Idaho's "Rocky River Farms".... and Trails. My journey for a back yard RC world

2Beers

It's me again.
Simply Amazing, color me jealous, I hope to find time this year to work on my backyard. I've always envisioned it being an old mining area so this is great inspiration for my build. We also have squirrels and racoons, but moisture and rot are more of an issue down here, so I'm stuck with treated only lumber.
Thank you
Most of the structures are treated 5 inch planks ripped down to all the small sizes.
Bang for the buck ....
I was supper careful not to stay in the line of path of blade because the wood treatment stuff misted.
I also wore a face mask so I didn't inhale much of it.

Here are a couple very quick shots of it in our first real snow for the season.
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ripper7777777

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I use fence wood to build things, it's cheap and treated, I've only built a few bridges yet, next is some structures.

The pics look great, love the snow, not enough to move to where it snows. ::D:
 

dagabba

Supporting Member
Snow is perfect Ron, what a beautiful view! I hope the townsfolk are well prepared for winter, have they put a Xmas tree up by chance?
 

2Beers

It's me again.
Snows melting.
Pics today hopefully of how things are weathering and holding up for the ending of the season.
More soon. ::2thumbs
 

Tinkering Greg

New member
That is an awesome backyard scale course. If we ever get done moving [I realized I have way too much stuff] I hope to build some type of mini truck course. Our to us new house has a decent sized yard with some natural hills and rocks to play on so we will see what happens, though I know it will not be anything as great as what you have accomplished.
Thanks for sharing
 

2Beers

It's me again.
Thanks guys.
It's been slowing goings this spring with all the silly weather and other projects.
Ive only cleaned the course up like 200 times already from branches from all the high winds.
ahahaaa
The flowers are trying to come back, only 2 baby sage brush have managed to live but things are starting to green up.
Along with the evasive weeds...ugh.
Hope to have sum thing come along shortly for some pictures.
Just not enough time in the day lately.

Thanks for following along the journeys.
 

SeanOB

Supporting Member
Oooo I got all excited thinking there were gonna be spring pictures ::pray.
Hope you get the chance for some tiny truckin soon Beers !
 

2Beers

It's me again.
Oooo I got all excited thinking there were gonna be spring pictures ::pray.
Hope you get the chance for some tiny truckin soon Beers !
Thanks Sean.
I actually walked around the little course last night.
I need to rake more branches up.....again..ahahahahaa.
See if I cant get some pictures for you all this weekend.
::2thumbs
 

ripper7777777

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Quick question, are you building this at 1/10th scale? I just made a quick rough building to get the idea of size and whoa this can get big fast.
 

Frizzen

Active member
Looks like the towns weathering in pretty nicely!

I didn't remember the covered bridge. Hope none of the heavy haul truck guys go across it over weight
 

2Beers

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Quick question, are you building this at 1/10th scale? I just made a quick rough building to get the idea of size and whoa this can get big fast.
Sorry for the super later response .
A guys been stupid busy this year.

Yes on 1/10 scale.
My large abandoned structure I can drive threw has a huge footprint.
Theirs some pretty good reference photos a few pages back.

I'm blown away with what n00b has created in his areas and fully understand the looks he's achieved.

::2thumbs
Thanks.
 

2Beers

It's me again.
Looks like the towns weathering in pretty nicely!

I didn't remember the covered bridge. Hope none of the heavy haul truck guys go across it over weight
Thanks my good friend.
My grand kids actually walk across all bridges. Although they are all now getting bigger and one reason I put the framed structure across that one to keep from snapping it in half.:laughing:

I did pick up all structures off the trail last weekend getting ready for snow.
I had a lot of little fixes this spring from testing and leaving them out all last winter.
I still need to rake again and what not from some huge wind storms lately...and a ton of leaves too...ugh.
 

2Beers

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Update.....
Ya nope.:tongue::laughing:
Huge changes coming my friends.
In the middle of purchasing a home on 4 acres.
the will be 3 acres to turn into a tiny truck world again.
Clean slate.

Go big or go home .....:crazy:
I'm already pondering looks.....heheheheee.
Dirt..lots of dirt and you guessed it, More Rocks.....going to have to incorporate a pond for boats and etc too.
I will be keeping the mining theme and ranch looks along with a abandoned ghost town.

Big decisions no doubts on landscape ideas.
Stay tuned.
Best wishes everyone. Happy holidays.
 

SurlyBurly

Some day I'll be both revered & passe like Madonna
Like 100% Clean slate or will transpo some of the stuff you've already built over to the new digs?
 

2Beers

It's me again.
Oh wow, that's very exciting news. Congrats on the new place, hope it all comes together soon!
Huge thanks.
As stressful as it is ...purchasing a newer home on acreage.....I'm getting pretty excited.
Bonus is...far from neighbors and the Wars there creating for each other.
Life's to short my friends for that kind of nonsense.

Looking forward to the change, and space to have some redneck fun.

Going to be a ton of landscaping and Trees....brobaly going to go broke buying trees.
:laughing:;)
I'll try and get a God point of view looking down for ya all ....if I can figure out how too that is.
Thanks again.
 
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