7mm The Riviera Line ( Dawlish Sea Wall )

Discussion in 'WR Action' started by Compton castle, 25 October 2015.

  1. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

  2. Prairie Tank

    Prairie Tank Western Thunderer

    Do you ever go to bed bud? ;):bowdown:

    Not only is your work first class but you get it done so quickly, you have great talent which clearly shows in the quality and detail of this build. Simply brilliant.

    John :) :)
     
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  3. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    DEC4C25B-809F-4E0F-9844-C8CBEABE444D.jpeg Track weathering
    Pre spray the whole track with mud brown priori to ballast



    JLTRT track dirt down the centre plus another waft of mud brown
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    Mask
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    Railmatch sleeper grime over the top and Railmatch track dirt from a low angle hitting the rail sides
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    Remove tape
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    Polish rail heads. You can vary it depending on how dirty you want your track or skip stages.
     
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  4. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    2987AE9F-A5B1-4DBF-9F15-3496FF9265C2.png Ballast down on the Up line and the first application of PVA
     
  5. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    E19C7E8E-FCB6-4CF1-B88D-304CF54F5E9B.png 3BBCEBD8-5248-4448-AC33-9293D86E7C2F.jpeg 8743 has a van train heading for Hackney yard Newton Abbot.
     
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  6. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

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    Tunnel mouths and coping stones on order plus my trees from MBR have been dispatched.
     
  7. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    6EDEDE4D-84B4-440B-B53D-E92491EFD96B.jpeg First section of Holcombe Cove under way
     
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  8. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    76B92C26-1992-4AFB-88C4-6365402F4A9B.png 97377ACB-BA1E-4B4C-BB64-95F19573EC6C.png 8C733CDD-2B7E-4917-B804-D89C5C0A575B.png E72FFBF3-9D1F-404D-BE3B-8F9430F9DAE3.png One of my Dads westerns in for plates and red buffer beams
     
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  9. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    More hydraulic action on the sea wall 34C928FD-A60B-42D7-AF0F-C081FC9232B3.png 8E0A9C81-3D05-4304-9505-A5CE3F2A6C0D.jpeg
     
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  10. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    E1F76407-A776-4F6D-B52C-9ABAAD8F0B78.jpeg 6A0B784F-C333-4FD5-B62D-5DDFDDC08DC6.jpeg 9DEC7C34-28DA-4478-BC76-037A185B854D.jpeg Second half of Holcombe Cove underway
     
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  11. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    0F8F6021-D47A-4395-8C14-CA4ADA1D9196.png 1030 Western Musketeer on the Up Golden Hind
     
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  12. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    17CF6C62-9DDD-4815-AC24-462FD072320F.png F377A090-41DA-4631-B662-998AF05B73A8.png 5043 on the sea wall today
     
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  13. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

  14. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    Scenic work progressing at Holcombe Cove
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    The Pine will be joined by two more
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    Rock fall shelter painted and weathered, just the tunnel opening to get laser cut.
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    Mike Whatton has been commissioned to make another of his wind swept trees, It will live on the grassy verge to the left of the tunnel opening. B8853DCE-99F4-444B-A850-BB51281F9813.jpeg
    The tunnel mouth will be an inch shorter than that on Coryton Cliffs.
     
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  15. Tim Watson

    Tim Watson Western Thunderer

    Looking impressive, will you be applying some dark green washes for mosses and lichens on the rocks / civil engineering?

    Tim