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Hi Everyone,

As many of my members at Presto know I hate slot tracks with out scenery, but everyone to their own. The current track at Presto has quite a lot of scenery but when I build the new track soon this will increased dramatically. Lots of new things have arrived already.

At the moment we have a duck pond but this again is going to be enlarged and I've been told that there is a great circuit somewhere on Slot Forum that has a lake with a rusty oil drum floating in the middle and another members circuit that has water drainage vents on the side of the track. These are the kind of details I like to see on circuits. Perhaps I should have been a railway modeller but I like my race cars too much.

Any one out there know where I can find these layouts on Slot forum for more ideas.

Many Thanks. Mike (Presto Park. Norfolk)
 

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The barrel and jerry can is from a military set. The bike is some fencing wire. The car bits are from a wrecked Airfix MGB. Corregated iron and drainage pipe is cardboard and fox and wallaby are Britains. The water is a litre of cheap (very) oil based satin varnish. And the dust is naturally occurring.

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Datto's little pond of dank water is a really nice little track highlight. The pond scum and toxic slick are gently done, not over the top which would be so easy to do. It's so easy to be heavy handed with things.

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Thanks, Ember! Too kind! And I see from your bit of standing water that throwing old bikes into puddles must be some kind of universal urge for some

 

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John, They are pieces of single conductor copper wire. I stripped off the insulation except for where the cattail heads are, and beefed them up with a layer of shrink tubing. Then coated them in acrylic matte medium. Went pretty fast. The grassy part is fun fur painted green.
 

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Thanks to everyone who have posted on this thread. Now comes the exciting bit trying to make my circuit look as good as you guys have made yours. Much appreciated. Mike. Presto Park. UK
 
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