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by LKandO
Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:20 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Benchwork has begun! Built the first of many sections today. On vacation over the holidays so should be able to make great progress. Using framing angles for attachment instead of the usual end grain screw or pocket screws. This will allow me to reposition cross members from below if changes are nee...
by LKandO
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

A&M Hardware 12"x18" bracket template 1:1 scale on 24" deep bench.

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by LKandO
Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Made my bracket choice for mounting benchwork to the walls. Ordered a bunch of them today.

http://www.lkorailroad.com/benchwork-brackets/

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by LKandO
Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:18 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Benchwork is about to begin! Details here: http://www.lkorailroad.com/benchwork-begins/

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by LKandO
Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Got started fitting and installing the lighting panels over the layout. Bob, here is a picture that shows well how the LEDs are being used in conjunction with the CFLs.

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by LKandO
Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Am most interested on your choice of layout lighting behind the valence. I'm using (still experimenting) with a variety of 48" shop light fixtures with color corrected (balanced) florescent bulbs. The jury is still out. Keep us posted on your layout construction techniques. Also, how high will...
by LKandO
Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Construction of the LK&O Railroad
Replies: 25
Views: 12580

Re: Construction of the LK&O Railroad

Made a bit more progress. The ceiling is finished finally. Light panels over layout are next. Work pace will pick up once summer is over.

More pics at: http://www.lkorailroad.com/aisle-ceiling-panels-part-ii/
by LKandO
Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society News Magazine
Topic: Spring and Summer 2012 AC&YHS News
Replies: 5
Views: 5331

Re: Spring and Summer 2012 AC&YHS News

Got'em, read'em, loved'em! Nice work. If I double my dues will you double the publications? :P Just wish'in.
by LKandO
Wed May 30, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society News Magazine
Topic: Article Suggestion
Replies: 8
Views: 4913

Re: Article Suggestion

Bob,

Music to my ears! I'll be watching the mailbox.
by LKandO
Tue May 29, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: AC&Y Railroad Historical Society News Magazine
Topic: Article Suggestion
Replies: 8
Views: 4913

Article Suggestion

This may be a self-serving request but here goes anyway.

It would be nice to see an article featuring Brittain Yard in detail. Track plan, track assignments, typical operations, oddities, service area, etc. As a modeler it would be of great help.

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