'll be a train crash if I don't shift all my gear from the living room this weekend...
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Post by Witness » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:57 pm

Or rather sportsy?

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by asthmatic camel » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:56 am

Not bad, Witness, not bad at all.

I think this NBL overslept and missed her train.

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by sparks » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:30 pm

Witness wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:57 pm
Or rather sportsy?

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:34 pm

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And something for AC, Station Blues:



(Of course it's Sittin on top of the world renamed. But a hell of a version.)

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:36 am

Best viewed full screen. :coolspecs:

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:58 am

Don't give AC silly ideas, he's already infected enough by that virus.



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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by ed » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:14 am

So, AC, what exactly is your plan and what are the impediments to success? Money, I get that. But what are you going to use it for? Miles of track? Tiny people? Serfs? Villeins? Poltroons? Scalawags? Are you buying more locos? Rolling stock? Will there be gun emplacements? Invading Masai Hoards? Will you have a little Stanley Baker and Michael Caine? Will there be a rift across your tiny landscape? Will the tiny people be falling in? Will you station a little drone with a camera to provide a 24/7 live feed?

Please address these things in order.

Thank you.

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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by sparks » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:40 am

"No, I have not been drinking."

Start now.
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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by ed » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:47 am

That is hate speech. In the UK, I'd report you. I really does not matter what your intention was/is.

Reeducation in in your future, boy-o.

Which raises an interesting question ... AC, will there be tiny reeducation camps on your layout? Will their be tiny commissars in the camps? Will there be a tiny Sparks sitting, huddled in a corner, in the reeducation camp?
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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by sparks » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:50 am

Fortunately, I do not have to live in a world dominated by eds definitions. :De_Bunk:
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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by ed » Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:55 am

Not yet.
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Re: Asthmatic Camel's Nerdy Modelling Thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:07 pm

For ed :)



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