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gavino200
15 hours ago, Madsing said:

Yes.

https://shop.revopoint3d.com

They are actually the sponsor of that video. 

 

Ah, that makes sense. I was wondering how that guy talked so many people into coming to his apartment for a scanning session. That in itself would be quite an achievement. I guess Revopoint gave him a little help with that part.

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Madsing

Correct. I don’t think that I would spend so much money and time to do that, but this could be fun. Scanning your family members to recreate scenes on your layout.

That’s what they do at Small Worlds Tokyo: https://www.smallworlds.jp/en/figureprogram_en/

They 3D scan you to make a 1/80 figurine that they put somewhere on the layout for one year!

 

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gavino200

That's really great! I'd love to do that. Actually, I'd really like to try my hand at making my own figures. But I have soooo, many things to do before I'll get to it!!

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More Nagi Mugi, this time for those who want to extend part of their platforms but whose track plans won’t allow a standard platform extension. I was considering this style of narrow platform end for some layout ideas. There is one like this at Nishi-Kokura station in Northern Kyushu to accommodate the 9 car commuter trains on the Kagoshima line. The fence side backs on to a double track freight line rather than the other main line in this model. Nice build and this guy really understands the nuisances needed to bring his model to life. 

 

 

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Ages ago, we picked up a copy of the book Brewery Railways of Burton on Trent, and that has always stood out as an ideal setting for a shunting layout.  Now to go order a copy of the latest issue of Railway Modeller!

 

 

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bill937ca

A front view video from the popular model railroad restaurant's layout "Jeorama Dining Hall" located in Osaka, Japan. Beware of the Kitties on the layout.

 

 

 

 

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Hobby Center Kato Tokyo Japanese Fine Train Model Show Room 

 

 

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JR 500系
14 minutes ago, bill937ca said:

Hobby Center Kato Tokyo Japanese Fine Train Model Show Room 

 

Thanks! What i really like about the video is the walk to from Ochiai-minami-nakasaki to Kato HQ. I got lost and was not able to locate this the last time i went in 2015, so this will be VERY useful for the next trip, since i have quite a fair bit of parts to buy!

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bill937ca
4 minutes ago, JR 500系 said:

 

Thanks! What i really like about the video is the walk to from Ochiai-minami-nakasaki to Kato HQ. I got lost and was not able to locate this the last time i went in 2015, so this will be VERY useful for the next trip, since i have quite a fair bit of parts to buy!

Do we have a Kato Hobby Center thread? I think the intro is worth its weight in gold.

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2 hours ago, lighthouse said:

A nice modular layout:

 

 

House from Totoro movie in the forest module

 

And the bakery from Kiki in the mountain module

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51 minutes ago, katoftw said:

House from Totoro movie in the forest module

 

A the bakery from Kiki in the mountain module

 

I never saw the movies, but the houses i saw at Hobby Search (Sankei?)

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