Alley Cats Bowling Alley ...A build thread

Candy_Streeter Jun 12, 2018

  1. Candy_Streeter

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    It is only natural to want the glass to be close to scale thickness but trust me, guys, It doesn't matter. The slides are very clear and in all the building that I have used them you can not tell how thick the glass is. If anyone doubts this I will post a few pictures of interiors with windows made with of glass slides
     
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  2. Candy_Streeter

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    To cut the slides I use an ordinary glass cutting tool and I use Krazy glue to mount them.
     
  3. Candy_Streeter

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    The glass is in. Now to work on the sign IMG_1749.JPG
     
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  4. JimJ

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    Nice progress. Cutting all that glass could be a real pane.
     
  5. Candy_Streeter

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    :D
     
  6. in2tech

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    Very nice work, and I see you are OCD like me with all the thing's nicely in those clear bin's behind the structure in the picture :)
     
  7. RailMix

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    Very nice so far. You are absolutely right about the windows. Excellent results. Now can't wait to see the sign.
     
  8. Shortround

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    I will patiently wait.
     
  9. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    This I want to see! I well remember such signs, with their paint and flashing bulbs, the neon as well. They were great art, with an individual touch- unlike these days...
     
  10. RBrodzinsky

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    Miller Engineering has a couple of animated billboard and window signs for bowling alleys. The top one on this page might work for you https://www.microstru.com/7081.html
     
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  11. Candy_Streeter

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    I love it ! I ordered it ! Thank you :)
     
  12. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Cool! And they even have a rotating sign.
     
  13. Candy_Streeter

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    I might get the rotating sign later on. Here is a start on my sign.
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  14. Candy_Streeter

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    This will go on the other side
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  15. JimJ

    JimJ Staff Member

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    How did you get that photo of me?!
     
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  17. Shortround

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    Yes that does look familiar. (y)
     
  18. Hardcoaler

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    … a sophisticated Alley Cats lounge customer (from one of my favorite LP covers, by Hampton Hawes). :)

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    Last edited: Jul 17, 2018
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  19. in2tech

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    Man is this bringing back memories of midnight bowling when I was young. Can't wait to see the finished bowling alley :) I have a Miller Engineering sign for City Power and love it. I think you will like your bowling alley one too, let us know?
     
  20. Candy_Streeter

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    I will show it
     

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