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My first micro-layout

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JGSDF

....and the Oscar 2017..... for the best detailed micro layout....goes to....

 

--- Martin ---

 

 

 

 

Meickel

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JR 500系

Beautiful layout! I love how the layout radiance a serene rural feel to it... Very nostalgic! A job well done! thanks for sharing!

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cteno4

Absolutely stunning Martin! you should send this into one of the magazines as its such a beauty! the detail bits like your scratch built grader and such are such wonderful little side stories!

 

Kudos sir!

 

cheers

 

jeff

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Kabutoni

Excellent work! This should be featured in a magazine! Maybe it's a good idea to share it in a Japanese model train facebook group.

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Sir Madog

I have just clicked my way through the pictures of this stunning micro layout and my lower jaw dropped south when I saw the amount of love that went into detailing it.

 

Now I´ve got to see a doctor because I can´t get it up again!

 

:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:

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railsquid

Wow!

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beakaboy

excellent work! love the weathering effects on buildings and that steam loco

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valkyriepm

Thank you all so much! I'm really happy you like it! 

Never thought on publish it on a magazine, any of you have any experience on it? Any guidance?

Kabutoni: Any japanese facebook group you can point me to? Can I post in english? (I need your street mirrors BTW ;))

 

Hope to have another update on the layout soon. Thak you all again!!!!!!

 

Martin

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Kabutoni

Kabutoni: Any japanese facebook group you can point me to? Can I post in english?

 

This is one of the most active groups around now: https://www.facebook.com/groups/trainmodel/ I think you don't need to worry about English, as the pictures will tell enough. ;)

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enodenlover

An absolutely gorgeous layout, valkyriepm, and it really should be showcased in a model railway magazine.

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NX:

Very impressive, you should also make some videos to put them in the "inspirational layouts" section.

 

Cheers,

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Martijn Meerts

Not much I can say that others haven't already said, looks absolutely amazing :D

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valkyriepm

Hi guys! Thank you all for all your kind words!

Here's the pics of my weathering and detailig of the Moha for the layout. Scratched the cowcatcher and littles details on the front. I hope you like it!

 

Martin

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Eurostar25

Looks really good, sometimes weathering can be over the top but this has captured the weathered in service effect well.

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valkyriepm

Hi guys! This baby is finished! Tried to take some pictures yesterday but the light didn't helped, so I have to take some better ones. In the meanwhile, this are the ones that are acceptable at least.

When I get the better ones I'll post them.

 

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And, I would really like to thank all of you guys for the guidance and encouragement on  making this layout. All your works are inspiring and helpful and I hope this could be as inspiring for others as yours for me.

 

Martin

 

(aggghhhhh have to design a new one! this is addicting :))

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Eurostar25

Very well done, the level of detail and weathering are top notch

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Sir Madog

I am simply awed!

 

A masterpiece in my humble opinion!

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medusa

Simply amazing.

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JR 500系

Amazing piece of work! That weathering... superb! Those overhead wires are amazing too, really adds to the feel of the layout! Especially love that bus terminal with that driver ready for his next assignment!

 

Can I just suggest one minor point to this already superb layout? Perhaps changing the bus to a Showa era bus would be most fitting to this~  :)

Like the recent bus collection 20 http://www.tomytec.co.jp/diocolle/lineup/bus/buscolle20.html number 9, 10, 11 or 12 would be nice ~ 

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valkyriepm

Thank you all for your comments! :) :) :)

 

Amazing piece of work! That weathering... superb! Those overhead wires are amazing too, really adds to the feel of the layout! Especially love that bus terminal with that driver ready for his next assignment!

 

Can I just suggest one minor point to this already superb layout? Perhaps changing the bus to a Showa era bus would be most fitting to this~  :)

Like the recent bus collection 20 http://www.tomytec.co.jp/diocolle/lineup/bus/buscolle20.html number 9, 10, 11 or 12 would be nice ~ 

Yes! The bus and the milk truck were the only things "out of time". As you pointed out, was watching those same buses. The number 10 to be precise can be painted as one of Niigata Kotsu with minor changes. Only thing is, is there any way of getting that bus alone? I can of course replace it later if found :)

 

Martin

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JR 500系

Hi Martin, well I do have the number 124 of collection 11: http://www.tomytec.co.jp/diocolle/lineup/bus/buscolle11.html  which is Niigata Kotsu, slightly more 'showa era'... or if you are quite good in painting, I think I have an empty unpainted 'showa era' bus which I can send to you...

 

But I'm curious, what was that Niigata Kotsu bus that is in your layout now? Cant seem to find it in the regular roster... must be one of those 限定品 limited edition bus ~  :P

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valkyriepm

Hi Martin, well I do have the number 124 of collection 11: http://www.tomytec.co.jp/diocolle/lineup/bus/buscolle11.html  which is Niigata Kotsu, slightly more 'showa era'... or if you are quite good in painting, I think I have an empty unpainted 'showa era' bus which I can send to you...

 

But I'm curious, what was that Niigata Kotsu bus that is in your layout now? Cant seem to find it in the regular roster... must be one of those 限定品 limited edition bus ~  :P

Wow! If you have an unpainted bus would be awesome! The Isuzu Elga is from this set http://www.tomytec.co.jp/diocolle/lineup/bus/bus_set002.html. Also have another on backorder from hlj and the upcoming set of the Moha 14 and Isuzu Elga set. I haven't find any other old models of  Niigata Kotsu from Tomytec O_o

Thank you so much!

 

 

Martin

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Vato

Have no words, emotions only ! 

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cteno4

Martin graciously wrote up an article on his fantastic Niigita Kotsu micro layout for the JRM website. I've added a lot of photo galleries as there are so many great details on the layout to stimulate folks!

 

http://japanrailmodelers.org/pages/modelingjapan/niigatakotsu.html

 

Enjoy!

 

Cheers,

 

jeff

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valkyriepm

Hi guys! Just letting you all know that an article of this little layout will be published on the Januay edition of Continental Modeler, including my thanks to all on this forum :)

 

Martin

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