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Old 07-06-2020, 02:18 PM
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Holly , we are still in lockdown and the car show was off today because of the rain ... Lisa x
https://www.classicsforcarers.com/

Dongo , the Fleishmann track looks good , I had thought of Kato - but replacing a full loft layout would be costly , so it will be getting the Peco streamline in use again .
at the moment the Castle station area is drying (PVA) with granite ballast , had thought of gaugemaster pre ballasted foam but out of stock , like wise Peco foam but if available will be at least 10 years old .
last option is Woodland track bed and scatter ballast on it .

to be continued ...
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Old 07-06-2020, 03:48 PM
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when my dad had his trains up he just put some 220 grit sand paper down and the track on top of that. he also used black 400 grit wet dry for roads.

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Old 07-06-2020, 04:03 PM
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when my dad had his trains up he just put some 220 grit sand paper down and the track on top of that. he also used black 400 grit wet dry for roads.

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Thanks CG , thats got me thinking , as I would like to get trackwork finished and 'play trains whilst still young enough .

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Old 16-06-2020, 12:52 PM
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update - all track has been lifted and has been soaking in the bath for 48 hours , next is to gently scrub to remove any sticky residue (over 20 years of muck/dust and vardy grease ) , also the turnouts are soaking in a bucket .
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Old 16-06-2020, 06:38 PM
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Sounds like a lot of work, but will be nice when done.

Never thought there would be any classic car shows, but sounds like there are some going on
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Old 17-06-2020, 08:41 PM
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Never thought there would be any classic car shows, but sounds like there are some going on
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Holly it was a stay at home car show - with your classic on the drive for all to see . They raised money by selling attendance plaques via the computer .
but we was rained off - but the garage door did get opened

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ps, our local model shop re-opens tomorrow
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