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hello all, after far too many hours spent reading all the excellent advice and information on this site i've got going with my wooden track and literally up to my elbows in contact adhesive, grouting and paint mixing, and loving every minute of building my new sandstone cliffs.i got going again with the old scalextric track over the summer as a neighbour gave me a load of old curves, the track grew, bigger than the toy room and into the big space i've got near my workshop, during august that track was decorated and filled with props (with help from my 6 year old, who built a lego snack area for the pits!) and we have since staged a successful tournament last saturday with 27 drivers of all ages (not bad for a village of 250 people), since then i started on track number 2 in wood, have done the levels, routing and nearly finished the cliffs, but awaiting the copper and still tons of modelling to do.....but how happy am i doing it?, you get to regress to being a 4 year old mucking about with dirt and paint and glue, then when its done you turn in to an 8 year old and speed around a small spanish village at 1/32nd scale....GREAT.

anyway, just wanted to sign in and will try and post some pics soon of the 2 tracks,(when i've figured out how!)

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wow... Im so jealous of the space you have to play around with. Some excellent work here. I have been in a bit of a lull this past couple of weeks and reading your thread has inspired me to to crack on with trackside scenery model building. Keep up the good work... truly inspiring.
what do you think of my garden chairs? Reading your thread last night made me fire up the laser cutter this afternoon.
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I know what you mean... found myself up a ladder yesterday in the pouring rain trying to refix a gutter which had broke free. Your probably right about the space. You should look round for some screen shots off the call of duty world at war game. Lots of high res colour images available for Stalingrad.stalin rail yard codwaw
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