View single post by jtrain
 Posted: Fri Nov 14th, 2014 02:08 pm
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Joined: Sun May 27th, 2012
Location: Missoula, Montana USA
Posts: 1000
Despite being a generation (or two) younger than many modelers here, it was books from the 60's to the 90's that gave me my inspiration, then I discovered the Internet. In fact the first layout I ever made was an N scale 4x5 layout with about 200lbs of plaster on top of a 1/2" plywood base.

It was so heavy, I could barely move it. So the next layout I built used foam board, much lighter. The one after that was only 30 lbs, using a hollow core door and 2 inches of foam. So sometimes newer is better, it just depends on what you want in a model railroad.

Great models by the way, I hope you have a layout to put them on, they would look great together with some scenery.

Keep modeling.


James W.

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