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Old 20-01-2017, 10:12 AM   #161
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Looking very good Ray just think of all that lovely painting and ballasting to come
I think that's a dread full thought painting and ballasting, how many Kilo's of Ballast, somebody going to guess.......
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Old 20-01-2017, 10:13 AM   #162
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I think that's a dread full thought painting and ballasting, how many Kilo's of Ballast, somebody going to guess.......
Can't your mates on the railway send you some Ray
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Can't your mates on the railway send you some Ray
I have 1/2 a tonne of pea shingle on the driveway been there for a few years (change of plan) but that's to big, i don't mind the expense involved, its just the amount that's going to need doing.....
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If it were me, I would concentrate on one area of the layout at a time. So rather than ballasting everything before moving on, I would do one area, say a terminus, and complete all scenic structures before doing the next area. I find that by working this way you don't get bored or sloppy doing the same thing for hours and days (and in your case, weeks!).
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If it were me, I would concentrate on one area of the layout at a time. So rather than ballasting everything before moving on, I would do one area, say a terminus, and complete all scenic structures before doing the next area. I find that by working this way you don't get bored or sloppy doing the same thing for hours and days (and in your case, weeks!).
That's nice plan Terry......only weeks......
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dreading the ballasting on my layout so feel your pain, good luck with it. Doing sections is a good idea and will do this on mine
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Old 20-01-2017, 12:01 PM   #167
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To cut down on the ballasting pain maybe we should reduce the size of our layouts. Like this for example. Heaven help my eyes!
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