Elevated switching tower

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Elevated switching tower
Posted by chocho willy on Wednesday, January 03, 2018 12:17 PM

   Remembering back to my HO days I always had a fondness of a Atlas switching tower, and I stumbled on to a pathway solar light that looked very similar. A little pricy at $ 30.00 when I'm use to $.98, but  for 2 but not terrible. Added a little evergreen styrene building siding sheet sealed the cracks, detailed the post to look like a large tree trunk post and added a styrene ladder. Even painted red and lettered it like my old Atlas one. fun easy build, atlas towersolar lightpartsdetail addedcompleted towerpole detainlit

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Thursday, January 04, 2018 1:20 AM

I have got to develop an eye for spotting opportunities like this!

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Posted by Greg Elmassian on Thursday, January 04, 2018 2:05 PM

Very cool idea and result.

 

Greg

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Posted by chocho willy on Friday, January 05, 2018 7:23 AM
thanks for the kind comment, Bill
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Posted by ttrigg on Friday, January 05, 2018 11:37 AM

Fantastic idea . Now you have my curiosity up, would like to see the "fruit car" teased in the photo.

Tom Trigg

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Posted by vsmith on Friday, January 05, 2018 5:44 PM

Dang! That's a clever idea... consider it stolen Wink

   Have fun with your trains

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